Senior Web Application Developer
The Cambridge Institute for International Education - affiliated company - Waltham, MA

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The Cambridge Institute of International Education is a rapidly growing Boston-based company

committed to increasing international participation in American education, broadening its diversity

and strengthening the ability of high-profile American institutions to educate students of different

backgrounds and foster meaningful cultural experiences. The Cambridge Institute specializes in

providing strategic consulting and residential management services to schools in the US and around

the globe. Our worldwide network has brought hundreds of young people from around the world to

experience American education and build international connections.

We are in need of a senior level web application developer who can wear many hats and lead our

development team as we transition to a new PaaS platform. You will work with management, business

and data analysts, users, and the developer team to find the right platform, manage the transition the

implementation of necessary add-ons. We are currently a small development team but we are looking

to add 2 or 3 more developers within the next few month.


  • Provide cloud-based strategic support to make the best decisions about xaaS services
  • Transform complex business requirements into system architecture
  • Manage the transition and lead the development of add-ons
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of the transition and development process
  • Hire, mentor, and motivate developers to build a collaborative and strong team
  • Stay current on new developments and technologies in the field of software and web

development, application architecture for the web and mobile platforms, and trends in data

storage and apply them to solve problems efficiently


  • BS/MS in Computer Science and Engineering or related degrees and majors
  • 5+ years of combined experience writing real application code, architecting reliable, secure,

scalable, and highly available database driven interactive web applications

  • 3+ years of managerial role
  • Experience developing web applications from the ground up
  • Hands-on experience in developing web applications for xaaS services
  • Ability to build layers on top of applications
  • Well versed in RESTfule architectures
  • Production experience with web and other technologies, web services, JavaScript, AJAX/JSON,

HTML/5CSS/3, PHP, JSP, Servlets, SQL, ANT/Maven, Apache/Tomcat and related technologies

  • Proven track record leading successful developer teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and documentation skills


  • ORM, SQL, Spring, Hibernate, J2EE, .NET
  • Experience with mobile applications (iOS, Android, HTML based)

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