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Full Stack Web Developer, Information Technology, Dell Medical School


University of Texas at Austin


Austin, United States

United States

Healthcare & Medical




Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

Job Posting Title:

Full Stack Web Developer, Information Technology, Dell Medical School


Hiring Department:

Dell Medical School


Position Open To:

All Applicants


Weekly Scheduled Hours:



FLSA Status:



Earliest Start Date:



Position Duration:

Expected to Continue





Job Details:

General Notes

The mission of the Dell Medical School (DMS) is to revolutionize how people get and stay healthy. The DevOps team within DMS IT supports the entire Dell Medical School and the community we serve to create useful, secure, user-friendly applications covering work being done in clinical, research, graduate and undergraduate medical educational, and community outreach domains.


Implement and develop web applications, websites and tools to support the Medical Education Department. This key individual will help architect and build robust cloud solutions that directly affect our mission at DMS. This person will collaborate closely with health care providers, web publishers, faculty, marketing/communications professionals, IT staff, and team members to build robust, user-friendly, high-traffic web sites, interactive web apps, and custom application projects. The ideal candidate is hands-on and highly capable of taking initiative for designing, prototyping, implementing, and providing long term support by effectively incorporating user and stakeholder input, and handling projects from database to application layer to effective UI. The candidate should be adept with CI/CD and continuous learning methodologies and able to work across the spectrum of DevOps.


  • Create custom cloud-based web sites using content management systems (such as Craft) to support business needs.

  • Create custom applications with Python (or other languages) using cloud hosting.

  • Collaborate with different teams at Dell Med to create secure, reliable, scalable web solutions using a lean and agile approach. Work with other developers on the team for managing and monitoring servers and environments including account creation, server software, security, application deployment, and script creation.

  • Manage backups and restoration/rebuilding of deployed instances, with a strong emphasis on business continuity and disaster recovery.

  • Write custom code or scripts to automate infrastructure, monitoring services, and testing scenarios as needed.

  • Ensure DMS's internal web solutions adhere to industry-standard best practices and comply with all of UT's policies.

  • Other related duties as assigned.

  • Relevant experience typically exhibited by a Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related field and at least 5 years of professional developer experience.Adept with Python or other languages such as Java, Ruby, or PHP.Expertise with designing, developing, and deploying web applications using frameworks such as Django or Symfony.Experience building API applications.Comfort working with JavaScript, jQuery, and other JavaScript libraries.Awareness of data formats such as JSON or XML. Expertise in responsive/mobile-first web design and strong UI/UX experience.Experience with Docker and/or Kubernetes.Demonstrable familiarity with security considerations of web applications.Experience with content management systems such as Craft, Drupal, or WordPress.Knowledge of web accessibility standards.Strong experience with current development standards and tools, including version control, automated testing, issue tracking, documentation, code reviews, continuous integration, continuous deployment, and containers.Experience with QA testing procedures and developing test plans.Strong debugging skills.Experience with agile project management.Awareness of how to properly handle sensitive data, such as Protected Health Information (PHI), and adhere to HIPAA, FERPA, Common Rule, and other regulations.Demonstrable flexible team experience.Effective oral and written communication skills; strong ability to discuss technical issues with non-technical audiences.Demonstrable ability to manage several projects concurrently.Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted Dell Medical School is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and excellence within the learning health system. At the Dell Medical School, we strive to create a vital, inclusive health ecosystem. To ensure alignment, we follow these fundamental values: .Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

    Experience with Terraform, CDK or other Infrastructure as Code (IAC) scripting languages.Experience with databases such as MS SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, or NoSQL.Experience with Kubernetes.Knowledge of AWS, GCP, and/or MS Azure management and deployment.Cloud certification (e.g., AWS Solutions Architect).Experience with HIPAA and FERPA compliance.Knowledge of managing web server software such as Apache or Nginx.Experience with Java.Familiarity with academic, biomedical, clinical, or health research.Experience with dashboard-development applications such as Tableau and MS Power BI.Experience integrating applications with R or other statistical applications, including working with R-Shiny.


  • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation.

  • Use of manual dexterity.

  • Resume/CV

  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor

  • Letter of interest

  • Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure thatALLRequired Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

    Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questionspresented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.


    Employment Eligibility:

    Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.


    Retirement Plan Eligibility:

    The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.


    Background Checks:

    A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


    Equal Opportunity Employer:

    The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer,complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


    Pay Transparency:

    The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.


    Employment Eligibility Verification:

    If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.



    The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:

  • E-Verify Poster (English) (PDF)
  • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) (PDF)
  • Right To Work Poster (English) (PDF)
  • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) (PDF)
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    Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.

    The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the most recent report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe Street, UTA 2.206, Austin, Texas 78701.

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