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Application Developer

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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Application Developer
Job Category Staff & Executive - Information Technology
Department SAS - Dean's Office

The School of Arts and Sciences is the liberal arts and sciences unit at Rutgers University-New Brunswick and is the largest unit at Rutgers with 750 full-time faculty and a vibrant and diverse student body of over 20,000 students. With 80 majors and 69 minors in biological, mathematical, and physical sciences, humanities, and social and behavioral sciences, the Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences offers students programs of unparalleled breadth and depth combining excellence in teaching with world-class research.
Arts and Sciences Staff deliver a wide array of services in support of the teaching, research, and service missions of the School. We are committed to providing academic departments, programs, and centers in the School of Arts and Sciences with reliable and trusted service, clear policies and procedures, innovative technologies, and a commitment to administrative excellence and efficiency.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an avid and driven Application Developer for the School of Arts and Sciences. Reports to the Assistant Director, Information Technology for Systems Development & Integration for the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS). Works as part of a small team of talented developers to build new applications and update existing legacy code across all areas of business covering administration, student systems, faculty support and internal tools for IT operations.

• Assists with the development of scalable web-based applications for the SAS.

• Responsible for making technology decisions and/or recommendations regarding advanced tools, platforms, etc.

• Develops and/or modifies software and systems according to project specification and provides programming solutions to complex development needs while creating code that is highly reusable and easily maintained.

• Evaluates and analyzes existing systems, and creates new systems to streamline existing processes and eliminates or minimizes the need for manual data processing.

• Leverages existing data sources both inside and outside of the SAS to verify/validate/reconcile records and minimize the need for repetitive processing.

• Works with various web developers, web designers, business managers, and product managers to create websites and web applications containing required features.

• Provides technical advice to other departments within the university.

Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week 37.5
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Exempt
Grade 06
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 72645.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 91895.000
Annual Maximum Salary 111145.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description Admin Assembly (MPSC)
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and experience with three or more years of relevant work experience.
• Experience with PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS and relational SQL databases.
• Experience working with other common languages like Perl, C# or Java.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Sound knowledge of programming methods and procedures including a solid understanding of Object Oriented programming.
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Deep understanding of web technologies, complex databases and a healthy respect for data security.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working in an MVC framework such as Zend Framework.
• Experience working in Linux/Unix and Windows.
• Knowledge of academic terms and processes and experience in Higher Education are preferred.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST3256
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Previous applicants need not apply.

Regional Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus College Ave (RU-New Brunswick)
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you ever developed applications for the web?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you comfortable working directly with end users to gather requirements and troubleshoot problems?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please select the language you feel that you are strongest in. If you are equally skilled in more than one, please choose the one you are most comfortable with:
    • PHP
    • Java
    • C++
    • Python
    • Perl
    • .NET
    • Other
  4. * Have you ever been in the role of lead developer on a project?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents