Online Instructional Web Developer (Web Developer Full Stack)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 301472
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At University Information Technology Services (UITS) we provide the technology, tools, and services you need to succeed. UITS supports IU's vision for excellence in research, teaching, outreach, and lifelong learning. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility, and creativity, as well as a culture that champions inclusion, diversity, and overall employee well-being through programs supported university wide. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.
Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
E-learning Design and Services (eDS) encompasses a team-based work environment in which we support online instruction and learning. Within our team and towards faculty, students, and administrative partners, we afford respect and civility to all individuals; regardless of age, disability*, educational background, family status, gender, gender identity and expression, nationality, race/ ethnicity, religion, position, sex, sexual orientation, socioeconomic level, or veteran status. We strongly believe diversity, life experiences, and openness drive the innovation in our group and encourage applications from all with the required skills and knowledge discussed below.
This role within UITS Teaching and Learning Technologies provides an exciting and rewarding opportunity to develop web-based solutions that are integral to the core mission of student success at Indiana University. Working in partnership with IU faculty, instructional designers/technologists, and LMS administrators, this position will play a crucial role in the design, development, and deployment of web applications that integrate with the IU eLearning ecosystem
Develops high-performing websites and web applications, including building and implementing back-end (APIs, databases) and front end (interfaces, web-based tools) solutions.
Consults with stakeholders and/or web administrator to review existing web applications; develops new functionality and/or codes necessary web changes.
Develops data structures, web tools and programs while taking into consideration multi-browser and mobile compatibility and performance.
Documents website and web application development efforts (changes, new functionality, issue/problem resolution).
Tests website and web application performance and functionality, performs quality assurance checks, and fixes bugs accordingly.
Acts as a liaison between design/creative teams and stakeholders to ensure optimum functionality, performance, accessibility, scalability, and security of websites and web applications.
Ensures that all protocols used in the development and maintenance of websites are up to date and compliant with university policies and standards; researches and stays up-to-date on new industry web standards, emerging media technology, UX/UI design/philosophy, and accessibility standards.
Bachelor's degree (preferably in Computer Science or related field)
2 years of full stack web development or related experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Ability to audit and perform updates to developed code systems and projects
Ability to contribute to related file repositories and communicate with peers to ensure project success
Strong understanding of related policy and standards
Strong ability to read and write code in HTML,CSS, JS
Ability to work on developed common JS frameworks and consult on UX related projects
Ability to integrate advanced protocol interfaces (API)
Strong ability to code in logical dynamic language
Ability to write complex relational database schema
Ability to audit and develop systems of applications
Demonstrates proficiency in back-end application development; experience with MVC frameworks such as Laravel (PHP), Adonis (Node.js), or similar
Demonstrates proficiency in modern front-end development frameworks such as React, Angular, Vue, or similar
Experience with cloud-based application deployment, such as AWS, GCP, or similar.
Experience with containerized applications (Docker)
Experience in the design, development, and consumption of REST APIs
Latest HTML5/CSS/JS web development techniques including responsive and mobile-first design
Experience working with Learning Management Systems, particularly Canvas.
Knowledge of IMS Global initiatives, such Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI), Question & Test Interoperability (QTI), Caliper Analytics, etc.
Prior development of browser-based interactive activities and/or games.
Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite
HTML5 frameworks such as Rivet, Bootstrap, Foundation, or similar
LESS and/or SASS for CSS preprocessing
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Bloomington or Indianapolis Campus.
This position is eligible for remote work, subject to change based on university policy and business needs.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.