Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
About the School of Information Technology
The School of Information Technology is a national leader in studying solutions and needs that connect people, information, and the technology of the time. The SoIT is home to Ohio's first Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Information Technology. It is home to Ohio's first ABET accredited Bachelor of Science in Information Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity. The SoIT has been growing at 19% annually and currently serves more than 1,740 students with 29 full-time faculty members, 22 full-time staff, and 30 part-time faculty. The SoIT is home to several centers including an NSA/DHS Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense, the Information Technology Solutions Center, the Ohio Cyber Range Institute, Applied Machine Learning and Intelligence Center, and the Civic Technology Center.
The SoIT is a diverse, interdisciplinary, team-oriented, dynamic and entrepreneurial environment. It empowers individuals to become passionate, solution-minded Information Technology professionals by fostering continuous innovation, research, leadership development, interdisciplinary problem solving, and real-world experience. More information about the School can be found at http://cech.uc.edu/it
About the Job
The School of Information Technology at the University of Cincinnati seeks to hire one Software Applications Developer I.
The Software Applications Developer I will have lead developer responsibilities with the Information Technology Solutions Center (ITSC) including the design, development, and implementation of full-stack software applications that contribute to the ITSC projects and studies. In addition, the candidate will have responsibilities for mentoring student workers. Non-resident candidates are welcome to apply if they have valid work authorization; however, sponsorship is not available for this position.
Responsible for translating system needs (analysis and development) into technical solutions by writing software applications, integrating systems, creating, modifying and/or supporting desktop, web-based, mobile, cloud, and virtual applications and application programming interfaces.
Develop/build basic to intermediate IT applications and programs from detailed specifications to meet business requirements and support user needs and initiatives.
Develop and/or implement basic to moderately complex reusable components, succinct, timely programming code that is logical and optimizes programming resources and meets user requirements; works with user to test and debug programs.
May write documentation including functional specifications to provide user support materials for new or modified programs and production/operations procedures.
Adhere to quality assurance best practices such as unit testing, user acceptance testing, documenting code, participating in code reviews, creating test cases and partaking in other activities including troubleshooting, debugging and leveraging test environments for manual and automated testing.
Evaluate and enhance the efficiency of existing programs in meeting current and future user needs. May troubleshoot existing information systems to identify errors or deficiencies and develops solutions.
Install and configure new, modified or software releases, solutions, and/or updates including third party; may provide hardware support to accomplish some duties. Deploy new modules, upgrades and fixes to the production environment. Perform script maintenance and updates due to changes in requirements or implementations.
Maintenance and production support of assigned systems to ensure minimal downtime and loss of productivity and service. May perform ongoing routine application maintenance tasks.
Evaluate and supplement vendor supplied documentation for third party software.
Work collaboratively and effectively with development teams using established software development concepts, practices, procedures, methods, systems and standards, completing forms, following procedures, completing version control documents, etc.
Participate and collaborate in project planning processes (such as Agile, Scrum, Extreme, RAD, etc.)
Follow established organizational and departmental standards for reporting time tracking, ticket resolution, and relationship management.
Work effectively in an inclusive environment by adhering to university policies and procedures, demonstrating respect for others and appreciating the variety of characteristics that make individuals unique.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field.
Four (4) years of relevant work experience and/or specialized training can be used in lieu of the education requirement.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Experience working with Node.js and React or equivalent.
Experience working with source version control such as git.
Experience designing, maintaining, and administering large databases.
Experience working in an environment similar to the ITSC.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.
Applicants should submit:
List of at least three (3) references.
Review of the applications will start as soon as applications are received and continue until the position is filled.
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.