Application for Web Developer
What: Web Developer

Where: Downtown Syracuse, New York / Remote

We are a small team of around 20 looking for a talented web developer who is able to take ownership of multiple products/services, understand their purpose, and interact with users/customers to improve the products/services continuously over time. Interest in and experience with languages, and language technologies, would be pluses. A passion for learning about these is ESSENTIAL.

Most ProZ.com code is in PHP and Javascript. In peripheral products and our mobile apps, some Java, Ruby, Swift and Objective C are used. DB's are MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB.

Interested candidates are asked to send a cover letter and resume in response to this posting. Let us know what you find interesting about working in the translation industry / for the world's freelance translators. Please also indicate desired salary. In your cover letter please include any examples of recent work (GitHub or an equivalent profile is a great place to start) or interesting projects you’ve worked on.

ProZ.com offers a comprehensive package of benefits including health insurance (100% coverage), 401k with matching (for U.S.-based employees), performance-based bonuses, training budget, gym membership and more. Travel opportunities, to our offices in Syracuse/Argentina and to industry events in Europe, are also available to all ProZ.com employees.

After a preliminary interview, promising candidates will be asked to demonstrate their creativity and coding ability with a paid test assignment. This is where we hope to learn more about you and see your skills in action. Hearing you talk through what you did, the decisions you made, and what you would do if you had more time gives us great insight into how you work.

Dear Applicant:

Thank you for your interest in working with ProZ.com!

Before applying for a position at ProZ.com, you should study the site carefully, considering whether or not this is a site and community about which you can be passionate. Be sure to study the KudoZ and jobs systems, the directory, forums, Blue Board, and other site features. Please also read the FAQ.

If you are already familiar with all these aspects of the site, and you feel that you may be ready to devote your working hours to advancing ProZ.com and its community, the next step toward joining the team is to fill out the following application.

A variety of information is requested in the application, and it may take you some time to complete it. We promise that when you submit a thorough and thoughtful application, we will respond with similar care and consideration.

Please be frank about your skills and background. Candidates that progress in the interview process will be asked to demonstrate their abilities. Histories and references will also be checked.

If you are not a native speaker of English, please fill out this form, in English, to the best of your ability. Grammar will not be counted against you.

It is recommended that to prevent the loss of data, you prepare your responses first in a document editor. When your application is ready, cut and paste each response and then submit the form.

Note that with the exception of contact data, all questions in the application are optional. Applications received will be kept strictly confidential.
Note: Required questions are indicated with a *
Personal Contact Informationshrink
* Your name
* Email address
Alternate email address
* Phone number
Alternate phone number
* Mailing address
URL of resume/CV OR home page
Text Resume/CV
Technical Capabilitiesshrink
* Years experience with PHP or other scripting language
* Comment on your level of experience with PHP or other web scripting languages
* Describe the most significant programs you have written using PHP or other scripting languages. Links to programs in operation, or your source code, would be very helpful.
* Years experience with MySQL or other database
* Comment on your level of expertise with MySQL or other databases
* Describe the most significant applications you have created using MySQL or other databases. Again, links are helpful.
Work Historyshrink
* Years experience in business
* Please tell us about your most recent job(s).
Educationshrink
* Please list schools you have attended or are attending, dates, degrees/certificates earned, grade point averages and any other information you believe is relevant. ProZ.com will consider applicants with any educational background.
ProZ.com and Youshrink
What is it about ProZ.com that makes you interested in working for the company?
What makes you uniquely suited to contribute to ProZ.com? Why should ProZ.com want to hire you? List any specific skill sets you possess that make you a good candidate for this position.
Provide a detailed example of a time you demonstrated leadership. It does not necessarily have to be work-related.
Please share two or three of your long-term career goals.
Compensationshrink
Desired compensation
Languages and Interestsshrink
Languages in which you can converse
Please tell us some things about yourself that are not related to your career, for example, your hobbies, sports, interests, etc. Tell us a little bit about what you do or who you are.
Referencesshrink
Please list two or three references here. Include names, email addresses and phone numbers.
Availabilityshrink
Current status
Earliest start date
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