APPLICATION DEVELOPER

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Mar 14, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, IT Support & Training
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: The Wharton Public Policy Initiative is looking for an enthusiastic applications developer to join their team. The candidate will work closely with the data analysts, economists, researchers, applications developers and senior members of PPI. This position will help develop a large-scale economics/ budget model. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for finding, analyzing and fixing bugs/performance problems. The successful candidate will have a bachelor's degree in computer science or related fields such as engineering. The candidate will work closely with the data analysts, economists, researchers, applications developers and senior members of PPI. This position will help develop a large-scale economics/ budget model. This position requires the ability to work under tight deadlines within an Agile development framework. Additionally, the incumbent will be responsible for finding, analyzing and fixing bugs/performance problems. Should be able to mentor junior programmers. It is helpful to have familiarity with statistics and some experience in economics or finance or personal finance.

This is a 3 year position with the option to extend.

Qualifications: Applicant should have at least 5 years of prior experience with software development and release of commercial software products and extensive experience in objected oriented modeling. In-depth knowledge of the following technologies are required: Git code repository, Javascript, Jquery CSS, LESS Bootstrap, and AWS S3. The ideal candidate will also know the following technologies, which can also be learned while on the job: Squarespace development environment, JSON templating, Highcharts and AWS (static asset management, S3 bucket policies, cors, custom domains, iam). Potential future technologies that we will use include: Firebase, Node.js, and Grunt / Gulp.

Reference Number: 07-25209

Salary Grade: A

Employment Type: Non-Exempt

Org: Wharton Initiative for Public Policy

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: W-Information/Message Distribution