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Back-End Digital Developer

Adelphi University
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 17, 2022

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
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Back-End Digital Developer

Information Technology


The Back-End Digital Developer will architect and develop digital solutions to support the university, keeping Adelphi on the cutting edge of digital technology as we embark on our new strategic plan. The candidate will have a thorough understanding of server-side and API development, and be able to work within a collaborative, cross-disciplinary team to develop innovative and robust back-end solutions for our website and mobile applications. As such, this candidate should be able to effectively and professionally communicate with others.

REPORTS TO: Manager of Mobile and Web Technologies

  1. Support Adelphi's forthcoming strategic plan initiatives by developing best-in-class digital applications and services to enhance the student and faculty experience.
  2. Collaborate with the Digital Development and User Experience team to develop, test, and implement new features and functionality for our web and mobile applications.
  3. Develop custom Wordpress templates, components, and plugins to enhance the functionality of our website.
  4. Make recommendations on best practices for engineering and developing new digital solutions using a variety of back-end languages and technologies.
  5. Architect, develop, and maintain API endpoints using Django REST Framework.
  6. Work with stakeholders from varying technical backgrounds to ensure successful product delivery.
  7. Perform other job related duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS (KNowledge, Skills and Abilities):
  1. Experience developing PHP / MySQL web applications, including a strong understanding of the Wordpress platform.
  2. Python Server development experience using frameworks such as Django or Flask.
  3. Ability to design and develop scalable web-based REST APIs.
  4. Experience building asynchronous applications using web sockets.
  5. Ability to connect with and consume third-party REST APIs and web hooks.
  6. Experience setting up and working in Docker environments.
  7. Ability to work in a collaborative coding environment using Git version control.
  8. Ability to troubleshoot server-side issues while recommending and implementing remediations.
  9. Excellent organizational and time management skills while working on a project.
  10. Ability to take direction and accept feedback
  11. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  12. A results oriented individual who thrives working in a fast-paced environment.

  1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent training, and/or experience.


Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students' lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal arts and sciences programs and professional training, with particular strength in our Core Four—Arts and Humanities, STEM and Social Sciences, the Business and Education Professions, and Health and Wellness. Recognized as a Best College by U.S. News & World Report, Adelphi is Long Island's oldest private coeducational university, serving more than 7,500 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, at learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online. The University offers students 75 undergraduate programs, more than 70 master's degree and doctoral programs, and 55 certificate programs in the liberal arts, the sciences and professional training. With powerful partnerships throughout the New York area, more than 118,000 graduates across the country, a growing enrollment of students from 44 states and 65 countries, and rising rankings from top publications and organizations, Adelphi is a dynamic community that plays a leadership role on Long Island and in the region.

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