Job Description

Come Grow With Us

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a rapidly growing educational service company that has long been an industry leader in providing educational, operational and technological support services to the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still works closely with GCU to benefit thousands of students, families and the local inner-city community. We put people first, drive innovation, and do good in the community that we live and work in.

This position entails joining a web design and development team called Academic Web Services within Grand Canyon Education to build custom web apps. Academic Web Services is a close-knit team that constructs and maintains a wide variety of applications using the latest web technologies. We’re passionate about web design and development and are focused on delivering quality products to our customers in a team setting driven by strong culture and a good working atmosphere.

We are hiring web developers at all levels of experience. Requirements below reflect the minimum experience level.

Required Experience:

  • Experience: Some frontend or backend web development experience
  • Work: Must have sample code available for view

Summary of Job Responsibilities:

  • Code and maintain responsive, accessible web apps using:
    • Frontend:
      • HTML
      • CSS
      • JavaScript
    • Backend:
      • NodeJS
      • PHP
      • SQL
      • Docker Containers
  • Work independently or as a member of project teams
  • Write readable, git-versioned, maintainable and reliable code
  • Work on a variety of projects simultaneously with minimal supervision
  • Solve problems and make decisions with attention to detail
  • Ensure tasks and projects are completed on schedule
  • Forecast time required for project completion
  • Provide application support during planned and unplanned maintenance windows
  • Meet both departmental standards and customer expectations
  • Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills including verbal, written, and active listening
  • Stay abreast of current concepts, techniques, and technologies
  • Actively pursue and engage in professional development opportunities

Full List of Job Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and current web development frameworks
  • Familiarity with version-control software, test automation, as well as declarative, functional, and object-oriented programming
  • Able to function as an effective team member in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Actively participate in some or all stages of the product lifecycle by working independently or as a member of project team
  • Demonstrate proficiency with role specific technology and procedures
  • Demonstrate ability to describe technical concepts in a way that can be understood by non-technical users, such as in a project brainstorming setting or directly with client partners
  • Maintain technical documentation as necessary and appropriate
  • Proactively solicit peer code review and share works-in-progress with appropriate stakeholders
  • Meet all departmental standards and partner expectations
  • Interact effectively with all project stakeholders at all times
  • Meet all project deadlines
  • Provide accurate development time for each project
  • Follow all departmental processes and procedures regarding project planning and delivery
  • Build user interface applications and back-end databases using various programming and scripting languages
  • Adhere to organizational commitments and federal regulations regarding accessibility and usability standards
  • Build cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions
  • Provide application support during planned and unplanned maintenance windows
  • Actively pursue and engage in professional development opportunities
  • Provide a positive example to partner institution students by supporting Grand Canyon University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University

Application Instructions

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