University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Web Developer I I I

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 2 months ago(4/5/2018 3:49 PM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
  • Overview


    This person functions in all phases of Web application development including the analysis of user needs, software and database design, review, programming and implementation of web-based information.  Similarly, enhances and supports existing systems, including upgrades, conversions, problem resolution and adapting existing applications/databases to new Web technology.  Communicates well with the user through all phases of development and support.  Performs duties in a manner consistent with a complex, diverse, dynamic hardware and software environment that serves a complex medical/education community.



    • Works as part of a team with the user and/or vendors to articulate and document user application needs. 
    • Assists in the design, development, implementation, integration, production support, and continuous enhancement of web-based applications to insure reliable, integrated, secure information repository and delivery in a distributed environment.
    • Assists in the functional analysis and technical design of data into a new or existing data repository (flat, single or multilevel indexed, relational, local or distributed database) that is reliable, integrated, secure, Web-enabled, meets performance criteria, and is appropriate to support the Web-based application.
    • Provides end user training and support of developed applications.  Assists in developing and maintaining proper technical and user documentation for each system in a consistent and structured manner.
    • Insures quality control through testing and debugging software for accuracy, completeness, and system integrity.  Develops procedures to assure the smooth transition of new systems and enhancements into operational status.
    • Independently seeks the advice of director and proactively coordinates project/staff activities with Information Services Department staff and vendors.
    • Interacts effectively (verbally, written, etc.) with users through various phases of design, implementation and maintenance to ensure the delivery and use of application consistent with agreed upon project goals.
    • Assists in performing technical services necessary to support the continuous delivery of service including:  application enhancement, project tracking, development of software development utilities and application development procedures and the like.
    • Continues development of skills and expertise in present and emerging Internet technologies by participating in formal training when possible and by independent self-teaching and tutorials.
    • Helps define, acts in accordance and in coordination with IT standards as determined by IS
    • Acts as project coordinator on assigned projects..
    • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.



    • Bachelor’s Degree required in Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent.
    • Three years demonstrated progressive experience in developing, enhancing and supporting departmental applications in a networked, multi-vendor diverse-platform environment.  Expertise in all phases; analysis, application design, data design, programming, testing, installing, maintenance, documenting, user training.
    • Demonstrated progressive experience in presentation to diverse audience.
    • Effective verbal and written communication competence.
    • Solid interpersonal skills, with ability to work well with people of all levels of expertise and comfort in varied organizational relationships.
    • Supervisory experience.
    • Near visual acuity.  Work sedentary.  Manual dexterity.
    • Two years demonstrated progressive experience in web-based application development
      • Experience with application development environments and languages including but not limited to:
        • HTML, PHP, CSS and JavaScript
        • C, C++, JAVA
        • PERL

    Additional Information

    Additional operating systems and languages required:

        • HTML, PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript,
        • D3.js, Node.js, Cytoscape.js
        • mySQL, postgreSQL, mongoDB
        • PERL, Python, Bash scripting services
        • Docker, Travis
        • Amazon (EC2, S3) and Google Cloud
        • Unix, Linux
    • Experience with the performance-side of browser rendering when dealing with large volumes of data



    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed