Web Services Analyst

Website University of North Carolina Asheville

Recruitment Range: $45,000 – $49,470

Position Summary

The Web Services Analyst designs and/or develops interfaces, layout, and coding of all website design elements and provides on?going maintenance. Troubleshoots issues/problems and debugs coding issues. Works with functional areas to understand business requirements and implements applications to meet those needs. Works within a variety of software development lifecycles and project management approaches to achieve goals.

The Web Services Analyst will design, develop, maintain, implement and manage existing and newly identified web-related software solutions, and customize/extend content management systems. This position is responsible for university MySQL/MSSQL resources and web servers. This position will plan, design, and implement projects of varying complexity and will serve as a campus-wide web consultant, identify and involve appropriate university stakeholders, manage vendor relationships, determine implementation timelines, direct and/or participate in project implementation, develop test/training environments, develop project documentation (including lessons learned), and obtain project completion approvals.

This position will anticipate the need for software and hardware upgrades and will work closely with key stakeholders to plan and schedule upgrades with minimal impact to the user community.

This position will be a primary contributor in the development of accessibility and security standards as they pertain to the web environment at UNC Asheville, and will play a large role in the development and revision of web-related policies.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Computer Engineering, math, or Engineering or related technical degree from an appropriately accredited institution; or
  • Bachelor’s degree and some computer coursework from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of experience in business application consulting or development; or
  • Associate’s degree in Computer Programming and one year of experience in application consulting or development; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Journey level requires an additional one year of experience.
  • Advanced level requires an additional two years of experience.

Preferred Skills

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience with: C#, .Net, Javascript (ES2015+), HTML, XML, CSS, SASS/SCSS, , PHP, Python, SQL, and/or front-end JavaScript framework
  • Experience in setting up and administering a web server.
  • Proven proficiency using front-end development tools.
  • Experience in user-centered web design and architecture.
  • Familiarity with industry standards of usability and accessibility as well as state and federal statutes governing web content.
  • Demonstrated understanding of browser compatibility issues, site architecture best practices and standards applicable to web authoring.
  • Experience utilizing and implementing RESTful APIs.
  • Familiarity with MVC/MVVM software designer patterns
  • Experience with Object Oriented Programming
  • Knowledge of the business processes of higher education.
  • Demonstrated knowledge sufficient to install and maintain and modify/customize the chosen content management system (WordPress) and the ability to use the CMS to manage such tasks as calendaring, photo galleries and video content, news archives, RSS feeds and other technologies that enrich the user experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to create design prototypes from wireframe conceptual and functional prototypes
  • Ability to organize and conduct workshops including assessment follow up.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work in multiple technical and functional teams.
  • Ability to function in a variety of server environments, database servers and application server technology.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.unca.edu.