Sr Applications Developer Full Stack

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

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Technology, Analysts & Programming, Web, Mobile & Application Development

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Temple University Beasley School of Law is seeking a Senior Applications full-stack developer to lead the design, development, and maintenance of multiple websites, on-line solutions, and administrative applications for the law school. In addition, this position will support and assist the Marketing and Communications team in using technology to develop marketing strategies, and implement campaigns.
The Senior Applications Developer will work closely with stakeholders, graphic designers, junior developers, the law school’s marketing and communications team, University partners, and 3rd party vendors to identify requirements, design, test, and implement CMS-powered websites and custom applications that are useful, on-brand, accessible, and easy to use. The Senior Applications Developer is also responsible for documentation and training of users in these applications. 
Successful candidates will be curious, self-motivated, creative problem solvers with an ability to quickly understand and adopt new technologies and tools along with the ability to manage and direct multiple projects at the same time. In addition, strong interpersonal skills and communication will be essential. 
This position will report to the Assistant Dean for IT and will support the team in creating WordPress sites using the latest best practices in user experience, accessibility and coding standards. The Sr. Software Developer will also communicate with faculty and staff to gather requirements and troubleshoot issues and provide technical support regarding web-based applications issues. Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree with at least two (2) years directly related technical experience. Website development – Custom Theme Development, Child Theme Development, Plugin Development experience. Responsive web design experience. Knowledge of best practices and industry standards in user experience, accessibility and coding standards. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Required Skills & Abilities:
* ASP.NET web application development exposure.
* Understanding of database-driven application architecture and development. 
* Familiarity with WCAG 2.0 & W3C accessibility.
* Knowledge of OWASP application security best practices.
* Modern JavaScript, HTML, and CSS coding.
* Understanding of Git-based source code management.
* Team-based development. 
* Ability to problem solve and understand and adopt new technologies and tools.
* Ability to manage and oversee multiple projects at the same time.
* Strong interpersonal skills along with the ability to effectively communicate with diverse groups of individuals.

Preferred skills:
* Site development in WordPress and Drupal.
* Familiar with web marketing, SEO best practices, and web analytics. 
* Familiar with UX and UI design practices and concepts. 
* Graphic design tools (Illustrator, Photoshop).  
* UX design tools (XD, Sketch, Figma) and testing methods.  

Temple University values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for all persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location: Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Klein Hall
Job: Staff
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular


One of the nation’s top urban public research universities, Temple University is a dynamic workplace in the heart of one of the nation’s most vibrant cities. Founded in 1884 as a night school for the working-class men and women of North Philadelphia, for 130 years Temple has retained its core mission of being a beacon of educational opportunity to students of every background, while adding a national and global reputation as a leader in education, research and real-world oriented instruction.

With nearly 39,000 students and 290,000 living alumni, Temple has a major impact on its region and on Philadelphia, the nation’s 5th largest city. One in seven college graduates in the Philadelphia area holds a Temple degree, and the university is the 4th largest provider of professional education in the nation (law, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and podiatry). Temple offers 17 schools and colleges, 399 academic degree programs, 17 Division 1 intercollegiate men’s and women’s athletic teams, as well as nine campuses including international campuses in Italy and Rome.  

Like the students the university serves, Temple’s approximately 8,000 employees are hardworking, diverse and energized by the vibrant and supportive work environments across the university, all aligned towards advancing the teaching, research and service missions of Temple University.

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