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University of Rochester Web Development Team Lead - 219503 in Rochester, New York

Web Development Team Lead

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Laser Lab & COI

Full/Part Time


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Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 LLE Engg-Engineering




Position Summary:

Lead the University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) web development team in architecting, designing, developing and implementing web-based services and the LLE organization web presence. They will report to the Information Technology Manager. Additional duties include performing day-to-day web services and website management, monitoring overall web site and web services health, usage and capacity, performing system maintenance tasks, evaluating web services, and general troubleshooting for any issues that may arise.


  • Lead the LLE IT web strategy planning, architecture and development functions and processes

  • Provide leadership for the development and management of LLE web data services

  • Manage internal and external web development resources to complete top priority LLE web projects

  • Ensure LLE web service compliance with IT security requirements

  • Measure and monitor web services performance, usage, availability, capacity and health

  • Mentor and coach web team to leverage new web technology trends and development methods

  • Encourage web developers to work with key stakeholders to ensure web service effectiveness

  • Foster a supportive work environment and maintain open, productive interactions across the organization

  • Support ITIL®-based IT Service Management process implementation

  • Ensure web services maintenance, installations and upgrades are timely, efficient and effective


Bachelor's degree in related discipline such as Computer Science, Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Science or Engineering, and 4-5 years of related experience, preferably 2-3 years in a supervisory capacity; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Master's degree preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong web architecture and front-end and back-end web development skills

  • 5+ years of hands on web application front-end and back-end services development experience

  • 3+ years software development supervision and resource management experience

  • Demonstrated leadership and web development team coaching, advocating technical excellence, and working with the team to engage in problem solving and finding proactive solutions

  • Excellent web and software development and user experience design technical and analytical skills

  • Proficiency in technical writing and documentation of solutions

  • Demonstrated expertise in web programming languages, methodologies, and standards: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, JSON, XML, AJAX, NodeJS, SQL, etc.

  • Experience with real-time software development languages, Agile, Lean, SCRUM, Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration, distributed code revision control (GitLab, GitHub) and test automation

  • Strong user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design for usability. User-centered design is a plus

  • Project management experience. PMI certification is a plus

  • Strong communication skills with an ability to communicate directly with peers, managers, staff, and vendors while leading development to a completed and successful solution

  • Strong organization skills to manage multiple timelines and complete tasks quickly within the constraints of stakeholders’ timelines and budgets

  • Ability to interact positively and collaborate with individuals at all levels inside and outside the organization

  • Experience in implementing change management and IT security controls in a web development framework

  • Proficient using web services monitoring tools

  • Knowledge and experience with cloud web services development cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Google)

  • Experience using ITIL® Service Management processes and ITSM tools. Certification is a plus

  • Data Science and advanced database knowledge and experience is a plus

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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