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Virginia Tech: Full Stack Web Application Developer [Blacksburg, VA]


The Office of Academic Decision Support is looking for a talented Full stack web application developer to build high performance web based analytical applications with intuitive interfaces and visual insights.



At: Virginia TechVirginia Tech
Location: Blacksburg, VA
Web: vt.edu
Position: Full Stack Web Application Developer

Apply here.

About Virginia Tech:

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Position Summary:

The Office of Academic Decision Support is looking for a talented Full stack web application developer to build high performance web based analytical applications with intuitive interfaces and visual insights.

Responsibilities:

  • Own design, development, implementation, and maintenance of data intensive web applications from idea to production.
  • Develop efficient and quality source code (both client and server side) that delivers exceptional user experience
  • Collaborate with data scientists to develop data-driven interactive visualization features.
  • Develop and deploy new features for the core applications. Explore and experiment with new technologies and frameworks to support and enhance existing applications and software architecture
  • Contribute to technology stack selection and best practices.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields
  • Demonstrable experience in transforming a concept to real life web applications/products
  • Experience in client side JavaScript frameworks (Vue.js, React/Redux) and Server side frameworks (Django, NodeJS)
  • Mastery in JavaScript, HTML, CSS.
  • Sound understanding of SPA, REST Web services, and Micro Services development.
  • Experience with relational databases – PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server and proficiency in SQL scripting
  • Good understanding of version control workflows and technologies (Git, GitLab/GitHub, AWS CodeCommit). Familiarity with Agile methodologies.
  • Passion for implementing industry standards / best coding practices
  • Self motivated, passionate, and product oriented
  • Effective written and oral communication skill

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in building commercial web applications/products
  • Professional experience in client side JavaScript frameworks (Vue.js, React/Redux) and Server side frameworks (Django, NodeJS)
  • Strong experience in JavaScript, HTML, CSS programming
  • Professional experience in SPA, REST Web services, and Micro Services development.
  • Professional experience with relational databases – PostgreSQL, MS SQL Server and proficiency in SQL scripting
  • Familiarity with JS charting libraries, including browser vector and motion graphics (SVG, HTML5 Canvas, and CSS3)

Must have a conviction check: Yes

Employment Comments:

Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates including women, minorities, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should contact University ADA services at (540) 231-9331, and TTY number: (800) 828-1120 by the application deadline.

How to Apply for this Job:

Interested candidates should apply online at www.jobs.vt.edu (posting number AP0190102) and include a letter of application that addresses qualifications for and interest in the position along with a comprehensive curriculum vita and contact information for three references.
For further information, please contact Abhay Joshi, Director, Academic Data Analysis and Visualization, abhayaj@vt.edu, 540-239-9781. Review of materials begins on April 22, 2019.

Employee Category: Administrative and Professional Faculty

Appointment Type: Regular

FLSA Status: Exempt: Not eligible for overtime

Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track

Academic Year or Calendar Year: Calendar Year

Percent Employment: Full-time

Pay Range: Commensurate with Experience

Location: Blacksburg

Department: Academic Decision Support Services

Location Zip Code: 24061

Work Schedule: M-F 8-5

Review Begin Date: 04/22/2019

Restricted to university employees only? No

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.

Quick Link: http://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/96247

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