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UW-IT is the central IT organization for the University of Washington, providing technology solutions to all three campuses, UW medical centers and global research operations. UW-IT collaborates with University partners to advance teaching, learning, innovation and discovery at the UW. UW-IT is currently looking for a Full-Stack Developer who will support the UW-IT work on Finance Transformation, the University’s large-scale project to modernize its finance operations, business systems and processes. The position is a role in the newly established UW-IT FT program (ITF).
The Full Stack Developer will have responsibility to contribute toward implementation of a large development effort with the new Finance system – Workday's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) system. A disperse set of systems that will need to be updated to handle and address the changing needs of the finance process across the University of Washington. This position will work closely with business and technical teams to ensure that correct functionality is developed and allows the university to continue financial operations. This position will need to translate Finance requirements into Workday functionality. The Full Stack Developer will develop solutions using a standard quality driven approach. The position will escalate gaps or trade-offs in designs across technical and non-technical audiences using effective communication skills. The Full Stack Developer will participate in recommending the most effective and efficient solution design over the course of the project implementation. This position also collaborates with peers and others to improve practices, processes, and tools for development, testing, and versioning, continuous integration, automated release and deployment of service changes, and operations and monitoring.
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information science, or a related field
Four years' experience performing progressively more complex and responsible tasks involving development and support of enterprise applications and services
Proficient C#, .NET and .Net framework with recent experience developing Web APIs
Experience in cloud application design such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Experience integrating Web applications and services with middleware services
Experience within a software development lifecycle, including DevOps practices
Experience with code versioning, branching, and release methodologies
Experience with SQL, query design and data normalization
Strong acumen for software testing; commitment to quality
Understanding of secure design and coding practices
Excellent problem-solving skills; able to design creative and pragmatic solutions
Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies and skills
Demonstrated written/oral communication skills, user liaison skills and personal interaction abilities
An effective team player who enjoys collaboration
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience in Higher Education, preferably at a major research (R1) university
Knowledge of IT accessibility issues for users with disabilities; familiarity with accessibility standards and best practices; experience testing for accessibility; and demonstrated ability to design content/applications with accessibility considerations
Experience with open source development projects
Experience with Agile development practices, including test-driven development
Experience utilizing Terraform for cloud infrastructure management
Experience with automation of component deployment, scaling and updates with Ansible and Docker
Experience designing and building REST Web services
Experience with search engines. ElasticSearch preferred
Experience with Continuous Integration & Deployment (CI/CD) tools - TravisCI
Experience using enterprise metadata to control application and service behavior
Experience implementing data access and application security policies
Familiar with software architecture patterns (e.g. MVC)
Experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure
Expertise with caching and load-balancing
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
This recruitment will fill additional openings.
Work in an open office environment. This position involves responsibilities and occasional situations where work outside of standard business hours is required to respond to incidents or to meet critical deadlines. Work in an open office environment.
We are seeking individuals able to start on or around April 2021.
This position on the Finance Transformation Project is temporarily funded; continued employment is contingent on ongoing funding and performance.
This position is eligible for flexible remote work.
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