Applications Developer 1

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Job Title: Applications Developer 1
Location: Case Main Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 8748

Under moderate supervision, perform a variety of tasks following the software development life cycle, through developing, testing, implementing and supporting school, division and university wide applications from detailed designs and specifications.


    Develop, maintain and support of web-based applications using .NET, PHP, Javascript, ColdFusion and SQL Server. Write, and test applications for new and/or existing systems for school, division or university projects. Assist in analysis and development of modifications to existing applications. Provide support for the logical design of application’s databases from customer requirements. Assist with developing database specifications and defining file/table structures. Under moderate supervision, provide data management and data analysis support to faculty, staff and students by generating queries, views, stored procedures, reports, etc. (65%)Serves as a resource to customers. Assist in solving problems with application software. Document new programs or modifications to existing programs according to departmental standards. Communicate technical concepts, status updates and issue resolution efforts to customers in a clear and concise manner. (10%)Assist will application of patches, installing software, monitoring performance, and troubleshooting alerts. (10%)Consistently update technical competencies and learn new programming skills. (10%)

Perform other duties as assigned. (5%)


Department: Regular contact with UTech staff for communication with application developers, programmers, business analyst and database administrator for the purpose of information exchange and to share strategies for problem resolution.

University: Occasional contact with others in the university to collaboratively meet their information requirements and computing needs including general communication, gathering and analyzing requirements, providing support and training.

External: Occasional (as needed) contact with technical support staff of software and hardware vendors for the purpose of evaluating and selecting solutions, implementation, troubleshooting.

Students: Occasional contact with students for the purpose of troubleshooting, technical support and question resolution.


May provide direction for project team members.


Experience and Education: High School graduate or equivalent and at least 6 years of relevant experience OR Associate's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field and 2 years of experience that demonstrates analytical and problem solving skills OR Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or related field.


    Working knowledge of application development, web page development, and database design.Experience with ASP.Net, JavaScript, React JS, HTML, CSS, and other web-authoring products. Basic database theory, design rules and development. Experience with Microsoft SQL Server.General knowledge of the software development life cycle (SDLC).Experience creating queries, stored procedures, and ability to generate reports to meet the needs of faculty, staff, and students.Basic understanding of web/database integration.General knowledge of systems design principles, methodologies, and tools, including those applicable to web-based environments.Must be well organized to handle the variety of problems that occur on a regular basis. Ability to take initiative to anticipate problems and deal with them proactively while they are still manageable. Ability to handle pressure and a heavy workload. Principles and practices of sound business communications. Including the ability to actively listen; responsive to verbal and non-verbal clues. Ability to interact with colleagues, supervisors and customers face to face.Ability to look at situations from multiple perspectives, break problems into component parts, and look for underlying causes and think through the consequences of different courses of action. Ability to identify various types of problems along with the creation of workable solutions. Requires the identification and analysis of problems, evaluation of alternatives, and provision of solutions.Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to respond to difficult, stressful, or sensitive interpersonal situations in ways that reduce or minimize potential conflict and maintains good working relationships among internal and external customers. The ability to recognize awkward or potentially embarrassing situations that sometimes arises. Always aware of tone and careful choice of words, while at the same time ensuring that the intended message is clear, polite and readily understood. Ability to develop in-depth understanding of client needs in order to be more helpful. The ability to consider how different audiences are likely to respond and choose the best method of communicating the message to each audience. Consistently models high standards of honesty, integrity, trust, openness and respect for the individual. Must have the ability to use discretion and good judgment on sensitive and important matters. Embraces diversity. Experience working with diverse populations and willingness to support a community commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Ability to be flexible in order to meet the constant changing scope and needs of the department, division and customers being served. Ability to work in a face-paced environment while managing multiple projects. Ability to optimize the use of time and resources to achieve the desired results; effectively plans and organizes work to minimize crises; prioritized appropriately. Ability to work with technologies for which little or no documentation or precedence exists. Commitment to self-motivated lifelong learning. Ability to meet consistent attendance.

Professional office setting. The position requires typing on a computer keyboard and using a computer mouse and a printer. The employee may be required to attend meetings/functions outside normal working hours (weekend or late hours may be required during peak activity periods.)

Diversity Statement

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Reasonable Accommodations

Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Equity at 216-368-3066 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis.





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Posted: 4/30/2021
Application Due: 7/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time