Application Developer II (Multiple positions available)

College of South Jersey
March 18, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary 81105.
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Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Application Developer II (Multiple positions available)

Job Category Staff & Executive - Information Technology Department OIT-Enterprise Application Services Overview

New Jersey's academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Application Developer II in the Office of Information Technology (OIT) (Enterprise Application Services – Web Consulting Services (WCS)) at Rutgers Central Administration.

Reporting to the Associate Director of IT/Web Consulting Services, the Application Developer II provides programming and website development support to Rutgers University Office of Information Technology – Web Consulting Services (OIT-WCS), developing, implementing, and maintaining websites using programming languages PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS and built on top of a content management system (CMS) framework. The Application Developer II suggests technology solutions to business challenges under the direct and/or indirect supervision of the Associate Director of IT/Web Consulting Services. The Application Developer II designs and implements widgets, dynamic functionality, new content components, modules, themes, and templates as well as designs, configures, and maintains PHP solutions and Drupal CMS based websites. In addition, other Drupal related tasks will be performed including maintenance and improvements to existing platforms such as Rutgers Core Component Library (RCCL), WCS RCCL Custom Distribution, etc. This Application Developer II position is crucial to the development and maintenance of several mission critical systems such as the RCCL Salesforce Events, Majors, and Chat APIs. The Application Developer II will handle Drupal migrations, including but not limited to migrating existing Drupal 7 and 8 websites to Drupal 9. The Application Developer II will be responsible for producing technical documentation when requested and ensure all code changes and updates are properly documented according to the unit's standards.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Develops and maintains back-end implementation for several mission critical Enterprise Application System applications such as RCCL Salesforce Events, Majors, and Chat APIs.
  • Works with the members of the Web Consulting Services (WCS) team, clients, and internal/external stakeholders to understand customer needs, motivations, and behaviors and translates them into specifications and implementations. Identifies customer needs and takes action to meet those needs. Continually searches for ways to increase customer satisfaction. Acts as liaison between OIT/EAS and end user communities.
  • Designs and develops PHP-based solutions from analysis to implementation. Identifies the appropriate resources and processes, sets priorities and meets deadlines. Supports the development, implementation, and maintenance of Drupal CMS-based websites.
  • Keeps abreast of the latest technologies and considers how they may be used to solve challenges in enterprise solutions. Designs, develops, and maintains custom Drupal modules and functionality. Shares Drupal knowledge and best practices with team members.
  • Monitors and performs regular CMS based website maintenance activities. Performs technical resource planning and support. Maintains and secures current web properties by applying patches and updates, refactoring code and transitioning to new development frameworks as needed. Maintains familiarity with subsystems.
  • Develops and manages project plans.
  • Leads change management and release management activities. Identifies and reports risks, issues, and dependencies of assigned tasks/projects. Leads test planning, performs testing activities as needed (including unit, integration, performance and user acceptance testing), and applies performance optimizations.
  • Leads DevOps automation efforts through research, implementation, testing, promotion, and training of software development best practices.
  • Writes and updates requirements, design and user guide documentation to describe systems and access abilities, as required. Develops scope, deliverables, and schedules for Drupal CMS-based web projects. Tracks the time worked on each project for client reporting/billing purposes.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Day Work Arrangement FLSA Exempt Grade 30S Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 81105.000 Annual Mid Range Salary 97746.000 Annual Maximum Salary 116367.000 Standard Hours 37.50 Union Description HPAE, Local 5094 Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility ABP


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field plus five (5) years of programming experience, with solid knowledge of current programming languages and methodologies.
  • Equivalent education, experience and/or training may be substituted for the degree requirements.
  • Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency in PHP architecture and implementation of dynamic functionality for web based solutions especially in the context of the Drupal CMS framework.
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, detail-oriented and thorough.
  • Excellent at communicating and explaining complex concepts in layman's terms.
  • Ability to prioritize, schedule, and complete development, configuration, and testing required for multiple projects with overlapping schedules.
  • Ability to meet with clients to manage tasks and translate requirements into technical work action items.
  • Self-motivated and able to work well with minimal supervision or in a team environment.
  • Proficient in JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS (SASS).
  • Proficient in analysis, maintenance, and extendibility of CMS framework.
  • Able to use and configure commonly used CMS plugins.
  • Knowledgeable in version control with Git and GitLab.
  • Ability to design and develop custom Drupal solutions including modules, templates, and themes.
  • Ability to integrate JSON and XML based web services into advanced web projects using both RESTful and SOAP based APIs.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD), test and deployment automation.
  • Ability to use preprocessors (Jekyll, Gulp, Yarn, Webpack, etc.).
  • Familiar with JavaScript frameworks such as React, jQuery, Vue.js, or Node.js.
  • Familiarity with Pattern Lab, WordPress CMS, ability to apply core and plugin updates, and install new plugins.
  • Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing. No special vision requirements.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: Office environment. Moderate noise.

    Special Conditions

    Posting Details

    Posting Number 22ST1028

    Posting Open Date Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick City New Brunswick State NJ Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

    Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: https:// discrimination-statement

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field plus five (5) years of programming experience, with solid knowledge of current programming languages and methodologies?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Are you proficient in PHP architecture and implementation of dynamic functionality for web based solutions especially in the context of the Drupal CMS framework?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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