Founded more than a century ago, ICMA is the premier professional association for local government leaders, managers, staff, and stakeholders, serving more than 13,000 members globally. As a membership association, we provide research and knowledge resources, professional development and training, peer to peer engagement, and technical assistance. We are also a major implementing partner for many grant and contract funded programs on emerging and prevailing topics and challenges to create stronger communities.
At ICMA, we take the concept of local government leadership, management, and innovation further into the future. Through our mission and passion to advance professional local government, we help communities deliver innovative services, empower resident engagement, enable economic development, strengthen leadership, uphold ethics, and provide forward-thinking management.
We ensure a diverse and inclusive workplace by welcoming people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives and by learning from each other, individually and collectively.
A Great Opportunity:
We are seeking a highly-skilled Web Developer to develop, maintain, and enhance diverse software applications based on documented requirements. The Web Developer will review and test software components for adherence to the design requirements and document test results. This position utilizes software development and software design methodologies appropriate to the development environment.
The Web Developer is also responsible for maintaining websites and website-related applications/servers. The position works closely with all business units to identify, recommend and implement strategies and tools to continually enhance the customer experience while engaging with our Web site.
The Web Developer reports to the Senior Applications Developer.
What you'll do:
Serve as the primary contact for all aspects of the organization’s website(s).
Develop and maintain internet and intranet portals, forms, and structures in accordance with the organization’s needs; collaborate closely with business units.
Develop, implement, and/or support integration with ecosystem of internal and external facing Web applications such as AMS, LMS, e-commerce etc in collaboration with the related departments.
Collect and analyze web analytics and similar data; identify opportunities to improve search engine optimization (SEO), time on site, web traffic, and other relevant metrics.
Design and code new software or modify existing software to add new features.
Debug existing software and correct defects.
Integrate existing software into new or modified systems or operating environments.
Develop simple data queries for existing or proposed databases or data repositories.
Create, maintain and provide recommendations for improving documentation and software development process standards.
Assist staff with use of company websites through one-on-one support, user guides, and training sessions.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Analyze user requirements to derive software design and performance requirements.
What you need to be successful in this role:
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline from an accredited college or university and 1 year of Software / Web development experience OR
Associate degree in computer science or related discipline and two (2) years of Software / Web development experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Extensive knowledge of website management, analytics, design, and SEO best practices and standards
Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn web content management systems, applications, and tools used by the organization
General knowledge of Agile software development methodology
Strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, customer service, and interpersonal skills
Excellent attention to detail
Ability to work well individually or as part of a team
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
The work environment and physical demands 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.
Work is typically performed in a virtual home office environment free from hazards or unpleasant environmental conditions
Work requires travel up to 5% of time, primarily within the U.S.
What we can offer you:
Remote work environment
A collegial working environment where teamwork and individual contributions are valued
A competitive salary
A comprehensive benefits package that includes employer sponsored health, dental, life, disability, and employee assistance benefits
Paid time off to include vacation, sick leave, holidays, and floating days
Generous retirement plan
Opportunities for ongoing professional development
This position is based out of ICMA’s headquarters, located in Washington, D.C. At this time, all ICMA staff are working remotely. The selected individual must be able to work the core business hours from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm EST. Our office will remain operational and accessible for staff to use on a voluntary basis.
A high-speed Internet connection is required. Personnel will provide the Internet service at their own expense. The internet connection must be of sufficient bandwidth to allow the team member to efficiently perform their regular job functions.
The selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
At ICMA, we strive to promote and sustain a culture of diversity, inclusion and belonging every day. ICMA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists, and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for ICMA job opportunities.