Author: Michael Heilpern
We are looking for a clear-thinking, articulate and enthusiastic person to join
our web development team. (More info here: http://www.whereideaswork.com/ps.aboutus.cfm?ID=32 )
This person should have a solid grounding in development CF9 with an equally
You should be able to demonstrate that you have independently completed and
deployed several projects in a production environment. Your work history should
provide evidence of a persistent desire to learn more and the ability to master
new technologies quickly.
The person we select will work closely with our senior programmer in developing
and maintaining web applications. Your time will be divided between maintenance
and refactoring of existing code, extension of existing code, and development of
new web applications.
Because we are a small shop, a fraction of your time will be taken up with server
management and routine system and network maintenance, DNS and email account
management, and evaluation of new technology.
You will also be working with members of our customer service team in diagnosing
problems and reviewing the results of their quality assurance. You may
occasionally be called upon to assist our customers directly.
Required Personal Attributes: This position requires strong powers of logic and
analysis, business writing ability and good telephone skills.
Your work habits should include strong attention to detail, pride in your work
and a drive to complete your work in a timely manner. Above all, you should be
good at working openly and cooperatively with others while steadfastly pursuing
your own completion goals.
-- Web programming using CF9
-- Experience working with CFCs
-- Experience using an MVC development framework
-- HTML/XHTML using CSS-based layout techniques
-- SQL and relational databases (MySQL or MS SQL)
-- Mura CMS
-- jQuery, jQuery Mobile, YUI
-- Web development using ASP, Groovy, PHP, Python or Ruby
-- Java or C#
-- Windows/*NIX server administration, networking and system maintenance
-- Apache web server administration
-- DNS administration
-- Email administration
Hours: This is a full-time position. However, we will consider candidates who
would prefer to limit their commitment to 30 hours per week.
Location: We would prefer to find someone within 30 minutes commuting distance of
Claremont who could work on-site at least 4 days a week. However, we will
consider a telecommuting arrangement with the right candidate.
Compensation: Compensation will be competitive based on your level of knowledge
and experience. Medical and dental insurance plus a retirement account will be
part of the package.
Our Company: Highpoint, Inc. has been doing web development since 1995. We
develop custom web applications and websites for membership organizations, public
agencies and others. We also manage a number of community websites.
We are located in Claremont, California, a college town at the foot of the San
Gabriel mountains about 40 miles east of Los Angeles. Claremont was recently
designated one of the "10 Best Places to Live" by Money magazine. We are directly
opposite the Metrolink station, which offers commuter rail service to Los Angeles
and San Bernardino.
Email, fax or mail us the following information:
-- Your current resume
-- Your salary history
-- Your email address and phone number
Mail: ColdFusion Developer, Highpoint, Inc., 131 Spring Street, Claremont, CA
Qualified applicants will be asked to participate in a phone interview. Based on
the outcome of that interview, you may be asked to do a brief trial project for
us. Those who do well on the trial project may be asked to come in for further
interviews and skills testing.
Please, no third party inquiries.