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PostPosted: Wed Oct 22, 2014 12:32 pm 
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Tech Lead / Sr. Web Developer

As a Tech Lead / Sr. Web Developer you get to wear several hats – technical visionary during project concepting, team leader during technical implementation, and hands-on developer.

Required Skills
  • Well-rounded technologist with at least five years of experience in developing public-facing websites and leading project teams
  • Hands on experience using languages like PHP to implement and customize CMSs like Drupal, WordPress and/or eZ Publish
  • Experience architecting solutions with JavaScript; experience with emerging front end frameworks like Angular a plus
  • Experience integrating systems using APIs
  • Experience using modern development tools like distributed version control, continuous integration, unit and automated regression testing
  • Working knowledge of relational databases (MySQL, SQL Server, etc.)

Beaconfire is technology-neutral company always on the lookout for the best solutions for our clients, so we work in many technologies. Let us know if you have experience with additional systems such as:

  • Other CMSs including Sitecore
  • eCRM tools including Salesforce, Convio Luminate or Blackbaud

To be successful in this role, the Tech Lead / Sr. Web Developer also needs to be a:

  • Technical consultant comfortable collaborating with clients and capable of explaining technical concepts in layman’s terms
  • Team player who helps the team achieve project goals through task delegation and mentorship.
  • Master juggler with the ability to multitask and support multiple, simultaneous projects and clients
  • Innovator open to considering new technologies and approaches for each project.

About Beaconfire

Beaconfire helps nonprofit organizations that serve good causes accomplish great things on the Internet. We design and build websites and craft online campaigns that make people care and act.

Our clients include leading organizations such as Feeding America, The Nature Conservancy, American Diabetes Association, American Legacy Foundation and the Ad Council.

Beaconfire is a small, privately-held company made up of smart, curious, and creative people who want to serve the nonprofit community and live fulfilled personal lives while we do it. We are technologists, strategists, and marketers who like to collaborate, innovate, and help our clients achieve measurable results through informed, objective, innovative uses of technology. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a culture focused on work-life balance. And, if you ask our staff what they like best about working at Beaconfire, they'll tell you it's the smart, fun and nice PEOPLE! Go ahead, ask...

Why Work at Beaconfire?

Beaconfire offers a competitive salary plus excellent benefits: health, dental and vision; 401k w/ match; professional development budget, work/life balance; profit sharing; bonus plan; casual work environment; monthly events; and more. Most importantly, Beaconfire offers you the opportunity to work with some of the leading nonprofit organizations in the country; you WILL be making a difference!

Send a cover letter describing why you believe you would be a good fit for this position -- and for Beaconfire -- along with your resume and salary requirements to tech-lead [AT]

  • This position requires occasional travel throughout the US, primarily in the northeastern corridor.
  • Candidates must be legally able to work in the United States and maintain proper work authorization throughout employment with Beaconfire.
  • Beaconfire offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and excellent benefits.
  • Beaconfire is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.


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