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Senior Software Engineer/Developer

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Screening of applications will begin September 18, 2017. WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This position is not eligible for sponsorship through Washington State University. Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) Resume 2) Cover Letter 3) Contact information for at least three (3) professional references Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

Posting Details

Position Details

Employee Type AP-Administrative Professional
University Title Application Systems Analyst/Developer
Working Title Senior Software Engineer/Developer
College/Area Student Affairs
Department Administrative Services
Department Link

Administrative Services

Position Number 124960
Hiring Unit Administrative Services Information Systems
Work Location Pullman
Zip Code 99164
This position is in a Bargaining Unit No
Summary of Duties

In support of Administrative Services Information Systems (ASIS) and its customers, perform consulting, analyzing, programming, testing, maintenance, installation and/or technical support of application system solutions to meet business and customer service needs.

This position exercises broadly defined discretion and independent judgement to accomplish duties and responsibilities to advance web and information solutions, using adaptive reasoning, programming knowledge and technical expertise at journey level or higher to accomplish broadly defined tasks and to meet system requirements. Performs tasks such as:
•Consulting with customers to identify and analyze technology needs and problems
•Independently analyzing problems for applications and solving problems
•Designing, developing, deploying, maintaining, improving and supporting primarily C# .NET web-based software applications through the entire software development lifecycle
•Designing, managing, and/or interfacing with databases and other backend systems
•Supporting electronic commerce functions
•Conducting unit, system or usability testing
•Writing specifications and developing reports
•Developing and conducting application, software and/or system operation training for users
•Responding to and resolving trouble reports from users

Position is responsible for business applications used University-wide, and will manage multiple project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.

Strong customer service, advocacy and education skills are a must.

Additional Information

Pullman Area

Pullman is a dynamic center of higher education, research, and culture located in a region called the Palouse. The region is home to two land grant universities, Washington State University and the University of Idaho located just eight miles to the east in Moscow, Idaho. Washington’s second-largest city, Spokane, is located 75 miles north of Pullman. Demographics Daily designated Pullman a “dreamtown,” reflecting the city’s exceptionally high quality of life. Bloomberg Businessweek named Pullman the “Best Places to Raise Your Kids” in Washington. The city also boasts one of the highest percentages of graduate degrees among U.S. micropolitan areas, and its public school system has been ranked among the top 100 in the country. Excellent outdoor recreation opportunities—including golfing, skiing, hiking, and boating—are just a short drive away.

To learn more about the Pullman community, visit pullmanchamber.com


Benefits Package
Competitive benefits available, more details at hrs.wsu.edu/benefits

Appointment Status Permanent
Job Appointment (FTE%)

100%

Position Term in Months 12
Monthly Salary $6250.00, dependent on qualifications and experience

Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years professional experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements

Experience building production, customer facing web sites.

Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages. e.g. C#.

Experience with web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and/or XML.

Experience planning, analyzing, designing, and implementing web-based applications.

Experience working with applications that utilize relational databases.

Experience managing day-to-day tasks and meeting project deadlines.

Experience with troubleshooting and problem solving.

Experience with system development life cycle and project management.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience with any or all of the following:
•.NET language(s)
•Net Frameworks and MVC
•Visual Studio IDE
•Strong business application experience
•Building e-commerce web-based applications
•JavaScript libraries and frameworks
•Designing/maintaining databases
•Writing efficient queries
•Working with and around sensitive data
•Responsive design and frameworks
•UX design principles
CSS pre-processors such as LESS or SASS
•Using analytic and heat-mapping tools
•Enterprise transactional processing
•Managing IIS
•Windows OS, both client and server
•Mobile application development
•Network communications and security
•Strong customer service experience
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Team development version control
•Managing content management system
•Programing to hardware specifications
•Working independently and as a team member
•Demonstrated professional demeanor and aptitude for customer service
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Self-starter and willingness to take full ownership and drive projects and tasks to completion

Will this position require a background check? This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 09/08/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

Screening of applications will begin September 18, 2017.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This position is not eligible for sponsorship through Washington State University.

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application:
1) Resume
2) Cover Letter
3) Contact information for at least three (3) professional references

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

EEO Statement

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

Posting Number 20133690P

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference Contact Info
Optional Documents

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * The classification requirements for this position are a Bachelor's degree; AND three (3) years of professional experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Do you meet these classification requirements?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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