Sr. Applications Developer
Kendall College - Baltimore, MD

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Are you ready to help revolutionize the way the world learns "right now: " and make a real difference in people's lives and your career along the way? At Laureate Education, Inc., you can. As a leading global innovator, our network of 58 accredited universities offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 740,000 students in 29 countries, in campus-based, fully online and hybrid modalities. At Laureate, you'll quickly learn that IT is an integral partner within our business. There's no sitting around writing code all day for an anonymous company function or end user here. Instead, you'll be 100 percent focused on our students (the future leaders of tomorrow) and how you can help deliver the most effective, efficient and engaging educational tools and experiences possible. From leading-edge technologies and in-house software solutions, to the latest in mobile applications and social media, we're all about creating bigger opportunities and better futures ' one University, one student, and one IT career at a time.

Laureate Education, Inc. is seeking a talented Senior Sitecore Developer. The Senior Developer will deliver high quality, scalable, hosted, student-facing learning applications to scholars around the world. The Senior Developer will work closely with other Developers who create exceptional business solutions for web and mobile platforms. Laureate works within an Agile/SCRUM environment, working collaboratively with product managers, user experience, and customer application experts to design and develop industry-leading software functionality.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
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Designs, codes, test, debugs, implements, and maintains development for large-scale Sitecore CMS implementations

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Participates in an iterative development production process, including the implementation of systems or processes based on technical specifications or less formal collection of user requirements and provides content modeling activities to support Sitecore data templates

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Provides technical documentation for new and existing applications to maintain accuracy for future development

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Accurately estimates development tasks

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Researches and possibly implements new technologies for future projects and/or existing applications

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
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Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field and at least three years of Sitecore specific development experience.

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SiteCore Certification strongly preferred

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Must have excellent application development skills and proven track record delivering well-designed complex enterprise class systems

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Demonstrated expertise in a variety of application development, technology concepts, practices, and procedures

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Must have proven advanced experience using and migrating to leading technologies

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Advanced demonstrated experience with object oriented design and development techniques using Microsoft technologies and Service Oriented Architecture

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Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Software Development Life Cycle methodologies specifically Waterfall and Agile/SCRUM

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Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

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Must be able to quickly establish trust and credibility within the application development staff

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Must have excellent written communication and verbal communication

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Must have excellent technical development and design skills and be able to mentor others to improve their skills

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Proven track record of effectively delivering results in a fast paced, flexible environment while managing multiple priorities

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Must have strong experience performing software development, including experience architecting applications

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Strong understanding of the following Sitecore aspects: Sitecore API for Sitecore.Kernel and Sitecore.Client libraries, data infrastructure, content items, presentations (web controls), placeholder framework, rules framework, binding and content presentation, workflow engine

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Strong understanding of .NET technologies: web forms, win forms, web service ASP.NET, ADO.NET, WPF, WCF, WWF, LINQ, and Silverlight

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Work with interactive agencies and knowledge of brand, creative and user-experience (UX)

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Experience in academic environments is a plus

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