Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
The Senior Applications Developer will develop, implement, and maintain mission-critical applications in a heterogeneous environment for multiple constituencies within the university community. The Senior Applications Developer will participate in all phases of these projects, including but not limited to requirements gathering, business process review, application design and integration, development, testing, documentation, training, and implementation of new applications. The Senior Applications Developer will maintain and support both in-house and vendor developed applications, while providing excellent customer service, training and mentoring of other team members. The Senior Applications Developer must adhere to a high standard in project management practices, process design, application development and integration, quality assurance, and systems management, in support of students, faculty, and staff.
Boston College conducts background checks, including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.
Bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Computer Science or closely related Information Technology field, plus 5 yrs. experience in a software developer, programmer analyst or closely related information technology occupation. Experience to include the following which may be gained concurrently: 5 yrs. field experience developing and maintaining mission-critical software applications; 3 years performing Java-centric development; 3 yrs. SQL and PL/SQL experience; 1 yr. utilizing Spring application framework; and 1 yr. utilizing cross-cutting standards XML, HTML, and SOAP or REST web services. Two openings.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.