University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
Job Code and Title
(9790D2) Developer 2
Developer and Application Support (UL329)
Staff - Professional Non-Faculty
A = 12 month
Annual renewable contract (K )
8 - 5, some evenings possible
M-F, some weekends possible
Total Hours or % Appointment
Lib Data and Technology (372A)
College or Admin Unit
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Internal Promotional Consideration
-- BA/BS degree and 2 years of work experience in the areas of application/web/ systems development.
-- Experience with HTML5 and CSS.
-- Experience with UNIX/Linux.
-- Strong analytical and technical skills.
-- Ability and interest in learning new technologies.
-- Strong interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills.
-- Evidence of creative problem-solving abilities, agility, initiative and innovative thinking.
-- Commitment to working in a collaborative development environment.
-- Experience with XML and XSL.
-- Experience with systems administration.
-- Experience with database applications (Oracle, MySQL, etc.).
The Developer and Application Support position is responsible for developing,
coding, testing, debugging, documenting and supporting moderately complex
programs, website, and systems.
Application Development ? 65%
-- Design, develop and document application requirements and features utilizing the organizations standards for framework, code and version control.
-- Develop applications leveraging existing environments and frameworks, when applicable.
-- Utilize commercial and open source software packages and serve as subject matter expert in their application.
-- Manage, design and execute test routines for applications.
-- Review appropriateness of functional design specifications in the context of the technical architecture of an application and recommend alternatives, if necessary.
Application System Maintenance and Support ? 25%
-- Provide ongoing maintenance of applications, systems or websites. Upgrade and patch applications, operating systems and servers.
-- Provide technical support and coordinate with other IT staff, systems hosting provider and business/service owners to ensure that any problem incidents are resolved in a timely manner.
Administrative ? 10%
-- Documents business requirements and creates detailed functional specifications.
-- Documents systems functionality.
-- Participate in training and other development opportunities to maintain and enhance technical skills.
-- Other duties as assigned.
This position holds responsibilities in the Digital Preservation and
Repository Technologies department in the Data & Technology Division of the
University Libraries. The department's mission is to ensure continuing access
and preservation to digital objects under the stewardship of the University
Libraries that are managed in our digital repositories. This work is
accomplished through the development and support of robust high quality
discovery, access and preservation systems and applications.
The Developer and Application Support position reports to the Director of the
Digital Preservation and Repository Technologies, with project and day-to-day
work directed by the Repository Architect who is responsible for digital
object management technology design and solutions. This is an important
position with regard to projects and services that are strategic to the
organization's digital library trajectory and requires understanding system
needs in relationship to library technologies.
Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a
background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible
to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists
TO APPLY: Position is available immediately. Submit a letter of application,
resume, and names and contact information of three current professional
references at: https//employment.umn.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=127505 .
Please identify the application with UL329.
The University of Minnesota is an Equal Opportunity Educator and
Does this position require a background check?
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