The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Software Developer Trainee

Hiring department FIS
Monthly salary $3,333
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-10-05-01-9361
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-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. Applicants must make a grade of "A" on the programming aptitude test before officially applying for the position. Applicants can take this test every 24 months and the score will remain valid for 24 months. For information regarding the test, visit

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


Software Developer Trainees will learn to design, develop, implement, maintain, and enhance computer-based information systems that ensure efficiency and accuracy and meet business needs for the Financial Information Systems team (FIS) within Financial and Administrative Services (FAS).

Essential Functions

Conduct a full range of programming tasks including analysis, coding, and debugging of complex program logic. Establish test procedures, test, and debug programs. Determine data needs and entity relationships; design database structures for efficient and effective data storage and retrieval. Develop user-friendly, standards-compliant application interfaces. Determine clients' business requirements, evaluate alternatives and make recommendations to meet business constraints and satisfy existing and future software needs. Adhere to software coding and documentation standards. Communicate with and train internal and external clients. Teach formal or informal courses on programming or related technical topics. Efficiently manage time and resources within a software development project.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Grade of "A" on the programming aptitude test; see General Notes section above. Demonstrated ability to analyze complex problems and propose and implement good solutions. Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and teamwork skills. Resourceful problem solver. Exhibited professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal skills. Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. The University will not support H1B applications for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

Self-directed. Demonstrated ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to conduct group conferences, seminars, system presentations to user groups, and information-gathering interviews. Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of people. Demonstrated ability to teach in a classroom setting. Bachelor's degree or higher.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Work performed on multiple concurrent projects under pressure of rigid deadlines and/or time limitations.

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