The UVACollab Applications group at the University of Virginia
is seeking an experienced Sakai/Java Full Stack Developer to join
our team. You'll have the opportunity to develop a high-visibility
platform that scales to support thousands of course and
collaboration sites at UVA.
The Full-Stack Developer will be responsible for researching,
designing, implementing, testing, and documenting various projects
that will involve bug fixes, enhancements, third party
integrations, new tools, and major enhancements for UVACollab. We
have modern developer tooling including Vagrant, Jira, GitHub, and
CircleCI, and top-tier production infrastructure built on Docker
This is a great opportunity for you to come in and make an
immediate impact helping us address unique challenges, build
future-proof features, and enhance academic technology at the
University. We're looking for someone to start as soon as
- Design and develop software to automate, monitor, test, deploy,
and support systems using modern development tooling.
- Work heavily on backend Java development to optimize and
- Perform regular tests of the high availability, disaster
recovery, security, and backup processes.
- Participate in upgrades and system enhancement projects.
- Collaborate with team members acting as a resource for more
junior developers when needed.
- In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may
Our ideal candidate has the following: expert knowledge and
experience with the ins and outs of educational software such as
CMS/LMS/VLE; is comfortable directly querying and modifying MySQL
databases; has experience connecting applications through
integration APIs such as IMS LTI and takes pride in implementing
optimal solutions to complex problems. Some experience with vue.js
and front-end user interface development is highly preferred.
Requirements (must have one of the below combinations):
- High School Diploma and 5 years of experience building
sophisticated web applications using Java.
- Relevant Bachelor's degree with an additional three years of
Anticipated Hiring Range (not including benefits): $80,000 -
$90,000 yearly, depending upon experience. This is a full-time,
benefitted, salaried position, that will remain open until filled.
This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The
University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to
employment. For questions on the position or application process,
please contact Lauren Jackson, IT Recruiter at email@example.com.
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APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply through Workday, and search
for " R0019003". Complete an application online and upload a
CV/resume. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday
profile by searching "Find Jobs" in the top search bar.
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