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Web Developer 1 Overview

  • Work Type: Non-Classified/Professional
  • Job Code: 75726
  • Pay Grade: P6
  • FLSA Status: Exempt
  • Career Level: Associate
  • Family: Information Technology
  • Function: Development


Designs, builds, tests and maintains the custom web applications to meet the needs of the University community. By providing enterprise web applications that support the business needs of the various areas of campus (while reducing the need for ERP customization), Web Developers provide tools for the University’s functional areas to do their work. Web Developers build and maintain public-facing web and mobile applications that support student activities and academic functions and represent the University to prospective students and the public.

Level Scope

Entry-level professional with limited or no prior experience to contribute on a project or work team. Incumbent learns to use professional concepts to resolve problems of limited scope and complexity under close supervision while achieving day-to-day objectives. Works on developmental assignments that are initially routine in nature, requiring limited judgment and decision making. This level is typically focused on self development. Requires theoretical knowledge through specific education and training.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus 1 year of relevant professional experience or equivalent. Prefer degree concentration in: Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or Computer Science.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Web Developer will possess the following work attributes: highly analytical, detail oriented, problem solver, multi-tasker able to plan and organize and with the ability to work within a team environment.
  • Experience in software development.
  • Analytical and troubleshooting skills with complex technical subjects and tasks.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written), interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to learn and evaluate emerging technologies.

Essential Functions

Key Responsibilities

60% of Time the Web Developer 1 must:

Plan Projects

  • With teammates, determine technical design consistent with team standards and best practices.
  • Analyze project requirements, create a breakdown of work to be done to complete a project, define tasks and their outcomes and estimate hours necessary to complete tasks.

Build Web and Mobile Applications

  • Make use of a relational database to support the application and create SQL statements to read data required by the application.
  • Create code and implement design patterns as appropriate.

Test Application Code and Features

  • Write, maintain and execute unit tests to assure that new and legacy code is functional.
  • Write, maintain and execute integration tests to assure that new code is free from regressions and that the application’s features perform as intended.
  • Work with QA to resolve production support issues and QAT failures. Analyze problem reports that result from QAT. Design and code fixes to issues raised during QAT.
  • Work with developers, stakeholders, Project Managers and Business Analysts to support User Acceptance Testing. Analyze problem reports that result from UAT. Design and code fixes to issues raised during UAT.

Maintain Applications

  • Analyze reports of production support issues. Design, develop, test and implement bug fixes for applications currently in use.
  • Use source code management tools and techniques to facilitate development, release and maintenance of web and mobile applications.

Collaborate with Teammates and Other Teams

  • Participate as a developer and on an agile scrum team. Work with the team to define, estimate and execute tasks in a sprint backlog.
  • Communicate actively and consistently with teammates to further the team’s work.
  • Create and maintain technical documentation to provide a record and share knowledge of the team’s work.

35% of Time the Web Developer 1

Determined by department needs

5% of Time the Web Developer 1

Perform other duties as assigned

Work Environment and Physical Demands

Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. General office work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Travel Requirement

May be required to travel with overnight stays.

Career Path

Web Developer 2

Additional training/education or equivalent experience, as well as business need, are required for movement into higher level jobs.


Incumbent must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work.  Final employment offers are contingent upon a Final Candidate’s successful completion of a Background Verification, and a determination by the University that the information derived from the Background Verification does not disqualify the individual.  In addition, a Financial History Check and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Check may be required.