Job Description :
Sr. Web Developer (627092)
Kennesaw, GA
3 Months

Short Description:

Develops, supports and maintains various software applications and solutions in support of Kennesaw State University’s mission.

Job Summary:

Engineers and executes the full life-cycle of complex software solutions, including research, new development, prototyping, modification, reuse, re-engineering, maintenance, documentation, and other related activities that result in software-based products, ensuring their security, stability, integrity, and recovery.

Designs and develops applications and integrations according to specifications using appropriate programming languages, tools, development methodologies, and adhering to relevant standards, while communicating progress, and delivering within scheduled timelines.
Uses appropriate algorithms, logic, and data structures to solve problems.
Writes well organized, documented, and readable code.
Uses appropriate revision control practices.
Develops test plans and ensuring that code is well tested, covering expected cases and exceptions
Works constructively and collaboratively to resolve problems.
Analyzes performance and function of code and takes action to correct deficiencies.
Assists in developing and maintaining departmental coding standards and participates in peer code reviews.
Understands the business processes and translates them to software designs and specifications.
Leads implementation on assigned projects.
Assists in developing and enhancing the development tool-set and core capabilities.
Mentors and coach’s staff, fostering growth and development.


Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher education or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience. Five (5) years of development experience.
Experience within a higher-education environment
Experience with Agile development methodologies
Experience with distributed revision control systems
Experience with continuous integration
Proficiency with one or more of the following technologies and concepts: Python, PHP, ASP.NET, and Java; - Django, Bootstrap, and JQuery; SQL and PL/SQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MS-SQL; Git; object-oriented design; data modeling; containerization

Required/Desired Skills:

Knowledge and experience developing and utilizing REST-based APIs Required 5 Years
Knowledge and experience developing user interfaces using HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript Required 5 Years
Knowledge and experience developing database-centric applications and working with query languages Required 5 Years
Expertise in multiple programming languages, such as Python, PHP, Java, PL/SQL, and ASP.NET Required 5 Years
Knowledge and experience with web frameworks and technologies such as Django, Bootstrap, JQuery, ASP.NET, Laravel, and Angular Required 5 Years
Knowledge and experience with data exchange and object notation formats, such as JSON and XML Required 5 Years
Knowledge and experience using IDEs, such as Visual Studio Code, PyCharm, and Eclipse Required 5 Years
Knowledge and experience working in both GUI and command-line environments Required 5 Years
Knowledge and experience developing secure code and working knowledge of OWASP principals Required 5 Years
Ability to design and develop software that meets technical specifications to satisfy business requirements Required 5 Years
Ability to write code that utilizes advanced programing algorithms and data structures Required 5 Years
Ability to accurately estimate development times and meet deadlines Required 5 Years
Knowledge and experience with software design patterns, such as model-view-controller and object-oriented methodologies Required 5 Years
Understanding of host-based networking fundamentals and network protocols, such as HTTP and SMTP Required
Knowledge and experience troubleshooting software issues using debugging tools and diagnostic methods Required
A solid understanding of RDBMS practices Required
Knowledge and experience with T-SQL Required
Knowledge of common internet security standards Required
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines Required
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), and time management Required
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e. Microsoft Office suite) Required
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills Required