Arizona State University

Tempe, Arizona, United States

Full Stack Developer

Posted over 1 month ago · Full time · $100,000.00 - $122,000.00 Annually

Job Description

Full Stack Developer

Arizona State University

Department Name: EOSS Helios

Campus: Tempe


Job Description

The ASU Helios Decision Center for Educational Excellence seeks a Full Stack Developer to design, develop, and implement front-end and back-end software for various interactive visual web applications. This individual will design and build applications and visualizations that will inform actions that educators, policymakers, and civic leaders can take to address and improve educational outcomes for Arizona students.

The ASU Helios Decision Center for Educational Excellence is a center focused on improving student outcomes through the use of data, analyses, visualizations and the involvement of stakeholders in the education system. The Center produces visualizations on topics like high school outcomes, the impact of COVID, and how students do in community college and university; conducts impact projects such as offering admission to qualified students before they apply; and informs stakeholders and policymakers on important education issues.

This role provides a significant opportunity to use design and technical expertise to have a direct social impact at scale. Through the development of impactful web applications, this role will advance the Center’s mission to understand and impact the current state of education and economic mobility in Arizona and the United States. Successful applicants will use their technical skills to arm and empower stakeholders to maximize communities' potential so that residents experience an excellent quality of life and contribute to a healthy and vibrant economy.

What’s in it for you:

Arizona State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes valuable employee benefits to enhance the total compensation of its staff. This package includes: (Click here to explore options)

  • Tuition Reduction Program for staff members, their spouses, and dependents, available on day one.
  • Low-cost health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits.
  • Retirement program designed to promote long-term savings and provide income upon retirement.
  • Paid time for volunteer and professional development.
  • 10 Paid Holidays and competitive Vacation and Sick accruals each Pay Period.
  • Wellness program for preventative health education and screenings.
  • Disability and leave program for income protection.
  • Employee assistance for free and confidential behavioral health services.
  • ASU Discounts to sports/events along with discounts with ASU partnerships.
  • Flexible work arrangements are available in an alternative or hybrid schedule but will be based on the work and the needs of the university and department operations and pending leadership approval.

Currently hiring for the following shift: Monday – Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm

Salary Range

$100,000 - $122,000 per year; DOE

Close Date


Essential Duties

  • Works with team to establish and improve front-end development standards, including architecture of web components, approach to styling, high-quality graphic standards, brand consistency, and user interface standards
  • Designs, develops, builds, and tests beautiful, frictionless visualization experiences on mobile and desktop
  • Collaborates in designing back-end architecture
  • Develops and manage well-functioning databases and applications
  • Writes effective APIs
  • Tests, troubleshoots, debugs, and optimizes software to ensure responsiveness, efficiency, and accuracy;
  • Creates security and data protection settings
  • Creates and maintains requirements, guides, and technical documentation;
  • Works with data scientists and analysts to improve software
  • Works with our internal teams and community stakeholders to translate high-level objectives into user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences and can be used to direct development and implementation
  • Engages problem-solving skills on various technology-related projects and takes on other tasks as assigned or directed

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree Information Technology, Computer Science or closely related. 5 years web, graphic design and database including creating and updating table structures and views as well as CSS development; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Three (3 ) years of front-end experience and six (6) years of back-end experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of front-end design and development, with demonstrated skill working with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and at least one JavaScript framework (e.g. React, Node.js, Angular)
  • Experience developing complex data visualizations with knowledge of data visualization libraries (e.g. D3, Highcharts, eCharts)
  • Experience developing back-end systems with at least one framework (e.g. Django, Rails)
  • Experience working with RDBMS datastores (e.g. MS SQL, Postgres, MySQL)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of typography, color, contrast, information architecture, layout, and composition with attention to detail and user experience
  • Experience in creating designs and prototypes that are ready for implementation
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the full development software lifecycle with the ability to contribute to all steps: design, prototype, development, delivery and deployment, and ongoing iteration and maintenance
  • Experience with user testing, collecting feedback, and modifying designs based on those learnings
  • Experience collaborating with both technical and non-technical team members
  • Experience handling sensitive data with preference to candidates comfortable with FERPA and educational data
  • Experience delivering solutions to educators and policymakers

Working Environment

  • Sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Work collaboratively across various departments within the University as well as with diverse populations and groups
  • Use computers effectively – including inputting, reviewing and retrieving information, extended periods of viewing screen and using mouse and keyboard
  • Use critical thinking to make decisions and/or analyze data
  • Communicate effectively
  • Walk throughout campus for meetings or events, regardless of the weather
  • Work collaboratively to achieve objectives
  • Climb stairs in locations with no elevator, such as with the mezzanine level of the MU, or Irish Hall
  • Ability to lift 35 lbs.

Department Statement

Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) is committed to enrolling all qualified students at Arizona State University and assisting them in their academic success. EOSS provides a broad range of services and support to students and prospective students ranging from outreach efforts with K-12 schools, orientation programs for new freshman, bridge programs to assist the transition to a university environment, and a wide variety of services, programs and activities for enrolled students. EOSS has direct responsibility for multiple departments across four campuses, some of which include the Dean of Students, University Housing, Health Services, Counseling Services, Disability Resources, the Memorial Union, TRIO programs, Sun Devil Fitness, Student Government, Student Media, Career Services, Access ASU and others.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

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Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.

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