Web Developer II

New Orleans, LA
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Created: August 24, 2018


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.


  • Leadership skills
  • Project management skills
  • Solid understanding of current web standards as recommended by W3C including accessibility standards and cross browser issues
  • Ability to program in XML, PHP, JavaScript, XSLT, Ruby, Python, C++,  XML, JSON, JQuery, AJAX and Java
  • Ability to design effective UI/UX using HTML5, CSS3 and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ability to work with open source products such Drupal, Python, Fedora, Coral and/or DSpace
  • Ability to design relational databases using MySQL, Oracle and SQL specifically related to library content exchange
  • Ability to work in a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP) or Tomcat environment
  • 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
  • Knowledge of text search engines such as Solr, and the underlying Lucene engine
  • Skilled in modeling techniques as a tool for application design and development
  • Ability to trouble-shoot complex code designs written by multiple developers, reverse engineering, identifying incompatibilities and providing alternatives for improved design and performance
  • Ability to research and recommend emerging applicable technologies, platforms, toolsets and APIs for academic libraries
  • Ability to initiate and maintain cooperative relationships with colleagues
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent organization and time management skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills with both technical and non-technical personnel
  • 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

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two years of web development experience

Preferred Qualifications

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


Published: Saturday, August 25, 2018 21:54 UTC

Last updated: Saturday, August 25, 2018 21:54 UTC