Senior Software Engineer

University of Maryland

College Park, MD

ID: 7081654
Posted: July 27, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Campus/College Information:
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state’s flagship institution. 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.
Vaccine Protocol
The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland (USM) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:
The Senior Software Engineer 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 as well as providing leadership, mentoring, and coaching to less experienced engineers. The Senior Software Engineer produces and reviews documentation and requirements, leads code reviews and design meetings, and participates in defining software engineering process and methodology.
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in computer science or related field, required.
4 or more years of experience in software design; use of design patterns, data binding tools (ORM, XML), and relational databases. Expert in Java development.
Highly experienced in established software engineering standards and methodologies including creation and use of use cases, UML modeling, source control, documentation; unit, system, and integration testing
Increasing responsibility in defining engineering standards, leading code reviews, and mentoring other software engineers
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, paired with ability to express complex technical concepts effectively

Preferences:
Experience with frameworks and libraries used in web applications and web services
Knowledge of authentication and authorization methodologies
Additional Certifications:
Additional Information:
*This position does not provide sponsorship for Visas.
Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position
Physical Demands
Sedentary work. Employee will need to be able to sit for long periods of time to work on a computer, as well as travel occasionally to meet with clients and customers on and off campus.



 

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