Information Technologist II, PHP Developer

East Lansing, MI
Mar 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Posting Number: 5002

Internal Posting Date: 02-22-2017

Internal Closing Date: 02-28-2017

External Closing Date: 03-28-2017

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Information Technologist II

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Major Administrative Unit/College: Eli Broad College of Business

Primary Department: 10008118 ELI BROAD COLLEGE OF BUSINESS DEAN

Position Employee Group: Professionals-AP

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Employment %: 100

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Work Hours: Standard 8-5

Varied Work Hours (if applicable): Evenings and weekends may be required.

Limited Term/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information:

Faculty: Salary Range Support Staff: Pay Minimum Salary Negotiable

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Pay Grade Level: 13

Position Summary: The Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University has an immediate opening for a seasoned PHP developer who is detail-oriented and takes pride in delivering high quality software; leads the development of internal and external Web applications and is responsible for all aspects of the software development lifecycle; must be comfortable meeting with clients, developing requirements, documenting, and executing on projects; day-to-day activities include: responding to user support requests in our ticketing system; triaging issues from our bug tracking system; meeting with stakeholders; new code development; coaching and mentoring full-time and student employees; representing the College at developer specific campus forums.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related information technology field; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in web application development (SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP); solid understanding of Content Management Systems such as WordPress or Drupal; expertise with PHP frameworks such as Zend or Symfony; basic experience in UNIX shell scripting and administration; experience with responsive Web design; proficiency with version control systems such as SVN or Git; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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Desired Qualifications: Experience in the following areas is a plus but not required: HTML5, .Net, MongoDB, ADA compliance, Salesforce development; excellent customer service skills; ability to multitask and prioritize work across multiple projects; ability to work well under pressure and independently to deliver projects on time; ability to multitask and prioritize work across multiple projects.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV

Optional Applicant Documents: Cover Letter
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Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

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MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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