Junior Software Developer

Job Description

Columbia College, one of the undergraduate colleges at Columbia University, is looking for a talented software developer to help build web applications for students, staff, faculty, and alumni. As a member of our team you’ll:

  • Create and maintain modern web applications in PHP
  • Apply best practices in software development, testing, project management, and security
  • Be a part of the entire development lifecycle from requirements gathering to user support

Skills and requirements



  • You have experience in web application development in a professional or internship setting
  • You have experience building web applications using a framework
  • You can write SQL queries and design relational databases
  • You are familiar with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • You rigorously and extensively test your code
  • You want to constantly improve


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Skills

  • Experience writing code in PHP, preferably in PHP 5.3+
  • Experience with Linux system administration

Other Information

Columbia University offers a wide range of benefits (paid vacation, medical, dental, retirement, etc), which can be reviewed at: http://hr.columbia.edu/find-out-about/benefits-columbia-university


To apply for immediate consideration, please visit: https://jobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=162311