Apply development expertise across the organization and serve as a resource for resolution of unique or complex application development problems. Undertake complex applications development projects which usually impact multiple business units and involve decisions on complex or ambiguous application development issues. Participate in the development of applications development strategy, necessitating integration of a broad range of ideas for applications development.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Lead application lifecycle activities, including: Develop and implement complex applications on one or more platforms, ensuring proper documentation is developed; Lead design discussions with IT staff and customers; Devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems; Responsible for quality assurance, including ensuring new/modified software applications are ready for release; Manage relationship with software vendors and external service providers; Ensure team members adhere to code reviews and standards; Lead the research and evaluation of new technology, products, specialized hardware and tools to optimize development and functionality of applications; Ensure team members complete project tasks as assigned, taking corrective action to keep projects on schedule.
Provide support: Support complex operational activities and recoveries; Analyze, compare and evaluate various courses of action and make decisions within the scope of their responsibilities; Provide off hours support, as needed.
Leadership: Provide technical direction and mentoring to staff; Direct the daily activities of, train, monitor and guide less experienced staff; Provide input to management on team member performance reviews, hire decisions; Contribute to the professional development of the team Responsible team delivers excellent customer service; Ensure continual improvement of and adherence to departmental standards by team members.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Onsite working availability <5 days per month, as needed.
Undergraduate degree in a technical discipline.
Seven years of relevant technology experience.
Prior experience in a higher education technology environment.
Expert level of technical knowledge of application systems and analysis, as well as industry best practices.
Extensive experience in researching and implementing new technologies in specialty or related areas.
Has full technical knowledge of all phases of applications programming.
Strong communication, presentation, and collaboration skills.
Champion continual improvement of internal processes and procedures.
Experienced in consulting with clients and higher level technicians and analysts to resolve technical problems and ensure customer satisfaction.
Ability to provide technical guidance to all skill levels.
Ability to interact with customers to discuss and recommend alternative technical solutions.
Ability to work extra hours and recognize the need to do so.
Ability to adjust scheduled time.
Ability to adjust to change and demands on time.
Bachelorâ™s degree in a technical discipline such as computer science, plus five years relevant technology experience or equivalent combination of education & experience.
$82,500.00 - $145,200.00 / AnnuallyThe salary range reflects base salaries paid for positions in a given job grade across the University. Individual rates within the range will be determined by factors including one's qualifications and performance, equity with others in the department, market rates for positions within the same grade and department budget.
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Up to 22 days of vacation, 10 recognized holidays, and sick time.
Competitive health insurance packages with priority appointments and lower copays/coinsurance.
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WashU provides eligible employees with a defined contribution (403(b)) Retirement Savings Plan, which combines employee contributions and university contributions starting at 7%.
Wellness challenges, annual health screenings, mental health resources, mindfulness programs and courses, employee assistance program (EAP), financial resources, access to dietitians, and more!
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