Department: IT AS App Dev & Ops Salary/Grade: ITS/78
Northwestern University is looking for an experienced Full-Stack Developer to join our Application Development and Operations team. An ideal candidate will have at least two years of web application development experience utilizing Java, PHP frameworks, SQL, Jscript frameworks and Apache. This candidate must be passionate about efficiency and accountability while working with innovative technologies. Do you have a strong passion to help continuously improve building applications and services? Does your expertise lie in creating DevOps practices, innovate and modernize web applications, API integrations and ascending clouds practices? Would you love working with a diverse team in a collaborative environment for one of the top 10 Universities in the Nation? Then consider this exciting opportunity to come join us and take a Northwestern direction!
We are looking for an experienced Full-Stack developer who will thrive working in a collaborative environment. This role develops, codes, tests, and debugs new software or enhancements to existing software. You will typically work with senior staff, but may coordinate smaller or less complex projects independently. This position will design and implement basic technical solutions ensuring that business needs and requirements are met. Performs basic system integration tasks. Provides estimation for assigned tasks.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as computer science, information technology, or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
2 years relevant experience required.
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Code Repositories (Git, Subversion)
Linux Operating System
Programming Languages and Frameworks
Collaboration and Teamwork
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Two years of hands on software design and development experience with Web technologies and Server-side programming languages such as Java, PHP frameworks, Jscript frameworks, and JSON.
Excellent knowledge of relational databases like Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, version control with GitHub, support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies.
Excellent written and verbal communication across varied areas including technology, business units.
Able to collaborate, adapt and work collegially within a team environment.
Ability to work independently, assuming start-to-finish responsibility for application development and operations.
Strong ability to identify, assess and adapt new technology tools, frameworks and languages.
Highly skilled, detail-oriented developer well versed in Object Oriented Programming & best practices.
Familiarity with AWS and cloud technologies.
Ability to critically think and understand projects from business, customer and technical perspectives.
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Management Information Systems or equivalent.
3-4 years of application programming experience in current industry best practices of software design and software development, deployment, methodology, including structured testing.
Experience in higher Education.
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Demonstrated experience with programming languages (PHP, Laravel framework, Java, Spring framework, JScript framework etc.) is desired.
The ability to be a self-starter and must have experience with writing test cases for development and in creating technical documentation is desired.
Experience designing and implementing web services for real-time data integration with SaaS solutions is desired.
Familiarity with unit testing using PUnit & JUnit
Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment systems (Docker, Jenkins) is desired.
Experience in web API.
Must be able to handle multiple tasks and adapt to a constantly changing environment
Experience working as part of an Agile software development team and/or as part of diverse information systems project teams is highly desired.
Experience with Project Management Software (JIRA) is desired.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 36665
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.