Department: College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS)
George Mason University's College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) seeks applicants for a full-time Application Developer to join the CHSS IT team, which builds and manages web applications in support of the college's business needs and web presence. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Responsibilities: The Application Developer is responsible for system maintenance, database management, and code development related to the PHP-based Budget Tracking System (BTS). BTS has several major functions that support critical finance and human resource business operations. Management of BTS requires frequent engagement with the Finance and HR staff to determine requirements, diagnose problems, and provide general system support.
Demonstrable procedural and object-oriented PHP development experience (PHP code samples required);
An agile, pragmatic approach to development;
Comfort working directly with clients on support, training, and needs analysis;
SQL scripting skills;
Experience with Linux server activities and Oracle;
Experience and proficiency with code version control;
Experience configuring and maintaining development environments.
Experience developing with Ruby and Rails;
Knowledge of AWS configuration and usage;
Demonstrable experience with automated testing of PHP applications;
Comfort and experience working with and applying web analytics.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
PHP code samples should be provided as a URL link included in either the cover letter or the resume, or uploaded as additional documentation. PHP code samples are required to receive full consideration.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 49746
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.