- Create and document a new API to support gameplay and content management
- Optimize the API for maximum speed and scalability
- Integrate elements developed by front-end developers with server side logic
- Build reusable code and libraries for future use
- Implement security and data protection
- Implement automated testing platforms and unit tests
- Gracefully deprecate the old API
- Maintain AWS servers
- Coordinate with the development team at weekly online meetings
- – Other duties may also be assigned.
- Proficiency with Python, Django, and PHP
- Experience with Linux system administration
- Experience with managing AWS servers
- Proficiency with code versioning tools, such as Git
- Understanding of “session management” in a distributed server environment
- Knowledge of OWASP security principles
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
- Self-motivated and collaborative team member
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
- Bachelor’s degree and three years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
- Current knowledge of latest software and design standards.
- Ability to define and solve logical problems for technical applications.
- Knowledge of and ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.
- Ability to recognize and recommend needed changes in user and/or operations procedures.
- Basic knowledge of software engineering principles.
- Strong knowledge of at least one programming language.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
- Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
- Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
- Occasionally stand/walk, writing by hand.
- Rarely use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds
- – Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended hours, evening and weekends.