Senior Web Application Developer 4478BR The Wallace Center - Information Technology Provost
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band: 119A
Detailed Job Description RIT Libraries is currently seeking an experienced application developer to bring energy and expertise to join our team as a Senior Web Application Developer. This position would be developing and supporting innovative web-based applications to meet the evolving needs of the Library and our customers.
The Senior Web Application Developer duties include:
Creating and maintaining a variety of web-based applications in support of operations at RIT Libraries and other departments supported by the RIT Libraries IT staff.
Collaborating with department stakeholders and other IT staff to gather and translate functional requirements into finished applications, or feature enhancements.
Responsibility for deliverables throughout the software development life cycle; including design, development, testing, deployment, maintenance, and documentation.
Ensuring the stability, security, and accessibility of existing applications.
An ideal candidate will have excellent verbal and written communications skills, a track record of successful collaboration with stakeholders and peers, strong proficiency and experience with the Ruby on Rails, and. Experience working with PHP is also preferred.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Ideal candidate should have 5+ years of experience with the following:
Software design and development using modern frameworks including Ruby on Rails.
Successful development, configuration, implementation, and maintenance of web-based applications
Working with Relational Database Systems, writing SQL queries, writing SQL scripts
Software development lifecycle and configuration management methodologies.
Skills we are looking for in an ideal candidate include:
Strong proficiency with Ruby on Rails
JSON, XSLT, XPath, XQuery, or other data encoding languages and standards
Web Services, REST, or other APIs
Gitlab or other source control tools
Investigation, implementation, and customization of open source software solutions
Strong analytical and problem solving ability
Strong verbal and written communications
Strong customer service, leadership, and collaboration competencies.
Please note applicants may be asked to submit code examples for review or complete a coding exercise as a part of the candidate review process.
Additional preferred qualifications:
Experience working at a higher education institution.
Experience working for libraries, particularly academic libraries.
Experience working with Integrated Library Systems including Sierra, Millennium, or Alma
Experience mentoring or supervising others.
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
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As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
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