We are a proud equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, and we seek applicants with deep connections to the cultural communities to which our students belong. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status. NOTE: This position will be working at least part-time from a remote environment through the 2021 calendar year, so a home internet connection is required.
ABOUTTHEPOSITION This position is the college's senior full-time software developer, performing software development (programming) for web, n-tier and/or client-server applications and supporting teaching, learning and general college operations. Included in this position is technical support for the college's web Content Management System (CMS).
The incumbent possesses or develops a thorough understanding of instructional and business needs coupled with an expert understanding of information systems development languages, tools, processes, and procedures.
In addition to software development, duties may include evaluating, selecting, purchasing, installing, configuring, maintaining, and upgrading commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products.
PLEASENOTE: To be qualified for this position, you must meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. Ensure that your resume contains descriptions of your work experiences sufficient for comparison against the requirements stated below.
Understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
Knowledge of relational database design
Working knowledge of SQL
Experience working with source code versioning tools such as Git, Mercurial or SVN
Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse higher education community
Bachelor's degree with an information-systems or information-technology focus
Web development experience using ASP.NET and C#
In-depth understanding of software engineering practices, application lifecycle management (ALM) processes, and the software development lifecycle (SDLC)
Knowledge of accessibility testing procedures, processes, and tools
Experience with User Interaction/User Experience (UI/UX) design
Experience working with or knowledge of quality control and testing practices as they relate to technology and software development
Experience or certification in the Agile/Scrum methodology
Knowledge of a wide range of computer systems software and applications used within higher education
Experience with the Hannon Hill Cascade content management system
Demonstrated experience interacting with and soliciting system requirements from college faculty
Knowledge of current technological developments and trends within the higher education domain.
Experience providing functional direction to other technical support staff and/or student employees
Normandale is the largest community college in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, serving almost 15,000 students from diverse backgrounds, 42% of whom are students of color and nearly 25% are first-generation. We offer opportunities for individuals to grow and learn and advance all the while working for an organization that is committed to providing an inclusive and equitable space for students to learn.
GREATBENEFITSPACKAGE! As an agency of the State of Minnesota, Normandale offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance, short and long term disability, generous vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays each year, employer paid life insurance, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plans, and tax-deferred compensation. Additional benefits include tuition waivers available to certain dependents, once qualifying criteria is met.
For information on benefits, visit SEGIP's website. This position is also part of Minnesota Association of Professional Employees (MAPE). The collective bargaining agreement outlines many additional benefits provided.
Internal Number: 1643
About Normandale Community College
Normandale Community College is located in Bloomington, Minnesota, which is in the southwest metropolitan region of Minneapolis/St. Paul (Twin Cities) and one of the fastest growing areas in the state. With a population of over 3.5 million, the Twin Cities is home to a variety of cultural communities and features vast arts and entertainment, athletic and family activities, a growing economy, and exceptional public schools and healthcare systems.Founded in 1968, Normandale Community College serves a student population of approximately 15,000 students annually and offers over 50 Associate degree programs.. Normandale is the largest community college in the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. To learn more about our strategic vision, visit http://www.normandale.edu/Normandale2020.