Web Application Developer (IT)

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 24 Mar 2023


Campus: Tempe

Web Application Developer (IT)

Job Description

This position is eligible for the following flexible work options with appropriate approval:

  • Alternative work schedules:  can include four, 10-hour workdays in a workweek; a nine-day, 80-hour schedule over two workweeks for exempt employees only; and staggered start and stop times.
  • Hybrid work:  an arrangement where employees spend a minimum of 60% of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location. 
  • Full remote work:  an arrangement where the employee spends every workday at a site other than a regularly assigned ASU work location.

At Arizona State University, we measure ourselves not by whom we exclude, but rather by whom we include and how they succeed. In Admission Services, we are passionate about helping students find their right university fit and working together as a team to achieve our enrollment goals. If you are solution-oriented, love helping people, believe in the transformative power of higher education and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, then you will thrive in Admission Services.

The Admission Services Information Systems Development team is looking for a talented and well-rounded web developer with experience in each of the phases of software development, including requirements, design, coding and implementation, and test and maintenance. The focus of this position centers around the careful, deliberate, imaginative and serious undertaking of defined work. The job requires an ability to deal in a systematic and patient way with factual and technical information and processes, as well as an ability to focus directly on the knowledge base required for the task. Getting it "done right," with minimal mistakes are key to the position.

Job Family

Information Technology

Department Name

Admission Services



Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$72,000 - $82,000 per year

Essential Duties

  • Design, code, implement, and enhance web applications.
  • Participates in a collaborative team environment to ensure the success of projects.
  • Maintains a high degree of technical knowledge and expertise.
  • Coordinates with other information technology organizations.
  • Develops and improves systems documentation.
  • Reviews existing systems and processes, and recommends alternative solutions when appropriate.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communications with customers, other technology specialists, and vendors about services.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or closely related field AND 3 years web and database experience which includes creating and updating table structures and views as well as CSS development; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Web application development with the following stack:

  • Experience with Java and/or Node.js (3 years)
  • Responsive CSS frameworks (e.g. Bootstrap, Tailwind CSS, Foundation)
  • Relational Databases (e.g. SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle)
  • Modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Vue.js, React, Angular)

Demonstrated experience or understanding with the following:

  • AWS technologies. Ideally Lambda, API Gateway, and S3 CI/CD with Jenkins Best practices in web application security, OWASP Top 10 Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

Evidence of effective communication skills.

Working Environment

Activities are primarily performed in a regular, climate-controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, and walking. Visual acuity and manual dexterity associated with daily use of a desktop computer; bending, stooping, reaching and lifting up to 20 pounds. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential duties.

Department Statement

In support of the university’s mission and goals, Academic Enterprise Enrollment creates, promotes and institutionalizes the broadest possible awareness of ASU as the New American University by utilizing a variety of data-informed strategies to enroll a diverse student population representative of the vision of Arizona State University. AEE brings discipline to the formulation of enrollment strategy and the refinement of enrollment processes, and is an effective collaborator with our college and school colleagues and other enrollment partners within the Academic Enterprise, Knowledge Enterprise and Learning Enterprise. AEE is comprised of the following units: Academic Enterprise Communications; Admission Services; Financial Aid and Scholarship Services; University Registrar Service; the Pat Tillman Veterans Center; and the International Student and Scholar Center. 

Academic Enterprise Enrollment Core Values: 

  • Make the human connection: We commit to listen, offer empathy and show compassion.
  • Drive success with teamwork: We solve problems with collaboration and creativity. 
  • Promote a thriving community: we recognize work-life balance and embrace our individual differences.
  • Go above and beyond: We share our time, talents and expertise to make an impact in all that we do.
  • See the extraordinary through our efforts: We support those who are pursuing their dreams. 
  • Lead with respect and positive intent in every situation: We communicate openly, genuinely, and with transparency. 

ASU offers an array of employee benefits, including reduced tuition for employees, their spouses and dependents; competitive rates for health and life benefits; a wellness program; disability and leave program; paid holidays; and retirement programs. Visit


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ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

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