Enterprise Web Developer

Type of Position:
Professional Staff - Project/Program Administration

Workstudy Position:
No

Job Type:
Regular

Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available:
No

Institution Name:
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a metropolitan research university that provides an accessible, quality education through flexible learning and unparalleled internship opportunities. At UA Little Rock, we prepare our more than 8,900 students to be innovators and responsible leaders in their fields. Committed to its metropolitan research university mission, UA Little Rock is a driving force in Little Rock's thriving cultural community and a major component of the city and state's growing profile as a regional leader in research, technology transfer, economic development, and job creation.

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Department:
Enterprise Apps

Department's Website:
https://ualr.edu/itservices/

Summary of Job Duties:
The Enterprise Web Developer is responsible for the development, testing, and maintenance of custom web applications; University website initiatives, and interfaces for university needs and services. This individual will apply proven communications, time management, and programming skills to collaborate with University departments concerning web application requirements; evaluate new technologies and web development tools; build customized user experiences that dynamically change based on user roles and needs, and evaluate the performance of user interfaces across the university web ecosystem. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Qualifications:

Required Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education and work experience;
  • A high level of expertise in using PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and SQL to build and support custom applications and interfaces;
  • Experience building applications with relational databases such as MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, etc.

Preferred Education and/or Experience
  • Bachelor's degree and experience developing and supporting custom applications and interfaces;
  • Experience with PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, MySQL, PL/SQL, SQL, Shell scripting, and Linux; and Experience working with WordPress is considered a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • I nteract with a variety of University stakeholders to ensure that prospective application(s) and/or proposed enhancements or interfaces to applications will meet business requirements;
  • Research, collect and organize information concerning new technologies, best practices, and industry standards to increase productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness of web application interfaces;
  • Analyze technical requirements and integrate appropriate logic, libraries, and services to implement business rules;
  • Maintain the quality and functionality of custom interfaces according to brand standards and web guidelines;
  • Resolve user requests concerning bug fixes, enhancements, and new features;
  • Troubleshoot performance, optimization, and scalability issues;
  • Provide WordPress administration and support for University website initiatives;
  • Work with developers, systems, network, and other IT Services staff to design new user experiences for custom or third party web applications. This includes interacting with systems, networks, and other IT Services staff to ensure infrastructure requirements are understood and met;
  • Prepare well-defined user stories and project timelines while contributing to a library of code and logic patterns;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Good written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to present ideas in a user-friendly language;
  • Ability to analyze problems and develop systematic approaches at resolving them;
  • Current knowledge of industry technologies: Expertise in PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL., Experience using relational databases such as MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, etc.;
  • Experience with WordPress, especially administration, theme, and plugin development.;
  • Ability to apply system and software quality assurance best practices and methodology;
  • Experience working with both Windows and Linux operating systems;
  • Strong technical documentation skills;
  • Highly self-motivated and directed;
  • Keen attention to detail;
  • Commitment to excellent customer service;
  • Ability to work on-call hours on a rotating basis.

Salary Information:
Commensurate with education and experience

Required Documents to Apply:
Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:

Additional Information:

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please upload all required documents in the "Resume" attachment section of your application (before hitting the submit button), if you want to be considered for this position.

Recruitment Contact Information:
Terry Bobo, Associate Director of Application Operation, tdbobo@ualr.edu

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry ( MVR ) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Constant Physical Activity:
Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding, Sitting, Talking

Frequent Physical Activity:
N/A

Occasional Physical Activity:
N/A

Benefits Eligible:
Yes