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Web Developer

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Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor’s degree required. Degree in information technology, computer science, or other technology-related field preferred. Recent graduates are welcome to apply

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required Qualifications:

-Six months of website development experience is required, ideally with a combination of front-end and back-end experience

-Experience with Microsoft .NET (C#) web development stack, JavaScript, and related libraries such as jQuery

-Experience with standards-compliant HTML and CSS

Preferred Qualifications:

-1 year of professional work experience

-Experience with the Visual Studio programming environment

-Experience with Git and collaborative code management and development

-Experience integrating applications with Microsoft SQL or other relational databases

-Experience developing with Sitecore, or a similar enterprise CMS

-Experience with ASP.NET MVC, HTML5, CSS, and section 508/WCAG 2.0 web accessibility

-Experience with Agile development methods

Position Summary:

As a web developer with the Wisconsin School of Business, this position will work as part of a talented and collaborative team to design, implement, and maintain a wide variety of web application projects to serve the needs of our prospective and current students, alumni and donors, recruiters, faculty and staff, and other friends and partners.

While the core of our current web ecosystem is .NET development utilizing the Sitecore CMS platform, this position will have an opportunity to work with and explore a diverse range of other technologies and tools. The Academic Technology and Web services team, consisting of designers, developers, and editors, utilizes an Agile process to deliver value to the school in a flexible and sustainable way.

Principal duties:

70% Work as part of a team to build, maintain, and support web sites and applications

- Design, test, and implement new web applications using the following application development tools: Visual Studio, .NET, MS SQL, C#, JavaScript, and HTML5.

- Carry out upgrades, enhancements, and maintenance on existing Wisconsin School of Business web application systems using the following application development tools: Visual Studio, .NET, SQL, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5.

- Develop, consolidate, and maintain database and web applications, including functional requirements, universal designs, technical specifications, and implementation plans.

- Work with designers to integrate front-end templates with back-end functionality.

- Identify potential problems with application software and take appropriate preventive action.

- Assist faculty and staff in resolving problems with web-based applications.

- Plan and execute the installation, testing, and moving to production of new and upgraded application software. Work with faculty and staff, network operations, and vendors of applications to minimize disruption caused by installations.

- Prepare and update documentation for users and programming staff. This includes data flow diagrams and programming code as well as user documentation.

- Provide technical expertise regarding web-based software development tools and practices.

- Ensure ADA and other accessibility and compliance standards are met.

 

20% Consult with faculty and staff on web application projects

- Work with Wisconsin School of Business clients to understand their needs and determine how web applications can be used to meet both their strategic goals and the mission of the school.

- Collaborate with content producers, designers, and other web developers to brainstorm solutions.

- Educate and train others on best practices for using and administering web applications, including development and delivery of user training.

 

10% Professional development and other duties

- Keep current on advances in software development and web technologies.

- Research, learn, and experiment with emerging technologies that benefit the Wisconsin School of Business mission, taking into account the use and effectiveness of these technologies within a higher-education environment.

- Perform other projects and duties, as assigned.

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