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Application Software Developer I

Apply now Job no: 500437
Department: Enterprise Information Systems
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Salary Staff
Categories: Information Technology
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title: Application Software Developer I


Hours Per Week:


Job Summary:


We are looking for someone who loves to design, develop and modify applications, interested in new and interesting challenges, and a desire for an engaging experience with our thriving university community for an Application Software Developer position. Is this you?

Miami University offers an engaging work environment at a premier higher education institution with an exceptional benefits package plus many other support resources to help employees balance their professional and personal lives.


Duties/Physical Demands:

As a member of the Miami team you will be a part of our efforts to pursue the best solutions for the University.
Our diverse team members actively design, develop, modify and support application software systems by:

• Gathering, documenting, and analyzing user needs and design requirements, developing application specifications and determining system performance standards.
• Participating in diverse projects that analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints using agile techniques.
• Developing software systems including appropriate design and use of error handling, logging, and monitoring.
• Creating, executing, and automating multiple levels of test plans for software maintenance.
• Executing third-party software implementations and integrations with a focus on using APIs and code reuse.
• Working with our clients to learn and understand business processes and responsibilities and suggest solutions to problems.
• Identifying roadblocks and generating ideas for improvement; using agile methods like the Scrum framework and pair programming.
• As a member of our team, you will have great opportunities to grow technically and professionally through annual training.


Minimum Qualifications:

Require a Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or a related field earned by date of hire. No relevant work experience required.

This position is available to persons who are currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time and indefinite basis. (Persons authorized to work on such a basis include US citizens, lawful permanent residents (“green card” holders), asylees, refugees, and temporary residents under IRCA.


Desired Qualifications:

As the Application Software Developer I reporting to our Application Development Team Manager, we are looking for individuals with potential and some knowledge of and can work under instruction in:
• Developing applications that use single-sign-on and authentication systems (LDAP, Active Directory, CAS, Shibboleth, Two-Factor)
• Developing applications in PHP (Laravel), Python, Node JS, or similar languages, using object-oriented programming.
• Using source code management systems (Git, SVN, etc.) and Continuous Integration / Continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipelines.
• Developing secure applications (SQL injection, cross-site scripting, etc.)
• 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.
• Developing against Higher Ed ERP systems (Ellucian’s Banner suite), Learning Management systems (Canvas), and web portal systems (LifeRay) or similar applications.
• Developing applications using relational database management systems and SQL.
• Working with Linux and Windows OS and a basic understanding of networking.
• Testing web applications for accessibility (ADA) compliance.
• Deploying software in a cloud-based infrastructure (AWS, Azure, GCP).


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

See Minimum Qualifications.


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Miami University recognizes that technology enables us to find new ways of providing first-class service and workplace flexibility. This position is approved for remote work on a full-time or hybrid basis. Remote work is a working arrangement that can be modified or revoked by Miami University at any time for any reason.

 Please see our prospectus at: <a href="">Application Software Developer I Prospectus</a>

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

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.
Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).
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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