Software Developer-School of Social Work, Center for Prevention Research and Development (135137)

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Software Developer

School of Social Work

Center for Prevention Research and Development

Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. Illinois is the place where we embrace difference. We embrace it because we value it. Illinois is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.

The Software Developer is responsible for the creation and maintenance of web applications that support the needs of the Center for Prevention Research and Development. Responsible for development and testing as well as maintaining technical documentation and collaborating with other team members.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Develop new enhancement on existing web application and database driven web applications to meet client needs using ASP.NET, MVC, C#, SQL Server, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, Telerik devcraft, Angular JS and bootstrap.
  • Serve as Tier 2 for maintaining and supporting web application and existing database driven web applications to resolve customer issues.
  • Writing well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Create reusable and maintainable cross-browser code/widget for use in multiple websites
  • Creating website layout/user interfaces by using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Integrate client and server side technologies
  • Modify existing functionality to enhance web accessibility


  • Design and write test automation scripts and execute them
  • Design and write and test manual testing


  • Create technical documentation for internal and external audiences


Minimum Education and Work Experience:

Two years of progressively more responsible work experience in an Information Technology (IT) related profession. College course work which included Information Technology (IT), IT Management, or a closely related discipline may be substituted as follows: 60 semester hours or Associate's Degree equals one (1) year, 90-120 semester hours or Bachelor's Degree equals two (2) years. Demonstrated professional experience with or MVC. Demonstrated professional experience with SQL server, JQuery, CSS, source control and C#.



Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or related field.

Successful Candidates will have:

Knowledge of ARIA, JSON, Perl, Bootstrap, angular, GitLab, GitHub, Java-Script, or Telerik dev controls. Knowledge of common cross-browser issues and fixes. Familiarity with progressive enhancement techniques. Strong organizational, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills. Ability to be flexible and work as part of a team. Keen attention to detail. Excellent communication skills. Awareness of current web standards and trends preferred.

This is a full-time Civil Service Information Technology Technical Associate position appointed on a [12]-month service basis. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The proposed start date is as soon as possible after the closing date.

Applications must be received by September 25, 2020. Apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at If you already have a profile, you will be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:

Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.

Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.

Step 3) Upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume (months and years of employment must be included)
  • Academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or copy of diploma may be acceptable) for all degrees attained (if you want to specifically spell out bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees here, you can)
  • Names/contact information for three references

In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, contact the School of Social Work Human Resources at 217-244-0076 or [email protected]. For questions about the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

College Name or Administrative Unit:School of Social Work Category:8-Technical Title:Software Developer-School of Social Work, Center for Prevention Research and Development (135137) Open Date:08/28/2020 Close Date:09/25/2020 Organization Name:SSW CPRD




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Posted: 8/29/2020
Application Due: 9/25/2020
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