University of Utah Software Design Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 09/28/2018
Requisition Number PRN18509B
Job Title Software Design Engineer
Working Title Software Design Engineer
Job Grade F
FLSA Code Computer Employee
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
VP Area U of U Health - Academics
Department 00850 - Pediatric Critical Care
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $47,600 - $79,699
Open Until Filled Yes
The Division of Pediatric Critical Care at the University of Utah School of Medicine has an immediate opening for a Software Design Engineer. In this position, there are opportunities to work with a high functioning, cutting edge teams that study, understand and improve multi-site translational research. Specifically, this position designs, modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applications. Supports and/or installs software applications/operating systems. Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. Following general guidelines and accepted technical approaches performs tasks in the design, development, and implementation of software engineering applications, the analysis and investigation of software engineering project tasks, the definition of design specifications and parameters, development and application of standard routines and utility programs, resolution of hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations and analysis of system architecture requirements and structure.
•Work closely with business users to determine scope and deliverables of software projects
•Design, develop, test, implement and maintain applications working with established processes
•Recommend changes to improve established applications
•Serve as a core member of an agile team
•Investigate reported software problems and conduct tests to isolate problems and root cause in order to prepare clear incident reports for further investigation
Assignments are defined in terms of general objectives and are of diverse scope and moderate technical complexity. May assign work to lower level technical support employees. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.
This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency and 2-4 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.
•2-3 years of Java, J2EE development experience
•Excellent analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities
•Exceptional organizational and communication skills
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, study teams and project managers
Applicants will be screened according to preferences
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
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.
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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.