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Fordham University
  • Position Number: 3841853
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology
Full Stack Developer

Information Technology, Rose Hill

Fordham University

Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City. Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools.

  • Fordham University offers acomprehensive and competitive benefits packageto its employees, which includesmedical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.

  • We offertuition remissionfor employees and their dependents

  • A generous immediate employer match towards a 403(b)retirement plan.

  • As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC),Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness(PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.

  • As part of itswork-life balanceprogram, the University providesgenerous PTOincluding 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, andholidaysthat include paid time off between Christmas and New year.

  • University employees have access to theEmployee Assistance Program(EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Position Summary

Fordham DevOps Apps team is looking for a creative full-stack developer to join our small, high-performing team. This role offers the right candidate the opportunity to contribute to effective operations within DevOps and a wide variety of opportunities to work on unique projects, developing POCs, requiring out-of-the-box thinking.

The selected candidate will have the desire and ability to work in a small collaborative team to achieve organizational goals while building an innovative culture. The DevOps Apps Web team members work independently, own their projects, and collaborate as a team. The scope of work encompasses several websites (WordPress, DXP), with a focus on Angular JS.

Essential Functions

  • Is hands-on in programming as needed.

  • Demonstrates strong technical skills, specifically with architectural and development patterns

  • Participates in the overall architecture, design, and technical oversight of complex business initiatives

  • Writes clean, efficient, and maintainable code

  • Assists in developing applicable methodologies, tools, approaches, points of view, thought leadership, and accelerators

  • Interfaces with the executive team to define requirements, recommends solutions and ultimately implements per cost, scope, and schedule

  • Provides advisory support on complex tasks and project supervision

  • Designs and owns component architecture, development, and deployment, incorporating leading practices for a portfolio

  • Works with the communications team and Executive leadership to develop a strategic roadmap and feature releases

  • Maintains awareness of federal/government compliance issues (i.e., Section 508)

  • Articulates alternatives in terms of cost, benefit, and risk where multiple solutions exist and propose technical project plans

  • Performs technical quality assurance audits

  • Collaborates with the communications team through all phases of the technology lifecycle, including requirements definition, architecture design, and conversion and testing both internally and client-facing

  • Develops long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of industry-wide technology trends and best practices

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a computer-related field or 7+ years of solid programming experience.

  • 5-8 years of relevant experience

  • Strong understanding of technical, business, and cultural environment of higher education in general and Fordham in particular

  • Advanced knowledge of application, data, and infrastructure architecture disciplines

  • Understanding of architecture and design across all systems

  • Proven analytical, diagnostic, organizational, and problem-solving skills.

  • Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated understanding of Fordham's culture and environment, as well as the technical, business, and cultural environment of higher education in general

  • Prior industry experience preferred

  • Web fundamentals – HTML, JavaScript, and CSS

  • Front-end (CSS) frameworks like Foundation or Bootstrap

  • Front-end web design (UI/UX)

  • JavaScript frameworks like Angular, React, Ember etc.,

  • NodeJS, PHP Laravel, WordPress, Python

  • MySQL, Oracle

  • Experience with cPanel Webhost Manager (WHM)

  • API design and development

  • Knowledge of AWS and Azure Cloud

  • Git & GitHub or GitLab

  • DevOps & CI/CD pipelines

Minimum Starting Salary: $87,500

Maximum Starting Salary: $109,000

Note: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.





Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.

Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.

Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

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