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WIDA Software Developer

Company: University of Wisconsin
Location: Madison
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Education Required Associate's Degree Qualifications

  • Proficient with Microsoft .NET technologies and MS SQL Server, including ASP.Net Core, ASP MVC, Microsoft Entity Framework, and SQL queries.
  • Knowledge of HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, and SASS.
  • Demonstrated understanding of software development best practices, including source control with Git, common design patterns, code re-factoring, re-use, and test-driven development.
  • Collaborative approach to problem-solving.
  • A value of promoting and fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • A willingness to engage in and deepen knowledge of WIDA's Social Justice value. Preferred:
    • Experience with a Single Page Application framework like Angular or React.
    • Agile development process knowledge.Job Summary What is WIDA? For nearly 20 years, WIDA has provided a trusted, comprehensive approach to supporting, teaching, and assessing multilingual learners. We are an educational services organization that advances language development and academic achievement for multilingual children in early childhood and grades K-12. In short, we provide educators around the world with high-quality language standards, assessments, professional learning, and research. We are proud to be a part of the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) within UW-Madison's nationally ranked School of Education. Visit and watch our Introduction to WIDA video to see why WIDA is an incredible place to work! The Software Developer position is located within WIDA's Administration and Operations department and will report to the Assistant Director of Information Technology. This position will be responsible for helping to develop and support our WIDA Secure Portal, accessed by over 100,000 educators annually, who use it to explore WIDA digital learning opportunities and resources. The Secure Portal is integrated with our Learning Management System, Canvas, and collects data to report information to the WIDA Consortium members. The team responsible for the Secure Portal utilizes Agile development to deliver new functionality and enhancements to existing functionality.
      Working fully remote is an option for this position. Requests to work remotely would need to be reviewed based on the UW and School of Education (SoE) remote work policies and go through the SoE implementation process. To learn more about these policies, visit
      WIDA is committed to challenging linguistic discrimination, cultural biases, and racism in education. WIDA values linguistic and cultural diversity both as an end and a means for success in the field of education. As such, we strongly encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates who champion social justice as a core value.
      Assists in the design, development, testing, debugging, and troubleshooting of software and applications to support information technology business operations. 40% Reviews application design specifications, code new applications and makes enhancements to existing applications 30% Tests and debugs programs, and prepares systems test data 10% Prepares program documentation and training requirements 5% Develops or modifies technical specifications for low-complexity projects using disciplined software development practices 10% Maintains and troubleshoots applications, systems, or websites 5% Implements data structure and systems performance strategies ContactFranchesca Beswick

      Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.###.####, STS: 800.###.####) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.) UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
      We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. University of Wisconsin Associated topics: back end, c++, c#, develop, developer, devops, java, matlab, programming, software programmer

Keywords: University of Wisconsin, Madison , WIDA Software Developer, Other , Madison, Wisconsin

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