Web Services Systems Developer

Information Technology

Position Summary 

The Web Services Systems Developer position provides system development, operational and technical support, systems analysis, project management, reporting, planning, and training, for multiple software systems. The position works in a team-oriented environment, collaborating with other team members, IT staff, and a user community that includes campus staff, faculty, and students. The position assumes responsibility for all phases of a software development life cycle, including systems analysis, development, testing, implementation, and break/fix resolution by establishing tasks, goals, and priorities.  

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science, computer information systems, information management, or related discipline and 2 or more years of relevant experience  
  • Analyze business and technical requirements, utilize project management skills, and prepare and present technical documentation in a user-friendly format  
  • Experience with .NET C# or similar object-oriented language  
  • Solid working knowledge of current Internet technologies, including TCP/IP and HTTP/HTTPS  
  • Experience with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), and HTML and CSS  

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience working with Windows Server and Linux operating systems  
  • Experience working with Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL or Oracle database systems  
  • Experience working with Internet Information Server, Apache, or Tomcat  
  • Experience working with REST and SOAP APIs  
  • Experience working with containers using Docker or Podman and orchestration software such as Kubernetes  
  • Experience working with AZURE cloud services  
  • Experience supporting software applications such as Evoq, Office 365, Confluence, Shibboleth, and CAS (Central Authentication Service)  
  • Experience with shell/scripting languages such as Bash, Perl, JavaScript and Windows Powershell  
  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills  
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment  
  • Experience working with Git version control system  

Major Responsibilities 

  • Development, implementation and/or enhancement of software systems  
  • Integrate 3rd party systems with existing environment  
  • Manage tasks, communication, and scheduling of assigned projects  
  • Identify problems and suggest solutions  
  • Provide 2nd level support for existing software systems  
  • Recommend procedural changes where necessary  
  • Leverage system experience to provide technical direction and support to managers, users, and Information Technology staff regarding the college’s software systems  
  • Responsible for enhancements, maintenance, modifications and/or integration to the existing software  
  • Collaborate in the planning, design, development, and deployment of new applications and enhancements to existing applications  
  • Assist in conducting research on software and hardware products to support purchasing efforts  
  • Plan and coordinate requests for proposals for new software products when necessary  
  • Develop and maintain Project Requirements, Project Charters, and/or other project documents on designated projects when necessary  
  • Design and develop written and on-line training materials for end users to support new or improved products or processes  
  • Assist functional areas in delivering training to appropriate end users for new or improved processes  
  • Follow established coding standards and processes in place for the team and contribute to their refinement  
  • Communicate with the Manager on a regular basis to review and plan projects and support cases, provide technical consultation, and summarize completed work  
  • Communicate process changes, enhancements, and modifications – verbally or through written documentation – to management, peers, staff, and other employees so that issues and solutions are understood  
  • Highly self-motivated and directed  
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, and oral communication skills  
  • Effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure  
  • Assist functional areas in managing Office 365 applications such as Sharepoint and Teams  
  • Assist with project prioritization  
  • Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities  
  • Maintains knowledge and awareness of digital accessibility including the American with Disabilities Act and Section 508.  
  • Produces and remediates digitally accessible materials in accordance with FLC standards.  
  • Perform other duties as assigned  

Work Conditions 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee can expect while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers, light traffic)  
  • Ability to work in a confined area  
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time  


The salary range for this position is $58,000 to $60,000,  plus a comprehensive benefits package.  

Application Process 
A complete application packet includes: 

  • Cover letter addressing interest and qualifications for position 
    • Include details regarding how your personal and professional experiences allow you to encourage a learning environment grounded in equity and inclusion.  “How do you envision contributing to Fort Lewis College’s commitment to equity and inclusion?” 
  • Resume 
  • Names and contact information for three current, professional references 

Submit materials as one PDF file via email to: 



Application materials received by October 22, 2021, will receive full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. 

The successful candidate will be required to submit original, official college transcripts,  and pass a background check. 

The College and the Community

Fort Lewis College, a public institution located in Durango, Colorado, offers degree programs in arts, business, education, health fields, humanities, social and natural sciences, and teacher education. Our inspiring mountain campus is located atop a scenic mesa overlooking historic Durango and situated between the San Juan Mountains and the desert Southwest. We are committed to accessible and high-quality baccalaureate education, and our hallmarks are remarkably close relationships between students and faculty, the freedom of intellectual exploration, and the challenge of experiential learning. Our 3,300 students come from 48 states, 17 countries, with 36% Native American and Alaska Native backgrounds, and 11% Hispanic backgrounds. Durango is a thriving multicultural community of 18,500 set along the beautiful Animas River Valley. Averaging 300 sunny days per year, the community is known for its outdoor lifestyle and friendly, festive atmosphere. Durango is also the cultural and economic hub of the Four Corners region, rich in dining, shopping, and entertainment, and linked with airline service to hubs in Denver, Phoenix, and Dallas.

Equal Opportunity

Fort Lewis College does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin, sex*, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, family or domestic status, political beliefs, veteran status, pregnancy, or genetic information. Accordingly, equal opportunity for employment shall be extended to all persons. The College shall promote equal opportunity, equal treatment, and affirmative action efforts to increase the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. The College is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. To file a report, get resources, read policies, or make an appointment, See www.fortlewis.edu/CARE.

Questions about Title IX sex discrimination? Other discrimination questions?
Office of the Title 9 Coordinator
Molly Wieser
230 Skyhawk Station
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 247-7241 wieser_m@fortlewis.edu
Office of the Equal Opportunity Coordinator
David Pirrone
192 Education Business Hall
1000 Rim Drive
Durango, Colorado 81301
(970) 247-7182 djpirrone@fortlewis.edu

Information about Fort Lewis College’s alcohol and drug policy, sexual assault policy, campus security policies, campus crime statistics, fire safety procedures and fire statistics, and campus/community resources can be found in the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. Hard copies are available upon request.

* Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Part 106 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, including in admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and CFR 106 to Fort Lewis College may be directed to FLC's Title IX Coordinator and/or to the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights of the Department of Education.

ADAA Accommodations

Any person with a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) may be provided a reasonable accommodation upon request to enable the person to complete an employment assessment. To request an accommodation, please contact Kristin Polens by phone 970-247-7459 or email kpolens@fortlewis.edu at least five business days before the assessment date to allow us to evaluate your request and prepare for the accommodation. You may be asked to provide additional information, including medical documentation, regarding functional limitations and type of accommodation needed. Please ensure that you have this information available well in advance of the assessment date.