Applications Developer

  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Annandale, VA, USA
  • May 02, 2022
Full-time .NET C# Computer Science CSS DevOps Information Technology (IT) Java Javascript jQuery Software Development

Job Description

Applications Developer, NV280-VP of College Computing

Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) is the second largest community college in the United States and the largest public educational institution in Virginia. NOVA has more than 71,000 students and 2,600 faculty and staff members. As one of the most internationally diverse colleges in the United States, with a student body consisting of individuals from more than 180 countries, NOVA is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable Virginia by fostering excellence in higher education. As an Achieving the Dream “Leader College,” NOVA is committed to the principles of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence by meeting the educational and training needs of the region and its people with excellent and affordable courses and programs, offered by an inspired and committed diverse faculty and support staff.

With six unique locations throughout our region, each conveniently located within 40 miles of Washington D.C, we have Northern Virginia covered. NOVA’s Alexandria Campus is located seven miles from the nation’s capital, just across the Potomac River from Washington DC; the Annandale Campus, with its urban feel and suburban appeal, is ranked as the most diverse in Virginia and boasts a thriving Koreatown; the Loudoun Campus is located in a comfortable suburb steeped in colonial history; the Manassas Campus is located next to Manassas Battlefield Park, site of the first major battle of the Civil War; the Woodbridge Campus is home to municipal parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges; and the Medical Education Campus, located in Springfield, is a uniquely specialized campus that stands apart from what most community colleges can offer, with the area boasting an abundance of hiking and biking trails, and parks with nature and wildlife areas.

NOVA offers an opportunity to make a difference with outstanding career opportunities and competitive total rewards benefits, including a comprehensive health and dental insurance program, generous paid leave, deferred compensation plans, paid parental leave, state employee discounts, and a solid and secure retirement system. NOVA embraces opportunities to create a college community that is a welcoming and inclusive place to learn and work. We do this by fostering a sense of belonging and ensuring equity while maintaining an open, civil, and safe environment for our students, faculty, staff, and guests. In so doing, NOVA fulfills its mission to offer world- class teaching and learning to the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The security of our students, faculty, and staff is very important at NOVA. Please take a moment to review NOVA’s Annual Security Reports:

KSA's/Required Qualifications

This position will serve as a full-stack application developer with a concentration on developing electronic forms, custom applications, workflow automation, and new enterprise-wide application integrations.

The position will work closely with other members of the applications teams to design and develop applications, interfaces and data sources that meet the needs of our various business models and processes.

  • Ability to create clear, usable documentation of developed applications. Documentation should include training/instruction manuals as well as technical documentation detailing the concepts and routines used in the development of the application
  • Ability to work closely with non-technical staff to gather and document requirements including process workflows and data structure requirements.
  • Ability to work efficiently both individually and as a member of a team Excellent knowledge of current Microsoft Office Suites
  • Expert knowledge of software development practices in various
  • platforms
  • Expert knowledge of the most current Visual Studio (C#), DevOps, GIT and TFS
  • Must be well versed in programming languages including (but not KSA's/Required Qualifications limited to) .NET Core, JSON, Razor Pages, C#, CSS, JAVA Script, jQuery,
  • Microservices, Entity Framework, and Bootstrap Very proficient in Microsoft operating systems
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Math and Computer Science, Computer Programming, Information Technology or other related field or equivalent applicable experience or training.
  • Extensive experience with design, development and maintenance of web-based applications for workflow automation projects.
  • Previous experience designing, developing and maintaining Microsoft SQL Server databases including development of stored procedures and functions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer Apple Certified Developer.

Job Duties

  • Electronic Forms Development and Support
  • Develops proprietary applications to support business process automation
  • Planning and evaluation of business process engineering and process automation
  • Strategic Planning and Enterprise Architecture
  • Perform other duties as assigned by College Computing leadership.

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link:


The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non- merit factors.


The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.


VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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