Web Architect

Web Architects design engaging interactive digital experiences applying the most advanced toolkits. They develop approaches, methods, and plans that make teams more effective while improving system quality.

RENCI’s Systems Group is seeking a Web Architect with a passion for defining user experience strategy, building innovative systems in an agile setting, and working closely with diverse development teams. The ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise in front-end architecture, application programmer interface design, and containerized microservices in cloud computing environments. The architect will also have extensive experience with open source software frameworks.

Principal Functions: Work closely with users to understand use cases. Design and develop compelling new digital user experiences balancing cutting edge capabilities with high quality, optimize performance, lead aspects of development projects, and communicate broadly and effectively in written and spoken presentations. Present designs, system demonstrations. Help to prepare training materials, estimates, and funding proposals.

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required; for candidates demonstrating comparable background in academic or research computing management, will accept a relevant undergraduate degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution.

At least five years of professional web user experience development. Extensive familiarity with HTML/JavaScript/CSS as well as single page application (SPA) design and frameworks like React and Vue. Knowledge of software design patterns and experience designing new systems. Experience designing RESTful service oriented microservices in Java or Python. Familiarity with containerization technologies like Docker.

Experience in an agile, continuous integration environment. Familiarity with collaboration tools including GitHub and build automation systems like Jenkins and Travis. Must demonstrate a capacity for continuous learning, strong interpersonal communication skills, and team building skills. Must demonstrate ability to foster and maintain collaborations with local and national researchers and subject matter experts.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

For more information about this position or to apply, visit: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/175785