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Health Science Administration (HSA) has an outstanding opportunity for the position of Temporary Full Time Web Computing Specialist.
Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) currently has an outstanding opportunity for a Web Computing Specialist. This position serves as a key member of the Planning & Administration team. Under the general direction of the University of Washington Information Technology Solutions (ITS) Manager, the Web Computing Specialist is responsible for computer system administration, analysis, design, development, maintenance, webmaster duties, and database administration for EH&S. The focus of this position is technical development, maintenance, and support for business applications and related integrations that support EH&S operations. This position requires collaboration with internal teams as well as external groups to ensure that applications and integrations are well designed, robust, and reliable. The initial focus for this position will be converting existing, internal systems to web applications or other appropriate technology. Working independently and as a team member, the successful candidate will work closely with users, developers, managers and other stakeholders to provide support and training, resolve client and system-related issues, and determine functional and technical requirements including configuring, installing, and maintaining computing applications that support EH&S business processes. The Web Computing Specialist is responsible for assessing data needs, translating business process information into uniform database solutions, and applying business standards beyond what may be articulated in client specifications in order to ensure accuracy and consistency across platforms. Working in a fast paced, dynamic, deadline driven environment, the ideal candidate will exhibit outstanding individual initiative, project management skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects efficiently and effectively by setting priorities. All EH&S staff are expected to demonstrate the highest level of professionalism, ethical conduct, collaboration, and customer service in the execution of their duties.
· Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience as a database developer · Three years of experience as a full stack web developer · Outstanding interpersonal skills, including team and relationship building · Excellent written and verbal communication skills and decision making skills · Self-starter with demonstrated ability to learn and adapt to new methods and processes · Proven ability to independently prioritize work assignments and meet deadlines · Willingness to assist coworkers as needed
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
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