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Web Developer

U.S. Masters Swimming, Inc.
Sarasota, FL
Web/Creative Services: Web Programming

Note: this job is closed to new applications.

USMS is seeking one (1) full time software developer to assist with our web operations in Sarasota, FL. USMS, founded in 1970, is a membership-operated national governing body that promotes health, wellness, fitness and competition for adults through swimming. It does so by partnering with more than 1,500 adult swim programs across the country; promoting information via the bimonthly member magazine, SWIMMER, monthly e-newsletter, STREAMLINES, and; and by sanctioning and promoting pool, open water and virtual events and competitions. More than 55,000 adults are registered members of USMS. This position is located in our national office in downtown Sarasota, next to the Sarasota Visitors Center.


  • This position reports to the USMS IT Director.

Overall Responsibility

  • Work with our volunteers to develop requirements for new web applications and updates to existing offerings.
  • Develop and code new applications, and maintain/update existing code on to support members and volunteers throughout the country.
  • Support onsite staff with computer and software installation and configuration, and maintain office network infrastructure.

Required Skills

  • Intermediate to Advanced PHP & MySQL
  • Intermediate JavaScript
  • Ajax experience useful
  • Experience with Linux, Apache, Sendmail useful
  • Ability to work with and integrate third-party software packages (vBulletin forums, various PHP, JavaScript, and Ajax packages)
  • Familiarity with competitive swimming structures and culture are highly desired
  • Personal interactive skills are very important in this position, including the ability to interact with non-technical volunteers to gather requirements for projects and the ability to provide customer service to our members over e-mail and phone.


  • In addition to a base salary, USMS offers a competitive benefits package including health, life, dental, vision and a matching 401K

Job Questions:

  1. How did you hear about this job?

  2. Do you have PHP and MySQL programming experience?

  3. Are you a Masters swimmer or triathlete?

  4. Do you live in the Sarasota area or are you willing to relocate to Sarasota?