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Applications Programmer 3

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
28238794 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $68,500 - $123,900

Position Information

Under the supervision of the UCR Library Applications Programmer 4, this position will work collaboratively on a variety of projects that are essential to successful library operations. These include library website development and customization, content management and digital publishing, and software-driven library patron services. Depending on individual project needs, this position may provide consulting services, manage individual development projects, and work collaboratively on team-based library initiatives.

The Applications Programmer 3 is responsible for designing, building, managing and maintaining enterprise-class software applications and system integration components built with a diverse set of programming frameworks including PHP, C#, Laravel, Drupal, and .NET Core. Additionally, the Applications Programmer 3 ensures adherence to software development industry best practices and design patterns including Object Oriented Design, the SDLC, and Service Oriented Architecture.

Must pass FBI/Department of Justice background check. The budgeted salary amount for this position is up to $107,259. This position may have an opportunity for a hybrid schedule.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


Experience Requirement
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
4+ years experience with object-oriented software design and developing complex applications using C# or PHP and the related ability to show intermediate understanding of programming techniques and patterns Required
Experience with a range of web programming languages and frameworks, including ASP.NET, C# / Java, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Python / Django, Laravel, Symfony, HTML, CSS, etc. Experience with relational (MS SQL, MySQL/MariaDB, Oracle) and NoSQL databases (Cosmos, DynamoDB). Required
Experience writing secure code, including the ability to identify and address common software security vulnerabilities. Required
Demonstrated knowledge and hands-on experience leading to competency with enterprise application development tools and software used to support application development and deployment including Visual Studio/Eclipse/XCode, unit testing tools (NUnit, PHPUnit), build and build automation (Jenkins, TeamCity), source control, defect tracking and versioning tools. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Must pass a background check. Required

Minimum Requirements

Intermediate knowledge of secure software development.
Thorough experience with common programming tools. Demonstrated ability to follow software specifications.
Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Thorough experience with identification and use of code libraries and open-source forums.
Experience with planning for deployment and creation of feedback mechanisms.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Demonstrated ability to understand functional needs and how systems can support those needs. Demonstrated ability to develop conversion and system implementation plans.
Advanced skills associated with software design, modification, implementation and deployment, including object-oriented programming concepts.
Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Demonstrated ability to interface with management on a regular basis.
Demonstrated broad problem solving skills.
Demonstrated software repository skills. Demonstrated testing and test planning skills.
Demonstrated ability to contribute technical narrative to grant proposals.
Demonstrated experience implementing systems using development frameworks such as ASP.NET, .NET Core, Laravel, and Symfony.
Demonstrated experience developing for cloud-based platforms including Microsoft Azure and/or Amazon AWS.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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