Fission is seeking a strong senior developer to join our team building apps, websites, and digital tools to support our development of leading edge highly interactive web applications for cause-oriented organizations. Most of our work is in PHP (using Wordpress, Laravel, Codeigniter), Python (using Django), on Amazon AWS servers. We use many standard APIs (Google (Maps, YouTube, etc), Facebook, Twitter, SalesForce, ActionKit, NationBuilder, etc).
For the position we are looking to fill, the programmer/developer would provide hands on programming skills in the creation of interactive web applications using common development languages. The developer must be experienced with software development methodologies and best practices in software development. The developer will work with clients and potential clients to assess their existing technology platforms and recommend solutions that would make their digital programs more effective and ensure the success of client projects and relationships. This will include outlining project specs and providing reliable estimates for project completion.
Above all, we’re looking for someone with creative but practical solutions to interesting and difficult problems. More concretely, you’ll need to have strong technical skills, including fluency in PHP and/or Python, the ability to write clean, performant, well-documented code on aggressive timelines, with an eye for good architecture and design. Effective (and regular) communication with clients, project managers, stakeholders, and other engineers is a must.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
The contractor must have significant experience and skills in the following:
Experience with the following Content Management Systems and nonprofit tools is preferred:
Expected Developer Responsibilities:
Do you want your work to make a difference? Do you want to make a measurable impact on the world? Do you like the idea of jumping into an amazing team and collaborating with like-minded, passionate, exceptional people to engage digital communities and create social change? Welcome to Fission.
Fission Strategy multiplies the impact of important causes. We empower remarkable organizations and leaders to create digital campaigns, websites and apps that mobilize large-scale social action. We specialize in helping the world’s leading nonprofits and foundations tell powerful stories, engage their supporters and implement strategic digital platforms to drive social change in their communities. Our mission-oriented company is virtual and consists of team members who are powerhouses in our field.
Fission is a distributed team with lead developers in New Orleans, Seattle, Argentina, and Dallas with the rest of our team spread across the U.S. We communicate via Slack / Skype / video conferencing software / email and have created a supportive development team where we share code, learn from each other, and attend workshops to keep up with the latest trends.