The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Software Engineer

Hiring department ITS Applications
Monthly salary $4,583 - $5,000+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 14-05-14-01-9369
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. Well qualified candidates should want to be part of a team that solves interesting issues in varied technology, values the University's missions of research and education, and advocates a work-life balance.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Design, develop, maintain, and enhance systems that support Identity and Access Management (IAM) and IT Service Provisioning Management (SPM) services.

Essential Functions

Conduct systems analysis and programming for IAM and SMP systems. Provide operational and customer support for IAM and SMP services, including monitoring systems, providing customer service, issue investigation, and documentation. Manage projects, including planning and monitoring of project tasks, communicating project status to stakeholders, and ensuring timely completion of milestones. Manage application quality; participate in validation, testing, and documentation of product releases. Work collaboratively with customers and stakeholders to elicit requirements, identify functional and technical solutions, and investigate and resolve issues. Keep up with technological trends and industry standards to ensure all products exhibit excellence in robustness, availability, security, data integrity, and failure tolerance. Participate in the development of team software development standards, process improvements, and technical documentation.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions.

Required qualifications

At least one year of experience in systems design and analysis, and programming. Minimum of two years of production programming experience with an object oriented language. Production experience with SQL databases. Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge of software development principles. Demonstrated ability to analyze, test, and debug complex code. At least two years object oriented application development experience against relational databases. Experience with the configuration and optimization of enterprise-level service/applications. Experience with Unix or Linux command line utilities and with Unix or Linux shell scripting. Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Strong written and verbal communication skills with both non-technical and technical users. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team and independently. Demonstrated ability to successfully meet deadlines. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Three years of professional experience in Linux/Unix-based system integration, administration, and support. Experience with Solaris. Specific knowledge of Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system. Four years of experience with Java, Python, and/or PHP. Experience with software build tools, such as Ant, Gradle or Maven. Experience with version control software, such as Subversion, Git or Mercurial. Experience with automated testing tools, such as JUnit, TestNG, or Selenium. Experience with application development middleware (APIs, Enterprise Service Bus (ESB, etc.), web services (REST, SOAP) and/or Enterprise Resource Planning systems. Demonstrated ability to configure and support Apache web servers. Experience administering or working with LDAP directories. Demonstrated ability to adapt to changing technology. Experience performing security testing. Experience working on complex technical projects. Experience with identity management and/or authentication software. Experience with implementing/integrating vendor software packages into a production environment. Experience mentoring junior developers. Experience managing complex technical projects.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Work performed on current multiple projects under pressure of rigid deadlines or time limitations. May require occasional extended work hours or on-call obligations.

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