Associate Software Developer

We are looking for a web application developer to join our team at Columbia University to build web applications that support students, staff, faculty, and alumni. As a member of the team you’ll:

  • Create and maintain modern web applications using the Symfony2 PHP framework and JavaScript
  • 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

We use the Symfony2 PHP framework on MySQL and Linux.

Skills & Requirements


  • You have 1-3 years of experience in web application development in a professional setting
  • You have experience with a web framework like Symfony2, Ruby on Rails, Django, or Laravel
  • You can write SQL queries and design relational databases (experience with MySQL a plus)
  • You know are familiar with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • You rigorously and extensively test your code
  • You want to constantly improve

Desirable experience and knowledge

  • You have used search servers like Elasticsearch or Apache Solr
  • You use of distributed version control systems like git and understand branching and merging strategies
  • You have administered Linux systems

To Apply

Please visit Jobs at Columbia for more information and to apply.