Administrative/Support, Information Technology, Project/Program Management/Planning, Staff/Administrative
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UW Information Technology (UW-IT) is the central information technology organization for the University of Washington, responsible for strategic planning, oversight, and direction of the UW’s IT infrastructure, resources, and services. UW-IT provides critical technology support to all three campuses, UW medical centers, and research operations around the world. Information Management (IM) within UW-IT provides knowledgeable system design and administration, software engineering, and operational support for academic systems, administrative systems, and research computing.
The Enterprise Data Integration unit (EDI) at the University of Washington (UW) provides consistent and reliable architectures, guidelines, standards, tools, and services for data analysis, design, modeling, management, delivery, and integration of institutional data.
The Enterprise Web Services and Events (EWSE) team within UW-IT develops and operates business Web APIs and Event messaging.
UW-IT has an outstanding opportunity for a Software Engineer.
This position participates in the design, development, and support of application integration solutions using Web APIs, Event messaging, and integration middleware. The position also provides support and consulting to UW central offices, colleges, and departments, including UW-IT, in the areas of application integration and business process automation.
The successful applicant will join a small team of highly-motivated professionals who embrace innovation and standards in developing and supporting state-of-the-art, application integration services.
Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Science, or related field
Minimum of four years' experience performing progressively more complex and responsible tasks involving development and support of enterprise applications and services
Proficient .NET developer with recent experience developing Web APIs
Experience in cloud application design such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Experience integrating Web applications and services with middleware services
Experience with code versioning, branching, and release methodologies
Proficient in all aspects of the software development life cycle, including DevOps expertise.
Experience with SQL, query design and data normalization
Able to quickly learn and apply new technologies and skills
Strong acumen for software testing and documentation; commitment to quality
Customer service mindset with a drive to provide exceptional solutions
Understanding of secure design and coding practices
Demonstrated excellent written/oral communication skills, technical documentation skills, user liaison skills and personal interaction abilities
Excellent problem-solving skills; able to design creative and pragmatic solutions
An effective team player who enjoys collaboration
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience in Higher Education, preferably at a major research (R1) university
Knowledge of IT accessibility issues for users with disabilities; familiarity with accessibility standards and best practices; experience testing for accessibility; and demonstrated ability to design content/applications with accessibility considerations
Experience with open source development projects
Experience with Agile development practices, including test-driven development
Experience utlizing Terraform for cloud infrastructure management
Experience with Docker containers
Experience designing and building REST Web services
Experience with search engines. ElasticSearch preferred
Experience with AngularJS or React
Experience using enterprise metadata to control application and service behavior
Experience implementing data access and application security policies
Familiar with software architecture patterns (e.g. MVC)
Experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure
Expertise with caching and load-balancing
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Open office environment
This position is eligible for flexible remote work
This is an essential position and is required to report to work remotely when UW suspends operations.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.