The School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University has an immediate opening for a Programmer/Analyst III - Web Application Developer position in the K. Lisa Yang and Hock E. Tan Institute on Employment and Disability in the Extension/Outreach Division.
This is a one year term appointment. The position will support the Yang-Tan Institutes grant and contract sponsored work through the design and development of innovative and accessible web sites and web applications.
Responsibilities include the specification, design, development, testing, launch, maintenance and documentation of YTI web sites and applications. This position requires maintaining a high level of knowledge in advances in web development practices and procedures.
Examples of existing systems include: assessment, survey and progress tracking systems for NYS school districts; technical assistance incident tracking tools; event registration and customer management systems; project management tools; application management tools; and, statistical data visualization tools.
The position demands the ability to manage multiple tasks and to prioritize work on simultaneous projects, and the ability to work successfully under pressure with minimal supervision at a variety of tasks within a fast-paced, team-oriented, diverse office setting.
This position is located in Ithaca, New York. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the University's need to limit the number of on-campus employees, the successful applicant will be asked to perform this role remotely at a location of their choice in the United States. This position may be considered for ongoing remote-work status, even once the campus permits more employees to work on campus.
The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.
Bachelor's degree and 2 to 4 years relevant experience or equivalent combination.
Proven ability to plan, design, code, test, and maintain efficient and usable web-based applications and extended features to existing in-house and third-party applications.
Experience with and ongoing research and discovery of both server-side and client-side web programming techniques and best practices.
Experience and proficiency designing clean and usable graphical user interfaces and developing for multiple target browsers across platforms.
Strong skills in designing robust and useable client applications in a cross-browser, cross-platform environment.
Must have excellent customer service, interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse clientele.
Organizational skills and attention to detail is critical.
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to organize complex information and concepts.
Possess the ability to exercise good judgment and logic to anticipate and solve problems independently that may be urgent, sensitive or confidential in nature.
Proven ability to successfully balance conflicting priorities and make decisions from a range of choices while adhering to proper policies and procedures.
Ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure within a fast-paced office.
Computer Science Degree or Technical area with four to five years of related experience strongly preferred
Master's with primary field of study: Computer Science or Technical area with computer experience
Familiarity with Laravel and Symfony
Experience with DevOps (e.g., AWS, Docker, Ansible, etc.)
Working knowledge of web accessibility standards and implementation
Web usability and/or accessibility testing experience
Project management and documentation
Experience developing mobile applications
Experience with graphic design software (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator)
Experience capturing and editing digital audio and/or video
No relocation assistance or visa sponsorship provided for this position.
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