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Department: Center for Information Technology Services (CITS) Operations
Schedule: Full-time, regular with benefits
Shift: Day shift
Hours: Department Specific
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
Job Details:
  • The University of Maryland (UM) in Baltimore, Center for Information Technology Services (CITS) is currently recruiting for a Web Developer.  The Web developer is responsible for general design, development, documentation and implementation of Internet-based applications to meet the needs of the University, school, or department. Uses a variety of techniques and tools to achieve desired look and functionality. Maintains and modifies pages as needed.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    * Designs, builds, and maintains website for the University, school, or department utilizing HTML, DHTML, and JavaScript.

    * Creates web-based applications using tools & technologies, such as: Apache, ASP, ColdFusion, PHP, Perl, Python, Index Server, and JavaScript/VBScript.

    * Uses a Content Management System (CMS) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) to develop web pages.

    * Ensures documentation is up-to-date and features, technical specifications, and infrastructure requirements for self-produced technical work and job processes.

    * Identifies and addresses browser, client server, and internet systems specific architecture compatibility issues.  Address HTML and scripting compatibility and integration issues between different browsers and computing platforms utilizing various design methodologies and object oriented environments.

    * Conducts and maintains setup, installation, and management and all associated software and applications as needed by University, school, or department.

    * Translates functional requirements into technical design and development projects.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    * Bachelor’s degree in a related field. (Master’s degree and additional certification can be used to substitute for relevant experience). Computer Science or Information Systems curriculum preferred.

    * Minimum experience requires knowledge of at least one (1) structured programming languages and relational database management systems. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures (i.e., SQL, C++, HTML, CGI and JavaScript/VBScript, IIS, ASP, PHP, .NET, Perl, Python, and Index Server). Applicants that have experience and background with ColdFusion Application development will be given preference.

    * Or equivalent of four (4) years combination of formal information systems & web education/training and/or web experience and knowledge of at least one (1) structured programming languages and relational database management systems.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

    * Ability to apply consultative skills to assess and evaluate user needs and communicate technology alternatives and solutions.

    * Ability to develop application implementation plans, install software, and apply fixes.

    * Ability to identify hardware/software interface problems.

    * Knowledge of how to integrate all systems including operating systems, applications, networks, and databases, as well as knowledge of distributed processing technology.

    * Ability to perform systems and applications needs analysis.

    * Ability to support users and assist them in the use of web tool and technologies.

    * Familiarity with existing campus-defined systems, applications, and standards.

    * Knowledge of database design concepts. 

    * Knowledge of web technologies including ColdFusion and database engine characteristics, structures, and programming.

    * Knowledge of system/equipment capability, programming & design restrictions, encryption, and security requirements.

    * Must be able to continuously monitor industry trends, technologies, and standards and be able to research, recommend, and apply new technologies as they emerge

    * Provide mentoring to those with less knowledge of web design and development.

    Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience

    Re-Posting Date:  3/1/2013

    Filing Deadline:  Open Until Filled

    If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-7171, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST.  Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.


The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


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