The Finance and Business Information Services application development team is seeking a Senior Application Developer. The purpose of this position is to perform high quality application development, provide services in full project life cycle, and implement improvements in the overall process.
This position provides technical leadership to the application development team, including business process evaluation, architecture and security design, system implementation and testing guidance, deliverable management, development language and toolkit evaluation, definition and review of best practice, and solution maintenance review.
This position participates in the day-to-day application development. This includes every stage of project life cycle and solution support activities. The areas of development practices cover database design and implementation, front-end programming, and integration of multiple systems, including third-party solutions.
Team leadership responsibility for this position consists of project and service supervision, staff hiring, motivation, training, and performance evaluation, and communication within development team, with senior management, customers and other teams, and across university boundaries.
Duties to include:
Provides technical expertise in terms of software usage, functionality, testability, maintainability, data conversion, performance, reuse, comprehensibility, security, economic, and technological tradeoffs.
Analyzes projects and requests to determine the feasibility and cost estimates.
Plans and develops enhancements to production systems.
Creates intuitive, logical and dynamic user interfaces.
Leads troubleshooting of solutions and follows up with users to ensure satisfaction.
Identifies business system solution requirements by analyzing work processes and operations; evaluates business and information systems functionality.
Leads agile and waterfall project development practices.
Applies organization's performance management system, practices, and tools to developing and improving individual, team, and organizational performance.
For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.
The department intends to hire for one position from either Application Developer, requisition 19004340, or Senior Application Developer, requisition 19004433, based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Please apply to the specific position for which you wish to be considered or both.
About the Department:
Finance and Business Information Services provides high quality and timely services to maximize how information technology resources are used to support the mission, goals and development strategies of UI Finance and Business Departments. We have fun and grow our careers from doing that.
The University of Iowa
The University of Iowa is one of the nation's premier public research universities, with 11 colleges offering internationally recognized programs in disciplines ranging from otolaryngology to fiction writing, printmaking to space science, hydraulic engineering to dance. Iowa draws nearly 33,000 students from more than 100 countries and all 50 U.S. states, and employs about 29,500 faculty and staff.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. An equivalent combination of education and related experience in application development may also serve to meet this minimum requirement.
Minimum 3 years direct work-related experiences in department/enterprise level application development including full project life cycle management.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with technical and non-technical staff. Experience in conducting presentations to technical and non-technical audience.
Expertise with Microsoft.NET platform, C#, .NET Core, MVC, WEB API frameworks, Entity Framework; VS Code, Visual Studio IDE and ReSharper.
Experiences with HTML / CSSframework, such as Bootstrap and Material Design
Experiences with DBMS including Microsoft SQL and Oracle, and Data Integration and Reporting platforms, such as SSIS, SSRS, and PowerBI
Experiences with Development packaging and Continuous Integration tools (NuGet, NPM, TeamCity, Jenkins)
Experience with requirement development and specifications writing
Experience with Business and Technical Communication, Project Management, Business Analysis, Technical Leadership, Staff Hiring, Motivation, Training, and Performance Evaluation
Experience with distributed source control systems, such as Git (GitLab) Platform
Experiences with Integration with third-party applications across enterprise boundary
Excellent knowledge of Object-Oriented programming, SOLID principles, Design Patterns, Dependency Injection, Micro services, tactical use of DDD.
Understanding of Server side scripting languages such as Adobe Cold Fusion and PHP.
Understanding of HTTP protocol and RESTful API design
Understanding of Unit Testing and Integration Testing framework and tools, such as MSTest, xUnit, NUnit, Moq, SpecFlow, and so on.
Understanding of Web Server support (IIS, SSL), and Server Administration such as Puppet and Chef
Understanding of cloud computing and containerization platform, such as AWS/Azure and Docker
Understanding of scripting and automation with PowerShell
Understanding of system health monitoring tools (Prometheus and ELK Stack)
Experience with application development in a higher educational setting
Minimum 5 years direct work-related experiences in department/enterprise level application development including full project life cycle management. An equivalent combination of education and related experience may also serve to meet this requirement
Experience with Mobile application development
Experience with windows services and message queue
Experience with Financial Applications, Accounts Payable & Purchases
Knowledge of automated PDF generation
Knowledge of NoSQL, GraphQL platforms
In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission.
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Applicants who fail to submit all the required materials will not be eligible for an interview.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.
Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Internal Number: 19004433_1570724727
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.