Lead Developer

AVID Center - San Diego, California - Full time

Information Technology designs, develops, implements, and maintains key web-based systems, business applications, infrastructure, enterprise architecture, governance, and other services for AVID Center. IT is responsible for any software, hardware, and application that is used to support an employee with their job function. As technology continues to evolve and expand, IT is a backbone in keeping the organization up-to-date, connected, and moving forward.

Information Technology is currently looking for an experienced developer to help create and launch the next generation of our partner (i.e., customer) portal that is used by tens of thousands of educators/administrators monthly. This role will be both technical and managerial in nature as you help build out the platform, tools, processes, and necessary internal/external resources to support the organization.

What we’re looking for in a Lead Developer:

  • At least five (5) years’ experience in delivering web applications and supporting both front- and back-end languages (e.g., .NET, PHP, Python, JavaScript)
  • At least five (5) years working with and integrating APIs and third-party services
  • A motivated project leader, assisting the organization through the build while being able to manage both external and internal resources to assist in the development of the new portal
  • A lifelong learner, who is excited about a great opportunity to help build something from the ground up
  • Someone with a high relational capacity, who can develop and maintain relationships with others (e.g., contractors, team members)
  • Someone who is passionate about our mission and understands the impact their role has on our organizational goals

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Experience Level

Senior Level

AVID Center

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization that is dedicated to closing the opportunity, expectation, and achievement gaps in education by partnering with schools all over the country to prepare students for college, careers, and life. 

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