Job Information

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

Open Date 12/20/2021

Requisition Number PRN28782B

Job Title Web Software Developer

Working Title Web 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 00417 - UIT Univ Support Services

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $55,000/yr. to $75,000/yr. DOE

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The Web Software Engineer for UIT’s University Support Services will provide a primary role in the development and support of custom web-based applications used by the University at large. Works closely with dynamic team web engineers, UI designers, and product managers with the goal of creating innovative and feature-rich applications for users in all areas on campus including: Finance, Faculty/Researchers, and others.

About UIT : University Information Technology ( UIT ), the central IT service provider for campus, reports to the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for many of the University of Utah’s most critical common IT resources including the campus network; the Campus Information Services ( CIS ) portal; UMail, telephone, and online collaboration services; high performance and research computing; information security; software licensing; and a host of other systems and services. For more information about UIT visit .

About the University: Located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of the State of Utah’s system of higher education and a member of the PAC -12 Conference. Salt Lake City combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area of more than one million people with the friendliness and ease of living of a small, Western city. Seven major ski resorts are within an hour’s drive from campus, and opportunities to pursue activities from biking to hiking to fishing abound. Salt Lake is also home to the Utah Symphony and Opera, the Utah Ballet, several professional sports teams, and a wide range of other cultural and recreational activities.


· Health, dental, and wellness coverage (\_wellness.php)

· Automatic and immediately vested14.2% employer contribution (\_401aPlan.php) to personal retirement account (401a)

· Freepublic transportation pass ( (Utah Transit Authority)

· Paid leave time (

· Tuition reduction for employee and family members (

· … and more:


Working with a small Scrum team composed of individuals of varying backgrounds (UX designers, developers, Quality Assurance, and Business Analysts), as part of a team to develop or maintain an enterprise web application, the successful developer will have the ability to work on small to large project from analysis through development, testing, QA, and delivery. The primary duties will be in the area of Java enterprise web-development ( Java, SQL , HTML / CSS /JavaScript, API ), but the Engineer may require working with team members with different backgrounds to help them complete tasks outside of your area of expertise.

Actively participates in the application fix and software upgrade processes.

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.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in related area or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education). 2 years of experience in web software development or related area.

Department Specific Qualifications:

•Experience writing clean, maintainable, and testable Java code (including unit tests), using design patterns, industry standards and best practices.

•Demonstrated experience with JSP , JavaScript, HTML , CSS , and Servlets.

•Demonstrated experience with API and data and server security.

•Strong understanding of Object Oriented design and programming and the Software Development Lifecycle.

•Experience developing Java EE applications using the Spring Framework

•Experience working with java web container technologies such as Tomcat, HTTP Request/Response-cycle, including using Ajax, XML , Web Services ( SOAP , REST ), web presentation technologies such as JSP , Thymeleaf or Freemarker, ORM tool such as JPA or Hibernate

•Fundamental understanding of relational database design including data normalization, ERD modeling and SQL .

• Proficient with HTML / CSS /JavaScript and a good knowledge of jQuery

• Comfortable developing using an IDE such as Intellij, Eclipse, Netbeans, using a Version Control System such as CVS or Git, and working on java web projects in a team environment to deliver goals in a timely manner

• Proficient with web standards and best practices and in writing clean, maintainable, semantic code

• Ability to code detailed, functional pages from mockups in collaboration with designers

• Proficiency in UNIX and Windows environments along with basic desktop application suites.

•Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

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


Type Benefited Staff

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


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( 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.