Job Information

University of Utah Student Software QA Technician in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 06/08/2019

Requisition Number PRN09539N

Job Title UU Student - Computer

Working Title Student Software QA Technician

Job Grade SJ

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code?

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student

Temporary? No

Standard Hours per Week 19

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Part-time position for approximately 15-19 hours/week with flexible daytime work hours to accommodate student class schedule

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 01828 - Univ Faculty Info & Support

Location Other

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $12.00 $ 15.00/hour DOE

Close Date

Job Summary

We are seeking highly motivated and skilled students for the Student Software QA position within the University Faculty Information and Support team. This critical role will focus on quality assurance testing, script writing and test automation programming as a member of a SCRUM team. This individual works under the direction of the Sr. Software QA Analyst focusing on custom software utilized by faculty and staff across the university.


The incumbent will work to help implement software test automation techniques using Selenium ( IDE , Webdriver) and Java. As part of the SCRUM team, executes different testing approaches to test software during the team’s biweekly sprints. Works on various technical activities such as writing test plans and developing test scripts, programming, maintaining and running automated tests to build a library of reusable tests, developing and maintaining documentation for departmental quality assurance standard practices.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have the following skills or knowledge:

• Demonstrated ability to code in one or more web programming or scripting languages with a focus on Java, PHP , Python or JavaScript.

• Ability to work in a team environment, learns new concepts quickly, and takes initiative to solve problems.

• Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

• Course work or program of study in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related area.


• Associate’s degree in a computer-related field and two years of experience or equivalency preferred.

• A fundamental understanding of Object Oriented design and the Software Development Lifecycle.

• Experience with source control systems like SVN or CVS or Git.

• A fundamental understanding of relational databases and SQL .

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 applicants, 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”). 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.