Applications Developer

Applications Developer

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Company: Harvard Law School
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-04-08 05:01:06

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Applications Developer Harvard Law School 53617BR

Job Summary

Independently perform complex applications/web development for projects of large to very large size and complexity; typically work as part of a team to implement business solutions. Responsible for all aspects of application development cycle. Code advanced and complex software solutions.

Job Code I0757P Applications Professional III

Job-Specific Responsibilities

The Applications Developer is a member of the ITS Business Solutions team, contributing to the full development lifecycle of applications targeting areas such as Admissions, Student Services, Executive Education and the academic program. The successful candidate will thrive in a nimble, Agile development environment, enjoy working directly with our business partners, and be comfortable moving between technologies based on business requirements and emerging trends. Projects range from React and Node, to C#/.Net, hosted both in on-premises and SaaS environments.

As an Applications Developer you will:

Work in partnership with clients to implement and maintain practical, innovative, integrated, and reliable solutions * Participate on project teams, utilizing Agile, rapid development processes * Lead Agile Scrum ceremonies, such as backlog grooming, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives * Build integrations between systems * Engage with vendors on new feature implementations, and to resolve product issues * Triage bugs with clients, to ensure accurate detail and prioritization

Typical Core Duties

  • Participate fully in software development life cycle
  • Implement and support technical solutions to deliver business requirements
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities to improve services
  • Contribute ideas to coding best practices and new technologies
  • Draw on relationship and technical skills to act as technical liaison to internal and external clients
  • Abide by and follow the Harvard University IT technical standards, policies and Code of Conduct

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of two years' post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Additional Qualifications and Skills

Solid understanding of a variety of programming constructs, software design patterns, and their uses in common tasks * Comfort working in a variety of operating systems, technical architectures and programming languages * Experience working on teams utilizing Agile development methodologies * Solid organizational skills, including time management and prioritization * Self-starter with ability to work with diverse technical and non-technical clients * Strong team player with a positive attitude, and committed to the success of the overall team * Ability to accept constructive feedback, and act on it * Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor

Additional Information

Be a part of excellence and leadership in legal education and scholarship at Harvard Law School. We are a community of talented people from diverse backgrounds, lived experiences, and perspectives, dedicated to advancing the cause of justice all over the world. We value our differences and our diversity as a source of strength. We are committed to developing and inspiring our students and our workforce. Whoever you are, whatever you do, however you do it, Harvard Law School is a place where you can thrive.

All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.

Job Function Information Technology

Sub Unit

Location USA - MA - Cambridge

Department ITS Business Solutions

Time Status Full-time

Union 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary

Salary Grade 057

Pre-Employment Screening Criminal, Identity

Schedule 35h; Monday through Friday - 9am to 5pm

EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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