Job Description

Grand Canyon University is currently seeking a Developer II to design, develop and deliver robust, scalable applications that will provide the greatest benefit to the University computing environment.


  • Works directly with business partners to develop the technical design of custom applications.
  • Defines best practices for application coding and design.
  • Works closely with business groups and development team to ensure that technical design and applications satisfy business needs.
  • Establishes product roadmaps and schedules with input from business groups and the development team.
  • Supports the definition, implementation of architectures, tools and processes to facilitate solution development.
  • Able to interface and effectively integrate Microsoft Office product suite.
  • Confer with users and team members to develop, understand and update requirements for configuration and development of software.
  • Write and maintain programming documentation on subjects including code, API functionality, and software issue creation/resolution.
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to information being processed, stored or accessed.
  • Maintain, support and troubleshoot Web applications hosted on a software as a service platform.
  • Identify opportunities for application scalability, sustainability & improvement
  • Evaluate customer or internally drive functionality change requests for technical feasibility and level of effort
  • Prepare database schema for review and deployment
  • Execute programming updates for application updates or enhancements per project.
  • Conduct application software testing, prototype review, and quality assurance for stage and production release and post release monitoring and follow up.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (computer science, information technology, etc.) from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in software design and implementation; experience leading large projects, mentoring staff and creating problem-solving strategies.
  • Strong understanding of web servers, load-balancing, redundancy and 3-tier architecture; system development lifecycle processes; object-oriented development and principles.
  • An equivalent combination of directly-related work experience and education may be substituted upon supervisor’s approval.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

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