DataArts - Cultural Data Profile


Mid-Level Application Developer

DataArts – Philadelphia, PA


Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, the Application Developer will:

  • Develop, commit, test, and deploy the organization’s web-based application coded in PHP and MySQL;
  • Adhere to and enforce version control system processes;
  • Assist with application deployment strategy in dev, staging, and production;
  • Utilize relevant trends and industry best practices in order to reduce maintenance burdens, ensure quality service and product, increase efficiency, and maintain a secure environment;
  • Collaborate with all development team members (Business Analyst, Data Administrator, Graphic Designer, Front-end Developer, etc.) and stakeholders (both internal and external) to understand business requirements and contribute creative ideas and enhancements to the platform;
  • Assist with project plan time estimates and ensure development milestones are met.


  • BS/MS in computer science, engineering, or related subject or equivalent work experience;
  • 3+ years’ experience and solid expertise in PHP, MySQL, and version control systems (Git);
  • Demonstrable knowledge of frameworks currently in use at the organization (AngularJS, Laravel, Bootstrap), Linux, Apache, CSS, HTML;
  • Experience building and/or working heavily with REST APIs;
  • Passion for best design and coding practices and desire to develop creative, bold ideas;
  • Proven history working on long-term, full SDLC projects, particularly using Agile (SCRUM) methodologies;
  • Enthusiasm in the organization’s mission and for bettering and growing the arts & culture sector in the best way we can as a nonprofit;
  • Ability to produce clear, well-written documents for a range of audiences;
  • Excellent ability to set priorities, manage multiple competing projects on deadline, and organize time.

To Apply

Please forward cover letter and resume to Reference: “Full-time Application Developer” in the subject line. DataArts is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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