Job No 523723 Web Application Developer (523723)

  • California State University (CSU) Bakersfield
  • Bakersfield, California
  • Jan 25, 2023
Full Time Information Technology and Communication Services

Job Description


CLASSIFICATION TITLE: Analyst/Programmer (Foundation or Career Level)


FT/PT: Full-time

PAY PLAN: 12-month

WORKPLACE TYPE: On-site (work in-person at business location)

CSU CLASSIFICATION SALARY RANGE: Foundation Level $3,713 - $7,149; Career Level $4,678 - $11,547

PAY BASIS: Monthly

BENEFITS: CSUB offers a best-in-class benefit package for eligible employees that includes an array of medical plans, choice of dental plans, vision coverage, retirement participation in CalPERS, CSU tuition waiver, up to 24 vacation days per year, sick leave with unlimited accrual, 14 paid holidays per year and more! See our benefits website for additional information.

CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY: Open to all qualified applicants


FOR PRIORITY CONSIDERATION, applications must be received by February 7, 2023 ; however, the position will remain open until filled.

The skill level that the successful applicant(s) will be placed in is dependent on the qualifications of the finalist(s).

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy [] and questions may be sent to .

POSITION PURPOSE: Information Technology Services (ITS) is CSU Bakersfield’s central IT organization, providing computing, infrastructure, telecommunications and support for the teaching, learning, research, business, and outreach activities of the University.

Under direct to general supervision of the Web Services Manager, the Analyst/Programmer provides consulting/design and technical assistance to faculty and staff in the areas of web site and web application development. The incumbent will provide interface development and support for various systems as well as participate as a member of a team that supports services such as Web Content Management System, PCI-Compliant web applications, and other campus applications.


Web Development/Application Design
Responsible for Web Full Stack Development for all web applications. Maintain current JS framework and troubleshoot any issues prior to moving to new WCMS and web templating system. Consolidate websites built with various technologies and unify them using a WCMS. Participate in an agile team of professionals to develop and maintain complex web applications. Rapidly deliver designs, visual concepts, landing pages and templates within our content management systems. Stay current of new/emerging technologies, platforms, tools, and API’s.
System Administration
Review updates and consult on critical upgrades. Deploy tags and/or branches in various environments (Dev, Stage & Production). Monitor and install patches in hosted solution.
Mobile App
Responsible in UI/UX design and implementation for CSUB Mobile App. Develop mobile content using CSS, JavaScript, XML and JSON.


Foundation Level - Bachelor’s degree in a related field with relevant training. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

Career level - Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of two (2) years (within 3 years) of full-time equivalent experience.

  • Regular and reliable attendance is required.
  • Experience and knowledge in one or more industry-standard programming languages such as C++, JavaScript, PERL, PHP, and advanced CSS and HTML.
  • Working knowledge of database technologies such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL, Oracle and/or others.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of Adobe Photoshop.
  • Familiar with working on a docroot in Acquia or related Drupal environment.
  • Understanding of and working knowledge of version control software and online repository (such as Git, BitBucket, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience with software development life cycle and structured system development concepts.
  • Knowledge in integrating applications using application-programming interfaces.
  • Knowledge of VueJS or other JavaScript Framework
  • Knowledge of PHP, XML, XSLT 3.0 and HTML5
  • Knowledge of Omni CMS, running migration scripts and in-depth experience migrating content between content management systems.
  • Knowledge of CMS for decentralized content, designing templates, reusable assets, HTML snippets, assigning user groups, and supporting & managing sub-sites.
  • Possesses strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to use applications software, data structures and utilities, operating systems, and communication interfaces within the computing environment.
  • Ability to work well on collaborative projects - strong sense of community with a willingness to share, teach others and document work.
  • Ability to perform business analysis after reviewing client's requirements to propose a set of solutions.
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position and to follow oral and written directions effectively.
  • Strong desire and willingness to learn and implement new technology.
  • Excellent analytical skills, debugging techniques and root cause analysis skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects at one time and evaluate/prioritize as necessary.
  • A broad, enterprise-wide view of the business and varying degrees of appreciation for strategy, processes, and capabilities, enabling technologies, and governance
  • Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism.
  • Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
  • Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
  • Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
  • Ability to interpret, communicate and apply policies and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Excellent computer skills and competence with a variety of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, on-line systems, Internet as well as online calendaring and email.
  • Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn University infrastructure.
  • Possesses a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.
  • Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
  • Must be able to work overtime (foundation level), occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or computer information systems.
  • Experience with migration of Cascade Server sites to Drupal and/or new open-source CMS platforms (Wagtail, Django CMS).
  • Thorough understanding of HTML5, formats/scripts, layout coding, typography, color and palette issues, file compression technology; responsive web design.
  • Experience with Audio/Video integration usage, graphic designing tools.
  • Knowledge of ADA (American Disability Act) compliancy rules as related to web development
  • Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: SEDENTARY WORK - involves mainly sitting; minimal walking and standing; lifting light weight objects limited to 15 pounds.



SCREENING: Only those applicants possessing experience most directly related to the immediate needs of the office will be invited to appear before a Qualifications Appraisal Board for the purpose of appraising training, experience, and interest in the position.

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES UNION: It shall be the policy of the CSU in filling vacant CSUEU bargaining Units 2, 5, 7 & 9 positions to fill such vacancies from among qualified individuals currently employed on-campus except when it is determined that it is necessary to appoint outside applicants to meet campus workforce diversity goals or to provide specialized skills and abilities that are not available from current employees.

BACKGROUND CHECK: Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

SENSITIVE POSITION: Sensitive positions are designated by the CSU as requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position, based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of the people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to the CSU or individuals in the university community.


GENERAL INFORMATION: It is the policy of California State University, Bakersfield to hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to present documentation verifying their right to accept employment. You will also be requested to present a social security card at the time of initial appointment in compliance with state payroll regulations. State regulations require that every state employee sign the Oath of Allegiance prior to commencing the duties of his/her State employment, except legally employed non-citizens. These individuals are required to sign the Declaration of Permission to Work.

EEO STATEMENT: California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

Bakersfield, California 93311 United States View Map