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Systems Developer- AZ- Information Technology Services

Midwestern University - Arizona
Job Location:
Glendale, Arizona
Network/System Administrator



The Systems Developer position assists with the development of software applications to integrate the University's administrative computing system with other University and third-party systems.The position reports to the Manager of Systems Development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop front end website architecture
  • Design user interactions on web pages
  • Develop back end website applications
  • Create databases to support website applications
  • Ensure responsiveness of applications
  • See through a project from conception to finished product
  • Design, develop and work with APIs
  • Make modifications to existing backend applications and front end websites
  • Provide support and training to end users
  • Stay abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages


To perform the Systems Developer job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This individual must be able to work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner. This individual must have regular, predictable, in-person attendance. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 3-5 years of strong software programming and database management skills
  • Strong organizational, project management and interpersonal skills
  • Solid understanding of the software development process, including requirement gathering, analysis/design, development tools/technologies, release/version control, contemporary testing methodologies
  • Ability to present and explain technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others and gains understanding
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical users

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or a related information technology field from an accredited institution and 3-5 years of experience in a software programming environment required.

Computer Skills

  • Proficiency with fundamental front end languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Proficiency with Perl/CGI and Apache a plus
  • Familiarity with Linux based systems
  • Familiarity with database technology such as SQL, Informix or other RDMS
  • Experience with Java EE a plus
  • Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks a plus

Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Language Skills

High skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information to top management, and boards of directors

Reasoning Ability

High skills: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Mathematical Ability

Intermediate skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interests, commissions and proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, Use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision; should be able to differentiate colors on monitor and in web products.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts.



Bachelors or better in Computer Science or related field.



3-5 years of experience in a software programming environment required.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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