The Web Application Developer delivers effective, customer-centric portal and web technology solutions that are integrated, easy-to-use, accessible, and up-to-date. This position manages, maintains, troubleshoots, and improves applications, integrations, and databases used to support the University public web site, the student web portal, content management systems (CMS), and other application and database technologies within the Information Technology department. This position is a liaison with representatives from various functional offices, academic units, governance committees, and information technology staff to provide effective web solutions used across the campus.
Support and Application Administration: Providing high-quality functional and technical support for areas, processes and technologies as assigned; Serving as a member of cross-functional teams to explore and improve upon existing systems, websites, and technologies; Reviewing utilization of web technologies, such as browsers, languages, and plug-ins, and provide recommendations based on departmental needs and best practices; Making suggestions for creating technical standards for specific websites; Providing support for installation, configuration, administration/maintenance, integration, and troubleshooting of web application and content management systems, including diagnosis, solution buy-in and adoption, process improvement, and coordination between responsible areas; Assisting Systems Administrators in performing maintenance as required.
Project Management and Training: Contributing to project planning and web site design for the IT department; Communicating time and cost estimates, level-of-effort and complexity estimates, solution documentation, and training for coverage; Conceptualizing long-term needs of web development, and plans and manages related projects; Preparing and delivering functional and technical proposals, presentations, and training to all levels of the University.
Best Practices: Keeping abreast of related technology advances, trends, best practices, and 3rd party solutions for web services and any supported systems/technologies; Participating and engaging in formal and informal learning opportunities to understand University business processes and organizational needs, and ensure institutional compliance; Developing and maintaining expertise in web related technologies and application development.
Internal Number: 162945
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