NOTICE OF POSTING
POSTING DATE: December 6, 2022
RESUME AND COVER LETTER REQUESTED BY 02/28/23 VIA EMAIL TO email@example.com. POSITION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED.
Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.
||Information Technology Department|
||Junior Web Developer|
|Civil Service Position:
||Non Civil Service position
|Hours Per Week:
||37.5 hours per week|
OVERVIEW AND ROLE DESCRIPTION
ABOUT THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE:
The City of Cambridge is a diverse and vibrant community that 120,000 residents of different ethnic, racial, religious, U.S. nationals and other backgrounds call home. Thirty-four percent of our residents identify as people of color, and thirty-four percent of residents' home language is one other than English. We take pride in our City's diversity and strive to create a workplace that is reflective of the community we serve -- one in which all employees can thrive. The City is also deeply committed to creating an environment in which all our employees are treated equitably and feel included. In joining our team, you would work in a workplace environment that advances and values antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion (ADEI), and that is committed to embedding ADEI best practices and tenets in all aspects of our work.
ABOUT THE IT DEPARTMENT:
The Information Technology Department (ITD) manages information systems and infrastructure while working with colleagues to improve City services and constituent outcomes. ITD teams include Enterprise Applications, GIS, Networking, Open Data, Project Management, Security, Systems Administration, Tech Support, and Web. Within ITD we strive to maintain an inclusive, collaborative, diverse, respectful, and fun working environment.
ABOUT THE ROLE:
This position is tasked with development of the City website and other related applications. Reporting to the Web Manager and working primarily with other members of the Web Team, the ideal candidate will be a developer with an entry or intermediate level of technical expertise in some or all aspects of website development and a willingness to learn and grow their skills.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The specific duties of the position include but are not limited to the following:
- Work with members of the Web Team to maintain and enhance the City's Sitecore-based website to meet the communication and business needs of City departments while maintaining a simple, accessible, user-friendly experience for site visitors
- Design, develop, and maintain internal tools and small applications to meet department and City needs
- Assist in troubleshooting and diagnosing system failures and assist the Support Team with website-related issues
- Work with other team members in the creation and maintenance of technical and end-user documentation
- Other duties as required
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.
Education and Experience
- Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience required
- 1+ years of experience with Sitecore or other web-based content management systems
- 3+ years of experience in web development in .NET or another object-oriented language
- Experience in website development in .NET or another object-oriented language
- Experience working with Sitecore or other web-based content management systems
- Experience with source control systems like GitHub or Atlassian Bitbucket
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must
- Basic project management skills required
- Must be highly motivated, organized, and able to work effectively with minimal supervision
- Excellent interpersonal communications skills and an ability to explain complicated concepts to audiences of all skill levels
- Able to work independently or as part of a larger team
- Able to prioritize work and meet multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- Familiarity with issue tracking systems like Atlassian Jira, GitHub or GitLab issue tracking a plus
- Familiarity with web accessibility standards like WCAG, Section 508, and ADA a plus
- Familiarity with Microsoft Azure or other cloud providers a plus
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS, WORKING CONDITIONS, WORK FLEXIBILITY AND ACCOMODATIONS:
- Work indoors is in a professional office setting.
- Ability to travel to meetings within the City.
- This position may be eligible for hybrid work under the City's new Telework Policy, depending on operational needs.
- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
SUMMARY OF BENEFITS: Health, dental and vision insurance; vacation, personal and sick days; management bonus; City employee commuter benefits (T-Pass reimbursement, Bluebikes membership, EZRide Shuttle membership)
RATE: $93,104 to $104,682/year + competitive benefits (rate is effective 1/1/23)
Internal applicants submit job bidding form and 2 copies of your resume and cover letter; external applicants, submit your resume and cover letter via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or to the Personnel Department, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312. Resume and cover letter requested 02/28/23. Position will remain open until filled.
THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, RELIGION, AGE, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY OR ANY OTHER PROTECTED CATEGORY. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, MEMBERS OF THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY, AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ARE ESPECIALLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. AUXILIARY AIDS AND SERVICES, WRITTEN MATERIALS IN ALTERNATIVE FORMATS, AND REASONABLE MODIFICATIONS IN POLICIES AND PROCEDURES WILL BE PROVIDED TO QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES FREE OF CHARGE, UPON REQUEST. The City is committed to advancing a workforce culture of antiracism, diversity, equity, and inclusion.