Web Developer II

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Web Developer II designs, develops, codes, tests, implements, and manages innovative and complex web-based applications for discovering, accessing, and using library resources and services.  S/he gathers requirements, writes code and APIs, maintains documentation, and creates web design and layout.  S/he is responsible for collaborating with Tulane Technology Services to maintain various local and cloud based servers.


  1. High school diploma or equivalent.
  2. Two years of web development experience.


  1. Leadership skills.
  2. Project management skills.
  3. Solid understanding of current web standards as recommended by W3C including accessibility standards and cross browser issues.
  4. Ability to program in XML, PHP, JavaScript, XSLT, Ruby, Python, C++,  XML, JSON, JQuery, AJAX and Java.
  5. Ability to design effective UI/UX using HTML5, CSS3 and Adobe Creative Suite.
  6. Ability to work with open source products such Drupal, Python, Fedora, Coral and/or DSpace.
  7. Ability to design relational databases using MySQL, Oracle and SQL specifically related to library content exchange.
  8. Ability to work in a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) or Tomcat environment.
  9. Ability to develop secure applications, use robust authentication, access control, use encryption, and use other technologies as appropriate to ensure the integrity and security of sensitive information.
  10. Knowledge of text search engines such as Solr, and the underlying Lucene engine.
  11. Skilled in modeling techniques as a tool for application design and development.
  12. Ability to trouble-shoot complex code designs written by multiple developers, reverse engineering, identifying incompatibilities and providing alternatives for improved design and performance.
  13. Ability to research and recommend emerging applicable technologies, platforms, toolsets and APIs for academic libraries.
  14. Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative relationships with colleagues.
  15. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  16. Excellent organization and time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  17. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills with both technical and non-technical personnel.
  18. Ability to function fully and competently at technology competency Levels I, II and III outlined in Core Technology Competencies for Howard-Tilton Memorial Library Employees


  1. Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
  2. 2+ years of proven success as team leader/project manager.
  3. Experience using MVC frameworks, Object Oriented Programming, and version control workflows.
  4. Experience with analytical and web tracking tools for site usage.
  5. Experience working in an academic library.
  6. Familiarity with Ex Libris products such as Voyager, MetaLib and Primo.
  7. Familiarity with digital library projects.


Apply online at:  https://selfservice.tulane.edu/OA_HTML/OA.jsp?page=/oracle/apps/irc/cand.....

To ensure full consideration, applicants must submit aletter of application, resume, and the names with full contact information ofat least three professional references.  Reviewof applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidateis selected. 

Tulane is an EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled employer.

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Employer Details

7001 Freret St
New Orleans  Louisiana  70118
United States

Job Details

7001 Freret St
New Orleans  Louisiana  70118
United States
Job Type: Full-Time Posted: 8/6/2018
Relevant Job Functions: IT / Software Development

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