Job offered: Application Programmer-Developer

Type: Full-time
Location: Boone, NC, option for remote work

Minimum Qualifications    
Relevant Master’s degree and 2-4 years of experience; or relevant Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications    

  • Three or more years of application programming experience with a variety of operating system, database, and language technologies that include: PHP, .NET, JavaScript, HTML, SQL (MS-SQL, Oracle, MySQL), shell scripting, IIS, Apache, UNIX/Linux, Windows Server, Azure, and Amazon Web Services.
  • Experience leading and managing complex technical projects.
  • Experience with the Moodle LMS, including development of modules to extend/enhance the LMS as well as integrate it with other applications.
  • Initiative to learn new technologies either through self-teaching or pursuit of traditional training methods.
  •  Ability to work independently, as well as within a team.
  • Ability to plan, organize and schedule work for tight deadlines.
  •  Effective written and oral communication skills, including the ability to translate requirements, processes, workflows, and technological issues between groups of stakeholders.
  •  Knowledge of federal and state guidelines, regulations, and objectives pertaining to accessibility, educational data, and data security and the ability to apply them in the context of web applications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities    
The primary purpose of the Application Programmer-Developer is to plan, develop, deploy, and maintain academics-focused enterprise applications for Academic Technologies to enhance teaching and learning to the benefit of faculty and student users.

  • The selected applicant will be responsible for the development and maintenance of applications administered by Academic Technologies, which includes the enterprise learning management system (LMS) and several other supporting applications.
  • Work involves project management of large and small-scale solutions, including the collection of requirements from stakeholders, analysis, development, and deployment of internal software applications, as well as the integration of third-party products into our environment.
  • Specific tasks will include usage forecasting, needs assessments, application design, programming, application configuration, and change management.
  • In this environment, the selected candidate will be expected to work proficiently with software development, testing, debugging, and management tools such as Eclipse, Xdebug, Behat, Git, and Apache JMeter. Proficiency is expected in several languages and frameworks, including PHP, .NET, SQL, shell scripting, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Also expected is successful experience deploying applications using UNIX/Linux, Apache, Windows Server, Azure, IIS, Amazon Web Services (VPC, EC2, RDS), and VMware vSphere.
  • Additionally, the selected applicant will monitor and manage the resources required for the operation of our learning technologies.
  •  Some supervision of part-time staff and student workers may also be necessary.

This position has the opportunity to work remotely, guided by the University and UNC System policies.  

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Entry added by Michelle Melton - 19 Jan 2023
Last updated - 19 Jan 2023