Applications Programmer 4 (0652U) #52853 – Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

University of California
Berkeley, California, United States


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Departmental Overview

This position is part of a small, dedicated team primarily using PHP with Symfony. We maintain a portfolio of departmental and administrative applications covering a wide range of business areas. Each full stack developer who works directly with staff and faculty to support the College of Engineering and beyond.

This position is eligible for remote work

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 5/15/23 – Open Until Filled



* Design and develop new custom web applications.

* Maintain and enhance existing web applications.

* Manage ongoing operation of web applications.

* Perform highly complex data analysis, testing, and debugging.

* Apply and enforce campus standards on security practices.

* Apply and enforce campus standards on web accessibility.

* Apply and enforce development and application standards.

* Prepare and maintain programmer and user documentation.


* Initiate and oversee changes in development, maintenance, and system standards.

* Research and evaluate emerging software components.

* Build reusable libraries for common implementations.

* Prepare and approve system and programming documentation.


* Collaborate with project managers, team members, and stakeholders.

* Collaborate with technical partners throughout campus and in external organizations.

* Create project plans and technical requirements for complex applications.


* Participates in workshops, trainings, and other professional development


* Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

* Extensive experience designing and building web applications using object-oriented languages and frameworks.

* Extensive experience creating web applications utilizing UI/CSS frameworks and Javascript libraries.

* Experience with version control.

* Experience with SQL and relational databases.

* Experience applying data modeling best practices.

* Experience writing software unit and integration tests.

* Understanding of best practices in responsive web accessibility, development, and standards.

* Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

* Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

* Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.

* Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Salary & Benefits

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California’s Compensation & Benefits website.

Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.

The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is 91,400 – 131,100.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is 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, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant, please see the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission poster.

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Associated topics: .net, algorithm, c++, develop, devops, java, matlab, perl, sde, software programmer

Job Information

  • Job ID: ba5122c0-27673072910
  • Location:
    Berkeley, California, United States
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