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Arlington Ruby Message Board › The Democratic National Committee is hiring a developer -- help us re-elect

The Democratic National Committee is hiring a developer -- help us re-elect Obama

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Post #: 2
The Web Application Engineer will join the DNC's Technology Department, building essential software and infrastructure to advance the party. He or she will work with our talented team on an ambitious project that will redefine political technology.

Work in a fast-paced, team environment using agile software development methods
Develop features for an exciting and cutting-edge Rails application
Adapt to requirements from diverse stakeholders

BS/BA in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent experience
At least 1-2 years experience with web application programming and MVC frameworks (Rails experience nice to have, but other MVC frameworks suffice)
Proficient HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills, familiarity with jQuery or Prototype
Familiarity with SQL and relational databases (we prefer PostgreSQL)
Experience with source code management tools (we use git)
Experience with test-driven, collaborative development
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Located in the DC metro area or willing to relocate

Preference for:
Experience with Amazon Web Services (EC2, etc.)
Experience with UI design
Portfolio example of a delivered software project
Passionate about politics

To apply: email your resume to webdevresume(at)dnc-dot-org
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