Software Developer I (JavaScript and Python)

Champaign County Urbana, IL
software javascript python software javascript python people data technical rpc regional planning street programming
January 9, 2023
Champaign County
Urbana, IL
  • JobID: 2859

  • Position Type:

    Regional Planning Commission/Software Developer I

    Date Posted:



    1776 E. Washington Street (Brookens Building)

    Date Available:

    As soon as possible.

    Closing Date:

    Open until filled.

    Software Developer I (JavaScript and Python)

    The Champaign County Regional Planning Commission seeks candidates for the position of Software Developer I (JavaScript and Python). Champaign County RPC is a people-focused agency made up of over 100 programs designed to generate possibilities for all within our community. A great deal of planning goes into creating opportunities where people can succeed on their own, and RPC is doing that work. From analysis to policy guidance to offering services to our communities, RPC’s people plan for people.

    The Software Developer I will develop online applications in JavaScript and Python to analyze and visualize data. The successful candidate will work with staff across the agency to define requirements, develop new features, resolve issues, and provide training. Prior experience working with geospatial data and component-based architecture (e.g., React) is preferred. Candidates selected for an interview will be asked to complete a short at-home assignment to demonstrate technical skills.

    Job Responsibilities:
      Work with staff, interns, partner agencies, and clients to define technical requirements and implement software solutions.

      Develop, deploy, and maintain data-driven web sites, tools, and applications.

      Write code that adheres to coding standards and best practices.

      Create and maintain tests to ensure application functionality.

      Write documentation, train users, and provide technical support.

      Manage, clean, and integrate data with applications.

    Required Qualifications:
      A four-year degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent work experience

      Ability to work independently to solve technical problems.

      Intermediate programming skills in Node/JavaScript, Python, or PHP

      Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

      Familiarity with frameworks such as Express, Django, and WordPress

      Familiarity with relational databases such as MySQL and PostgreSQL

      Knowledge of version control systems like Git

      Excellent communication and collaboration skills

    Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., (37.5 hours per week) Flexibility is necessary to meet the needs of the program.

    Location: 1776 E. Washington Street, Urbana, IL 61802

    Status: Full-Time

    Pay Grade: 6

    FLSA Classification: Exempt

    Starting Wage: $26.82 - $33.52 (DOQ)

    Competitive benefits, health insurance, dental insurance, retirement, high-quality programming, and great

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