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									                               PHP Developer

Reports To:                              Chief Information Officer

Department:                              Systems

Staff Reporting to this Position:        None

Classification of Position:              Exempt, Full-Time


The Center for American Progress has an immediate opening for a PHP
Developer. The Developer will install, maintain, and modify a variety of open
source packages and will create custom programs focusing on the development
and maintenance of the code-base.

Job Responsibilities:

   •   Working with a variety of open source packages, content management
       systems, bulletin board software, premium service integrations, client
       API's, and portals;
   •   Along with all other technical personnel, maintaining an awareness of
       system security, including monitoring of security advisories and logs,
       availability of software upgrades, and good coding practices;
   •   Working with a team of experienced communicators and technologists
       who understand the strategic application of message, design, and
       technology to help their clients work seamlessly; and
   •   Conceptualizing requirements for the design and administration of
       complex applications to accommodate a variety of user needs.

Job Requirements:

   •   Proven knowledge and expertise in working with PHP in an operational
   •   Strong ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-
       technical individuals;
   •   Ability to work under pressure/tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment;
   •   Ability to initiate projects and balance multiple projects at once;
   •   Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well on a team; and
   •   Commitment to the Center’s mission and goals.

Job Qualifications:
   •   At least three to five years of professional experience with at least two
       years in PHP-based development;
   •   Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience;
   •   Experience supporting large public servers on the Internet;
   •   Experience working with MySQL, and other open source tools;
   •   Proficiency with ColdFusion and Perl are pluses;
   •   Non-profit experience a plus; and
   •   Experience working with 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) organizations a plus.

   The Center for American Progress provides a very competitive compensation and benefits

             The Center for American Progress is an equal opportunity employer.

In your correspondence, please reference the exact title of the job you are
applying for in the subject line. This announcement will be posted until the
position is filled. No phone calls please.

For more information on the Center for American Progress, please go to:

To apply, simply e-mail your Word resume and cover letter attachments to: Or you may write to:

Center for American Progress
Attn: Human Resources Department
1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current
needs of the organization will be considered applicants and will receive
responses from the Center for American Progress.

Thank you for your interest in the Center for American Progress.

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