Association for Schools and Programs of Public Health
Location: Washington, D.C.
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Information Technology and Web
Telecommuting is allowed.
The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) is a 501(c)(3) membership organization located in Washington, DC that serves as the voice of accredited academic public health. ASPPH’s 35-person staff serves more than 137 academic schools and programs of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). ASPPH’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of our members by advancing leadership, excellence, and collaboration. Our vision is improved health for everyone, everywhere.
ASPPH is committed to our core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion and actively works to integrate these core values into all elements of our work. ASPPH is an equal opportunity employer and highly encourages candidates from all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, ethnic minorities, new Americans (immigrants and refugees), LGBTQ+ individuals, people with alternate abilities, indigenous individuals, and veterans. ASPPH complies with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. ASPPH maintains a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.
This position will assist ASPPH, the National Board of Public Health Examiners (NBPHE), and Delta Omega Honorary Society by building, enhancing, and supporting web application using Ruby on Rails, React.js, and MySQL. This position will provide customer support, including supporting business and user processes. The role is an integral part of a web development team collaborating in a fast-paced environment to deliver innovative software and services.
Conceptualizing, developing, prototyping, and implementing web applications using Ruby on Rails software
Translating user requirements into application development and identifying most efficient solution through research and evaluation?
Providing ongoing maintenance of existing sites and building added functionality?
Proactively protecting web resources at the application layer from security threats and vulnerabilities?
Providing excellent internal and external customer support, including supporting business and user processes by monitoring ASPPH’s Salesforce Service Console ticketing system
Work independently, initiate project activities, handle multiple tasks, and excellent time-management
Collaborate effectively with others
Perform with accuracy and effectiveness
Solve problems creatively
Respond to requests with urgency and accuracy
Education: Bachelor’s Degree or comparable work experience
4+ years of progressively responsible experience, equivalent training, or advanced certification within software development.
2+ years software development experience with Ruby on Rails
Other Skills Needed
Experience with MySQL/SQL environments using Git/Github
Strong understanding of Object-Oriented design with good data modeling and relational database theory
Understanding of responsive design and mobile UX
Working knowledge of the full application stack
Familiarity with AWS Cloud Infrastructure and services such as Elastic Beanstalk and S3
Previous agile teamwork preferred with good written and verbal communication skills
Working at ASPPH
As an organization dedicated to the advancement of academic public health, ASPPH promotes a healthy work-life balance for our employees. We maintain a 35-hour work week, flexible schedules, a hybrid work environment, competitive and generous health and wellness benefits, a generous PTO program including 4 weeks of paid leave, 12 paid holidays, paternity/maternity leave, DC Family and Medical Leave, a casual attire policy, and a 403b retirement plan with ASPPH contributing after 2 years of service. ASPPH’s beautiful office is new, with ample co-working spaces. The class A building has multiple amenities, including a spa-like fitness room with access to showers and lockers, designated bike space, and in-building parking.
Work Locale: Remote work candidates accepted. ASPPH maintains a hybrid work environment.
Authority to Work in the US: The individual must be legally eligible to work in the US.
Travel Requirements: The position may involve occasional travel to member institutions and participation in meetings related to the position’s professional responsibilities.
Compensation: The position’s compensation level is based on industry salary surveys and the individual’s experience. ASPPH offers a generous benefits package.
About Association for Schools and Programs of Public Health
The Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) is a 501(c)(3) membership organization located in Washington, DC that serves as the voice of accredited academic public health. ASPPH’s mission is to strengthen the capacity of our members by advancing leadership, excellence, and collaboration. Our vision is improved health for everyone, everywhere.