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Web Developer/Software Engineer
  • Job Number: 15801
  • Functional Area: Information Technology
  • Department: SOLVE
  • School Area: Office of Provost
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Employment Category: Exempt
  • Visa Sponsorship Available: No
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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.


WEB DEVELOPER/SOFTWARE ENGINEER, Solve, to be responsible for running the Solve website and Challenge platform.  Will sit within the Solve communications team as web development staff.  Responsibilities include maintaining and updating the Solve website and Challenge platform; leading an agile development process for iterating on the Solve website and Challenge platform; building the Solve Challenge platform into a SaaS platform available to partners; helping provide user support for the Solve website and platform; ensuring that the Solve website and Challenge platform are accessible for all users; providing support to Solve staff as it relates to third-party sites and integrations like MailChimp and Salesforce; collaborating with the communications staff to translate best-in-class messaging, visuals, and video onto the Solve website; and performing other duties in site engineering and technology as needed.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED:  bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science or engineering; at least three years’ web development experience; portfolio of web development and software engineering work; strong working knowledge of PHP, MySQL, CSS, JavaScript, HTML, and Git; highly developed organizational skills; ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and plan work in an efficient manner to meet deadlines, all in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment; flexibility; and ability to work independently, take initiative, and anticipate needs.  Experience with the following preferred:  Laravel or another PHP framework like Symfony or Zend; Sass, Less, or similar preprocessor; Amazon S3, Amazon CloudFront, and Heroku; and working through UX and translating visual designs onto a website.  Job #15801-P 3/9/18

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.