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amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, is seeking a Database Consultant.

amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, is one of the world’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education, and advocacy. Since 1985, amfAR has invested more than $480 million in its programs and has awarded grants to more than 3,300 research teams worldwide.


PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

·        Support on-going development of amfAR online data platforms:

◦    https://copsdata.amfar.org

◦    https://mer.amfar.org

◦    https://opioid.amfar.org

◦    https://ehe.amfar.org

◦    https://gfdev.amfar.org

·        Support data collection, web-scraping, and data cleaning through coding python scripts integrated with existing libraries


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

◦    Database maintenance

◦    Database development


REQUIRED SKILLS:

·        Programming Languages / Knowledge:

◦    Python (required) – Web-scraping, data processing

▪    Package knowledge (beneficial): Pandas, Selenium, BeautifulSoup

◦    html/css (required) – Web-development

◦    Javascript (required) – Web-development

▪    Package knowledge (beneficial): d3, Billboard/C3, jQuery

◦    Php (highly desired) – Web-development

▪    Framework knowledge (beneficial): Laravel

·        Database Knowledge: MySQL (required)

·        Version Control: github

·        Operating Environments: Linux (Ubuntu), Windows

·        Documented participation in open source software development a plus


EXAMPLES OF EXISTING WORK:

Please provide references to websites developed, data analysis, or other examples of prior work. Github repositories or equivalent greatly appreciated. 

amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, is seeking a Database Consultant.

amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research, is one of the world’s leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobsvs@amfar.org. In addition, please provide references to websites developed, data analysis, or other examples of prior work. Github repositories or equivalent greatly appreciated. 


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

No agencies please.

Interested applicants should forward their resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobsvs@amfar.org. In addition, please provide references to websites developed, data…

Location

Washington, DC

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