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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Information Services
Web applications Developer
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Job Description

Under direction, responsible for leading the design and development of highly complex web applications for the division of Student Affairs, University Registrar, and Undergraduate Admissions. Provide decision making, technical leadership, and oversight during the entire software development process. Work with the client community of prospective students, applicants, current students, faculty, and staff to create software solutions that meet the needs of all the constituents. Communicate project information by conducting demonstrations, design sessions, and providing support. Position takes lead responsibility for highly complex applications and works with other team members to oversee a project's overall success.

Physical Demands:

Work at a computer for extended periods of time.

Occasionally work outdoors for day-long programs under variable weather conditions.

Work Environment:

Work flexible hours, including occasional weekends.

Occasional off-campus travel with possible overnight stays.

Limited vacation usage during peak workload periods.

Position is a mandatory reporter for known or suspected child abuse and requires that a statement acknowledging the requirement to report child abuse be signed.

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.

Background Check Required:

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.



Minimum Qualifications:

Extensive experience and advanced level/knowledge with the following:

-Web development languages and standards: HTML, JavaScript, Adobe ColdFusion, and CSS.

-Writing SQL Queries and programming Relational Databases such as Oracle or SQL Server.

-Analyzing business rules and data for writing complex SQL queries to very large database systems.

-Interfacing with middleware systems including LDAP, Kerberos security, and user authorization systems.

-Software development methodologies and strategies and skills to alter them to fit specific programming scenarios.

-Documenting analysis efforts, programming objects, and design efforts for management review.

-Creating functional requirements from user input and turning them into technical design specifications and selecting appropriate technical approaches.

-Researching, evaluating, selecting, and implementing architectures, tools, and hardware appropriate to projects.

Experience in lead responsibility for design and development of large scope projects under broad supervision that include various clients (prospective students, applicants, faculty, students, and staff).

Skills to research, learn, implement, and communicate technical concepts to technical and non-technical staff.

Organizational and time management skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills which include the exercise of tact and diplomacy.

Preferred Qualifications:

Skill prioritizing workload.

Advanced skill in writing test plans for multi-functional processes.

Skill in providing effort estimates for assigned projects.

Experience working closely with clients (prospective students, applicants, faculty, students, and staff) to run project focus groups and gather ongoing information for use in the creation, enhancement, and maintenance of complex software systems.

Experience conducting design sessions, customer focus groups, and product demonstrations, effectively and professionally.

About University of California

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