Applications Programmer I

Orlando, Florida
May 23, 2023
Jul 22, 2023

Unleash YOUR Potential With Us

As a next-generation public research institute, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world's most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you'll play an integral role in pushing us forward to become among the most impactful universities in the country. You'll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges, and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck. We're seeking qualified, motivated individuals who will help UCF fulfill its mission of unleashing the potential of every individual, enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery, and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve.


UCF RESTORES is a nonprofit clinical research center and treatment clinic established to change the way posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other trauma-related concerns are understood, diagnosed, and treated. UCF RESTORES' first-of-its-kind approach to treatment -including a highly successful intensive outpatient program- combines evidence-based individual exposure therapy, virtual reality technology, and group treatment sessions to help those suffering in the wake of trauma.

The Opportunity:

The University of Central Florida (UCF) UCF RESTORES is seeking qualified candidates for an Applications Programmer I position. This position will be engaged in the support, development, and coordination, of technical projects at UCF RESTORES. This includes working in a collaborative environment to ensure the successful utilization of virtual reality (VR) software and the maintenance of web environments, in addition to supporting the faculty and staff who use them.

UCF RESTORES is looking for a candidate who is eager to learn. UCF RESTORES is a nonprofit clinical research center and treatment clinic established to change the way posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other trauma-related concerns are understood, diagnosed, and treated. We provide mental health support and develop sophisticated software applications that aid real patients on their road to recovery.

The selected candidate will learn about new technologies and help research the best solutions to improve mental health. The selected candidate will understand that usability and ease of use for non-technical users are not only important but key to what we produce. The selected candidate will want to help make a difference in people's lives and be a kind and supportive technical addition to our team.


  • Support daily technological operations and development for VR environments and websites running WordPress, and .NET.

  • Work with technical leads to support web and VR application development, updates, and maintenance.

  • Provide the first point of contact for application support and resolution.

  • Troubleshoot and document problems to assist in the development of viable solutions while utilizing available University tools, technologies, and procedures.

  • Provide clear, written technical communication and training materials to support faculty and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree; or High School Diploma (or equivalent) and 4 years of relevant work experience in lieu of degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, information technology, engineering management, information systems, or digital media.

  • Strong background in information technology, as well as web and/or VR development.

  • Able to communicate with technical leads and non-technical users alike to coordinate and assist in the maintenance and development of various types of applications.

  • Work independently and be able to complete tasks with a high level of attention to detail.

  • Able to handle multiple, concurrent priorities and the pressure of deadlines.

  • Able to keep all patient-based information confidential.

  • Knowledge of and experience with programming languages: .NET, C#, PHP, HTML, and CSS. Development Tools: Unity, WordPress. Databases: Microsoft SQL, MySQL. Cloud-Based Servers: Azure, Amazon Web Services, Pantheon. Microsoft Office.

Additional Application Materials Required:

Resume and a Cover Letter.

Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:

  • Benefits packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays

  • Retirement savings options

  • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions

  • Education assistance

  • Flexible work environment

  • And more…For more benefits information, go to the UCF Employee Benefits page and click here.

Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region's talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It's one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation's top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.s., certificates, and more.

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.



College of Sciences (COS) - RESTORES

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

Type of Appointment


Expected Salary

$48,722.00 to Negotiable

Job Posting End Date

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at

As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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