Centers for Civic Impact is searching for a full stack programmer to join our rapidly growing tools and technologies team, which supports the development of a variety of technologies we use to help governments use data and evidence for improved quality of life. Our ideal candidate is a self-starter who can design and develop end-to-end web-based applications and who will work within a small team integrally involved in the design and development of our products.
This position reports to the Centers for Civic Impact Chief Technology Officer and works closely with the staff of Civic Impact’s associated centers, including GovEx, GovEx Academy, and Applied Public Research.
Civic Impact is committed to working with communities that are focused on ending legacies of structural, entrenched racism and oppression. Our programmer must be willing to think about reimagined government, knowledge, and engagement models through the lens of dismantling these legacies.
Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Build, design, and support custom tools to support the data flow, analysis, and visualization needs of our projects
Maintain, adapt, and improve existing technical infrastructure to increase organizational awareness and efficiency using custom, open source, and purchased applications
Participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle including design, implementation, test design, test implementation, optimization, and delivery
Query, aggregate, prepare, and display data using the Django ORM and APIs in order to inform organizational operations
Optimize, secure, and enhance Civic Impact’s data management infrastructure in collaboration with the tools and technology team
Collaborate with Civic Impact team members to generate insights into complex analytical problems, while securely and ethically using data to generate those solutions
Write and contribute to technical documentation for end users and partners, and helping train Civic Impact staff and our clients
Minimum Qualifications (mandatory):
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, CIS, MIS, or a related technical field
One year related experience
Additional education may substitute for experience, and additional experience may substitute required education to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula
Python, including libraries like pandas, ggplot, matplotlib, scikit-learn, and plotly.
Django and Django REST Framework
R and RStudio, including libraries such as ggplot2 and dplyr
Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and drive to deliver best-in-class software products
Ability to work in an environment with rapidly changing goals and priorities
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and WordPress
Familiarity with learning management systems, particularly TalentLMS
Experience using project management and collaboration tools such as Slack
Excellent written, presentation, and research skills
Commitment to a collegial workplace
Capacity to work independently and in a result-oriented work environment
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience on at least one project where data sensitivity and security was a critical factor in the project’s success
Direct in-government experience or familiarity with government information technologies is preferred.
Classified Title: Programmer Analyst Working Title: Full Stack Programmer Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 5/37.5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60006654-KSAS - Centers for Civic Impact Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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