Administrative/Support, Information Technology, Project/Program Management/Planning, Staff/Administrative
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. Office of Research Information Services (ORIS), a division of the Office of Research, coordinates, develops, and supports electronic research administration for faculty and staff at the University of Washington. Goals include: Improve service to Principal Investigators (PIs) and research and administrative staff, enhance their ability to obtain funding, reduce their workload, and streamline the processing of their proposals. Provide authorized individuals with convenient access to timely information on the status of proposals and awards. Increase the efficiency of the research community to meet growing workload and compliance demands with limited resources. Maintain the University of Washington's position as a leading public research University.The University of Washington's Office of Research Information Services has an outstanding opportunity for a full time Senior Software Developer.The Senior Software Developer is responsible for all aspects of application systems architectural strategy, design and development. The incumbent will provide senior level systems architecture design, development, programming, implementation, with an emphasis on architecting systems for wide spread software integration capabilities. The immediate need will be creating a solution architecture strategy that supports integration of in house developed solutions by Office of Research Information Services (ORIS) and Workday Financials. Along with the specific need to support Workday integrations, the solutions developed must be long standing and support a multitude of existing and future administrative systems.The Office of Research's constituency, and therefore that of this position, is the entire University, including UW branch campuses.In support of the Office of Research's mission, this position will provide technical leadership in the development of architecting and implementing the integration of electronic research information systems with other UW enterprise systems.RESPONSIBILITIES:Solutions Integration ArchitectureTurning technology transformation strategy into action in the form of solution and integration designs.Plan and institute the technical integration architecture for the suite of ORIS systems (in-house and vendor developed).Work extensively with the Workday Financials planning and implementation project and align of use of API technologies to support a seamless integration between ORIS systems and the Workday system.Responsible for the accurate documentation for system architectural design and that the documentation is disseminated and understood but staff with varying levels of technical aptitude.Identify and evaluate existing and emerging technologies and their applicability to ORIS needs.Ensure software development delivery meets ORIS unit goals and objectives.Provide technical and architectural mentoring and coaching to team members.Provide technical leadership and consultation to the University and client departments as needed.Assist in building and improving software development processes and ensuring processes and policies are followed.Software DevelopmentArchitect, develop and deploy complex and high volume web applications that cater to the University research community.Participate in all aspects of SDLC including Scrum-Agile rituals.Develop software applications in compliance with University policies, business processes and technology systems.Technical LiaisonParticipate in UW technology integration initiatives that involve ORIS supported systems (i.e. UW Finance Modernization Initiative).Build strong relationships, working with diverse technical and business partner groups, both internal and external to the University of Washington.Effectively communicate and collaborate technical information with a wide range of people with varying levels of technical expertise.Other duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Administration or equivalent experience.Minimum 5 years' experience architecting and developing production web applications and web services.Experience in object-oriented design, development, implementation and support of object/relational database systems, web application design and development, user interface design and systems documentation.Experience designing complex integrations with a focus on performance engineering and loose coupling utilizing APIs and Services.Experience working in a Scrum-Agile environment.Excellent time and priority management ability.Excellent problem-solving/analytical abilities for solving program software logic conditions.Excellent verbal, written and listening communications skills.Ability to implement and to lead implementation of complex application development projects from beginning to end.Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.DESIRED:Exposure to the Workday suite of applications/modules.Experience with Workday data model, security, integrations and data load capabilities.Experience using Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) successfully to deliver on unit and organizational goals.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:This position contributes in a collaborative team work environment. Collaboration among the Software Developers, Project Managers, Business Analysts, and CX Support is done in a shared space working environment through ad hoc meetings focused on problem-solving, and the use of synchronous and asynchronous communication tools. Non-standard working hours can be necessary.Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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