American Physical Society: Software Developer

Posted by | December 1, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: Ridge, NY

URL: http://www.aps.org

The American Physical Society, a leading publisher of scientific journals, based in Suffolk County, LI, (LIE exit 68 – near Brookhaven National Laboratory) seeks a software developer.  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a small team that is responsible for building dynamic web applications for scholarly publishing. The developer is expected to have a strong web development background with the ability to work across all tiers of an application (backend, front-end, API layer, etc.).
Requirements:
* Experience with full lifecycle development in a modern dynamic language (Ruby, Python).
* Ability to create modular, object oriented code that is clear, maintainable and utilizes design patterns and other best practices.
* Strong unix skills (Linux/FreeBSD/Mac OS X preferred).
* Strong front-end development with HTML5, CSS, and OO Javascript with toolkits such as jQuery, Prototype, Backbone.js, etc.
* Strong data modeling and database skills including experience with an RDBMS (MySQL preferred) as well as NoSQL data stores (MongoDB, Redis, Riak, HBase, etc.).
* Experience with agile development methodologies including rapid prototyping, test driven development (TDD, BDD), continuous integration, etc.
* Experience building dynamic websites with frameworks such as Rails, sinatra, Django, etc.
* Experience designing and implementing API’s and service components using REST, RPC, messaging, etc.
* Experience configuring web servers and application deployment environments (Apache httpd, nginx, Tomcat, Capistrano, etc.).
Bonus points:
* Knowledge of HTML/CSS templating with HAML, Compass/SASS, Less, or similar frameworks.
* Experience with XML, XSLT, XPath.
* Experience Hadoop and related technologies (HBase, Pig, Hive, Flume, etc.).
* Some experience with semantic web standards and related tools.
* Experience with a variety of programming languages and methods, e.g. java, lisp.
You must have excellent English communication skills, be a team player and be results oriented. We provide an outstanding benefits package, job stability, and the opportunity to use all the latest and greatest technologies. Check out our website: www.aps.org.
To apply please send your resume to: recruit@aps.org
If possible, please also provide code samples and URL’s of previous applications you’ve developed. Candidates who provide links to their GitHub profiles or personal websites with technical articles and/or code samples will receive priority.
American Physical Society
One Research Road
Ridge, NY  11961
EOE  M/F/D/V

To apply: To apply please send your resume to: recruit@aps.org

If possible, please also provide code samples and URL’s of previous applications you’ve developed. Candidates who provide links to their GitHub profiles or personal websites with technical articles and

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