Applications Developer

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Harvard University
Applications Developer
Harvard Law School
Job Summary
Independently perform complex applications/web development for projects of large to very large size and complexity; typically work as part of a team to implement business solutions. Responsible for all aspects of application development cycle. Code advanced and complex software solutions.
Job Code
I0757P Applications Professional III
Job-Specific Responsibilities
The Applications Developer is a member of the ITS Business Solutions team, contributing to the full development lifecycle of applications targeting areas such as Admissions, Student Services, Executive Education and the academic program. The successful candidate will thrive in a nimble, Agile development environment, enjoy working directly with our business partners, and be comfortable moving between technologies based on business requirements and emerging trends. Projects range from React and Node, to C#/.Net, hosted both in on-premises and SaaS environments.
As an Applications Developer you will:

Work in partnership with clients to implement and maintain practical, innovative, integrated, and reliable solutions
Participate on project teams, utilizing Agile, rapid development processes
Lead Agile Scrum ceremonies, such as backlog grooming, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives
Build integrations between systems
Engage with vendors on new feature implementations, and to resolve product issues
Triage bugs with clients, to ensure accurate detail and prioritization
Typical Core Duties

Participate fully in software development life cycle
Implement and support technical solutions to deliver business requirements
Identify and evaluate opportunities to improve services
Contribute ideas to coding best practices and new technologies
Draw on relationship and technical skills to act as technical liaison to internal and external clients
Abide by and follow the Harvard University IT technical standards, policies and Code of Conduct

Basic Qualifications

Minimum of two years’ post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Additional Qualifications and Skills

Solid understanding of a variety of programming constructs, software design patterns, and their uses in common tasks
Comfort working in a variety of operating systems, technical architectures and programming languages
Experience working on teams utilizing Agile development methodologies
Solid organizational skills, including time management and prioritization
Self-starter with ability to work with diverse technical and non-technical clients
Strong team player with a positive attitude, and committed to the success of the overall team
Ability to accept constructive feedback, and act on it
Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor
Additional Information
Be a part of excellence and leadership in legal education and scholarship at Harvard Law School. We are a community of talented people from diverse backgrounds, lived experiences, and perspectives, dedicated to advancing the cause of justice all over the world. We value our differences and our diversity as a source of strength. We are committed to developing and inspiring our students and our workforce. Whoever you are, whatever you do, however you do it, Harvard Law School is a place where you can thrive.
All offers to be made by HLS Human Resources.
Job Function
Information Technology
Sub Unit
USA – MA – Cambridge
ITS Business Solutions
Time Status
00 – Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Salary Grade
Pre-Employment Screening
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35h; Monday through Friday – 9am to 5pm
EEO Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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