PHP Developer Reports To: Chief Information Officer Department: Systems Staff Reporting to this Position: None Classification of Position: Exempt, Full-Time Summary: 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 setting; • 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 package. 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: www.AmericanProgress.org To apply, simply e-mail your Word resume and cover letter attachments to: Jobs@AmericanProgress.org. 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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