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Web Software Developer

Company: University of Texas at Dallas
Location: Richardson
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Posting Details

Posting Details

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Position Title

Web Software Developer

Functional Title

Web Software Developer


Office of Institutional Success and Decision Support

Salary Range

$60,000 - $65,000, DOQ

Pay Basis


Position Status

Regular full-time



Position End Date (if temporary)

Posting Open Date


Posting Close Date


Open Until Filled


Desired Start Date

Job Summary

TheWeb Software Developer will provide web application development and management expertise in the Office of Institutional Success and Decision Support.

The primary role is to develop and maintain current websites, web applications, and other software tools used throughout the university to support mission critical business processes. These mission critical applications are important in the current climate and the Web Software Developer position is critical to ensuring end-to-end support. The position will have a background in web application development.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Engineering, Information Systems, Arts and Technology or related field; two years experience in Web application software development; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

Proficiency in PHP, SQL, JavaScript, CSS, Linux, AWS, and DevOps. Experience with web software development using version control (git) and dependency management (composer, npm). Working knowledge of development tools such as Docker and CLI commands. Experience and interest in modernizing legacy software applications. Proficiency in Webserver administration and monitoring. API development experience is nice to have, but not required. Excellent communication skills. Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in web application development via consultation with departments and OISDS staff.

  • Assist in working with end users to document requirements and develop/implement solutions to meet those requirements.

  • Write appropriate web code to ensure optimal web page functionality and design.

  • Conduct usability and testing groups to test websites for functionality, relevance to constituent needs, and ease of use.

  • Troubleshoot website problems and answer questions regarding appropriate solutions.

  • Respond to inquiries, make revisions, add functionality, and implement requests for faculty and student use.

  • Evaluate code to ensure it meets industry standards, is valid, is properly structured, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems.

  • Review and apply regular maintenance and security updates to existing web applications.

    Physical Activities

    Working Conditions

    Additional Information

    Remote Work Notice
    OSIDS staff have the option to work remotely. As such, this role is eligible for a remote schedule, subject to manager approval. A UT Dallas Remote Work Agreement will be required within 14 days upon approval. Remote work arrangements are subject to regular review and re-approval and may be canceled at any time. Individuals may be required to use personal computers and other standard office equipment in order to work remotely. The Web Software Developer must be located within the DFW area and have the ability to be on campus within 24 hours of notice.

    What we have to Offer
    UT Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusiveness. We offer an employee-friendly work environment with a comprehensive benefit package including:

    • Competitive Salary

    • Tuition Benefits

    • Medical insurance - including 100% paid employee medical coverage for full-time employees

    • Dental Insurance

    • Vision Insurance

    • Long and short-term disability

    • Retirement Plan Options

    • Paid time off

    • Paid Holidays

      About UT DallasThe University of Texas at Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world. A diversity of people, ideas and perspectives is crucial to our vision and mission. A charter member of SEA (STEMM Equity Achievement) Change, UT Dallas is a place where members of the community are welcomed, treated fairly, and encouraged to their pursuit of excellence.

      What You Should KnowUT Dallas is ranked among the "Best of the Best Colleges" for LGBTQ Inclusion by Campus Pride. The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion hosts a variety of programs and leads initiatives toward efforts to cultivate a culture of equity and belonging for all members of the campus community. "LilyPad" lactation facilities are located throughout campus for private use by nursing parents. The University currently supports nine Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that are communities of faculty and staff from various identities along with advocates and allies (e.g., Black Faculty and Staff Alliance, Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG).The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living and working environment that is welcoming, respectful and inclusive of all members of the university community. The University prohibits unlawful discrimination against a person because of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status. Visit for more information.

      Special Instructions Summary

      Important Message

      1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

      2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE, including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator. For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator.

Keywords: University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson , Web Software Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Richardson, Texas

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