Administrative/Support, Information Technology, Project/Program Management/Planning, Staff/Administrative
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UW Information Technology (UW-IT) is the central IT organization for the University of Washington. UW-IT provides strategic planning, oversight, and direction for UW’s extensive IT infrastructure, resources, and services. UW-IT partners with the UW community to enable innovation, learning, discovery, and service.
The IT Infrastructure (ITI) division of UW-IT delivers the technology infrastructure required to sustain UW as a leading research, teaching, learning, and medical institution. These technologies support the UW’s core mission at all levels – research, teaching, learning, healthcare, and the necessary underlying administrative and operational functions required to deliver these services.
UW-IT has an outstanding opportunity for a Full Stack Engineer.
The Infrastructure Software Tools (IST) service team within ITI develops and operates full-stack web applications to support a wide variety of customers and systems. Our application portfolio includes tools supporting network device management, infrastructure & application monitoring, DNS & DHCP, asset & configuration management, telecom management, and service center operations. IST is responsible for the full stack and software lifecycle, from problem definition and gathering customer requirements through building and operating the software systems. Our applications are used by network engineers, support specialists, and departmental computing administrators throughout UW, and are critical to the operations of UW’s networks with over a million users.
This Full Stack Engineer position is responsible for developing sustainable software solutions. Often this involves developing custom software and integrating it with third party software or systems using APIs or ETL processes. Sometimes it involves maintaining our team’s internal systems to reduce technical debt or improving and optimizing our development and deployment workflows. In all cases it requires evaluation, adaptation, integration, and management of sophisticated system, network, and application software to support the research, teaching, and administrative computing requirements of UW units. This position reduces the workload on other parts of the UW and beyond by removing repetitive work through workflow management, automation, and self-service.
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, informatics, software engineering, or related discipline
Three years of experience developing and supporting web applications including:
Familiarity with Python, or ability to rapidly learn
Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and apply new methodologies, tools, etc.
Demonstrated experience with the software development lifecycle including version control (Git) and code reviews
Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision: both independently and as part of a team
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication and technical documentation skills and personal interaction abilities
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience with PostgreSQL and database schema design
Experience with DevOps practices: including testing, CI/CD and monitoring
Experience developing frontend applications with jQuery, Angular, HTML, and/or CSS
Experience with cloud environments using Docker and Kubernetes
Knowledge of networking, including DNS, DHCP and the OSI model
Knowledge of data access and application security practices
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This position will have the following requirements when a return to work occurs; The position contributes in a collaborative team environment, in an open physical workspace, through ad hoc meetings focused on design and/or problem-solving, using a variety of communication and collaboration tools. The incumbent may need to respond to service incidents, outages, and respond to customer questions on a priority/urgency basis. The incumbent may need to work varied hours to meet priority project milestones and other externally imposed deadlines and to accomplish work assignments on which the activities of others depend. Occasional travel may be required. The same levels where applicable of participation are required in a remote work environment.
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.