Associate Programmer Analyst / Web Programming / Developer – Abt Associates (Cambridge, MA and Bethesda, MD)

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates was ranked as one of the top 20 global research firms in 2012 and also named one of the top 40 international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in nearly 40 countries.

The Environment and Resources Division helps federal and state environmental and resource management agencies address complex policy, management, and regulatory challenges. Our services include economic analysis, cost-benefit analysis, risk assessments, environmental modeling, regulatory and voluntary program support, and IT solutions. Our clients include the Environmental Protection Agency, Army Corps of Engineers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the Department of Energy.

Minimum Qualifications:

BA/BS with 0-1 years of experience OR the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Responsibilities:

Candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary team working for U.S. EPA clients. Duties may include assisting in the design and programming of web sites offering browser-based access to data drawn from a variety of data sources and file formats. The candidate will generate webpages, tables, maps, and charts to convey results, and may assist in writing reports explaining methods and results.Duties may also include: accessing EPA regulatory databases and non-EPA databases; working with GIS data; using statistical software, database and visualization software to analyze the data and profile specific industries, facilities, and geographic regions; analyzing trends; and documenting methodology.

Skills Prerequisites:

We are looking for candidates with an understanding of one or more of the following: client and server side web programming (HTML/JavaScript/PHP/Java/.NET), web design and usability, database access, GIS, statistical packages, and/or spreadsheet design. Knowledge of EPA regulations and environmental issues is a plus. Candidate should have excellent writing and presentation skills. Candidate should demonstrate a willingness to seek novel solutions to technology and business problems and the flexibility to acquire the necessary skills for implementation.

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