Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) Lead Tax Model Platform Developer

via Stackoverflow Jobs

We're seeking a Senior Software Engineer (Full Stack) to take on the following responsibilities:



  • Lead front and backend technical development work as part of the reconfiguration of ITEP’s microsimulation tax model—currently based on legacy Visual Fox Pro (VFP) code—to a Python web app to be deployed on an Azure platform.

  • Lead the technical development, integration and iterative improvement of ITEP’s tax modeling capacities.

  • Communicate clearly with multiple constituencies, soliciting and digesting feedback from both technical and non-technical users.

  • Ensure that all code development, data handling and version control are done efficiently, securely, transparently and in a manner that improves user productivity and timeliness.

  • Support documentation of ITEP’s model processes.


Candidates should already have the following experience & skills:



  • Three to five years of experience as a full stack software engineer.

  • Specific experience with:


    • managing cloud deployments (e.g., Azure, AWS and/or Google Cloud);

    • managing Python web app development;

    • designing server-side and client-side architecture;

    • optimizing database function and management (ideally PostgreSQL);

    • using object-relational mapping (ORM).


  • Ability to manage two or more concurrent projects, working both independently as well as with a team.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with non-technical users, responding effectively to user needs.

  • Ability to write effective technical documentation.


In addition, other helpful (though not necessary) experience would include having worked remotely on a software development team and having developed and deployed software for governments and/or nonprofit organizations.


For further details, see the job listing on ITEP's website.

Posted Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) Lead Tax Model Platform Developer on July 9, 2019 via Stackoverflow Jobs

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