ColdFusion Job Opportunity in Washington, DC

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 (

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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