Senior Software Engineer

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City , UT

ID: 7065259
Posted: March 12, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

If you’re passionate about building a better future for individuals, communities, and our country—and you’re committed to working hard to play your part in building that future—consider WGU as the next step in your career.

Driven by a mission to expand access to higher education through online, competency-based degree programs, WGU is also committed to being a great place to work for a diverse workforce of student-focused professionals. The university has pioneered a new way to learn in the 21st century, one that has received praise from academic, industry, government, and media leaders. Whatever your role, working for WGU gives you a part to play in helping students graduate, creating a better tomorrow for themselves and their families.

Responsible for the research, design, development, analysis, testing, and implementation of software operating or application systems. Communicates project information to client, project manager, or other design personnel working on projects. Maintains good working relationships with clients and staff. Writes and maintains complete documentation. Supports team members and ensures established goals and deadlines are met. Keeps management informed of status and significant problems.

Required Skills:

Develop web applications and web services using Angular or React
Some Java, SOAP, REST, XML, HTTP, and other web technologies desired.
Manage multiple tasks and responsibilities in high-pressure environments; excelling at pinpointing and resolving problems in early project stages to avoid cost/time expenses
Deliver high quality projects on time, through ability to design architecture, write high quality code, and execute effective unit tests
Optimize performance tuning for high utilization 24x7 access
Integrate third party products with existing infrastructure
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work equally well in self-managed and team-based Agile projects.
Work with internal customers to gather business processes and project requirements
Researches, designs, and develops computer software systems, in conjunction with hardware product development applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.
Analyzes software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
Consults with hardware engineers and other engineering staff to evaluate interface between hardware and software, and operational and performance requirements of overall system.
Formulates and designs software system, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequences of design.
Develops and directs software system testing procedures, programming, and documentation.
Ensures work area is clean, secure, and well maintained.
Performs miscellaneous projects as assigned.
Updates technical skills as required.
Required Experience:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
Minimum of 6 years' experience and a proven track record in developing web-based applications and web services using Angular, or React.
Some Java, SOAP, REST, XML, and other web technologies, including experience interfacing with Oracle databases, and integrating third party products with existing infrastructure


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