Software Engineer II

Gustavus Technology Services

Openings: 1

Description

JOB SUMMARY:  The Software Engineer is a key member of a dynamic team of development professionals who oversee the College’s Web presence. This individual would be responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of web applications and/or websites that enhance and support the strategic vision of the College. This skilled and creative individual must be organized, resourceful, and able to effectively collaborate in a casual, primarily remote, and supportive team environment. The selected individual will report to the Director of Web Services.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Design, implement and maintain in house web applications and pages while balancing user experience, feasibility, and performance. 
  • Provide technical consultation and support for the selection and maintenance of various third-party applications.
  • Offer standards-based and accessible website guidance and support to campus departments.
  • Maintain a high-level awareness of technological advancements within the LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP) environment as well as JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS3, and other relevant frameworks and technologies.
  • Work collaboratively and supportively in a challenging and rewarding team-based environment.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Prerequisites

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES, SKILLS, AND EXPERTISE: 

  • Demonstrated programming experience in any language
  • Familiarity or experience  with, PHP, MySQL/MariaDB, CSS3, and Javascript or similar technologies
  • Familiarity with Linux command line with ability to develop proficiency 
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal, performed in small group settings via email, chat, virtual conference, etc.
  • Passion for the web and related technologies
  • Self-motivation and problem-solving skills to finish projects with minimal supervision

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:   

  • Flexible working environment, remote or on campus, with minimal campus attendance requirements.

Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process our website, www.gustavus.edu/humanresources/employment to complete the online application. A complete application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.

  • Online Application
  • Resume
  • Contact information for three (3) references

Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities.  Click on the following link to learn more about Gustavus's campus-wide commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Gustavus Adolphus College is one of the nation’s leading private liberal arts colleges serving over 2,400 students. The College aspires to be a community of persons from diverse backgrounds who respect and affirm the dignity of all people. Known for its strong science, writing, music, athletics, study-away, and service-learning programs, Gustavus is located on a scenic 340-acre hill in St. Peter, Minnesota only one hour southwest of the Twin Cities.

Contact

Jerry Nowell | jerry@gustavus.edu | 507-933-6365

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2022

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