The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media  is looking for a junior
PHP developer (contract, preferably onsite) to join our innovative and
energetic team in working on Omeka , our FOSS Zend-based content management
system and web publishing platform for cultural heritage
materials. You can see the code at .



Proficiency in PHP (1-2 experience years)

Proficiency in Javascript (1-2 years experience)

Strong Object-Oriented programming skills

Familiarity with the MVC design pattern

Familiarity with Zend Framework

Excellent communication skills with others at all levels of programming skill

Ability to balance competing needs and priorities in designing code

Creativity in problem-solving, and openness to experimenting with unfamiliar



Experience working on open source software projects

Familiarity with HTML5, CSS3, and graphic design principles

Experience with Amazon Web Services and other cloud services

Experience with github

Experience with PHPUnit testing framework

Background or experience in the Humanities

With guidance from our Lead Developer and Omeka Dev Team Manager, and in
collaboration with other developers and members of CHNM, the new team member
will work primarily on various aspects of our Omeka content management system.


 * Resolve issues in the core Omeka core

 * Develop and maintain Omeka plugins
and themes

 * Build and customize new sites with

 * Help to design and implement future
versions of the core Omeka codebase Contribute to other ad-hoc projects within
the CHNM ecosystem.

CHNM is the leading producer of open source tools for humanists and of award-
winning history content on the Web (for example: Zotero, Omeka, and the Bracero History Archive). Each year CHNM's many
project Web sites receive over 16 million visitors, and over a million people
rely on its digital tools to teach, learn and conduct research. CHNM is
located at George Mason University, which is 15 miles from Washington DC, and
is accessible by public transportation.

Please send a resume and cover letter to [log in to unmask] We will begin
reviewing materials immediately.

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