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Application Developer

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona

Posting Number: req9804

Department: COM Info Technology Services

Location: UAHS - Tucson

Address: 1501 N. Campbell Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85724 USA

Position Highlights

The College of Medicine-Tucson's Information Technology Services (COM-T ITS) within the University of Arizona provides excellent customer service and expertise in technology solutions to the COM-T user base. The successful candidate of this Application Developer will participate in the planning, designing, and development of all software programs and applications. This is a hands-on technical position requiring experience across the software development life cycle, with a focus on enterprise web applications. COM-ITS is responsible for several enterprise applications built on PHP, MySQL, Laravel, Vue, Power Automate, Sharepoint and similar technologies.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize, develop, and support web applications and data integration solutions, while ensuring that software projects meet business requirements, fulfill end-user requirements, and system issues are resolved.
  • Perform basic research and fact-finding to assist in developing or modifying information systems. Collaborate with Business Analysts, Quality Assurance team, and end-users on the analysis, design, and testing of web applications and system integrations.
  • Assist in preparing detailed technical specifications, customizations, features, and integrations from which programs will be written.
  • Code, test, debug, document, and maintain the existing applications and websites. Assist in performing content management on websites, SharePoint, and power automate applications.
  • Analyze and revise existing system logic difficulties and documentation as necessary. Develop and deploy new features to existing products.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through experience required.
  • 1 year of relevant work experience is required.

Preferred Qualifications

*Experience working with object-oriented programming such as Python, PHP and related web frameworks. *Experience working with frontend technologies such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery,bootstrap, Vue, React, NodeJS. *Understanding of MVC design patterns. *Solid understanding of relational database concepts with good SQL skills. *Demonstrated understanding of code versioning tools like git, and familiarity with continuous integration and delivery. *Ability to work cooperatively within a small team environment. Ability to establish, maintain and sustain positive, professional working relationships internally and cross-functionally. *Excellent communication skills, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of best practices are critical to successful performance in this role. *Ability to actively seek gaps and issues in processes, make recommendations to fix them and execute any improvements. *Fast learner and assisting on system monitoring and testing. *UI/UX abilities is a plus. *Experience working with Laravel. *Knowledge of SharePoint and Power Automate. *Knowledge of OWASP top 10 web application security risks and ways to handle them in application development. *Knowledge of current design practices and technology. *Expertise in turning user requests into manageable tasks. *Skills in writing technical documentation. *Passion for best practices and a desire to develop and present new innovative solutions.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40+

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Information Technology

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $48,786 - $65,997

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Applications Development

Job Function

Information Technology

Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to job duties)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Casandra Sanchez |

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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