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Are you a systems thinker who is interested in IT systems, applications, and architecture? Do you thrive working in a team environment? The University of Washington Bothell is seeking an analytical and collaborative Enterprise Systems Developer & Architect to join our Information Technologies team.
In this role, you’ll be architecting, developing, supporting, and maintaining our applications infrastructure, consisting of in-house and vendor-supported solutions. You’ll be working with internal and external stakeholders on a variety of projects with a campus-wide impact in a fast-paced environment. We’ll look to you to lead in architecting and planning our migration to a new web platform; developing our technical roadmap; coaching and mentoring colleagues by providing technical guidance and skill development; and participating in UW technical Communities of Practice.
Experiences, qualities, and skills that you’ve refined for success in this role include: collaboration and cross-functional teaming; exceptional communication, interpersonal, and relationship-building skills; a customer-focus; strong analytical, organization, project management, and problem-solving skills; detail-oriented, self-starter who can work independently to meet deadlines; technical aptitude and the desire to continuously learn new technologies, skills, methods, and best practices.
Minimum requirements: •Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Liberal Arts, related discipline area or an equivalent combination of experience and/or training. •At least 4 years of experience in a combination of software development, supporting web platforms, and IT architecture •Highly proficient with enterprise software development methodologies, system administration & programming languages/frameworks ( .NET, C#, Python, PHP). •Demonstrated knowledge of web content management platforms; advising stakeholders on categorization of content taxonomy, semantics, design, and security. •Experience deploying applications on cloud technologies (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS); utilizing DevOps methodologies; implementing best practices for security, privacy, and accessibility. •Highly developed communication, negotiation, consensus building & influencing skills, facilitation and the adaptability to respond to change quickly. •Leads and develops project plans and/or work breakdown structures; high attention to detail, completes tasks with few or no errors; meets deadlines. •Coaches and mentors junior staff members on skill development; provide guidance in overcoming technical obstacles and questions. •Experience with architectural principles and developing technical roadmaps. •Effectively collaborates with all levels of the organization. •Excellent communication skills (written, verbal) with the ability to explain complex technical topics to non-experts. •Ability to work with a diverse constituency.
Equivalent education and/or experience may substitute for minimum requirements.
Desired Qualifications: •5+ years of experience in a combination of software development, supporting web platforms, and IT architecture. •Experience with Kentico CMS and/or Wordpress CMS. •Experience deploying applications on Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services. •Foundational knowledge of Architecture domains. •Service management experience (i.e., incident, change, request, problem). •Continually learns and improves existing skillset, including but not limited to: new technologies, skills, methods, and best practices. •Working conditions: •This position requires a flexible work schedule and the ability to work some evenings or weekends. •Must be able to respond to application related outage and security incidents off hours.
Working conditions: •This position requires a flexible work schedule and the ability to work some evenings or weekends. •Must be able to respond to application related outage and security incidents off hours. •Remote work options are available.
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