(San Marcos, TX) OverviewWe are looking for a developer to support our major creative applications: the Learning Management System, Content Management System, Video Content Management System, Event Calendar, and several other smaller applications.About UsWe are a versatile DevOps team who work closely together with lots of mutual support.
We work in a lot of different technology stacks and try to expand into new ones as the opportunity arises.
We like open source, open APIs, and open-mindedness.
Our work has the potential to have a positive impact on a great number of students, faculty, and staff.About YouWe’re looking for someone with a good understanding of the modern web and its denizens.
Someone with the motivation to stay on top of new trends, update best practices, and figure out the best way to help the most people.
Most of all you should be a great developer who can get comfortable in any technical environment.Benefitsexcellent 100% paid medical insurance, plus 50% paid dependent coverage12 vacation days per year, increasing with years of service12 sick days per year13-14 days of paid holiday per yearpension plan with 6.8% employer contributionenroll in courses with some fees paid, during paid work time (with approval)support for pursuing professional development opportunitiesJob DutiesDevelop features and fix bugs for a variety of software packagesCustomize existing software to meet the university’s needsCreate integrations between major applications on campusPerform upgrades and mergesDesign new software as needed, generally for smaller projectsParticipate in design and strategy meetingsWork closely with our support team to prioritize projectsWork closely with our design and support teams to create the best possible interfacesStay up to date on best practices, advise others with what you learnOccasionally present or suggest topics to improve our team awareness and practicesMaintain documentation on project details, integration points, and routine tasksRequired QualificationsStrong front and back end web development skillsStrong skills creating and utilizing RESTful APIs and other web servicesStrong understanding of databases as they apply to mobile and web applicationsAbility to analyze and develop software in multiple languages and environmentsAbility to read, evaluate, and criticize code changes made by othersAbility to translate non-technical user requests into technical requirementsAbility to follow complex written and verbal instructionsAbility to present complex material to technical and non-technical audiencesAbility to contribute to design and strategy discussionsPreferred QualificationsUnderstanding of modular/layered software engineering practicesUnderstanding of object-oriented programmingUnderstanding of common Accessibility issuesExperience with Java in the web environmentExperience working with and contributing to open source projectsExperience with common open source software (Linux, Apache, Tomcat, MySQL, Java, PHP, Ruby, Node, etc)Experience in a higher education environmentOther DetailsPosting Number: 2017265Department: Learning Applications SolutionsMonthly Salary: $5350-$5850Open for Applications: 3/31/2017Open Until: Position is filledFLSA Overtime: Exempt (no overtime)Normal Work Hours: M-F 8a-5pAdditional Information for ApplicantsIf selected for an interview, applicants will be required to complete written skill-based interview questions.YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.Legal and Required NoticesTexas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus.
Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System.
Texas State University is an EOE.Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.Job Perks: Great health coverage, pension plan, sick and vacation days, winter break, flexible hours, enroll in courses, pursue professional development activities.Apply: