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Digital Platform Developer


OPB is looking for an early career developer to collaborate with our talented digital and content producers on a variety of digital and mobile projects. This exempt position is a full time, regular status position with benefits.

Position Details

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

The Digital Platform Developer is involved in development and maintenance of OPB’s online and mobile applications. This position works in a team following agile development methodologies and will be assigned both front-end and back-end development projects.  

Working Conditions:

Extended computer work in shared office space. Schedule is typically during OPB’s business hours (Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm). May need to respond to emergency issues evenings and weekends, and share in the on-call rotation.  

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript.
  • Experience with programming languages and web frameworks, ideally Python and Django.
  • Desire to continue learning and developing new skills.
  • Ability to work independently, complete tasks on schedule, and manage multiple concurrent projects.
  • Good time management skills and attention to detail.
  • Motivated by the goals of public media, especially providing quality media experiences for all our members and audiences.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SQL and/or NoSQL databases.  

To apply:

  • Please send an email or letter of interest requesting the instructions on how to apply for this position (Digital Platform Developer) to or OPB Human Resources, 7140 SW Macadam Ave., Portland, OR 97219.
  • Instructions on how to apply will be sent within 24 hours of receiving the letter of interest Monday through Friday. If a letter of interest is sent over the weekend or a holiday, application instructions will be sent by the end of the next business day.
  • Screening begins March 31, 2017.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Because this position is open until filled, early application is recommended.

Application Deadline

This position is open until filled.

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