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 Danforth 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.
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 members
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
Experience consuming and developing API’s
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
Experience with Microsoft SQL (T-SQL)
Experience with source control.
Experience with Microsoft Batch files
Peoplesoft Development Experience.
Experience automating and supporting batch production processes.
The hiring range for this position is $78,874 - $104,499 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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.
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