founded in 1886, is a $3 billion company with 3,200 employees and is
a leader in the building materials industry. As America's largest
roofing manufacturer, GAF has built a strong and solid product and
customer franchise driven by continuous product innovation and
through finding ways to better serve and connect with its customers.
GAF has sustained a strong financial and operating performance over
the past several years, driven from its leading capabilities, strong
culture, and a business that is only partly dependent on economic
cycles in the construction industry.
Labeled the best in
quality and most-recommended by our customers, GAF believes that
employees remain our greatest strength and best competitive
advantage. Build your future as we build the American dream one roof
at a time.
Webmaster is in charge of maintaining and updating the website,
mostly from a technical standpoint, but also making simple content
changes when necessary.
responsibilities include, but are not limited
the primary website (www.gaf.com) focusing on technical quality,
performance, and uptime.
new features in www.gaf.com as required by the Marketing
and fix bugs, performance issues, cross-browser issues, and
user’s problems in a timely manner.
website source code
other GAF programmers/developers and third-parties where
tasks relating to other marketing websites
with GAF Legal and IT teams to maintain best
Additionally you will work to develop consumer facing
applications that support GAF’s sales and marketing efforts.
Your work will be seen / used by millions of
fix user-facing problems rapidly and solve technical problems often relating
performance and web/DB server performance), or large and/or
potentially long-running database operations.
be coordinating best practices from our IT group but primarily
interfacing directly with the creative staff in the marketing
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
or equivalent relevant experience coupled with 5-10 years of web
design/production experience, preferably in a marketing
Core Technologies & Skills
SQL Server 2008 (R2)
Studio (2012 preferred, the newer the better)
configuring it using web.config instead of the UI when
solve problems by oneself – this might be the most important
Key Concepts You Must Master:
(ie. Conceptual database knowledge beyond “select * from
– Google it first (ie. When there is a problem or something one
doesn't understand one seeks to find the answer without bugging other
people if possible)
– mostly cache debugging vis-a-vis NHibernate, but also
implementing and debugging custom caches using the .NET Memory Cache
Secondary Technologies &
Visual Studio package manager)
Microdata/metadata formats for websites such as: schema.org,
Doublin core, and Open Graph
.NET command line utilities
Ideal Additional Skills:
We offer a
competitive salary and benefits package including 401(k), medical,
dental, vision, prescription drug, tuition reimbursement, and a
vacation package. At
GAF, we believe our employees are our greatest
proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to workplace
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