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Back-End Web Developer-Information Technologist

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Company:
Michigan State University
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Job Information

Headline:
Back-End Web Developer-Information Technologist
Job Type:
Full Time
Location:
East Lansing, MI
Description:
Michigan State University
University Advancement Web Information Technologist

The Back-End Web Developer-Information Technologist will play an important role in connecting backend data and technologies to front-end web interfaces for University Advancement, to deliver dynamic and custom web content that will be consumed on a multitude of devices (iPhone, iPad, Laptop, etc). In addition, this team member will be responsible for maintaining the current code base, testing web functionality, recommending coding patterns, as well as suggesting and implementing process improvements for the delivery of secure and validated web content. The team member will work closely with internal and external, technical and non-technical partners within University Advancement to deliver memorable experiences with dynamic and accurate web content.

Required: A Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience; three years of related and progressively more expansive work experience in web development, T-SQL and XML. The ability to deal with a matrix driven environment.

Proficiency in HTML/HTML5, JavaScript/jQuery, ColdFusion or Java or PHP and Microsoft SQL essential. A demonstrated utilization of a web development language (e.g. ColdFusion, PHP, ASP, .NET, Java, etc), tools, standards and associated technologies (T-SQL, XML, RESTful Services, JSON) including automation of tasks. Additional proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, Dreamweaver or Eclipse is required. Candidate should possess good working knowledge of minimum requirements and/or have an equivalent combination of education and experience.

A working knowledge of terminology and concepts related to the Internet. Must comply with current standards for web development and best practices in areas of layout, navigation, usability, and accessibility and browser compatibility.

Desired Qualifications: Work experience in a team environment with technical and non-technical partners is a must.

Proven ability to work collaboratively, exercise good judgment and utilize good verbal and written communications.

Working knowledge of fundraising, alumni relations and the advancement model set forth by the Council of Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

Impeccable project/time management skills are a must. The ability to think outside the box, diagnose complex problems and stay focused on the assigned task is a necessity.

Extensive experience with HTML/HTML5, JavaScript/jQuery, ColdFusion/Java and Microsoft SQL desired. Working knowledge of Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle from a programming, security, administration and maintenance standpoint is a plus.

A working knowledge and deep understanding of Web 2.0 concepts and associated technologies.

Lead and participate in all aspects of web development.

A demonstrated and deep understanding of the browser/server interoperability with a web application server.

A working knowledge of commonplace CMS/Blog solutions (i.e. WordPress, Joomla, Drupal).

Skilled at querying and transforming T-SQL, XML and/or Java into data useable by todays browsers.

A good understanding of valid web metrics, web analytics and web ROI.

A good knowledge of online marketing and experience in measuring engagement activities.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Mr. Randy Brown, Director of Web Service at brownra@msu.edu.

All candidates must submit an application and resume through the Michigan State University Human Resources web-based system (MAP). The URL for this website is www.jobs.MSU.edu. Please indicate the position number 9064 when submitting your application.
An electronic version of this posting is available at www.advancement.msu.edu  follow the Career Opportunities link.

Screening of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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