If you're passionate about a high-energy environment and meaningful work, this job is for you! Our group is a fun, hardworking and encouraging team. You won't be bored, you will find your work valued and the work you do, makes a difference.
The Stanford University Student and HR Systems team is responsible for the support, maintenance, operations and upgrades of the HR and Student applications. Collaborating with the Technical Manager of Campus Solutions and HR Systems group within Enterprise Technology (ET), Senior Portal Developer will be applying a strong combination of technical skills. The developer will be responsible for executing all programming tasks, including programming, analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, modifying, and maintaining computer programs. You should have confirmed a track record of conceptualizing and developing enterprise wide information systems that meets user requirements and is secure, reliable, scalable, and extensible.
Support and development of applications, including (but not limited to) Students, Faculty and Employees Portal
Propose, conceptualize design, implement, and develop solutions for complex system/programs independently.
Supervise professional staff, as necessary, working on all phases of application development projects.
Engage in long-term strategic planning.
Define complex application development administration and programming standards.
Oversee the support, maintenance, operation, and upgrades of applications.
Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical problems.
Review the physical design of existing systems for optimizing performance.
Lead projects, as necessary, for special systems and application development in areas of complex problems.
Work with other technical professionals to develop standards and implement best practices.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Information Technology and eight years of relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong interaction design skills in wireframing and prototyping.
Experience with Python or ability to learn and support Python applications.
Experience with, and knowledge of: RESTful and SOAP Web Services, JSON, XML, and XSD highly desirable.
Experience with Ant, Maven or similar build tools.
Knowledge and experience with Liferay Portal highly desirable.
Experience with the Eclipse IDE or a willingness to learn.
Experience with database retrieval, updates using SQL.
Strong background in designing and coding Responsive websites (RWD).
Experience with web accessibility standards or a willingness to learn.
Thorough understanding of version control, software configuration and release management practices.
Knowledge and experience with concurrent programming.
Experience with load, performance, and stress testing of web applications.
Ability to define and solve logical problems for highly technical applications.
Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical clients.
Ability to lead activities on structured team development projects.
Ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.
Python or ability to learn and support python applications.
Knowledge of application domain.
Certifications and Licenses:
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally stand/walk, writing by hand.
Rarely use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended hours, evening and weekends.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,https://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Why Stanford is for You: Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more.
Redwood City. Our new Stanford Redwood City campus, opened in 2019, will be the workplace for approximately 2,700 staff, including University IT, whose jobs are important to supporting the University's mission. The campus will offer amenities such as onsite cafes and a dining pavilion, a high-end fitness facility with an outdoor pool, and a childcare center for Stanford families. Relocation will not be provided for this position. Sponsorship is possible.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains dedicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 12000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu. Stanford is an equal empl...oyment opportunity and 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 characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.