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Application Software Developer III

Apply now Job no: 496332
Department: Enterprise Information Systems
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Information Technology
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Application Software Developer III

Full-time/Unclassified (salaried)

Job Summary:

We are looking for a dynamic and energetic individual that loves technology and new challenges for an Application Software Developer position in a rewarding university environment. Is this you?

Ideal candidates, like you, will bring excellent technical and interpersonal skills and a commitment to supporting our values including being team-focused, and technology-curious.

As a member of our team, you will have great opportunities to grow technically and professionally.


Duties/Physical Demands:

You'll pursue the best solutions for the University as you:
• Play an essential role in designing and building custom solutions for university technology needs.
• Be a leader and part of a team that implements third-party software solutions in a mixed on-premise/cloud environment to meet the strategic needs of the university.
• Create and implement API-driven data integrations for on-premise and hosted software.
• Create API-driven data integrations for on-premise and hosted software.
• Act in an essential technical role for existing production services.
• Using your experience, work with team members and staff in remediation of barriers to success
• Treat security and accessibility as job one as you design and implement solutions that protect sensitive data and provide equal access.
• In partnership with the university offices and third-party software providers, you will help ensure optimal use of technology solutions.
• Perform cloud infrastructure deployments (AWS, Azure, GCP).


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field earned by date of hire and three years of relevant experience.

Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience providing the knowledge/skills/abilities listed may be substituted. Experience in these knowledge/skills/abilities may be earned concurrently.


Desired Qualifications:

As the Application Software Developer III reporting to our Application Development team manager, we are looking for you to have advanced knowledge and experience in:

• Developing applications in PHP (Laravel), Python, Node JS, or similar languages, using object-oriented programming.
• Using source code management systems (Git, etc.) and Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
• Improving the quality of applications by using various testing options, which could include unit, feature, stress/load testing and documenting test plans, cases and results.
• Higher Ed ERP systems (Ellucian’s Banner suite), Learning Management systems (Canvas), and web portal systems (LifeRay) or similar applications.
• Develop and secure applications against SQL injection, cross-site scripting, etc. that use single-sign-on and authentication systems like LDAP, Active Directory, CAS, Shibboleth, and Two-Factor.
• Design and develop applications using relational database management systems and experience with SQL and No-SQL development.
• Web application server administration in applications such as Apache/Tomcat and Weblogic.
• Linux and Windows OS with a solid understanding of networking.
• Develop and test web applications for accessibility (ADA) compliance
• Deployment experience with cloud infrastructure (AWS, Azure, GCP).
• Work as a member and lead of a team using Agile development techniques (Scrum or Kanban).
• Understand the collaborative and planning needs for implementing high-volume, interactive, essential applications.
Come grow with us.


Miami is committed to a culture of health and wellness on campus with several benefits, healthcare, and wellness programs. Health, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance; tuition fee waiver; paid sick and parental leave, paid vacation, paid holidays; state sponsored, alternate and supplemental retirement plans are part of our employee benefits package.
Plus you can be part of the University’s academic culture and can teach one credit bearing course per semester.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Require cover letter, resume and list of three references.

EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
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 or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Benefits Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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