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Miami’s Project Dragonfly seeking Software Developer

Miami’s Project Dragonfly seeking Software Developer

For more info and to apply, visit https://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/498691?lApplicationSubSourceID

Biology/Project Dragonfly: Software Developer will work with a creative team at Miami University to develop and maintain cross-platform learning systems and interactives used by U.S. and worldwide partners to support university courses, environmental stewardship, and global understanding.

Duties will include and not be limited to: Assignments include writing code to create software that runs in a web browser, desktop application, or other platforms, and writing code that allows that software/application to communicate with servers over the Internet. Support and further develop an in-house learning management system used for university coursework and cross-site collaboration among leading public learning institutions such as the San Diego Zoo, Wildlife Conservation Society (New York), Brookfield Zoo (Chicago), Cincinnati Zoo, and the Woodland Park Zoo (Seattle). Work with an innovative team to create new interactives that advance ecological and social change.  The position requires in-person or a mix of in-person and remote work. Travel to U.S. or global conservation sites to co-develop new learning solutions may be possible.

Required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent coursework/experience + 2 years of professional experience in Computer Science, MIS or related field, good communication skills working with technical and non-technical teams, comfort switching between periods of high collaboration and self-directed work, strong levels of empathy and desire to understand and help larger team goals, interest in promoting diversity, inclusion, and accessibility with the technology you build, excitement and willingness to learn new things and interact with new people, experience creating software requirements documentation and development plans, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript experience, full stack web application development experience using one or more common language or framework, SQL and relational database experience, git source code version control familiarity, Linux command line familiarity.

This position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Consideration may be given to candidates with graduate coursework or Master’s degree with experience in Client Server Systems, Computer and Network Security, and Comparative Programming Languages, Interest in engaging audiences in science, cooperative learning, and environmental stewardship, Ruby on Rails development experience, React JS development experience, Wordpress theming and administration experience, Linux web, application, and database server administration, Agile / scrum project management process experience, Learning management software development or administration experience, Gitlab experience or other CI/CD platform, Data analysis and reporting experience, AWS administration experience.

Submit letter of interest, resume to http://jobs.miamioh.edu/cw/en-us/job/498691?lApplicationSubSourceID. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Upload (as "Other" document) a word document with instructions for accessing URLs or media that demonstrate creation of complete applications and/or code samples of relevant work.  Inquiries may be directed to Jamie Anzano at bercawj@miamioh.edu.  Screening of applications begins June 1, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560.


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