Software Developer

Boulder, Colorado
Sep 13, 2019
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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29-Sep-2019 Close All Job Summary The Software Developer serves the Integrated Teaching and Learning (ITL) Program and Laboratory in the College of Engineering and Applied Science by developing custom software and web applications, which see significant local and global use. The ITL Program is a groundbreaking teaching environment, and the ideal candidate will adopt and adapt new technologies and development tools to meet program, faculty, student and staff needs. This Software Developer role is collaborative in nature and works within a team of IT professionals and student employees to tackle in-depth issues and solve complex application and web-related requests. In addition to providing mentorship and recommendations regarding user interface design, project management and the software development lifecycle, the Software Developer will also investigate, identify and implement improvements to existing software, including proprietary and third-party applications. Some evening and weekend work is occasionally required, although infrequent, to support technology upgrades and software releases during non-business hours. Maintaining security and controlling access to sensitive systems and data is an essential component to this position.Who We AreThe Integrated Teaching and Learning (ITL) Program and Laboratory is an educational unit within the College of Engineering and Applied Science supporting hands-on courses and workshops in undergraduate and graduate engineering to over 6,000 students each academic year. In addition to engineering college students, the program also serves the K-12 community through its pre-college engineering education program, which includes in-class and after-school engineering design activities, summer camps, and teacher professional development workshops.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeTeachEngineering Digital Library Application
  • Maintain and expand the TeachEngineering digital library system. Engage with internal and external customers, such as the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the National Science Teaching Association (NSTA), and the National Science Foundation (NSF) to capture and refine system requirements and provide project status updates throughout the digital library system development process.
  • Prioritize projects and requests to meet the delivery schedules of new application releases in an agile development environment.
  • Actively seek out new and innovative ways to extend the reach and impact of the TeachEngineering digital library.
  • Stays abreast of system usage and performance impact numbers and trends, providing independent analysis of changes in trends.
  • Routinely research and perform search engine optimization tasks to increase user impact, which involves both application software changes, and supporting editorial and design changes.
Software Development and Maintenance
  • Maintain and improve proprietary .NET applications and databases, ensuring industry best-practices are applied.
  • Continually develop relational and document databases in the support of high-impact production applications.
  • Collaborate with the internal ITL Program IT staff on software and/or system changes to continuously improve functionality, system, and application performance.
  • Keep up-to-date with web development skills and technologies to apply best practices in the areas of security, performance and usability.
  • Focus on building solutions that run efficiently and reliably in a large computing environment, with a constant eye on usability and maintainability.
  • Continue to develop skills and knowledge within modern development environments and frameworks, such as Visual Studio and Microsoft .NET.
What We Can OfferSalary is commensurate with experience.Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be StatementsBe Brilliant. Be Diverse. Be Boulder.What We Require
  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems or a related software development field. Experience in development, design and implementation of software systems, Microsoft SQL, and web applications.
    • Equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute.
What You Will Need
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to tackle complex problems in a timely manner in a high-impact and fast-paced environment.
  • Dedication to personal and professional growth.
  • Ability to collaborate with customers of varying technical ability and background tactfully.
  • Knowledge in designing, implementing, and maintaining Microsoft SQL databases to modern best practices and security standards.
  • Sensitivity to and appreciation of cultural, political and geographical differences, with the ability to work well with faculty, staff, students and other individuals from around the world.
What We Would Like You To Have
  • Two or more years professional experience with the following technologies: .NET framework, C#, ASP.NET MVC, JavaScript, jQuery, SQL, RavenDB, HTML, CSS, and Dependency Injection.
  • Two or more years of professional experience in the development, design, and implementation of software systems, Microsoft SQL, and web applications.
  • A proven background of customer service and engagement.
  • A consistent willingness to innovate and improve is highly desirable.
Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. A current resume.
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
You will not be asked to upload references at this time.
Please apply by September 29, 2019 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: [email protected]

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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