Essential Functions: Basic Purpose:Positions in the Web Developer family are responsible for the design, integration, and implementation of applications that will be published on the Web. Incumbents assist customers in the definition of user experience and departmental needs to acquire and create Web applications using university-supported technologies. This requires a sound knowledge of front-end and back-end Web components, accessibility requirements, and related optimizations. The focus of work is to implement Web solutions that use appropriate technologies to produce the optimal user experience on any device.Essential Functions:The functions within the job family will vary by level and specific assignment but will include the following:Works in a collaborative team-oriented environment to design, build, and maintain sophisticated database-driven Internet and Intranet applications.Administers multiple production and development Web servers, install software, manage middleware, troubleshoots complex configuration issues, and performs system diagnostics and maintenance activities.Assists in the planning for acquisition, installation, and maintenance of new software, web servers, and middleware.Writes web applications that retrieve and update information in relational Web centric databases.Works with customers to analyze needs and define requirements.Keeps up to date on Web technologies as they arise and evaluate them on an as needed basis.
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