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Software Developer II (Remote) - 2 position to be filled at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 3/12/23

Job Description

Requisition 202200231S

Position Title Software Developer II (Remote) - 2 position to be filled
FLSA status Exempt
Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 18. Please see Pay Grade Table at:
Occupational Category Professional
Department IT Solutions
Information Technology

Educational Requirements for the Position
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited institution. Three years relevant experience. Demonstrated experience with relational database design. Experience with at least one of: PHP, Java, Python, or other object-oriented tools. Familiarity with TypeScript/JavaScript, CSS, HTML5. Working understanding of developing, testing, and deploying applications, and software development life cycle and quality control practices. Skills in one or more of the following: RESTful services development, service-oriented architecture, cloud computing, MVC and related patterns. Experience working with distributed technical teams working in an agile/scrum environment. A combination of education and relevant experience that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position
Contributes towards all phases of a delivery project, including systems analysis, architecture and technical design, development, build & release, and maintenance. Provides innovative technology solutions to grow and stabilize the technology platforms along with improving the processes.

Primary Responsibilities
Conceptualize design, implement, and develop solutions for systems/programs. Works with a variety of users to gain information, and develops intra-system tradeoffs between different users, as necessary; interacts with a diverse client base and outside vendor contacts. Documents system builds and application configurations; maintains and updates documentation as needed. Provides technical analysis, design, development, conversion, and implementation work. Occasionally leads moderately complex projects. Maintains relationships with stakeholders and anticipates technical improvements for applications. Compares, evaluates, and implements new features and technologies, and integrates them into the computing environment. Contributes to team software development methodology. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications
Requires a demonstrated ability to establish congenial work relationships and to communicate effectively within department, workgroup, as well as other University departments. May interpret and apply complex policies affecting one or more functional areas. Work requires a moderate level of judgment and reasoning to solve problems. Work requires attention to detail as errors may be serious. Self-motivated, rapid learner, and exceptional communicator with the ability to translate between business and technical partners. Ability to adapt and apply broad standards and practices to a variety of situations.

Up to 100% of this position, over the fiscal year during off-peak periods, may be performed remotely as determined by the supervisor.

Full Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...