Museum of Science
  • 20-May-2020 to 2020-06-19 (EST)
  • Development & Database Admin
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

Full Stack Developer

Museum of Science, Boston

Innovation and creativity come from the unique perspectives of a diverse staff. We value your perspective.



This position is for a highly skilled computer programmer who is comfortable with both front and back end programming. Responsible for developing and designing front end web architecture, ensuring the responsiveness of applications and working alongside graphic designers for web design features. Serve as lead technical resource on web based projects, responsible for planning and design of web applications and managing development lifecycle. Collaborate with the rest of the development team to design and launch new features, maintain code integrity and organization. Work with graphic designers to convert designs to visual elements and communicate with business stakeholders in an interactive and agile fashion. Required to see out a project from conception to final product, requiring good organizational skills and attention to detail.


  • Serve as technical lead 1-2 large and 3-5 medium size projects annually.
  • Night and weekend on call shifts (1-2 times per month).
  • End-user base of over 500 employees, interns, and volunteers.
  • 1200+ web pages.
  • 20+ unique websites.
  • 125+ unique integrations.
  • 150+ workflows.
  • 5+ mobile applications.
  • 11+ million annual page views.
  • 1.7+ million annual visitors to web presence.


This position is Monday- Friday, 9am-5pm


Manager, Development and Database Administration


  • Bachelor of Arts or Science degree.
  • Four or more years of experience in technologies referenced.
  • Proficiency with fundamental front end languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks.
  • Experience building upon a Drupal CMS.
  • Demonstrated experience with developing RESTful web apps and interfaces.
  • Proficiency with PHP.
  • Demonstrated communication skills - ability to convey concepts in writing, verbally, and graphically.
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills, with proven experience in software development lifecycle including requirements collection, design, QA, implementation, and maintenance.
  • Ability to design and implement wireframes and design mockups into fully functional web components.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-manage time and resources.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing technical solutions both independently and in a team solving environment.


Exempt (Salaried).


Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!

The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.

No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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