Job Posting: Lead Developer (lead programmer analyst)

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Harvey Mudd College seeks a lead developer to join our software development team.

As lead developer you will lead a small team of two other full-time staff and several part-time developers. You will be responsible for designing and developing productivity tools that span the full range of needs in a higher education environment. You will work to integrate applications we already have, such as our Portal product, the Sakai learning environment and our Content Management system. You will also develop tools that work with those products. You will help develop our identity management strategies and craft service-oriented architecture solutions using existing assets and new components.


What you’ll definitely need to know: Java/J2EE, Web Services, SOA, general knowledge of languages like PHP, Perl, Ruby, how to take a project from idea to deployment, how to lead a team of programmers, how to set standards for coding and documentation.

What we’d like you to know: C#, Subversion/CVS/SourceSafe, knowledge of community source projects like Sakai or Kuali, experience working in a higher ed environment.

What you can expect: Challenges! A great working environment: Harvey Mudd College is a liberal arts college that enjoys an excellent reputation as one of the premier engineering, science, and mathematics schools in the nation. You will be part of a small community and surrounded by very bright people who are dedicated to the HMC mission of producing well rounded engineers, scientists and mathematicians.

Starting salary is competitive, dependent upon qualifications. This position is full-time and eligible for participation in a competitive set of benefits.

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