Applications Developer II

Applications Developer II


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Southern Wake Campus


$50,122.19 - $66,428.32 Annually


State of NC

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Closes: Monday, April 30, 2018

Target Start Date

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours

Business Hours

Reports to

Reports to Manager, Web Services

Employment Type

Full-time, Annual

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Documented ability to program in two or more object-oriented programming languages (C#, JAVA, etc.)
Documented ability to program in two or more scripting languages (PHP, ASP.NET, JavaScript, etc.)
Demonstrable understanding of at least one relational database (MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server) with the ability to write moderately complex SQL queries
Demonstrable understanding of web/application development methodologies (Agile, SCRUM, RAD, SDLC, Waterfall)
Working knowledge of web application technology interoperability (OS, database, network, etc.)
Demonstrable organizational and resource management skills
Demonstrable understanding of moderately complex data structures and constructs (iteration, hash tables, linked lists), and how to apply them to practical programming solutions
Must be customer-service-oriented and can work effectively as part of a team as well as independently
Practical experience of project management methodology with proven ability to multi-task within tight timelines, budget constraints and client high expectations
Ability to clearly and concisely write documentation with consideration to the technical understanding of the intended audience.
Ability to clearly communicate both verbally and in writing to all levels of the organization


Associate's Degree
Two years in web development using at least one object-oriented programming language
Two years' experience writing SQL statements in one or more relational databases (MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server)
Two years' experience with knowledge of Windows or Unix/Linux development environments

Preferred Qualifications

Associate's Degree in Computer Science or related field
One of more years' experience supporting Higher Education
Two years of web development experience working with LAMP stack
Two years of experience with web development in the Windows environment (ASP.NET)
ITIL Foundation Certification

Position Description

Pay Grade: Professional 6

This position is responsible for identifying user requirements including scope and objectives, data required, and interfaces needed by participating in business analysis and the development of requirements, independently converting requirements into technical specifications used to code/develop automated work flows using one or more programming languages. This position collaborates with other Application Developers to establish complex internal processes for developing programming, quality assurance and documentation standards.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

*Responsible for identifying moderate to complex business requirements from college stakeholders and translating them into workflows and specifications for creating automated solutions.
*Accountable for defining technical specifications for selection of new software or modifications to existing software applications
*Upgrades, repairs and replaces in-house and/or third-party applications as needed
*Responsible for troubleshooting legacy web-based applications, scripts and adjacent systems
*Tests and installs new applications into production as needed
*Performs efficient, high quality coding in the appropriate programming language to manage college data and processes
*Responsible for the design, development and implementation of the College's web services, comprised of Representational State Transfer (RESTful) and/or Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) based HTTPS endpoints for use in both custom applications and integration with third-party APIs
Responsible for creating detailed documentation to be utilized by both technical personnel and end-users
Accountable for maintaining revision controls for supported software applications
Responsible for performing routine to moderately complex database administration tasks
Provides project management best practices in supporting all facets of the software development life cycle
Collaborates with System Administrator in performing Windows/Unix/Linux systems programming/administration tasks
Researches and stays current of security threats and vulnerabilities and assists in developing mitigation strategies
Responsible for preparing guidelines and test scripts for end users to conduct proper testing and quality assurance on business processes
Closely collaborates with System Administrators with installing, configuring and testing servers in a variety of operating systems including Linux, Unix and Windows
Accountable for maintaining data integrity and security for supported software applications including monitoring of critical services        
Provides guidance and mentoring to Application Developer I personnel as needed

Job Post Contact

Human Resources