Job Information

University of Utah Programmer/Analyst in Salt Lake City, Utah

Details

Open Date 06/07/2021

Requisition Number PRN11226N

Job Title Programmer/Analyst

Working Title Programmer/Analyst

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 20

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-F

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00106 - Geology & Geophysics

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 47600 to 65000

Close Date

Job Summary

Gameplay and character creation programmer for low-end 3D gameplay mobile app.

Implementation of the capability to significantly modify gameplay mesh according to specifications from the player. Implementation of correspondence between character shape and gameplay physics for player character. Design and implementation of a human-readable code-based system with which to “save” and / or transfer specific configurations of player character parameters.

Additional implementation of physics, behavior, and relevant tuning of indefinitely-sized data table for population of non-player entities.

This position is considered Category IIA : Not required on campus and has the ability to telework remotely for the duration of the University of Utah’s response to COVID -19. An employee hired into this role will be responsible for providing space, telephone, printing, networking and/or internet capabilities at the telecommute location and agree to the terms of the University of Utah campus and Health Academics COVID -19 Telecommuting Agreement.

Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related area, or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). 2-5 years of programmer/analyst or related experience.

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

- C++

- Basic understanding of Unreal Engine 4.

- Able to write custom scripts for Unreal Engine 4.

- Familiarity with git-based source control.

Preferences

- Networking experience between mobile devices and a server.

- Implementation of network-sourced content within Unreal Engine 4.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email:employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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