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Orlando, Florida, United States
Date Posted: 02/24/2009
Job Type: Full-Time
Do you want a job where you know you will make an awesome impact for all eternity? Did you know that there are millions of people in more than 2,700 language groups who are still waiting for the Bible to be translated into their mother tongues? Would you like to use your information technology skills to facilitate the work of Bible translation? Then consider working as a web programmer at the Wycliffe USA headquarters in Orlando, Florida! We have two vacancies for this position. In this position, you will facilitate the work of Bible translation by developing web software solutions that meet the needs of Wycliffe. You will build user interface applications and back-end databases using various programming and scripting languages. You will author, test and document complex programs and web pages according to department standards and research and evaluate new web technologies (browsers, languages, and plug-ins) for how they might be used in our development process. To qualify for this position, you must have two years experience in software development that demonstrated: a working understanding of database architectures; the ability to construct a conceptual design that is based on a variety of scenarios and that includes context, workflow process, task sequence, and physical environment models; the ability to design object components, user interface, and user services; a working understanding of developing web applications along with an effective test plan; and the ability to listen and understand the perspective of those he/she serves and works with and to understand why they have that perspective and how to best serve them with an appropriate solution. Here at Wycliffe we welcome your partnership and hope that through it we will be able to see Bible translation in progress in every language that needs it by the year 2025! Contact us today!
Use programming skills to provide software solutions that enable Wycliffe USA to meet their information management needs.
While Other duties may be assigned, the following are a minimal set of duties and responsibilities:.
Participates in design sessions
Reviews functional and technical specifications
Researches and creates prototypes for software projects
Builds user interface applications using various programming and scripting languages
Tests and fixes problems in existing programs
Participates in code reviews for other software developers
Authors, tests and documents complex programs and web pages according to department standards and written specifications
Researches and evaluates new web technologies (browsers, languages, and plug-ins) for how they might be used in our development process
Assists in creating Web-based technical standards
Attend either in person or via conference call all team meetings and monthly department meetings.
Submit weekly and monthly reports in electronic format to the Systems Development Manager.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None
Position KSA Competency:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
A working understanding of database architectures
The ability to construct a conceptual design that is based on a variety of scenarios and that includes context, workflow process, task sequence, and physical environment models
The ability to design object components, user interface, and user services
A working understanding of developing web applications along with effective test plan
The ability to listen and understand the perspective of those he/she serves and works with and to understand why they have that perspective and how to best serve them with an appropriate solution
This job does not require the individual to have the skills to create graphics or content that will be used in a web site.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrates a desire and ability to support corporate Biblical and religious goals and participates in regular work-related spiritual activities without mental reservation
Good oral and written skills for effective communication
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as interest, proportions, and percentages
Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
Ability to understand and interpret complex data
Experience in analysis of complex functions, procedures, and problems to find effective solutions