Application Developer @ Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ

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6 days ago

Application Developer

Rutgers University - New Brunswick, NJ

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title
Application Developer

Job Category
Staff & Executive - Information Technology

Technical Support

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national research university and the state of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Established in 1766 and celebrated a milestone 250th anniversary in 2016, the university is the eighth oldest higher education institution in the United States. More than 70,800 students and 27,000 faculty and staff learn, work, and serve the public at Rutgers locations across New Jersey and around the world.

Rutgers University–New Brunswick took root over 250 years ago. We are the state’s most comprehensive intellectual resource—the flagship campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, as designated by the Association of American Universities. We are the region’s most high-profile public research institution and a leading national research center with a global impact.

Posting Summary
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Application Developer for Technical Support. This position will report to the Senior Application Developer in the Information Technology at Continuing Studies (ITaCS) department. This position works as a collaborative member of the Application Development Team (ADT) within ITaCS, DoCS, and with all other technical teams throughout the University. Currently, this position has a flexible work schedule (subject to change).
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
  • Contributes to the maintenance, testing, coding, implementation, deployment, and development of websites, and custom online and mobile applications.
  • Assist in and provide technical advice to the ADT lead on various projects.
  • Works on projects to enhance the user experience, application architecture, prototyping, and site layout/user interface.
  • Works collaboratively with all members of ITaCS to support user needs around custom applications built to streamline online learning initiatives, course registration, and faculty course assignments.
  • Provides advice on content creation, development, deploying web hosting servers, and maintaining servers to ensure a robust web infrastructure.
  • Assist in the deployment and configuration of new servers, DNS settings, and mobile application deployments and updates/grades, as they relate to current projects.
  • Make significant contributions to the direction of the Division of Continuing Studies web presence and for ITaCS internal departments.

Position Status
Full Time

Hours Per Week

Daily Work Shift

Work Arrangement



Position Salary

Annual Minimum Salary

Annual Mid Range Salary

Annual Maximum Salary

Standard Hours

Union Description
Admin Assembly (MPSC)

Payroll Designation

Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to
Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to

COVID-19 Immunization Requirement

Rutgers University requires all new employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the employee a medical or religious exemption. Employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment provide proof they have received a booster upon eligibility and upload proof of same. Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of a vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use in the United States or a vaccine that has been listed for emergency use by the World Health Organization. Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Seniority Unit

Terms of Appointment
Staff - 12 month

Position Pension Eligibility


Minimum Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science/information technology or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
  • A minimum of two years of programming experience with solid knowledge of current programming languages and methodologies.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • The developer will be expected to contribute to the production of a new full-stack application utilizing NestJS and React written in Typescript.
  • Ability to work in a UNIX environment
  • Strong Knowledge of MVC Architecture
  • Comfortable with GIT version control
  • Expertise with the PHP framework Laravel
  • Knowledge of React Native is a bonus
  • Must be able to collaborate and communicate effectively with all levels of university faculty, staff, and administration

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong Knowledge of REST
  • Strong understanding of Javascript and ES6
  • Ability to work with ORMs such as TypeORM and able to write raw SQL queries
  • Experienced with Typescript

Equipment Utilized
  • Possess computer literacy in either Unix/Linux, Mac or PC environments and including Microsoft Office suite of tools.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods working on a computer.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number

Posting Open Date

Special Instructions to Applicants

Regional Campus
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Home Location Campus
Cook (RU-New Brunswick)



Location Details
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Pre-employment Screenings

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.

Infection Control and Safety

This position is subject to all Rutgers University policies, including TB surveillance and other infection control and safety policies. Please review the Tuberculosis Surveillance Policy for additional information.

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