Job Description :
Application Developer, Lead - Technical - 18000808 

Position Summary

Georgia State's central technology services group, Instructional Innovation & Technology (IIT), is looking to find a
dynamic and highly motivated employee. IIT is responsible for providing cutting-edge centralized technology services
to the Georgia State University community. Recent and current major initiatives are the migration to Microsoft 365,
cloud computing, and iPad registration for students.

The Opportunity:

The Application Developer Lead is a professional, staff position within Application Engineering.   The fundamental
responsibility is development, implementation, and/or maintenance (i. e. , support & repair) of application-based
solutions.   This includes responsibilities and deliverables that span all phases of the application development
lifecycle (SDLC Individuals in the Application Developer Lead position usually desire to pursue a technical career
path. However, they must possess strong leadership skills.   The scope of responsibility will include theses essential
duties, but is not limited to, the following,

Knowledgeable of enterprise level development practices, policies and standards as well as information technology service management processes.  

Responsibilities and deliverables span all phases of the software development life-cycle (SDLC) including:
Requirements Analysis

Design Development



Maintenance (i. e. , support & repairs)

Responsible for occasionally instructing, directing, mentoring, training, and checking the work of lower level staff as
well as making project task assignments under the direction of the manager. Confers with and advises on policy and
procedure, internal business processes, priorities, and problems.

Responds to customer reports of problems, system performance anomalies, and /or general inquiries.   Includes
application code troubleshooting and design, programming, testing, and debugging of application patches/fixes.  

Formulates and defines systems scope and objectives through research and fact-finding.   Includes analysis and
documentation of business processes and functional requirements.  

Considers the business implications of the application of technology to the business environment.  

Translates functional requirements and prepares detailed program specifications from which programs will be
written.   Work products may include feasibility studies, white papers, time/cost estimates, etc.

Responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation.

Occasionally responsible for identifying appropriate resources needed, developing project plan/schedule, scheduling
and facilitating project meetings, coordinating activities of project team, and reporting project status to both
management and customer.

Participates in meetings and communicates regularly with both management and customer regarding project and/or
application support activity status.

May provide version control and configuration control for application supported by the team.

A Great Place to Work:

Would you be interested in attending an award-winning urban research university for free? Our Tuition Assistance
Program lets employees take classes for free. At Georgia State University we emphasize work-life balance. With
excellent benefits, competitive pay and an exciting location, Georgia State University could be the place for you.

Georgia State offers competitive pay and benefits including:

Paid Leave Time

Employee Tuition Assistance

Comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance coverage

403(b) and pension plans

Panther PERQS- vendor partnership discounts

And that's not all; visit our benefits page for more information: http://www. gsu. edu/hr/benefits/index. html.

Disclaimer: This job requisition provides a high-level job definition. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive or
exclusive list of job duties. As such, job duties and/or responsibilities within the context of this job requisition may
change at the discretion the employee’s direct supervisor.  


: Bachelor's degree and three years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.  

College/Business Unit

: Instructional Innovation & Technology 

Department: Instructional Innovation and Technology, Application Design & Development 


: Atlanta Campus 

Shift: Monday - Friday | 8:30AM - 5:15PM 

Salary : Salary commensurate with experience and education 

Pay Grade: IT3 

FLSA Status: Exempt 

Job Type: Full Time (Benefits Eligible) 

Job Posting

: 08/24/18, 9:25:59 AM 

Closing Date

: Open until filled 

Preferred Hiring Qualifications: 

The preferred candidate should possess the following attributes,  

Bachelor’s degree and three years of related experience; or a combination of education and experience

Demonstrable experience with LAMP or WAMP stack server-side application development

Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery

Knowledge of relational database design and queries (Oracle, MySQL, or SQL Server)


Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to sensitive data web applications

Strong written and verbal communication skills 

Additionally, candidates will be giving consideration for the following as well,

Proficient with enterprise level development practices, policies and standards as well as information technology
service management processes.

Possesses sufficient knowledge and expertise to work independently within the design, development, testing,
deployment, and maintenance phases of the SDLC on projects of any size and/or complexity.  

With general direction, is competent within the requirements analysis phase of the SDLC on small to medium sized
projects and/or maintenance activities.  

Demonstrated proficiency with industry best practices, tools, and techniques utilized within the design, development,
and testing phases of the SDLC.

Is able to effectively facilitate small to medium sized meetings involving technical subject matter.

Possesses sufficient knowledge and expertise to serve in the role of project manager and independently lead
technology-focused projects not involving significant requirements analysis and/or business process change.

Possesses extensive knowledge and demonstrated expertise with regard to relevant application technology within
the applicable domain area within Application Engineering.

Special Instructions: 

Candidates can only apply via GSU website:

https://gsu. taleo. net/careersection/2/jobsearch. ftl?lang=en

To be fully considered for this position all candidates at the time of submission must provide the following documents
that clearly provides proof of education and relevant experience,

A complete and accurate GSU application


Cover letter

Please note, Georgia State University’s career board updates daily and requisitions are subject to be removed
without prior notice or before the posting expires.  

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race,
ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.