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Technology Director -- Web Developer (Telecommute) Ad id: 1507137844933437 |  Views: 93

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Date listed: 6 years ago
MomsRising seeks a talented and experienced individual to be our first full-time, in-house Technology Director. He or she understands the technical challenges of engaging users with mobile and web technology -- and also knows how to implement smart solutions to these challenges. We are looking for a team player that thrives in a collaborative atmosphere. Excellent communication skills, the ability to change direction and execute quickly, and a sense of humor are important in this position. The ideal candidate has experience with web application development and modern web frameworks, as well as real-world experience with relational databases. MomsRising, www.momsrising.org, is a rapidly growing online and on-the-ground multicultural organization mobilizing the grassroots to advocate for family economic security, including paid parental leave, paid sick days, health insurance for all children, healthy school food, a healthy environment for our children, fair wages, and early childhood learning. We help citizens voice their support for policies and culture change that support mothers and families.Responsibilities:• Day-to-day lead developer for MomsRising.org including the continued maintenance of technology that supports our web and social media presence, developing small scope projects and leading contractors to accomplish larger scope projects• Evaluate the organization's current technology environment, assess the need for new technology tools, and make recommendations for improvement and acquisition of technology tools• Monitor tech trends to see what's coming in technology -- we need you to spot new tools that have potential value for our work • Support and expand the use of technology for online fundraising• Manage and analyze online data to enhance campaign performance and focus future online actions• Provide technology expertise to each of our campaigns• Train and support campaign staff members in the use of all technology tools• Manage multiple projects simultaneously, often on a tight timeline, sometimes requiring quick turn-around• Coordinate with and oversee the work of multiple technology vendors• Design and create reports to support digital engagement and online organizing projects Qualifications: • Bachelors Degree in computer science or related field (or equivalent experience) • 3+ years experience coding in Python • 3+ years experience using the Django (or similar) web framework • 3 years + developing production web applications on a Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP (LAMP) platform • Expert knowledge of web design technologies: HTML, CSS, PHP and Javascript, including AJAX/JSONP APIs and libraries such as jQuery• Experience with a PHP MVC framework like Codeigniter or Laravel• Demonstrated success in managing technology implementation projects• Ability to work productively in a virtual office; you should be a self-starter who is comfortable working with colleagues by IM, email and phone• Excellent communication skills are essential• Experience with an advocacy organization or political campaign is highly desirable• Interest in MomsRising's mission to build a family-friendly America• Experience directly managing staff is a plus• Bonus points for experience with ActionKit or similar online advocacy/fundraising tool Location: Flexible. MomsRising is a virtual team - you can work from anywhere.Benefits: 4 weeks of vacation and 2 weeks of earned sick leave per yearReimbursement plan for medical and dental insurance coverageSupportive of flexible work schedulesWorking Conditions and Physical Demands: Work requires the use of personal computers and standard office equipment to prepare, send and retrieve files and other documents. Must have the capacity to communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner that can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking. Willingness and ability to travel infrequently to meetings and events, including locations requiring air travel. May be required to sit or stand for minimum periods of one hour at a time. Ability to perform complex mental functions and concurrently manage multiple deadlines and projects. Note: the physical demands summarized by this description are representative of those that must be met to perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be available to assist qualifying individuals perform the job's essential functions.To Apply: Send an email to Work@momsrising.org with 'Technology Director Position' in the subject line. Please attach your resume, a statement of interest in our position, and a link to code examples on Github. We would also like three references with phone and email contact information. Only applications that include the requested materials will be considered. MomsRising is an equal opportunity employer. Women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and others are strongly encouraged to apply. Location: Telecommute Compensation: Competitive salary; health plan reimbursement; paid leave; flexible schedule Telecommuting is ok. This is at a non-profit organization.Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

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