Research Informatics Developer

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Lawrence, KANSAS


Achievement & Assessment Inst

Position Overview

Agile Technology Solutions (ATS) a center within Achievement and Assessment Institute is looking for an experienced and motivated Java/J2EE Software programmer/analyst to join its software development team.  This individual will be part of a high performing technology team that is focused on designing and developing next generation learning solutions that are cross platform compatible.  Day to day activities will include designing, developing, testing, and supporting the changes made to all enterprise class web applications used by K-12 schools nationwide to facilitate and enhance the student learning process.

Job Description

80% Develop, maintain and test Java/J2EE based web applications. Candidate will need to evaluate requirements and develop technical specifications documenting required change/enhancement.  From the documentation, develop code and unit test all code prior to turning over to QA. 

10% Develop, maintain and test all necessary database scripts for the web applications.  Run scripts in lower environments before turning over for production runs. Validate only desired records/data is updated.

5% Participate in design and code reviews of teammate changes.  Provide feedback on their approach in a timely fashion.

5%  Report status weekly in project status report.  By end of day each Friday, update status of all tasks and hours spent on each task. Project completion dates for upcoming work and note any risk to meeting those dates.

Required Qualifications

High school/GED and 2 years related experience OR Associate’s Degree with 1 years related experience, OR Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or other related field.

Contact Information to Applicants

Susan Martin,

Additional Candidate Instruction

A complete application includes an online application, cover letter, resume highlighting pertinent experience relative to the required and preferred qualifications and contact information for three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered. 

Application review begins March 3, 2019, and continues until the position is filled. To ensure first consideration, apply before the application review date.

Advertised Salary Range

Minimum $45,000

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Anticipated Start Date


Work Location

University of Kansas - Lawrence

FLSA Status

Nonexempt (Hourly)

Employee Class

U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Work Schedule

Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

Job Family

Information Technology-KUL

Conditions of Employment

Contingent on Funding


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