Society for Neuroscience
  • Technology Services
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

SfN's Technology Services Department is currently seeking a motivated Web Developer with a collaborative approach towards planning and managing projects focused on business application solutions, while also maintaining systems that have already been implemented to include the functionality of the organization's websites, the web-enabled portion of the association management system, and SfN's intranet.  This is an exciting opportunity for an IT professional that wants to learn more about working within very diverse systems while building relationships with different vendors.  Read on to learn more!

Please include a cover letter with your salary requirements for consideration. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Creates and executes project work plans, revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Works with other SfN project managers to manage stakeholder, management, and vendor expectations through effective communication and reporting.
  • Participates in different aspects of systems analysis, design, development, deployment, maintenance, enhancements, and training for all mission-critical applications, including portions of the association management system.
  • Work closely with the web developer maintain the functionality of all SfN websites including the content management system.
  • Anticipates and identifies issues that may prevent systems from meeting customer requirements and expectations, and then implement any corrective or preventative actions.
  • Maintains the functionality, support, and maintenance of SharePoint as the organization's intranet and extranet.
  • Establishes, support and maintains professional working relationships with consultants and vendors/suppliers.
  • Works with the Data Systems Specialist to ensure the integrity, accuracy, reliability, and security of SfN corporate data and databases.
  • Contributes as needed on infrastructure issues and participates in cross-training to provide backup support for the infrastructure and Web development teams.
  • Stays current on knowledge of best practices and technology solutions of interest to SfN as well as remain highly technically competent in all levels of implemented technologies.
  • Develop, code, install, test, debug, and document Web applications using appropriate editors.
  • Facilitate code review and quality assurance efforts.



Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science, or other technology-based field or 3 additional years of equivalent programming experience in lieu of education
  • MS SQL, .Net and MVC framework.
  • Demonstrated experience with content management system preferably Sitecore.
  • 3 years of experience with application development and systems implementation, including development of requirements, design, and programming of solutions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work experience in an association or professional society
  • Strong project management experience
  • Strong technical proficiency with recent hands-on experience with an association management system, a content management system, SharePoint, Microsoft SQL Server and .NET.
  • General knowledge of infrastructure technologies such as Windows server and operating systems.
  • Ability to deliver multiple IT Projects on time and within budget through competent use of project management standards and processes.

If this is you and you are eager to make meaningful contributions to a highly relevant and important mission, we want to learn more about you and your accomplishments and look forward to reviewing your cover letter and application.  Please also include your salary requirements and a copy of your resume for consideration.

Our generous benefits package includes:  medical, dental, disability and life insurance; flexible spending accounts, two retirement plans with employer matching and non-matching contributions; 12 days of paid vacation, 12 days of paid sick leave, with additional personal leave and 10 paid holidays; public transportation and mobile phone benefits, gym membership reimbursement; and tuition reimbursement.

The Society for Neuroscience is wholly dedicated to recruiting, developing, and retaining a diverse group of talented people.  We are committed to provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected criteria, in accordance with applicable law and we welcome Veteran applicants.

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