Application Software Architect (Software Engineer)
Indiana University

Bloomington, Indiana

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Department

UITS ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS (UA-ESOL-IUBLA)

Department Information

At University Information Technology Services (UITS) we provide the technology, tools, and services you need to succeed. UITS supports IU's vision for excellence in research, teaching, outreach, and lifelong learning. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility, and creativity, as well as a culture that champions inclusion, diversity, and overall employee well-being through programs supported university wide. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

The Enterprise Solution Research IT team in University Information Technology Services (UITS) at Indiana University (aka ES Research IT) is a software development team that develops and supports Indiana University Vice President for Research's custom software applications.

Within our team and when interacting with staff, faculty, and students, we afford respect and civility to all individuals regardless of age, disability, educational background, family status, gender, gender identity and expression, nationality, race/ethnicity, religion, position, sex, sexual orientation, socioeconomic level, or veteran status. We strongly believe diversity, life experiences, and openness drive the innovation in our group and encourage applications from all candidates who meet the minimum qualifications, skills, and knowledge discussed in this posting. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours. To learn more about our Diversity & Inclusion initiatives click here and about the IT Leadership Community skill-building opportunities click here.

Job Summary

Enterprise Solutions is seeking a collaborative professional Software Engineer with proven experience designing and building well-architected applications and services. IU is a world-class research institution. In FY2022 it was supported by $732 million from its partners. IU researchers are building collaborations and uncovering new solutions that improve lives in Indiana and around the globe. ES Research IT supports IU's research mission of transformative research and creativity.

General Responsibilities

  • Provides advanced design, development, testing, and configuration of software systems and computer programs; performs advanced analysis, programming, troubleshooting, bug-fixing, and tuning of new and existing software.
  • Consults with stakeholders/clients to review existing software solutions; develops new functionality and/or writes new code as needed; advises clients on critical decisions regarding information technology software solutions that will improve business process efficiency.
  • Serves as a first point of escalation for diagnosis and resolution of complex technical problems arising from the deployment of software and computer programs.
  • Acts as a lead and takes responsibility for designing advanced programmatic solutions and work with other developers on the team to resolve more complex technical issues.
  • Ensures that all protocols used in the development and maintenance of software is up to date and compliant with university policies and standards; may participate in committees and communities of practice to share and improve software development practices across the university.
  • Provides advanced research/analysis and stays up-to-date on new industry software development standards, emerging technology, UX/UI design/philosophy, and accessibility standards.
  • Makes recommendations to improve, as well as implements, testing, quality assurance, and documentation protocols and procedures for websites and web applications; fixes complex bugs and resolves issues accordingly.
  • Lead contributor in project planning, formulating objectives, estimating tasks; performs studies to include feasibility, conceptual design, cost/benefit analysis, development and implementation planning.
  • May serve as project lead; often provides guidance to junior peers.
This position reports to the Manager of Research IT and is part of the Enterprise Solutions group in UITS.

Qualifications

This position is posted at the Advanced Level but may be filled at the Career Level depending on the candidate's qualifications. Although they will be similar, the duties and responsibilities may differ if filled at the lower rank. Please see the qualifications for each level listed below.

Advanced Level

EDUCATION

Required
  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in computer science, business systems, or related field)
WORK EXPERIENCE

Required
  • 5 years software development or related experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered

SKILLS

Required
  • Proficient communication skills
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
  • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
  • Highly thorough and dependable
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
  • Possesses a high degree of initiative
  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
Preferred
  • Full stack developer
  • Experience developing web applications and web services
  • Experience developing in C# .NET, JavaScript Framework (Vue.js, Angular, React), TypeScript, HTML, CSS, Entity Framework and Transact-SQL
  • Experience developing automated testing such as XUnit and Jest
Career Level

EDUCATION

Required
  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in computer science, business systems, or related field)
WORK EXPERIENCE

Required
  • 2 years software development or related experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered

SKILLS

Required
  • Proficient communication skills
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
  • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
  • Highly thorough and dependable
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Preferred
  • Full stack developer
  • Experience developing web applications and web services
  • Experience developing in C# .NET, JavaScript Framework (Vue.js, Angular, React), TypeScript, HTML, CSS, Entity Framework and Transact-SQL
  • Experience developing automated testing such as XUnit and Jest

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

Team currently works in a fully remote capacity. This position is eligible for remote work within the United States, subject to change based on university policy and business needs.

On site location is Indiana University Bloomington Campus - CIB

Cyberinfrastructure Building

2709 East 10th Street

Bloomington, Indiana 47408

Advertised Salary

$85,000 - $95,000 annually

Benefits Overview

For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
  • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
  • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
  • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
  • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
  • Tuition benefit for IU classes
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.

Job Classification

Career Level: Advanced

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Family: Software/App Design, Dev & Eng

Click here to learn more about Indiana University's Job Framework.

Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

If you wish to include a cover letter, you may include it with your resume when uploading attachments.

New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

Campus Safety and Security

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