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This position participates in the design, development and maintenance of web application projects for the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship. The projects include support for our fully online and blended programs. Development tasks include coding, testing, and supporting applications and their underlying databases. The Full Stack Developer also collaborates with other CNDLS staff on designing websites, user interfaces and application structure.
Some tasks of the Full Stack Developer include but are not limited to:
Develop web applications and websites
Develop applications using a framework like Django
Perform regular updates and maintenance for multiple WordPress and Django applications
Deploy applications on Google Cloud platform (GCP)
Working with Wordpress (designing and developing plugins and themes)
Create and use Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to add functionality to internal applications and to integrate with enterprise level applications like Canvas, WordPress, Zoom, OpenEdx, etc.
Develop and update scripts using Python and/or R that can process different types of data - text, JSON, SQL data dumps.
Provide faculty support to address complex technical questions within the apps supported by CNDLS
Leadership/Complexity of Work/Freedom of Action:
Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time.
Provide training and supervise graduate student workers.
Bachelor's degree (preferably in Computer Science or other related fields)
At least three years of experience in full stack development preferably in higher education
Experience with Django
Have general experience with server-side technology, including PHP and Python.
Experience with Apache web server; GCP, Heroku, AWS, Git, and Wordpress (developing plugins and themes)
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Value mentorship, learning and sharing knowledge.
Practical knowledge of responsive web development
Insight of user-center design and knowledge of web design principles
Experience with R and Bootstrap (or other similar frameworks).
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