Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is currently recruiting for a Senior Application Developer and Integration Specialist who is responsible for the engineering, programming, and data integration of applications using the technologies which support the university’s intranet, portal, online learning, identity management, business systems, and e-commerce environments. This position is also responsible for collaboratively setting the team’s development standards and best practices. He/she will provide training for team members and new employees relative to those standards and best practices. The Senior Application Developer and Integration Specialist may oversee student employees or more junior employees as needed.
The position is a highly technical position and directly impacts the form and function of the team and above environments. It will be primarily focused on building and maintaining solutions utilizing technologies within the University toolset, such as Oracle Weblogic, SharePoint, ColdFusion, etc. and ensuring that standards and best practices are followed. This position also assists in gathering requirements, working directly with customers, and is responsible for the timely delivery of high quality solutions according to those requirements.
Embry-Riddle Information Technology provides a modern, collaborative environment with on-site amenities and a flexible summer work schedule. Working for Embry-Riddle entitles the employee to a robust benefit package – from quality health care and retirement options to generous education benefits.
Responsibilities include the following:
Design, code, modify, test, and document programs and data integrations as necessary.
Provide hands-on technical support for all aspects of daily operations of middleware technologies. Manage code repository and oversee production deployments.
Document code management and application testing processes, and lead process improvements relative to those areas. Provide training to existing and new personnel on team processes as needed.
Communicate with customers and other IT teams to better understand their technology requirements and issues. Define / refine requirements as needed, provide application demonstrations to customers and guide user acceptance testing.
Attend meetings related to development projects and application support. Participate in committees and task forces as assigned.
Required skills, knowledge, abilities:
Familiar with MVC frameworks/development methodologies
Knowledge of security standards and techniques for web applications
Expertise in the design, implementation, and deployment of user-centric software, with focus on usability
Ability to keep up with the pace of change in technology
Desire to learn new skills and improve existing skills
Creativity and strong attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to plan, manage and implement tasks in a complex university environment
Ability to work effectively on tight deadlines, as necessary
Excellent command of English language
Advanced oral and written communication skills; strong proofreading skills
Exceptional customer service skills, including the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of customers
Positive, productive team player
Ability to tactfully handle difficult situations and ability to maintain composure under pressure
Ability to develop cooperative working relationships with University Information Technology staff members
Seek guidance and direction as necessary for performance of duties
Ability to support IT Core Values by focusing on improvements, believing in our team and partners throughout the university, learning from mistakes, being accountable for actions, and showing determination, focus and tenacity
Experience with Salesforce, Sitecore, and SharePoint is a plus