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Center for NYC Neighborhoods

Full-Stack Developer

Policy and Communications – New York, New York
Department Policy and Communications
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Experienced

About the Center

The Center for NYC Neighborhoods (the “Center”) promotes and protects affordable homeownership in New York so that middle- and working-class families are able to build strong, thriving communities. Established by public and private partners, the Center meets the diverse needs of homeowners throughout New York State by offering free, high-quality housing services. The Center’s current projects support our policy goals and help to keep homeownership affordable by responding to the ongoing effects of the foreclosure crisis, the rising cost of homeownership, predatory scams, rising sea levels, and more extreme weather.

 Position summary

Reporting to the Deputy Director of Communications, this full time exempt, staff person is responsible for leading maintenance and development of current websites and web applications, including FloodHelpNY.org and CNYCN.org. The developer will be responsible for working with the Communications team to develop innovative web-based solutions for low- and moderate-income homeowners. The Center is looking for a web developer than can design, implement, and maintain technical solutions — but also someone who can work collaboratively with non-technical staff to translate their needs.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  •  Design, implement, and maintain web-based tools in collaboration with other teams
  • Develop and coordinate a plan for long-term maintenance of the Center’s web solutions

  • Develop and implement a plan for QA of all web solutions

  • Serve as a technical resource for the Center

  • Collaborate with the communications team to integrate digital marketing campaigns, track web usage through Google Analytics, and provide technical insights

  • Contribute to the strategic visioning of the Center’s web solutions

 

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Two years of Ruby on Rails development experience

  • Experience working with React.js or another modern front-end framework

  • Expertise in HTML/CSS/JavaScript

  • Experience programming in a Test Driven Development environment.

  • Experience with responsive web development

  • Experience with agile and lean methodologies for software development

  • Bachelor’s degree required in relevant field

 

Preferred Skills & Qualifications

  • 3+ year(s) working with Ruby on Rails

  • Extensive experience with PostGreSQL preferred

  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines such as Travis CI or Codeship

  • Experience working with Mocha, Chai and RSpec

  • Proficient with Git and version control

  • Experience with third party APIs, such as Salesforce and Google APIs

  • Experience managing hosted environments on AWS or Heroku

 

Application

 To apply for this position, please submit your cover letter and resume through our website at https://cnycn.bamboohr.com/jobs/.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicant review will continue until the position is filled.

 The Center strongly encourages Section 3 residents to participate in this hiring effort. Information to determine if you are a Section 3 resident can be obtained by contacting Michael Hartwyk at (646) 786-0882 or by email at michael.hartwyk@cnycn.org.

 Persons requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in this hiring effort are requested to contact Michael Hartwyk at (646) 786-0882 or by email at michael.hartwyk@cnycn.org.

 We thank you for your interest in career opportunities with the Center for NYC Neighborhoods.

 

Application Deadline

 Hiring immediately. Accepting resumes until position is filled.

 The Center for NYC Neighborhoods is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, hire, upgrade, train, and promote for all positions and job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital, veteran or disabled veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other status as a member of any other legally protected group or activity.

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Policy and Communications
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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