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Junior Web Application Developer

Position Information

Position Information

Working Title: Junior Web Application Developer
Faculty Rank: Lecturer
Role Title: Professional Faculty
Posting Number: AP0170263
About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Web Application Developer position is a junior level position that develops web applications written in modern JavaScript frameworks. The successful candidate should be a capable developer with a desire to work as a member of a creative software development team. The right person will have an enthusiasm for learning and an innovative mindset.

Middleware has several web applications in need of updating as well as new applications coming online. A candidate for this position will be able to provide a migration path for older web technologies to modern JavaScript as well as design new applications from the ground up. Applications that the candidate will have an impact on include high profile sites such as search.vt.edu and login.vt.edu.

Required Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree
- Experience programming web applications in JavaScript
- Experience in business process analysis, including requirements gathering, analysis and documentation, and the application of information technology to satisfy business requirements.
- Understanding of technology architecture and the complexities of enterprise software.
- Ability to work collaboratively with technical and non-technical personnel.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience in development and delivery of enterprise software.
- Experience with Node, Angular, Vue, React, jQuery, or any other modern JavaScript framework.
- Experience with various persistent storage technologies including a working knowledge of SQL, relational data stores, and key/value stores.
- A good understanding of networking and core Internet protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP).
- Practical knowledge and experience integrating with third-party APIs via HTTP/REST, CLI, or SDKs.
- Experience developing software with Spring framework.

Employment Conditions: Must have a criminal background check
Must have a conviction check: Yes
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Employment Comments:

It is required that candidates bring an official copy of their transcript(s) to the interview.

How to Apply for this Job:

Qualified applicants must electronically submit online application, cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae, and a list of 3 professional references to jobs.vt.edu. Apply to posting #AP0170263. Applicant screening will continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty
Appointment Type: Regular
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FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year
Percent Employment: Full-time
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Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience
Location: Blacksburg
Department: Enterprise MiddleWare & Authentication Services
Location, if not Blacksburg:
Location Zip Code: 24060
Work Schedule: M-F 8-5
Job Posting Date: 09/26/2017
Review Begin Date: 10/10/2017
Job Close Date:
Restricted to university employees only? No
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.

For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/80150

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this job opening?
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    • Diverse Jobs (www.diversejobs.net)
    • Insight Into Diversity (www.careers.insightintodiversity.com)
    • Indeed (www.indeed.com)
    • Roanoke Times Online (www.jobs.roanoke.com)
    • Commonwealth of Virginia Jobs (www.jobs.virginia.gov)
    • Virginia Tech job site (www.jobs.vt.edu)
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    • Twitter
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    • From a friend/acquaintance not associated with Virginia Tech (please name below)
    • From a Virginia Tech employee/representative/recruiter (please name below)
    • Veteran related event/site (please describe below)
    • Virginia Employment Commission - VEC
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    • Other job board such as Simply Hired, Career Builder, etc. (please describe below)
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  2. Please describe recruiting source identified in previous question (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents