Applications Programmer II

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Work type: Administrative & Professional
Location: Main Campus (Orlando)
Categories: Information Systems/Technology

Classification Title:

Applications Programmer II

Job Description:

The University of Central Florida (UCF) Center for Distributed Learning (CDL) is seeking two Applications Programmer II to work in a collaborative environment serving the needs of digital learning at UCF.

Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Design, code, test, debug, integrate, modify, and document applications in support of digital learning.

  • Assist with the implementation of user experience designs, database, and back-end to support the digital learning application.

  • Assist with analysis and troubleshooting of issues with features in applications, websites, or utility tools in support of digital learning.

  • Provide end-user support in collaboration with senior developers, support staff, via faculty development venues, and co-authoring of technical documents.

  • Research, recommend or implement improvements to applications/technologies based on industry standards in support of digital learning.

  • Provide necessary data and reports of different supported web-based solutions at the Center for Distributed Learning.

  • Other duties as assigned.


AA-Digital Learning Center for Distributed Learning

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday; 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM or 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM with opportunity for hybrid work arrangements following university guidelines.

Type of Appointment:


Expected Salary:

$56,030 to Negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's or Master's degree and 2+ years of relevant experience.

Additional Minimum Requirements:


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, engineering management, information systems, or digital media.

  • Experience with all phases of applications programming using front-end, backend, and database technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, Ruby, PHP, PostgreSQL, and MySQL.

  • Experience with programming frameworks such as Flask, Django, Rails, Symphony, Express, Backbone, React, Angular, and Laravel.

  • Experience developing and deploying applications on Linux/Unix web servers and cloud infrastructures like AWS.

  • Experience developing unit tests and continuous integration practices.

  • Experience with all phases of applications development compliant with industry standards and Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

  • Work collaboratively in a team.

  • Experience with mentoring, providing documentation, and end-user support.

  • Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to participate in multiple projects effectively.

Additional Application Materials Requirements:

  • Along with your application, please submit your resume and link(s) to your digital portfolio.

  • UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website,

    NOTE: Please have all documents ready when applying so they can be attached at that time. Once the online application submission process is finalized, the system does not allow applicants to submit additional documents at a later date.

Special Instructions to Applicants:


Florida Clause:

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation is that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

Additional Requirements related to Research Positions:

Pursuant to Florida State Statute 1010.35, prior to offering employment to certain individuals in research related positions, UCF is required to conduct additional screening.  Applicants subject to additional screening include any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of education, employment, or training in China, Cuba, Iran, Russia, North Korea, Syria, or Venezuela.

The additional screening requirements only apply to research-related positions, including, but not limited to faculty, graduate positions, individuals compensated by research grants or contract funds, post-doctoral positions, undergraduate positions, visiting assistant professors, and visiting research associates. 

These requirements do not apply to U.S. citizens or U.S. permanent residents if the employment or training was/is through an agency of the U.S. Government.  For more information on what information must be provided and the screening process, please see:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

The University of Central Florida is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The UCF's affirmative action plans for qualified individuals with disabilities and protected Veterans are available for inspection in the Office for Institutional Equity, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., upon request.


The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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