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Job Title

Application Administrator

Years of Experience

2 To 3 Years

Career Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Education Level

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering degree

Job Description

The Application Administrator is a back-end developer. The ideal candidate has a unique blend of technical expertise and insatiable curiosity, with a methodical, analytical mindset. It would be best if you are comfortable working independently alongside a team to design and develop mission-critical websites, applications, and infrastructure layers. Experience with JavaScript, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Git, or MongoDB is helpful to succeeding quickly in this role. Our Application admin has an immediate effect on our business success.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain both web and mobile applications 
  • Collaborate with the rest of the team to ensure applications align with the organization’s goals and customer needs.
  • Build software that fulfills specific needs
  • Remain current on technology trends to keep our software as innovative as possible
  • Stay on track of the application lifecycle to ensure necessary updates will be completed on time.
  • Produce quality code, raising the bar for the team on quality and speed.
  • Recommend system solutions by comparing the advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives.
  • Create and maintain workflows with teams to provide visibility and ensure workload balance for consistent visual designs.
  • Write code and tests, build prototypes, solve issues, profile and analyze bottlenecks.
  • Design and perform robust APIs to support mobile and desktop clients.
  • Manage and optimize scalable distributed systems on the cloud.
  • Optimization of web applications for performance and scalability.
  • Develop automated tests to ensure business needs are met and allow regression testing.
  • Administrate different applications as needed.

Skills and Qualifications

  • ITIL-oriented or certified
  • Excellent foundation in Computer Science, algorithms, database programming, and web design.
  • Experience writing highly secure web applications
  • Experience with core AWS web-enabling technologies
  • Growth mindset, challenging status quo to find new solutions and out-of-the-box ideas
  • Proven experience (professional or otherwise) as an application developer
  • Ability to program in at least one programming language (e.g., JavaScript or Python)
  • Deep understanding of core programming principles, including design
  • Critical and analytical thinking skills 
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Excellent time management
  • Application administration (LMS and SIS experience is a plus)
  • Experience working as part of a development team 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work under stress.