Current Career Opportunities at IRIS


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Salary: $48,000-$55,000
Posting Begin/End Date: 5/31/2018 – 6/30/2018
Candidates will be asked to provide samples of their programming work.

IRIS is seeking a Developer with a working knowledge of HTML/CSS, Javascript, and modern JavaScript Frameworks, Version Control (GIT). The successful candidate will bring hands-on technical expertise and experience to a fast-paced technical team.

Is this job right for you? It might be if you….

  • Enjoy applying creative solutions to complex problems
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Have an eye for detail

With guidance from the Lead Developer, major areas of responsibility will be:

  • Contributing to the development of new web products and reports in ways that enhance user experience and that incorporate interactivity and retain a high degree of quality. (40%)
  • Propose and evaluate programming solutions while meeting production timelines and goals. (20%
  • Providing continuity and support of existing applications via design, coding and deployment. (20%)
  • Serving as support to Lead Developer in managing IRIS portal, troubleshooting and deployment activities. (20%)

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or a relevant field AND 1-3 years of successful programming experience (may include internships and/or other nonpaid programming experience)
  • Demonstrated competence in web application development, including an understanding of front-end languages such as JavaScript and JavaScript Frameworks.
  • Ability to learn new programming languages as needed
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects to deadline
  • Proficient, effective communication skills
  • Effective organization and management of multiple priorities in a complex environment
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Ability to both work independently and as a successful team member

Desired qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree in a relevant field and/or 4+ years of equivalent experience
  • Experience with REACT and d3
  • Experience with C# and ASP.NET.
  • Experience with Python and SQL.


IRIS Work Culture

IRIS strives to create and sustain a culture for its employees that is characterized by respect, generosity, inclusion, and yes, hard work. Each individual brings a set of skills and perspectives that are valuable and contribute to our work and our community. We set high expectations for ourselves and we support one another. Our pace is fast (“IRIS time”), but we also take time to celebrate our successes.


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