ColdFusion Job Opportunity in Milwaukee, WI

The Office of Research and Graduate School at UW-Milwaukee (UWM) are seeking a full time IS-Specialist.
The Office of Research facilitates the creation of new knowledge and the development of innovative solutions by supporting research across the sciences, arts, and humanities that enhances the mission of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and spurs economic growth. Responsible for the administration of research activity, oversight of research policy, and compliance with federal and state mandates at UWM, the Office of Research provides pre- and post-award administrative support for sponsored projects, encourages the transfer of technology to the marketplace, and develops sound policy that protects investigators, subjects, and the institution. Please visit:

The Graduate School is responsible for the mission of graduate education at UWM. As one of just two public research universities in the state, UWM is Wisconsin’s premier public urban university. UWM offers 135+ master’s, doctoral, professional and graduate certificate programs, more than any other university in Southeastern Wisconsin. Our graduate student population is comprised of more than 4600 enrolled graduate students from around the nation and more than 80 countries. The Graduate School is responsible for all centralized leadership and administrative functions related to graduate education at UWM, including recruitment, marketing, media relations, admissions, fellowships, appeals, graduate student development, graduation, data and analysis, advocacy and philanthropic development for graduate education, and graduate program reviews. Please visit

UWM is a vibrant community of nearly 28,000 students —we take pride in being a student-centered institution that is deeply committed to diversity in its student body, faculty, staff and programs. Our 104-acre campus is located on Milwaukee’s upper-east side in one of the city’s most attractive residential areas. An education at UWM is more than just a degree. It’s an experience.

Reporting to the Director of the Information Technology and Analysis unit of the Graduate School and Office of Research, the Web Applications Developer is responsible for creating and maintaining web-based applications that will provide easier and increased access to Graduate School and Office of Research functions and services in support of the university’s research and higher educational missions. (S)he is responsible for each project phase including requirements gathering, project management, design, production, testing, troubleshooting, deployment, documentation, training, maintenance, and upgrade of web applications to facilitate research, instruction and marketing by faculty and graduate students. These duties include incorporating text, graphics, multimedia, and data resources in web applications; ensuring the security and confidentiality of customer records within web applications; and translating strategic initiatives into workable technical solutions. The individual will, after extensive consultation with clients and careful evaluation of alternative methodologies and technical considerations, develop and maintain specialized web applications to support faculty research and student academic activities, and work onsite with Graduate School and Office of Research staff to resolve technical problems.

  • Minimum of 2 years professional experience designing both websites and database-driven web applications
  • Extensive knowledge of PHP/LAMP and experience developing web applications using PHP along with MySQL/Oracle, HTML, and CSS.
  • Knowledge of ColdFusion, jQuery, JavaScript, and Ajax.
  • 5 years, or more, of professional experience designing both websites and database-driven web applications.
  • Associates Degree, or Bachelor’s Degree, in technical or related field.
  • Knowledge of technical aspects of web design and development, including usability, and accessibility.
  • Extensive experience with graphic and web development applications including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and a working knowledge in Microsoft Windows environment.
  • Extensive knowledge in both the aesthetic and technical aspects of web page development which includes: planning, research, layout, graphic design, and production of web sites and print materials.
  • Ability to design and develop cross-browser and cross-platform compatible web applications and interactive presentations.
  • Working knowledge of database design, administration, query and maintenance.
  • Evidence of exceptional English Language verbal and written communication skills.

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