Senior Software Specialist - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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Biology/Project Dragonfly: Senior Software Specialist will work with a creative team to develop and maintain a variety of learning systems and interactives housed at Miami University and used by partners worldwide. 


Assignments include writing code to create software that runs in a web browser, desktop application, or other platforms, and writing code that allows that software/application to communicate with servers over the internet. 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree with significant undergraduate coursework or 10 years of professional experience in Computer Science, MIS or related field; experience leading a software development team, strong object-oriented software development skills; experience or a strong interest and aptitude for developing in Ruby on Rails (RoR) environment or equivalent web framework; experience developing Flash ActionScript/JavaScript or equivalent scripting language; database management, good documentation skills; commitment to working in a team environment; willingness to develop new skills. 

Preferred Qualifications

Graduate coursework or Master’s degree with experience in Client Server Systems, Computer and Network Security, and Comparative Programming Languages; experience with multiple programming languages, including HTML/HTML5/CSS, Ruby/Ruby on Rails, Bash Scripting, JavaScript, Flash ActionScript/Flex, and SQL; familiarity with agile software development practices; experience managing a MySQL database on web servers and experience setting up and maintaining Linux web servers; experience with learning management systems; interest in engaging audiences in science, cooperative learning, and environmental stewardship. 

Special Instructions to Applicant

Upload (as "Other" document) a word document with instructions for accessing URLs or media that demonstrate creation of complete applications and/or code samples of relevant work.

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
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Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
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Type of School:Research University
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