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Software Engineer

Charlottesville

Software Engineer

  • R0042200
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Information Technology
  • The University of Virginia
The School of Data Science (SDS) at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a newly created Software Engineer position. The SDS Software Engineer is an important member of our IT support team, working directly with the IT Director.

The successful candidate will produce and maintain department applications to accomplish business needs with a focus on Cloud computing environments such as MS Azure and AWS. They will perform engineering and development work on small to moderate scale research and coursework related projects. The successful candidate will perform software analysis, design, and implementation as part of an overall SDS Research and Academic computing support initiative. They will develop and advance technical skills; engage in more complex, longer-term and strategically significant activities; and acquire latitude to devise the approach and method to performing assignments. Assignments may be cross-discipline, requiring a significant level of coordination and planning with faculty. The successful candidate will work under general supervision, seeking assistance when significant deviations are proposed, or when unprecedented problems arise. They will develop approaches to problem-solving and anticipate/mitigate potential issues. Their interactions are with fellow team members, coordinating team members, assigned student, faculty, and/or staff clients. They work with external vendors and service providers. The successful candidate regularly work toward specific team goals and client goals and assist in establishing department processes and standards.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • Installing and maintaining SDS software tools and upgrades on central and departmental computing environments - including Cloud environments (AWS, MS Azure, Oracle, etc)
  • Work within a team that shares responsibilities for system administration and user support for the Department, on administrative, instructional and research systems.
  • Assist in the design and development of configurations, workflows, and system integration procedures. Document deployed systems.
  • Participate in the development of test strategies, cloud resources, devices, and systems.
  • Complete programming assignments requiring knowledge of programming procedures and data processing requirements.
  • Maintain and modify programs. Make changes by amending flow charts, developing processing logic, and coding changes.
  • Test and document modifications and write operational instructions.
  • In collaboration with the Director of IT, determine the overall technical approach to assigned projects and design algorithms and interfaces.
  • Devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering cloud resources or computing systems capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results.
  • Conduct program design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation. Conduct quality assurance reviews.
  • Analyze performance of tools, systems and cloud resources and take action to correct deficiencies based on consultation with users.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned


*** This position will be on-site in office***

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering, or a related discipline and at least 1 year of experience.
  • Equivalent combination of education, experience and certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of UVA and collaborative applications (MS O365, Teams, Sharepoint, ServiceNow, Netbadge/authentication, Zoom, Collab, SIS, etc.)
  • Certification or Experience using AWS/Azure cloud resources, tools, and environments, Java, Python, C development frameworks
  • Experience using Data science methods, tools, and environments (ex: Jupyter notebooks, Kubernetes/docker/containers, etc)


Anticipated hiring range: $72,000 - $85,000

Hourly Rate- $34.62-$40.85

TO APPLY:

Complete an application online and attach:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume


PROCESS FOR INTERNAL UVA APPLICANTS: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search "Find Jobs", and search for R0042200

PROCESS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: Please visit UVA job board: https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and search for R0042200

The position will remain open until filled.

***Please note that you MUST upload ALL documents into the CV/Resume box. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration. ***

For questions about the application process, please contact Bill Crane, Senior Academic Recruiter, xer5ff@virginia.edu

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/

Physical Demands:
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

 

Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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