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Wycliffe USA

Web Programmer

Wycliffe USA
Orlando, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 02/24/2009
Categories: IT
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
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 the web programmer at the Wycliffe USA headquarters in Orlando, Florida! In this position, you will facilitate the work of Bible translation by developing web software solutions that meet Wycliffe's needs. You will build user interface applications and back-end databases using various programming and scripting languages, author complex web pages, and assist in project planning and web site design of three-tiered web applications.

To qualify for this position, you must have two years experience in software development that demonstrates the ability to analyze requirements in the following areas: (a) performance; (b) security;
(c) maintainability; (d) extensibility; (e) availability; (f) requirements that include such human factors, as target audience, localization, accessibility, roaming users, online Help, and special needs; and (g) integration needs for an internet development solution compatible with existing applications. This experience should also demonstrate a working understanding of database architectures, including the ability to choose a data storage architecture. Microsoft Certified Software Developer (MCSD) Certification is recommended, but not required.

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!

Position Description:
Use programming skills to provide software solutions that enable Wycliffe USA to meet their information management needs

Position Responsibilities:
While Other duties may be assigned, the following are a minimal set of duties and responsibilities:.
Participates in design discussions
Reviews functional and technical specifications
Researches and creates prototypes for software projects
Build user interface applications using various programming and scripting languages
Tests and fixes problems in existing programs
Participates in code reviews for other software developers
Author, test and document 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.

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

Position Education Experience:
Minimum 2 years experience in software development

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

None required

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
The employee must comply with all organizational safety requirements and WBT Standards of Conduct.