JOB NO.: 90550-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: DOIT/AT/LS TRAD
Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Web Design/Development
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 90550-AS
Working Title: Application Developer
Official Title: SR SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER(T32BN) or SYSTEMS PROGRAMMER(T32DN)
Hiring Department: A060533-INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY/AT/LS TRAD
Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 01, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
No Degree required
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
* Minimum 2 years of demonstrated experience with modern programming practices and structured development techniques, utilizing languages such as Java, PHP, C#, C++, Objective C, Ruby or HTML5. (A minimum of 7 years of experience to be considered for the Senior level.)
* Effective written and oral communication skills.
* Ability to work independently and produce high-quality software for customers in a timely manner.
* Experience with relational databases and SQL, utilizing tools such as MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL and/or SQL Server.
* Experience developing web and/or mobile applications, including responsive design.
* Demonstrated experience with team-oriented software development, including quality assurance, testing and the use of version control tools (e.g. Git, Subversion, etc.).
* Experience developing native mobile applications for iOS and/or Android.
* Demonstrated experience with Macintosh, Linux and/or Windows operating systems, commands, utilities, scripting languages and development tools.
* Experience developing, implementing and consuming service oriented architecture (SOA) via web services.
* Experience gathering functional requirements from constituents, refining specifications and developing applications in collaborative environments.
* Experience implementing complex user experience (UX) design and developing for web accessibility.
* Experience in higher education and/or with learning management system (LMS) tools such as Canvas, Moodle and Desire2Learn.
The Teaching & Research Application Development (TRAD) service is part of Academic Technology's Learning Solutions group, which sits in the Department of Information Technology (DoIT). The service is comprised of software developers, a graphic designer and a portfolio manager, and focuses on innovating the practice of teaching and research across campus by consulting, implementing, integrating and building new technology. The service seeks to be a catalyst for the transformation of teaching through technology on the Madison campus and beyond.
The developer in this role will act consultatively with constituents across campus, and will be asked to help faculty and university staff think through solutions to teaching & research challenges. This may include implementing and extending existing open source tools, building & iterating on prototypes for new approaches, or extending existing projects to scale and be flexible enough for use across campus or for integration with learning management systems. TRAD utilizes development frameworks and open source software when appropriate to jump-start development projects, and developers contribute heavily to the technical analysis at the outset of a project to determine "the best tool to do the job".
Instructions to applicants:
Please note that DoIT is not able to provide sponsorship for this position.
Application materials may be reviewed prior to the deadline, in order to update your materials, please notify the contact listed in the job posting.
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter. Your cover letter should specifically address the Required Qualifications listed in the Relevant Work Experience section.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: 08 May 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 5 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time