IT Applications Support Professional - Georgia Weather Network, Griffin

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Posting NumberS05276PWorking TitleIT Applications Support Professional - Georgia Weather Network, GriffinDepartmentCAES Crop and Soil SciencesAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeExternalRetirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

Monday-Friday; 8am-5 pm

Advertised Salary$36,918Posting Date10/12/2020Open until filledYesClosing DateProposed Starting Date11/01/2020Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyGriffin Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification TitleIT Application Support Paraprofessional/ProfessionalFLSAExemptJob FamilyFTE1.00Minimum Qualifications

Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

This position will undertake programming tasks to rewrite UGA weather network code as all data processing, archiving and delivery is moved to the cloud. It will maintain and update processes as needed after move is complete, develop and maintain API’s for data dissemination, and maintain documentation of all processes.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

The developer will be well versed in the following:
Web Fundamentals (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)
Vue.js Framework
CSS Framework (Bootstrap)
SQL Server
Laravel Framework
Web server technology (Apache, Node.js)
API design and development
CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete)
Version Control:

Physical Demands

Sitting for long periods, working with a keyboard, mouse and monitor. Light lifting not usually exceeding 30 pounds. Driving.

Is driving a responsibility of this position?YesIs this a Position of Trust?YesDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)NoCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



Managing the SQL Server Database, maintain the data, write scripts to query the data, write scripts to help with quality control.

Percentage of time15Duties/Responsibilities

Developing and testing secure API’s with the Laravel Framework to provide data to network users for app development and other users, provide documentation and if needed presentations on use of the API’s.

Percentage of time15Duties/Responsibilities

Building an easy-to-use web portal linking the database to the portal using the Vue.js framework and use this interface through APIs to provide calculators, graphs, and weather maps on the UGA Weather Network website.

Percentage of time60Duties/Responsibilities

Maintaining documentation of all scripts, API’s etc and maintain the code on GitHub. Entering and fixing any “bugs” reported about the scripts and API’s and maintain the documentation.

Percentage of time10Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you possess a valid driver's license?
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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 10/13/2020
Application Due: 1/11/2021
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