The Senior Web Applications Developer will join a growing team of seasoned developers in the University of Chicago's Center for Research Informatics (CRI). She/he will be expected to work independently, interact directly with researchers as needed, and work on multiple projects simultaneously to meet deadlines. The CRI Applications team works primarily with MSSQL Server, ASP.NET, MVC, Web API, and C#, however there is work that may require the use of other languages, specifically Java, PHP, and Python so experience with these is a plus. The team employs Agile software development methodologies.
Projects will be quite varied and tasks will include, but not be limited to: custom programming, data migration and validation, reporting from various information systems, creating new database schemas, evaluating and implementing open source software, and giving demonstrations of current projects.
50% - Write programs according to specifications determined during meetings with end users or as supplied by Programming Manager.
20% - Write custom reports and queries as required for business operations.
13.5% - Evaluate open source solutions and new technologies.
10% - Meet with end users to determine needs and assess utilization of custom applications.
6.5% - Participate in end-to-end testing.
Knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of software development required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Ability to use standard software development applications and tools required.
Ability to use analytical and quantitative skills and diagnostic techniques to resolve problems required.
Ability to manage complex technical details required.
Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical staff required.
Ability to work in a collaborative team environment required.
Confidentiality related to sensitive University matters such as, strategic initiatives, trade secrets, quiet periods, and scientific discoveries yet to be put in the public domain required.
Ability to work on a flexible schedule which will include occasional late night and/or weekend hours required.
Experience developing test scripts and executing end-to-end system testing required.
Experience documenting development projects required.
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