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Simons Foundation · New York, NY

Engineering
Partners & Advocates
Posted 3 months ago

Excel
Adobe Suite
AWS
Wordpress
HTML
Python
CSS
PHP
React
Django
SQL
JavaScript

POSITION SUMMARY

 

This role will be responsible for the construction, maintenance, and improvement of several websites hosting editorially independent online publications covering research in autism, data and life sciences, mathematics and physics, as well as sites providing information about the foundation’s support of basic and applied research.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research, plan, and execute back-end and front-end development for a diverse collection of foundation-affiliated websites, many built on WordPress

  • Work collaboratively and closely with editors, designers, web producers and other developers

  • Effectively manage priorities for multiple concurrent projects

  • Communicate with stakeholders to gather requirements and ensure their needs are being met

  • Review code produced by other developers

  • Adapt to changing requirements

  • Perform any other duties or tasks as assigned or required

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

 

Experience

  • Expertise with JavaScript and a back-end language (like PHP)

  • Deep understanding of HTML and CSS

  • Experience with MySQL

  • Experience with React or similar JS libraries or frameworks

  • Experience with responsive web development

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proficient with version control tools, such as Git and SVN

  • Portfolio of work products that function well on multiple device types

 

Desirable

  • Proficient with WordPress, with 3+ years of experience developing custom WP sites

  • Background in User Experience and User Interface design

  • Prior experience with AWS or similar web technologies

  • Experience with Python and Django

  • Experience with responsive web design, integration and usability testing

  • Experience with high-volume websites and/ or journalistic websites

  • Comfort with Adobe Creative Cloud

 

THE SIMONS FOUNDATION'S DIVERSITY COMMITMENT

 

Many of the greatest ideas and discoveries come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment. The Simons Foundation actively seeks a diverse applicant pool and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.

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