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Web Application Front-End Developer - SOM: Academic Information Systems - Sacramento Campus

Company: University of California, Davis
Location: Davis
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Academic Information Systems provides web application development support for the School of Medicine, School of Nursing and various other administrative units within UC Davis Health for its large portfolio of in-house developed applications. The applications are built using Angular 10+, Bootstrap and SpringBoot.Job SummaryFinal Filing Date 12/31/2022Salary Range $2,552.00 - $4,820.00 (Grade 22)Salary Frequency BiweeklyAppointment Type CareerPercentage of Time 100%Shift Hour 08 HoursLocation Education BuildingCity SacramentoUnion Representation NoBenefits Eligible YesWe offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITYResponsibilitiesThe Front-End Developer, reporting directly to the Manager of Application Development, is primarily responsible for developing front-end portion of web applications for Academic Information Systems as well as providing leadership and guidance on front-end tools, technologies, and UI design. In collaboration with educational leadership, Academic Information Systems aims to provide superior technology and support for staff, students, and faculty for the Schools of Health.The Front-End Developer will bring professional working experience and knowledge using best practices and follow generally accepted standards of front-end development. The front-end applications will be created using the departments current technology stack. They will be responsible for developing and supporting user-facing features while focusing on structure and design of web pages. This position focuses on building reusable components and pages, optimizing page loading times, and using necessary markup languages to create web pages. The Front-End Developer has experience aligning web design and user experience requirements, optimizing pages for maximum efficiency and intuitiveness, and maintaining brand consistency across all web pages, among other responsibilities. The candidate must have strong visual, verbal, and written communication skills.Required QualificationsApplicants are encouraged to upload license and certification if required of the position.Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience5+ years' experience in user experience and designExperience programming complex web applications using a combination of related technologies including but not limited to: Responsive Single Page JavaScript Application Frameworks such as Angular or React, Java 8+, Node.js, Model/View/Controller architectural software development pattern, Angular 10+, PrimeNG, JavaScript, Bootstrap 4+, CSS3+, HTML5+, and related technologies3+ years' experience with front-end web development using modern techniques and frameworks including Angular 10+, Node.js, npm, angular-cli, HTML5+, CSS3+, Responsive Design, Bootstrap 4+3+ years' experience in front-end web development tools, techniques, and methods for user-facing interfaces3+ years' experience in JavaScript development using modern standards, including strict mode compliance, modularization techniques, and tools, and frameworks and libraries3+ years' experience in fixing front end related bug issues on existing client website and HTML prototypes3+ years' experience in work with open-source solutions and community; create web layouts from static images3+ years' experience in work in team environments that use various methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Lean); use version control systems (e.g., Git and GitHub); ensure Section 508 Compliance; Issue tracking (e.g.JIRA)3+ years' experience in integrating & implementing RESTFul API to the Front-end application.Ability to code using test-driven methodology like CypressAbility to adapt to a dynamic and collaborative working environment and make independent decisions3+ years' experience using Visual Studio Code or similar IDE3+ years' experience using front-end build toolsDemonstrated proficiency writing test cases with Cypress or similar frameworkAdvanced technical skills and understanding of different technologies used in front-end web developmentExcellent debugging, problem solving, and testing requiredAble to work with minimal direction, provide good work estimates, and deliver maintainable software on scheduleProvide internal and external documentationAble to rewrite existing applications using older technologiesAble to update existing applicationsStrong oral and written communication skillsDemonstrated ability to interpret and analyze business needs, user requirements and technical constraints and identify ways in which software or web designs can support those needs.Team player and work with multiple team members to achieve daily, weekly, and monthly targetsMaintain an understanding of the latest Web applications and programming practices through education and self-studySolid experience with cross-device responsive web development techniques, page speed optimization and debugging tools.Experience with the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)Responsive/Adaptive Design Experience (Desktop and Mobile)Experience with common libraries (jQuery and Angular/Ember/React) and debugging tools (Chrome Dev Tools, etc.)Knowledge of native DOM and Event APIsGood understanding of web performance and how browsers and DOM workSpecial RequirementsExperience in using Spring Containers (with Spring Boot) for enterprise applicationsUnderstanding of functional and reactive programming in JavaExperience in developing REST APIs using Spring Boot 2.0 (reactive) and skilled in Open API (swagger) specificationExperience with unit testing of frontend componentsKnowledge of (and a passion for) current trends and best practices in architecture, including performance, accessibility, security, and usability.Experience using relational databases such as MySQL, MSSQLExperience with JBoss, Tomcat, IIS, or similar application serverKnowledge of web accessibility standardsAbility to interact with non-technical business peersExperience presenting and leading front-end development efforts for large projectsExperience building applications in healthcare and life sciences and can address 508, WCAG, and HIPAA compliance concernsThis position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy (ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and BelongingAt UC Davis, we're solving life's most urgent challenges to bring a fuller, healthier, and more resilient world within reach. We grow from every challenge we take on and we don't just maintain - we improve.We recognize that creating an inclusive and intellectually vibrant organization means understanding and valuing both our individual differences and our common ground. The most comprehensive solutions come from the most diverse minds and you belong here.As you consider joining UC Davis, please explore our Principles of Community, our Clinical Strategic Plan and strategic vision for research and education, and our latest efforts to outgrow the expected.The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Keywords: University of California, Davis, Davis , Web Application Front-End Developer - SOM: Academic Information Systems - Sacramento Campus, Other , Davis, California

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