Department: IT AS App Dev & Ops Salary/Grade: ITS/80
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity working for one of the top 10 Universities in the Nation? Consider taking a Northwestern Direction! Northwestern University is looking for a Full Stack Developer to join their Application Development and Operations team at Northwestern University IT.The ADO team embraces a "Cloud First" strategy and a DevOps mindset.A strong desire to learn and develop new skills and work with new technologies while mentoring junior develops is a must.Northwestern employees take advantage of excellent healthcare and retirement benefits as well as generous paid time off and continuing education benefits. If you want to work with a diverse collaborative team on Northwestern's Evanston campus, please apply today!
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as computer science, information technology, or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
4 years relevant experience required.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Excellent knowledge of relational databases like Oracle, SQL, PL/SQL, version control with GitHub, support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies
Experience as a full stack developer
Understanding of integration using web API (REST & SOAP) and message queues
Strong verbal and written communication abilities.
Work collaboratively in a team environment.
Ability to critically think and understand projects from business, customer and technical perspectives.
Highly skilled, detail oriented developer well versed in Object Oriented Programming & best practices.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook).
Ability to identify, assess and adapt new technology tools, frameworks and languages.
Ability to troubleshoot and identify system issues.
Familiarity with AWS and cloud technologies.
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)
Knowledge of higher education.
Experience working as part of an Agile software development team and/or as part of diverse information systems project teams is highly desired.
Knowledge of current industry best practices in software design and software development implementation, methodology, including structured testing (Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall).
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Experience with relational database development.
Experience with writing test cases for development.
Experience in creating technical documentation is desired.
Experience designing and implementing web services for real-time data integration with SaaS solutions is desired.
Demonstrated experience with programming languages (Ruby, Python, Spring framework, .Net, C#, etc) is desired.
Familiarity with unit testing using PUnit & JUnit
Familiarity with continuous integration and deployment systems (Docker, Jenkins, Github, Subversion) is desired.
The ability to be a self-starter.
Experience with Project Management Software (JIRA) is desired.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 36576
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.