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Job posted by: Idealist.org, Portland Office

Posted on: March 28, 2014

Job description

Idealist.org is hiring expert web developers to solve engineering problems that go beyond the browser and help people act on their intentions for the common good.

Description

We're looking for experienced and dedicated developers who are fluent in server-side and client-side technologies for the modern web. We want you to obsess about responsive, cross-device user experience, page performance, and elegant interfaces, and also dive down the stack into controllers, models, and databases. You'll also go hands-on with *nix systems serving hundreds of thousands of page views each day.

We live and breathe open source, and and if you work here you'll be using all kinds of OSS projects and contributing patches (but you already do that, so no biggie right?) You're energetic, driven, and inquisitive, and you'll feel right at home on our dynamic agile development team.

If this sounds hip as disco, come join our Portland web engineering team. Here you can think big while also sweating the details. Your work can have an immediate impact!

Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of web standards and technologies
  • Fluent in large-scale JavaScript development and at home with the front-end technology stack, from development to testing to browser
  • Solid server-side development skills, especially Python, Flask and SQLAlchemy
  • Experience with building and maintaining a product for a global audience–internationalization, localization and real-world networks and screens–is a big plus
  • Agile development experience required. Must thrive in a highly collaborative environment that values pairing, discussion and code reviews.
  • Able to work on-site, full time in downtown Portland, Oregon

How to apply

Drop us a line at engineering-jobs+webdev@idealist.org and let us know why you'd like to join us in our mission and how you would like to help.

Learn more about our engineering team at http://jobs.idealist.org/

Please note:

  • You must be able to legally work in the U.S.
  • You need to be able to work on-site, full time in downtown Portland, Oregon. Sorry, no telecommuting for this position.

Location

209 SW Oak, Suite 600, Portland, OR, 97204, US

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