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Posting Number: YUSA-8349
Position Title: Senior Application Developer
Department: University Information Technology
Affiliation: YUSA
Band: 17
Salary: $74,310
Duration: Continuing Full-Time
Hours: 8:30 am - 4;30 pm
Reporting to the Manager, Enterprise Academic Application Services, the Senior Application Developer has a lead role in the development, implementation and support of systems and web applications that enable core enterprise-wide academic processes owned by the VP Academic & Provost division, specifically but not limited to course management, course evaluation, and academic resource management systems. Serving as an expert technical resource and consultant to projects for these and related systems, the incumbent will take application development from concept to implementation. The incumbent is also expected to provide advanced level development and support for existing software code.
SKILLS MATRIX: OPERATING SYSTEMS: (ADVANCED LEVEL): Unix; (INTERMEDIATE LEVEL): Windows, Linux; Additional preferred: Mac OS. PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES: (ADVANCED): Python and PHP, Javascript and SQL; (INTERMEDIATE LEVEL): Pylons,YUI, Libraries. MARKUP LANGUAGES: (ADVANCED LEVEL): HTML, XML. DEVELOPMENT TOOLS: (ADVANCED LEVEL): Editor on Unix, Oracle or other networked SQL DB. UTILITIES: (ADVANCED LEVEL): TCP/IP programming; (INTERMEDIATE LEVEL): Unix Utilities, Ajax Programming Paradigms. DIRECTORY SERVICES: (ADVANCED LEVEL): LDAP. APPLICATIONS: (ADVANCED LEVEL): Firefox, Windows Internet Explorer, Safari and Chrome, Email, Web Server, e.g., Apache; (INTERMEDIATE LEVEL): Word Processing. DESIGN: (ADVANCED LEVEL): Software system design knowledge (participation in large projects a must), MVC.
University degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
Minimum of 6 years recent and related experience as a specialist in the analysis, design, development and deployment of web-based applications/services, 3 years of which must include experience with large-scale enterprise systems design projects. Staff training and supervision experience is preferred.
Excellent analytical skills and evaluative skills; excellent written communications skills; excellent oral communication skills to elicit accurate information and respond to inquiries from all levels of the University hierarchy; ability to work and communicate with the external community in a professional and business-like manner; teaching and instructing others in the use of hardware and software systems; persuasiveness; ability and willingness to work effectively as a member of a team; good organizational skills; strong service orientation coupled with an ability to assess the operational significance of a problem and to set priorities accordingly; exercising tact and diplomacy; maintaining confidentiality; dealing calmly and effectively with people evaluating, implementing and modifying systems, attending accurately to details; meeting short/long term deadlines; setting priorities and working effectively under pressure of high volume; ability and willingness to keep up to date with computer system developments and technologies; solid implementation skills in application and web servers (setting up servers to run these programs).
Cover Letter Required: Yes
Internal Posting Date: April 12, 2013
Internal Application Deadline: April 19, 2013

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