1. Provides an overall leadership role. Serves as a technical advisor to programmers and provide technical guidance to leadership to assist with the formulating of long range development plans. 2. Leads efforts to evaluate University business and administrative processes and needs; identifies, analyzes and defines systems requirements for large administrative areas. Designs and implements large and highly complex administrative systems. 3. Leads the planning, development and implementation of business solutions. Ensures stakeholder and intended user's needs, scheduled timeline, and budgetary targets are met or exceeded. 4. Defines and executes quality assurance and unit testing procedures to ensure high quality solutions. Monitors effectiveness and efficiency of applications and systems and conduct initiatives to improve system availability, cost, performance and manageability across the lifecycle. Performs highly complex and unusual problem solving. 5. Leads, plans, and manages major projects; including architectural design, technology selection, and methodologies to apply. Advises and influences both internal and external consulting teams. 6. Develops and oversees production support functions and integrates system requirements among several departments. Formulates systems design schedule and writes program modules. 7. Leads and ensures ongoing maintenance and support for applications and systems. Leads technical evaluations. Interface with vendors to resolve major software issues. Responsible for final decisions on purchases of hardware and software products. 8. Trains, mentors, and develops technical staff. Leads and oversees support for training of end users. 9. Recommends and creates new policy. Creates and utilizes best practices. 10. Takes a leadership role in keeping current with existing and emerging technologies and methodologies. Provides leadership in the ongoing establishment and use of programming standards and methodologies, with intent to improve overall efficiency of group and client satisfaction. 11. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Experience leading technical teams or mentoring junior developers, especially in an institution of Higher Education. Familiarity with native mobile application technologies including iOS/Swift and Android. Experience with DevOps: managing application servers, database servers, containers (e.g. Docker), and monitoring/logging.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience leading technical teams or mentoring junior developers, especially in an institution of Higher Education. Familiarity with native mobile application technologies including iOS/Swift and Android. Experience with DevOps: managing application servers, database servers, containers (e.g. Docker), and monitoring/logging.
Required Skill/ability 5: Excellent oral and written communication, presentation, and facilitation skills. Skilled in training, presenting to, and teaching staff members and students.
Posting Position Title: Senior Software Engineer
Required Skill/ability 3: Knowledge of agile software development principles; capable of handling multiple projects at once, meeting deliverables, and independent time management. Ability to collaborate with staff members within and outside the Application Development team and provide meaningful feedback through formal code review and informal discussions.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Required Skill/ability 1: Technical proficiency in one or more web application development frameworks and technologies such as Ruby on Rails, Node.js, and front-end JS frameworks (i.e. React.JS).
Required Skill/ability 4: Familiarity with the principles of digital accessibility and the ability to remediate accessibility issues and proactively develop accessible front-end interfaces from scratch.
Required Skill/ability 2: Proven ability with the modern software development lifecycle as it pertains to web and mobile applications including Git, Continuous Integration, Test-Driven Development, automated testing / QA, and modern application deployment.
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and six years of related work experience.
Internal Number: 53581BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.