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.

?What you will do:

  • 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

What you will need:

  • Some frontend or backend web development experience

  • Must have sample code available for view

  • 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

Why work at GCE:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

Application Instructions

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