ColdFusion Job Opportunity in Washington, DC

Description:
The position is primarily responsible for building and maintaining software applications delivered via web-based technologies, predominantly the American University web portal (myAU) and the public web site (www.american.edu).

The incumbent will be involved in the gathering of functional requirements, prototyping, design, development, deployment and maintenance of enterprise and other web applications. This position will work with a team of ColdFusion, .Net and SharePoint developers. Moreover, the incumbent keep up with industry trends and provide guidance and recommendations to the team and campus stakeholders.

Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field, or bachelor’s degree in another field and five years of progressive programming experience as an application developer, web developer, or software engineer
Minimum Requirements:
  • 5+years experience building or designing solutions, working with cross functional teams, and participating in project development
  • 5+years working with web based technologies
  • 3+ years of ColdFusion programming experience
  • Practical experience with project lifecycles, source code management, and code reviews
  • Demonstrated knowledge of web application security concepts
  • Strong knowledge of databases, preferably Oracle and MSQL
  • Solid understanding of Web Services, XML and XSLT
  • Versatile in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript including the use of AJAX, JQUERY, and Prototype libraries
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to function independently as well as work with a team in a collaborative environment
  • Thorough knowledge of and fluency with current web innovations and technologies
  • Understanding of web environments in large IT organizations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of information architecture principles and user-centered design principles
  • Knowledge of current best practices in web design, usability, and accessibility
  • Ability to create and maintain articulate, structured technical documentation
  • Commitment to diversity and to serving the needs of a diverse population
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience with CommonSpot, a Content Management System by PapaerThin, is a plus; especially if the experience includes development of custom elements
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint or comparable software development and .Net C# or other object oriented language programming are a plus
  • Experience with graphics software such as Photoshop is a plus
  • Experience in a higher education environment preferable

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