Software Design Engineer

University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

Job posting number: #7153841

Posted: June 8, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
University Information Technology (UIT) seeks a Software Design Engineer to assist with software development in University Support Services (USS). The engineer who obtains this position will work with third-party and internally developed software for various groups within the University; the engineer is responsible for working through issues with applications and services and collaborates with others to configure applications to fit business needs. University Support Services is a division of UIT – come work for a dynamic team with great University benefits!
Use and develop software applications using technologies according to departmental standards. (Oracle PeopleSoft, Kronos, and others)
Meet with customers to gather requirements and document processes to facilitate development.
Provide support to customers on new and existing applications as the need arises in a managed delivery schedule.
Participate and coordinate development activities for upgrades of software applications.

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
Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
Strong emphasis on industry-standard software development methodologies and practices.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to capture user requirements.

Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
Additional Information
About UIT: University Information Technology (UIT), the central IT service provider for the University of Utah, reports to the U’s Chief Information Officer and is responsible for many of the U’s shared IT services including the wired and wireless network; Campus Information Services (CIS) portal; UMail, telephone, and online collaboration; high performance and research computing; information security; software licensing; and a host of other IT systems and services.

UIT is committed to creating a workplace culture that values equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI), and we believe that everyone plays a role in fostering EDI, every day. EDI isn’t just the right thing for our employees and the university community; it’s also the smart thing. It empowers us to provide the best IT services for our students and their families, staff, faculty, clinicians, and patients and their families.

About the University of Utah: Located in Salt Lake City, the U is the flagship institution of the State of Utah’s system of higher education, home to arts and museum venues and a member of the Pac-12 Conference. Skiing and snowboarding opportunities are a short distance from campus, and opportunities to pursue activities from biking to hiking to fishing abound. Salt Lake City is home to the Utah Symphony and Opera, Ballet West, professional sports teams, and a wide range of other cultural and recreational activities.

The University of Utah Benefits
· Health, dental, and wellness coverage
· Automatic and immediately vested 14.2% employer contribution to personal retirement account (401a)
· Free public transportation pass (Utah Transit Authority)
· Paid leave time
· Reduced tuition benefits for employee and family members
· More 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.

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