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Web Applications Developer

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$32.89 $46.05 $5,700.82 $7,981.85 $68,411.00 $95,775.00


Part of the Web Services team which develops and maintains Larimer County's existing public-facing Virtual Courthouse (VCHOUSE) and internal Bulletin Board (BBOARD) web sites. The Web Application Developer acts as the primary support and backup for the Senior Application Programmer Analyst currently in charge of the operation/maintenance and fulfilling new service requests of these important web services.


The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.

Major Activities:

  • Utilizing tools and techniques associated with Cold Fusion, HTML, Java Script, SQL Server, CSS, Responsive Design the Web Application Developer:
  • Maintains and supports existing web applications and content pages, to include troubleshooting bugs and adding new features.
  • Utilizes rapid prototyping and Agile development practices to increase user involvement, delivers functionality quickly and improves likelihood of meeting requirements.
  • Participates in a team-oriented environment to develop complex web-based applications.
  • Converts data from various formats (Excel, Access, etc.) into developed databases.
  • Interfaces with customers directly to gather requirements, troubleshoots problems, provide training, etc.
  • Balances a variety of concurrent projects

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and contribute to new ideas required in a diverse, fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment.
  • Detailed knowledge of web application development and extensive experience using Cold Fusion, CF App Server, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript as well as relational databases such as SQL Server and Oracle.
  • Organization and analytic skills, with strong problem solving ability.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skill with:
    • JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery and EXT JS
    • Developing cross-browser frontends using XHTML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript.
    • Common business software such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Visio to visualize, discuss and present ideas to technical and non-technical audiences.


  • Education: Bachelor's degree (in Computer Science or related field) or equivalent with 3+ years direct hands on experience
  • 3+ years creating complex, data-driven applications for the web using Cold Fusion, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, etc.
  • 3+ years writing and maintaining SQL in enterprise class and open source databases.

Physical Requirements:

  • SEDENTARY - Exerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.

Work Environment:

  • Standard Office Environment - Office equipment such as computer, projector, copier, fax etc.

Background Image: Changing Aspen Leaves in Rocky Mountain National Park by Jeremy Hollis. All rights reserved.