Build the Future of Scripture Study. Incredible Opportunity!

Project Name: Interactive LDS Scriptures App with Book of Mormon Central (BMC)

Project Description: Web, desktop and mobile multi-lingual software app that will help users navigate, read, study, ponder, memorize, hear, annotate, bookmark, copy, share, and understand God’s word in the LDS Standard Works.

Location: Utah County, UT

Start Date: September – October, 2017

Duration: Minimum 5-year commitment

Salary: $100,000 per year with benefits

Experience: Minimum 5 years’ experience developing high quality web and mobile apps

Book of Mormon Central (BMC) seeks an experienced engineer to lead an international software development team that will create a new Interactive LDS Scriptures App taking cues from the best Bible apps currently on the market. This will eventually be an open source project that runs on the web, Windows, iOS, and Android devices.

Duties will include:

  • Work with the content team leaders, consultants, management, developers, volunteers, the server admin, quality control staff, end users, and other stakeholders
  • Design and manage supporting infrastructure
  • Develop and support app architecture
  • Define content type specifications
  • Define and enforce standards
  • Manage development life cycles
  • Resolve inefficiencies in the code, automated and human processes
  • Help the team stay current with best practices and tools

The successful candidate must be authorized to work legally in the USA

Required skills are:

  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Storyboards, prototypes, flow charts, diagrams, layouts, functionality descriptions
  • Analysis, design, documentation, programming, testing, process management, teamwork, coaching
  • Experience with Scrum, Agile, or similar development methodologies
  • Sense of mission

BMC realizes the salary on offer is below market. As a non-profit with limited financial resources, we expect the successful candidate will be motivated by the chance to lead the development of a transformative app.  This will not be your most lucrative job, but it may be your most fulfilling.

Interested candidates, please send a current resume and an essay describing why you want to work with Book of Mormon Central to create the next generation LDS Scriptures App to: Magleby.k@bookofmormoncentral.org

About Taylor Halverson

I love learning. I love connecting. I love interdisciplinarity.
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