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Application Developer

Position is responsible for assisting with the development of web and database applications and programming. Design, evaluate, review, and maintain University databases connected to mission critical web applications. Develop and administer changes in policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the University databases driven by web applications used at the NHMFL and the Office of Research campus wide.

Secure and synchronize data across critical websites business systems including SharePoint and content management systems developed at the NHMFL for use by faculty and staff at the NHMFL and Office of Research. Communicate with users to determine what their needs are and how best to use the databases and web-based applications. Develop intelligent workflow applications and automate business processes across systems utilizing database content. Coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard university data. Analyze the overall needs of the NHMFL and recommend changes based on current trends.

Resolve database performance, capacity, replication, and other distributed data issues including software updates, major version migrations and applying critical new patches at the server level. Research software develop and recommend updated software systems. Work with network administrators, systems analysts, and software engineers to assist in resolving problems with software products or university software systems. Provide mentoring and guidance to junior programmers.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or other appropriate degree and two years of experience; or a high school diploma/equivalent and experience equal to six years. (Note: post-high school education may substitute for experience at the equivalent rate.)

  • Experience with Microsoft web technologies and database-driven applications.
  • Understanding of Windows networking, including Active Directory authentication.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to changing technological needs.

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at, Job # 50691. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

For additional information, contact:

Bettina Roberson:
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National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University,
1800 E. Paul Dirac Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32310-2740

Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. If you meet these criteria, you must be prepared to provide the following information to FSU upon request:

  • Every institution of higher education attended, whether or not listed on your CV or resume
  • All previous employment since your 18th birthday
  • A list of all published material
  • A list of all current and pending research funding from any source, including details about the research, your role, funding source, and amount
  • List and description of any non-university professional activities
  • Any affiliation with an institution or program in a foreign country
  • A complete copy of your passport
  • Your most recently submitted DS-160 (Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application)

The National MagLab is operated for the National Science Foundation by a collaboration of institutions comprising Florida State University, the University of Florida, and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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Last modified on 12 January 2022