Write programs according to specifications determined during meetings with end users or as supplied by the Programming Manager.
Meet with end users to determine needs and assess utilization of custom applications.
Participate in end-to-end testing. Provide appropriate written documentation of project development and programming code.
Designs new systems, features, and tools. Solves complex problems and identifies opportunities for technical improvement and performance optimization. Reviews and tests code to ensure appropriate standards are met.
Utilizes technical knowledge of existing and emerging technologies, including public cloud offerings from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.
Performs other related work as needed.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or similar field
Advanced degree or commensurate work experience in computer science, engineering, or a related field
Experience developing applications in Python is strongly preferred
Good understanding of relational databases and experience writing SQL strongly preferred
Experience developing applications in React strongly preferred
Experience administering web servers (Apache, IIS, Tomcat, Nginx) strongly preferred
Experience deploying software to cloud service providers
Experience developing progressive web applications
Experience with best practices for UI design/Human Factors
Experience with multiple RDBMS's (MSSQL, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL)
Experience with Linux / Unix
Knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of software development
Excellent verbal and written communication
Ability to use standard software development applications and tools
Ability to use analytical and quantitative skills and diagnostic techniques to resolve problems
Ability to manage complex technical details
Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical staff
Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
Confidentiality related to sensitive University matters such as, strategic initiatives, trade secrets, quiet periods, and scientific discoveries yet to be put in the public domain
Experience developing test scripts and executing end-to-end system testing
Experience documenting development projects
Cover Letter (preferred)
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