Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Washington University Information Technology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Apply development expertise across the organization and serve as a resource for resolution of unique or complex application development problems. Undertake complex applications development projects which usually impact multiple business units and involve decisions on complex or ambiguous application development issues. Participate in the development of applications development strategy, necessitating integration of a broad range of ideas for applications development.
This position will require adding enhancements to existing web applications written with ASP.NET web forms and MVC with MS SQL databases, and developing new web applications written with .NET Core MVC with MS SQL databases.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead application lifecycle activities, including:
Develop and implement complex applications on one or more platforms, ensuring proper documentation is developed
Lead design discussions with IT staff and customers
Devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems
Responsible for quality assurance, including ensuring new/modified software applications are ready for release
Manage relationship with software vendors and external service providers
Ensure team members adhere to code reviews and standards
Lead the research and evaluation of new technology, products, specialized hardware and tools to optimize development and functionality of applications
Ensure team members complete project tasks as assigned, taking corrective action to keep projects on schedule
Support complex operational activities and recoveries
Analyze, compare and evaluate various courses of action and make decisions within the scope of their responsibilities
Provide off hours support, as needed
Provide technical direction and mentoring to staff
Direct the daily activities of, train, monitor and guide less experienced staff
Provide input to management on team member performance reviews, hire decisions
Contribute to the professional development of the team Responsible team delivers excellent customer service
Ensure continual improvement of and adherence to departmental standards by team member
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Science, plus 5 years relevant technology experience or equivalent combination of education & experience.
Undergraduate degree in a technical discipline.
7 years relevant technology experience.
Prior experience in a higher education technology environment.
Team Skills: Supports teammates at all times and in any way necessary to maintain a productive, energetic, efficient and dynamic WashU IT team. Communicates effectively and frequently both verbally and in writing with other members of the team. Collaborates with other teammates to provide assistance, and expertise, as well as to receive expert input and assistance from others delivering the best solution and experience for the customer.
Customer Service: Must possess an aptitude for patience, professionalism, tactfulness and empathy. Must be enthusiastic and committed to helping others and exhibit the ability to quickly assess the specific needs of the customer to determine an appropriate course of action. Must be able to quickly defuse stressful or anxious situations.
Expert level of technical knowledge of application systems and analysis, as well as industry best practices.
Extensive experience in researching and implementing new technologies in specialty or related areas.
Has full technical knowledge of all phases of applications programming.
Strong communication, presentation, and collaboration skills.
Champion continual improvement of internal processes and procedures.
Experienced in consulting with clients and higher level technicians and analysts to resolve technical problems and ensure customer satisfaction.
Ability to provide technical guidance to all skill levels.
Ability to interact with customers to discuss and recommend alternative technical solutions.
Ability to work extra hours and recognize the need to do so.
Ability to adjust scheduled time.
Ability to adjust to change and demands on time.
Required Technical Experience:
Web application design using ASP.NET with Microsoft Visual Studio.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -10 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Applicant Special Instructions:
Ability to travel to on and off-campus locations
Ability to travel to on and off-site meetings
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G15.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.