University of Utah Associate Software Developer in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/12/2017

Requisition Number PRN14771B

Job Title Associate Software Developer

Working Title Associate Software Engineer

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F, exact hours to be arranged.

VP Area President

Department 00417 - UIT - ACS

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $39,300 to $50,000/yr.

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

The Software Engineer, Associate will develop, implement, and support systems that are used by Students, Faculty, and Staff at the University of Utah.


Designs and codes applications according to written specifications and verbal instructions from software design engineers. Supports software engineers and software design engineers as well as other technical staff with programming and analysis related activities. Follows industry recommendations and department programming standards to ensure code efficiency and reliability. Attends team meetings and communicates (verbally and in writing) programming issues to appropriate staff and customers. Presents finding, recommendations, and specifications both verbally and in writing. Tunes and modifies code to ensure efficiency. Writes system interface programs. Troubleshoots and repairs existing code. Investigates system “bugs” and provides input on code fixes and alternative solutions. Tests applications and follows department version control and code promotion guidelines. Performs analysis on program output and error logs.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency and 1-3 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Experience in the PeopleSoft development environment. Broad knowledge of the overall development process and skills in multiple programming and scripting languages, including PeopleTools, PeopleCode, Application Engine, Application Package,SQL,SQR, C or C++. Fundamental understanding of relational database concepts. Demonstrated testing and troubleshooting skills; ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Progressively responsible experience that includes programming with large system implementations. Experience with the implementation of applications in aUNIX/Oracle environment. Human Resources, Benefits, Payroll, Kronos experience. Demonstrated human relations and communications skills, and ability to work in a team environment. A strong commitment to excellence in service.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.