GSIE Software Developer
Posting Number C951P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22789
Working Title GSIE Software Developer
Position Number 13813
Department Graduate School
About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
About the College/Department
The Graduate School and International Education oversees all matters related to the education of graduate and international students. We assist the University of Arkansas in excelling at research, teaching, training and service. We foster student and scholar success and enhance the overall student academic experience.
The Graduate School at the University of Arkansas has a reputation for producing some of the most influential leaders and researchers of our time. Our students work with experts in their fields who are striving to answer today's most challenging questions. They are at the forefront of discovery and are committed to enriching the global community.
Our students ask tough questions, drive innovation, break barriers, explore every angle, and solve complex problems. Our students lead change, and we want you to be a part of it. Explore which of our 130 graduate programs will help you shape the future.
Department Home Page http://graduate-and-international.uark.edu/
Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties
The GSIE Software Developer will lead continuous improvement efforts of business processes through, small, fast track development projects. Most of the work will focus on integrating and connecting different systems, developing both end-user and back-end database solutions, automating manual business processes, and creating electronic forms and workflows.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
- The formal education equivalent of a bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field
- At least two years of experience in programming and/or system analysis,
- Completion of technical training in software, data processing, or a related field acquired from a vocational, military, or industrial setting
- At least four years of experience in software support including one year in a leadership capacity.
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
- Ability to demonstrate expertise or experience with the following development tools: C#, Visual Basic and SharePoint Designer and workflows
- Experience developing web-based electronic forms linked to back-end databases or systems
- Experience developing workflow solutions
- Experience with and able to provide examples of designing and developing business process improvements
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Knowledge of and skilled with basic programming and scripting skills such as C# or Visual Basic, REST/API, JSON, OAuth2, and ideally some experience with XML, SOAP, SSL/TLS/SSH, and some database experience
- Skilled at effectively communicating with people in a professional, timely, and support to all users
- Skilled with Windows and all MS Office applications
- Skilled with being able to quickly assess, learn and develop new technologies
- Skilled at organizing tasks and balance competing objectives
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
- Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
- Repetitive motion
The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
Physical Conditions None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Overtime Eligible No
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No
Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - G. David Gearhart Hall
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Exceptionally well qualified applicants may be considered for salary higher than entry, dependent upon education and qualifications.
Pay Grade Level C121
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No
Does this position require a background check? Yes
If yes, please specify
- Criminal background check
- Sex offender registry check
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date
Close Date 10/19/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date 11/06/2017
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information
University of Arkansas Human Resources
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions Summary
Review of applications will begin after close date. To be considered for this position, applicants should submit a resume, a cover letter, and two letters of recommendation.
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Posting No
City, St. Fayetteville, AR
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
(Open Ended Question)
Which programming languages are you most familiar with?
(Open Ended Question)
Which areas of IT do you have experience in (mobile app development, programming, cyber security, user experience, data analytics, cloud, web development, graphic design, hardware)?
(Open Ended Question)
How many years of software support and/or programming experience do you have?
- Less than 1
- At least 1, but less than 2
- At least 2, but less than 3
- At least 3, but less than 4
- 4 years or more
Describe your experience with project development and/or project management.
(Open Ended Question)
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- Letter(s) of Recommendation (1)
- Letter(s) of Recommendation (2)
- Proof of Veterans Status