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Really interesting job at Ornicept!

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Ann Arbor, MI
Post #: 1
Ornicept is a SaS start up located in AA Spark. We do data management for natural resources. So if you want to be in on the ground floor, use your creativity and help the environment come check us out!

Job Description: The Lead Web Developer will be the primary developer responsible for taking Ornicept’s web-based platform and analytics tools to a new level. Building on our existing code base, written primarily in PHP, s/he will be responsible for creating clean, modular code that allows our analytics platforms to run without issue on a wide variety of browsers and operating system platforms. The candidate should feel comfortable working with HTML5, jQuery, and CSS; MySQL databases; and PHP and PHP frameworks. This job is ideal for an entrepreneurial developer who is passionate about clean, highly efficient code that solves problems elegantly.

Company Overview: Ornicept® provides a fieldwork management system for designing and managing field studies; collecting data in the field and storing it in the cloud; and generating data-driven analytic reports via a web-interface. Ornicept is positioning itself as a technology innovation leader within the environmental data management industry. Our application of new software solutions, coupled with our future incorporation of big data and predictive analytic capabilities, gives the company a unique advantage within this market.

Required Areas of Expertise:
• Javascript, notably jQuery
• CSS3
• MySQL Database Management
• PHP or Related Languages
• Ability to work independently and efficiently in a fast-paced work environment
• Strong analytical and problem solving abilities
• Ability to think creatively and multi-task
Desired Areas of Expertise:
• Experience developing with an MVC framework
• Experience with a PHP Framework (Zend, Laravel, etc.)
• 3-5 years of related work experience
• Database management skills are a strong plus.
• API management or development.
• Knowledge of object-oriented programming techniques is helpful

Eligibility: Ornicept is an early stage company and we are unable to independently sponsor work visas at this time, unless the applicant qualifies for an Optional Practical Training (OPT) Visa following graduation.

Location: The company is located in the Ann Arbor SPARK Incubator near the University of Michigan in Downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. The project team is based primarily in Ann Arbor, but the option to work in Indianapolis, Indiana is also available.

Company Culture: Ornicept prides itself on being an overqualified hardworking team looking to bring innovative technology to solve natural resource management needs. We have a work hard, play hard philosophy focused on building a positive and collaborative environment.

Additional Information: Interaction via remote tools with offsite team members is required. Compensation will be based on experience. Applicants may also occasionally be working outdoors under a range of weather conditions. Product testing involves remote fieldwork and some travel may be required for this position.

How to Apply: Please go to http://ornicept.mytri...­ and select Lead Web Developer, then click “Apply for this Job!”. Fill your information on the page presented and upload a resume and cover letter. All applicants must apply online.

Contact Us: For questions about this position, please email Dominique Dallas, Business Development Specialist, via email at For general questions, please email
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