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Requisition ID:  9827

Application Developer - CERIS

Job Summary

Updated 11/23/2020: This position is open and actively recruiting at this time.


The Center for Environmental and Regulatory Information Systems (CERIS) is a recognized center at Purdue University which develops custom information solutions that help clients meet work flow and regulatory requirements using knowledge systems that manage, track and analyze key data. A wide range of products include smartphone Apps for both iOS and Android devices, database systems with web interfaces that access plant diagnostic data, pesticide registrations, pest survey data, and BoilerApps projects which are special projects that meet the unmet software development needs of Purdue University. This posting is seeking a developer to join our Agile Scrum team to collaboratively develop new software products and enhance existing products.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Develop new and maintain existing applications written in a variety of programming languages
  • Design code, test and debug software



  • BA/BS degree in computer science, computer graphic technology, information systems or related field
  • 2 years of experience in software applications development. technology, information systems or related field
  • Experience creating websites and web applications using HTML, CSS PHP or other comparable languages, and dynamic technologies such as JavaScript, jQuery and Ajax
  • Knowledge of relational database systems such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle
  • Some occasional travel
  • Ability to take initiative and work collaboratively within a team on projects
  • Good planning, organizing and communication skills
  • Completion of Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) training. Training will be provided to those without the certification


  • Experience with content management systems, such as Drupal, WordPress, SharePoint or Joomla.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment is desired


Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible For Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contributions Waiting Period
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply

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