Web Developer II
Company: University of the Pacific
Posted on: February 22, 2021
Work performed during standard business hours, with some
after-hours possibly required based on occasion. Some travel may be
required between campus locations for the purpose of meeting with
clients, stakeholders, and training. This position has
consideration for 100% remote capability. Position End Date Open
Date Close Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to
Applicants For first consideration please apply on or before August
10, 2020. Primary Purpose The position is responsible for the
design, engineering and integration of cost-effective open system
technology solutions in support of University client and Marketing
requirements. The incumbent is responsible for formal, structured
application development processes and understands the
functionality, value and challenges of web-based systems. The
position develops complex common web applications that are
available across the enterprise in a highly resilient and
performing manner. Work with existing staff to implement and
troubleshoot integrations to meet the university mission. Essential
Functions 1. Technical Leadership
--- Designs web-based services and programs to meet complex
business and academic needs.
--- Interfaces with Marketing and Technology leadership to help
define project requirements, develop outcomes, and make
recommendations for initiatives.
--- Provides technical leadership towards implementing solutions to
further University goals or requirements.
--- Provides senior level assistance to developers and technical
support staff throughout Pacific Technology and the University. 2.
Web Development and integrations
--- Develops web services and sites utilizing commercial and
--- Administration and maintenance of web content management
systems ( CMS ).
--- Prepares detailed specifications from which applications are
developed and programmed. Ensures applications meet standards and
--- Performs module and software upgrades to various web
application packages and web services platforms.
--- Serves as subject matter resource for supported online systems
and assures their effective operation.
--- Analyzes, tracks, and resolves application and/or platform bugs
--- Creates appropriate documentation in work assignments such as
programming code and technical documentation.
--- Translates the client's requirements into technical
specifications. Analyzes processes within a department to identify
opportunities to optimize these through tools, applications and
--- Stays current in application development best practices, making
recommendations to management for enhancements as necessary.
--- Monitors various sites for performance and statistics, and
assists with the development of key performance indicators. 3.
Technical Project Management
--- Researches, designs, and recommends enterprise systems and
services utilizing commercial and open-source tools.
--- Researches, analyzes, designs, implements and tests application
software upgrade options and integration opportunities as new
capabilities become available.
--- Acts as technical project leads for multi-campus impacting
--- Contributes to ITSM processes and change management for
production services. 4. Develops and promotes standard operating
procedures. Researches and proposes improvement to the academic and
business systems for the University. 5. Fosters collaborative
support among administrators of servers and coordinates/documents
problem resolutions. 6. Troubleshoots service failures to
University web applications with root cause analysis and implements
solutions. 7. Performs other duties as assigned. Minimum
Qualifications --- Associates Degree or 60+ Continuing Education
--- Minimum of three (3) years or more of experience as a developer
supporting a mission critical application based upon a leading
platform. Preferred Qualifications --- A bachelor's degree in
Computer Science, Information Systems, or technology-related
--- Extensive knowledge of web content management systems ( CMS ).
Drupal experience strongly preferred.
--- Knowledge of the Pantheon web platform a plus.
--- Demonstrated expertise in object-oriented software design and
--- Proficiency building programs and web applications using three
or more programming languages, tools and protocols such as JSR -286
portlet standards, Jackrabbit, Tomcat, SPRING MVC , Java EE, PHP ,
Liferay, JQuery, HTML5, ASP . NET and CSS or comparable
technologies and the willingness to learn.
--- Knowledge of project life cycle for web applications using
various methodologies such as iterations and agile/ SCRUM /KanBan,
--- Knowledge of e-learning system standards such a as SCORM / AICC
/Tin Can API .
--- Knowledge of LAMP (Apache and/or Tomcat-based
--- Experience working with source control systems such as git, SVN
, Mercurial and/or Team Foundation Server.
--- Experience working with Web Services integrations utilizing XML
/ SOAP / REST .
--- Knowledge of integrating and querying databases and directory
--- Knowledge of integrations and development on Amazon Web
Services ( AWS ) a plus.
--- Knowledge in various scripting languages (Bash, Ruby, Python,
--- Experience developing web services and integrations to meet
objectives in higher education strongly preferred.
--- Demonstrated ability to develop test plans, test data sets and
analysis of system performance.
--- Completion of the ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service
Management within 90 working days of start of employment.
--- Ability to comfortably discuss computing topics with varying
levels of personnel from student to CIO .
--- Ability to provide solutions to integrate various disparate
applications into a single service offering using existing
knowledge and research.
--- Ability to lead projects and knowledge and understanding of
project management best practices.
--- Must be capable of prioritizing and meeting deadlines for
wide-ranging technical projects.
--- Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with
diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and
enhance diversity and inclusion. Physical Requirements The physical
demands described here are representative but not definitive of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. Requires extended periods of sitting and
repetitive hand/wrist motion while using computing equipment and
phone. Must be able to work in an open office environment with
moderate noise levels. Occasional standing, walking, climbing
stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Occasional standing,
walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping and reaching. Ability
to lift up to 50 pounds. Work Environment/Work Week/Travel
Work performed primarily in a standard office environment. Work
performed during standard business hours, with some after-hours
possibly required based on occasion. Some travel may be required
between campus locations for the purpose of meeting with clients,
stakeholders, and training. This position has consideration for
100% remote capability. Valid driver's license required. Incumbent
must also be able to meet the University's fleet rules and be
eligible to drive for University business. The University and its
insurance carrier reserves the right to exclude applicants based on
their driving record. Hiring Range Commensurate with experience,
non-exempt Background Check Statement All applicants who receive a
conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release
and authorization for a background screening. AA/EEO Policy
Statement University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and
equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In
compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is
committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff
and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in
the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff
on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry,
age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and
veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy,
gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical
disability. Posting Specific Questions Required fields are
indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Do you have at least a 2-year degree (or equivalent) or 60+
hours of continuing education?
- * Do you have a minimum of three (3) years or more of
experience as a developer supporting a mission critical application
based upon a leading platform?
- * Are you currently excluded from participation in Medicare,
Medicaid or any other Federal health care program?
- * Have you received notice that you are under review for
possible exclusion from Medicare, Medicaid or any other Federal
health care program?
- * How did you first learn about this employment opportunity?
- University of the Pacific Website
- Association of American Colleges and Universities
- Chronicle of HIgher Education
- Diverse Issues in Higher Education
- Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
- Higher Education Recruitment Consortium - Northern California
- Modesto Bee
- Pacific Employee
- Personal Referral
- Professional or Association Listserv
- Publication or website from a professional organization
- Sacramento Bee
- San Francisco Chronicle
- Stockton Record
- Agency Referral
- Other Online Job Board
Keywords: University of the Pacific, Stockton , Web Developer II, IT / Software / Systems , Stockton, California
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