Software Engineer

University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD

ID: 7054927
Posted: December 19, 2018

Job Description

Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
The Software Engineer maintains, implements, and integrates both on premise and hosted systems using primarily Java and web-based technologies. The position is hands-on, agile, team-based development.
The Software Engineer is responsible for:

Implementing software application within a development team.

Following a formal development methodology and working within scheduled timelines.

Participating in peer code reviews, documentation, and formal testing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in computer science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Experience with Java as a language and platform

Knowledge of object oriented principles; software design; use of design patterns

Understanding of established software engineering standards and methodologies including some or all of the following: creation and use of Use Cases, UML modeling, naming conventions, source control facilities, documentation, and unit testing

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, paired with ability to express complex technical concepts effectively

Experience working productively in a software engineering team in the design, development, and implementation of a software module/component

Familiarity with java web application environments (Servlets, JSP, HTML, CSS)

Familiarity with Spring frameworks, databases (preferably Oracle), and data binding tools (ORM, XML)

Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
This position does not provide sponsorship for work visas.

Posting Date: 12/18/2018
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 01/13/2019
Physical Demands

Diversity Statement:
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


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