Senior Application Developer

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Senior Application Developer

Job ID: 221132
Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Summary
Develops, supports and maintains various software applications and solutions in support of the University's mission.

Responsibilities

  1. Engineers and executes the full lifecycle of complex software solutions, including research, new development, prototyping, modification, reuse, re-engineering, maintenance, documentation, and other related activities that result in software-based products, ensuring their security, stability, integrity, and recoverability
  2. Designs and develops applications and integrations according to specifications using appropriate programming languages, tools, development methodologies, and adhering to relevant standards, while communicating progress, and delivering within scheduled timelines
  3. Uses appropriate algorithms, logic, and data structures to solve problems and promote reusability
  4. Writes well organized, documented, and readable code
  5. Uses appropriate revision control practices
  6. Develops test plans and ensuring that code is well tested, covering expected cases and exceptions
  7. Works constructively and collaboratively to resolve problems
  8. Analyzes performance and function of code and takes action to correct deficiencies
  9. Assists in developing and maintaining departmental coding standards and participates in peer code reviews
  10. Understands the business processes and translates them to software designs and specifications
  11. Leads implementation on assigned projects
  12. Assists in developing and enhancing the development toolset and core capabilities
  13. Mentors and coaches staff, fostering growth and development

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Works with Financial based software, specifically, Ellucian's Banner Financial Aid and PeopleSoft
  2. Utilizes web-oriented and service-oriented architectures and technologies including but not limited to REST, SOAP, JSON, XML, SSL, OpenID, SAML, OAuth, JWT
  3. Researches and integrates with third-party systems including integrating through Open APIs, SOAP, and REST

Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution of higher education or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience

Required Experience
Five (5) years of development experience

Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications
Proficiency with one or more of the following technologies and concepts: Python, PHP, ASP.NET, and Java; Django, Bootstrap, and JQuery; SQL and PL/SQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MS-SQL; Git; object-oriented design; data modeling; containerization

Preferred Experience
  • Experience within a higher-education environment
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with distributed revision control systems
  • Experience with continuous integration
  • Experience with PeopleSoft
  • Experience with Ellucian's Banner Financial Aid modules

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
  • Knowledge and experience developing and utilizing REST-based APIs Knowledge and experience developing user interfaces using HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript Knowledge and experience developing database-centric applications and working with query languages
  • Expertise in multiple programming languages, such as Python, PHP, Java, PL/SQL, and ASP.NET
  • Knowledge and experience with web frameworks and technologies such as Django, Bootstrap, JQuery, ASP.NET, Laravel, and Angular
  • Knowledge and experience with data exchange and object notation formats, such as JSON and XML
  • Knowledge and experience using IDEs, such as Visual Studio Code, PyCharm, and Eclipse
  • Knowledge and experience working in both GUI and command-line environments
  • Knowledge and experience developing secure code and working knowledge of OWASP principals
  • Knowledge and experience with software design patterns, such as model-view-controller and object-oriented methodologies
  • Understanding of host-based networking fundamentals and network protocols, such as HTTP and SMTP
  • Knowledge and experience troubleshooting software issues using debugging tools and diagnostic methods
  • Ability to design and develop software that meets technical specifications to satisfy business requirements
  • Ability to write code that utilizes advanced programing algorithms and data structures
  • Ability to accurately estimate development times and meet deadlines
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, seeking assistance when significant deviations are proposed or when unprecedented problems arise
  • Able to anticipate problems and proactively develop appropriate solutions
  • Able to appropriately assess and communicate risks, benefits, and alternatives
  • Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
  • Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite)
  • Strong attention to detail and follow up skills Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES*:
  • Experience with distributed version control systems, preferably Git
  • Experience with continuous integration systems
  • Proficiency in the following technologies and concepts: PL/SQL (stored procedures), JavaScript, JavaScript-based web frameworks (e.g. Vue, React), Python, ORMs and data modeling
  • Knowledge and experience developing and utilizing REST-based APIs, SOAP, and other Open APIs
  • Knowledge and experience developing database-centric applications and working with query languages (PL/SQL)
  • Expertise in multiple programming languages, preferably PL/SQL, Python, and JavaScript
  • Knowledge and experience with web-oriented architectures, frameworks, and technologies such as Vue, React, Bootstrap, Flask, SQLAlchemy, Django
  • Knowledge and experience developing secure code by adhering to best practice prevention standards and implementing appropriate security frameworks (e.g. OAuth, OpenID)
  • Knowledge and experience with software design patterns, such as model-view-controller and object-oriented methodologies
  • Able to design and develop software that meets technical specifications to satisfy business requirements

Other Information
This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
No, this position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position may travel 1% - 24% of the time
This position does not require security clearance.

Background Check
  • Standard Enhanced + Education


To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=43000&JobOpeningId=221132&PostingSeq=1







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Posted: 2/11/2021
Application Due: 2/11/2033
Work Type: Full Time
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