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University of Rochester Web Development Team Lead - 211242 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 054 LLE Engg-Engineering


8:30 AM-5:30 PM; OCC WKENDS


Position Summary:

The Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) of the University of Rochester is a unique national resource for research and education in science and technology focusing on using lasers to initiate fusion and high energy density physics. LLE is currently seeking an experienced Web Development Team Lead. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading web application developers responsible for architecting, designing, developing and implementing web-based production services and the LLE organization web presence. They will report to the LLE IT Applications Development and Management Manager and provide web development technical leadership within the LLE IT department. The ideal applicant will be able to thrive in a highly collaborative workplace and actively engage in the development process. This is an excellent career opportunity for a professional with impressive web architectural design, web data services leadership and excellent interpersonal skills.


  • 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


  • B. S. in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Data Science, Physics, Math or equivalent skills work experience. Advanced degree is a plus

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

Additional Notes

Candidate must be a US Citizen and be capable of qualifying for a US Security Clearance.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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