University of Utah Software Developer in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 10/11/2018

Requisition Number PRN18628B

Job Title Software Developer

Working Title Software Developer

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President

Department 00810 - Scient Comp & Imag Instit-Oper

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $55,000 to $75,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The focus of this position will be software development within a variety of areas including Visualization, Graphics, Scientific Computing, Imaging Processing, Development Operations, and Computer Modeling and Simulation for the Scientific Computing and Imaging (SCI) Institute at the University of Utah.


A particular focus of this position will involve working with Institute software projects that are distributed to Institute collaborators and other users. This position will interact with personnel ranging from senior researchers (Ph.D. level) to students. The responsibilities breakdown is:

- 85% Developing, testing assorted institute code bases for internal purposes, open source release, and commercial development

- 5% Managing code bases including management of repositories/servers

- 10% user interaction and group meetings.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency and 3-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

The position will work on a variety of software projects within theSCIInstitute. Experience with C++ is required.

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


Experience with OpenGL, OpenCL, Github, and wxWidgets is preferred. Being self-motivated and having good organizational and communication skills is essential.

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.