Web Application Developer

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), a private non-profit organization helps people by championing small-scale, local, and sustainable solutions to reduce poverty, promote healthy communities, and protect natural resources. NCAT is seeking a Web Application Developer to join our team. The position may be located at one of NCAT’s offices in Butte, MT, Keene, NH, or Fayetteville, AR. The position will work extensively with content management systems, PHP programming, and website maintenance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The position is responsible for extensive web application design, programming and maintenance of multiple websites. Develops reports; provides statistical analytics for all web sites and provides web application assistance to users. Candidate will be responsible for updating and maintaining company website content including social media and will also ensure all NCAT websites are cutting edge, user friendly and up to date.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum requirements include the equivalency of a BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field, and experience working on and developing user-friendly, interactive web applications. Degree requirements may be waived for significant experience and expertise. The position is responsible for developing and testing the effectiveness of the NCAT internet profile. Must be familiar with web browsers and web development tools such as Firebug. The successful candidate must be an experienced PHP programmer with proficiency in MySQL/MariaDB PDO applications. HTML5, and JavaScript knowledge for front end development duties is desirable. Drupal and WordPress site building knowledge is a must.

Must possess experience with Microsoft and Linux server platforms for developing and editing of web applications. Applicant should have a strong working knowledge of IT practices, including networking infrastructure; systems and security; reliable backup procedures for data recovery. A working knowledge of mail servers and firewalls is desirable. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work with a variety of project oriented groups in both local and regional offices.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
This is a full-time position with a starting wage of $16.00-$22.00/hour depending on skills, qualifications, and experience. Benefits include paid leave, holidays, health insurance, 401(k), life insurance, Long Term Disability, dental and vision plan options, and a pleasant office environment in which to work.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applications will be accepted through September 29, 2017 or until suitable candidates can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit a cover letter highlighting their experience and skills relevant to the listed qualifications, a current resume and a completed NCAT application form. Requests for an NCAT application form and inquires about the application process should be directed to Kriss Sullivan. Incomplete applications or reference on the application to “see resume” will not be considered. Applicants can visit the NCAT’s homepage for a gateway to websites and projects developed by NCAT staff. Send completed application materials to:

Kriss Sullivan
NCAT Human Resource Specialist
kriss@ncat.org
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702

For convenience this announcement is also available in PDF format.

NCAT Application Form.

NCAT values diversity and encourages minority and women applicants to apply. For additional information about NCAT please visit our website at www.ncat.org.

It is NCAT’s policy and organizational philosophy to ensure that all of our employment practices, including recruitment and hiring, are administered for all individuals without regard to race, sex, creed, color, national origin, age, religion, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

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