Senior Application Developer

Tucson, AZ
Feb 13, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



Research Innovation & Impact

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

Research, Innovation, and Impact at the University of Arizona is in search of a Senior Application Developer. This position in conjunction with the IT Manager is responsible for the custom web development projects within the Research, Innovation, and Impact college of the University of Arizona. Priority of this position will be in setting up innovative infrastructure and programming new systems to solve problems within the organization. The candidate will have knowledge of both infrastructure and programming to make recommendations on infrastructure as well as perform programming.
Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
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Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Take leadership role during the Sprint schedule to assign work and break down major projects into attainable tasks for the Development team.
  • Provide guidance and mentoring for junior developers and student developers to allow for the growth of the team in general.
  • Build Custom applications to solve problems within the RII Organization.
  • Provide guidance on future operations and maintenance of custom applications within the RII infrastructure.
  • Serve as Agile Scrum Master for Development team of 3 Developers

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Experience with Object Oriented Programming languages and concepts.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging application programming and scripting languages and techniques.
  • Proven track record with successful software development projects.
  • Knowledge of current and emerging security and service protocols.
  • Experience with version control.
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities.
  • Strong analytical and strong problem solving skills.
  • Communicates in a clear and succinct manner; effectively evaluating information.
  • Comfortable with directly contacting and resolving customer generated issues.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience is required.

Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required.

This Position is subject to ITAR Compliance and therefore all applicants must be US Citizens, or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in mixed operating environments containing Apple OSX and Microsoft Windows.



Full Time/Part Time:

Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


Job FTE:


Work Calendar:


Job Category:

Information Technology

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:

$52,024 - $60,000 DOE

Compensation Type:

salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Applications Development

Job Function:

Information Technology

Type of criminal background check required::

Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:

Expected End Date:

Contact Information for Candidates:

Jason Pototsky [email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution and a Native American/Alaska Native-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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