Posted 11 months ago
Lead Tax Model Platform Developer, ITEP
ITEP is a non-profit, non-partisan tax policy organization headquartered in Washington, DC. We conduct rigorous analyses of tax and economic proposals and provide data-driven recommendations on how to shape equitable and sustainable tax systems. ITEP’s expertise and data uniquely enhance federal, state, and local policy debates by revealing how taxes affect both public revenues and people of various levels of income and wealth as well as other demographic characteristics like race and ethnicity.
We believe that taxes are the building blocks of a thriving economy and society, providing the resources for necessary investments in our communities. To move toward a vision where federal, state, and local tax systems raise enough revenue to fund common priorities and do so in a manner that promotes shared prosperity for all, we promote common sense tax policies that are responsive to our ever-changing economy and that raise revenue in an equitable and sustainable way.
The technical engine behind our work is ITEP’s Microsimulation Tax Model. Developed in 1996, the model computes the revenue yield and incidence of federal, state and local taxes, including both current tax law and proposed tax law changes. The model is unique in its ability to produce analysis at the federal and state levels and to analyze income, consumption and property taxes.
We seek a Senior Software Engineer (Full Stack) to join ITEP’s creative, passionate and productive staff team as our Lead Tax Model Platform Developer.
This role reports directly to ITEP’s senior economist and works closely with the entire policy analyst team.
Required Experience and Skills
Specific experience with:
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.
Start date: Preferred start date is August 2019.
Location: Flexible. ITEP is located in Washington, DC, however we are open to hiring a remote staff member for this position. Remote staff are required to travel to DC a minimum of 4 times a year.
Work Schedule: Full time
Benefits: Generous package including 100% coverage for health and dental premiums; vision, disability and life insurance; paid family leave; flexible sick and vacation leave; 10% salary paid into SEP IRA retirement plan; and other ancillary benefits.
To Apply: Send a resume, cover letter, and three references as a pdf attachment with the subject line, Lead Tax Model Platform Developer, to email@example.com.
The Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy (ITEP) is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and welcomes diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages all qualified persons to apply regardless of any protected status under federal or local law including Minorities/Women/Disabilities/Veterans.
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