UW Information Technology

Student developer

Academic Experience Design & Delivery, a unit within UW-IT, advances teaching, learning and research by:

  • Investigating computing trends, identifying user needs and creating technology solutions.
  • Implementing and integrating UW online tools, open source and vendor solutions and cloud services.
  • Delivering applications that include online course delivery tools, research technologies, email and calendaring solutions, Web publishing, and collaboration tools

We’re looking for a Student Developer who will take a key role on our team. You will be working alongside other engineers and developers: assisting in maintenance of UW-IT operated applications, helping develop new features and fix bugs for websites and applications both on the front- and back-end. This position is a great opportunity to build on skills you have learned in classes.

Roles and duties:

  • Design and implement RESTful web APIs and new features for web applications
  • Work both independently and collaboratively to deliver functionality
  • Write automated tests
  • Collaborate with designers and engineers to design and launch new features
  • Maintain quality and ensure responsiveness of applications
  • Assist with automation of deployments to cloud-based infrastructures
  • Maintain code integrity and organization
  • Participate in all aspects of development: design, implementation, code review, unit tests and bug fixes
  • Support end users
  • Attend regular team meetings
  • Additional duties as assigned

Skills and Expertise:

  • Highly experienced with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with interpreted programming languages, such as Python
  • Understanding of web standards, security and data protection
  • Experience with server-side and/or client-side web programming and database concepts
  • Experience with source control tools such as git
  • Experience in JavaScript libraries such as jQuery a plus
  • Experience programming iOS or Android apps a plus
  • Excitement and desire to learn new languages and programming concepts


  • Must be a matriculated UW student
  • Must be available to work at least Summer Quarter 2018 through Spring Quarter 2019

To be a successful contributor, Student Developers are expected to work a MINIMUM of 12 hours per week — preferably more as your schedule permits — up to 19.5 hours per week. Work hours can be flexible, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire.

To apply:

To get to the application form, you’ll need to use a UW Google Apps account to access the form, rather than a standard Google account:


If your UW Google Apps account isn’t yet activated, follow these instructions:


Please, direct any questions about this position to Craig Stimmel, cstimmel@uw.edu.