The central IT division within Miami University is looking to fill an Application Developer IV position. As an Application Developer, you will be a valued member of one of our Agile teams, which are focused on providing Miami with forward thinking, reliable, strategically-oriented technology solutions. The central IT division covers a broad range of technologies and platforms including data integration, Banner ERP support and Web development with a focus on PHP and Laravel. Our ideal candidate loves learning, new challenges and working as part of an Agile team.
1. Participate in cross-functional, major systems projects. Coordinate moderately sized projects. Maintain project status reports. Develop written technical project proposals. Recommend technical solutions to project issues. In coordination with the team, work to remove roadblocks. 2. Ability and willingness to work as part of a team with an emphasis on agile methodologies and be accountable to that team on all aspects of a solution. 3. Proactively contribute to the advancement of a team. This may include serving in the Scrum Master role (or similar roles) for agile teams. 4. Gather, document and analyze requirements and develop specifications for complete systems and applications using agile techniques. 5. Design, develop, modify, test and implement computer applications using agile techniques. This includes the appropriate design and use of error handling, logging, APIs, code reuse, etc. 6. Plans and executes third party software implementations and integrations with a focus on designing APIs and code reuse. 7. Participate in change management procedures. 8. Document test plans and execute a variety of testing methods; coordinate automation with QA when possible. 9. Provide support and problem resolution of computer applications and systems. 10. Coordinate support with other IT Services areas and other campus units. 11. Provide formal and informal demonstrations and training on a variety of computer application related topics to IT Services and to clients. 12. Provide and maintain documentation on computer applications. 13. Build positive relationships and serve as a liaison with clients and IT Services staff. This includes acquiring a knowledge of the roles, duties, and skills that various clients and teams possess and utilizing that knowledge to engage others effectively. 14. Work with clients in a proactive manner, offering solutions to problems and continually strive to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of their business operation. Learn and understand client business processes and functions. 15. Actively seek to balance excellent customer service with efficient operations. 16. Review and analyze vendor responses to RFP. 17. Participate in professional development activities. 18. Perform other related duties as required or assigned. 19. May occasionally teach one credit bearing course, per semester, on an as needed basis.
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field earned by date of hire. • 4 years experience in web-based application development and using database management systems in application development. • Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed above may be substituted. Experience in these knowledge/skills/abilities may be earned concurrently.
• Demonstrated experience developing applications in PHP and the Laravel framework, or related languages/frameworks, PL/SQL or other Oracle tools, developing/consuming web services (REST). • Demonstrated experience with application support, and 3rd party application deployment in Linux, Windows, or Cloud environment. Demonstrated experience designing and implementing high-volume, highly interactive, mission critical applications • Demonstrated experience working with users/clients/teams • A master's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Computer and Information Systems, Business Systems or other similar related area of study earned by date of hire. • Demonstrated experience with requirements gathering, analysis, and design for applications or moderately complex systems • Demonstrated ability to independently research and evaluate technology and industry trends • Demonstrated ability to serve as a more senior member of a team including assisting and mentoring less experienced team members, demonstrating effective team communications skills, and an ability to identify and address barriers to team effectiveness.
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