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University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104
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Req #: 172638
Appointing Department Web Address: http://www.washington.edu/uwit/employment/
Job Location: Seattle Campus
Posting Date: 01/06/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and education. 
Shift: First Shift 
Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.  For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

If you would like to find out more about what it is like to work for UW-IT, as well as to get a feel for our culture and our people, visit us at our employment website.  

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a Great College to Work For for six consecutive years. 

UW-IT is the central IT organization for the University of Washington, providing critical technology support 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.

Academic Services (AS) is the division of UW-IT that develops and supports enterprise academic and student administrative systems.

The Student Program, in turn, has responsibility for systems that directly support the entire student lifecycle - including admissions, academic planning, registration, financial aid, and student accounts - as well as those that enable it, such as curriculum management.

Apart from the students, the Advisors and the University Administrators are also key users of the systems developed by this team. The Student Program engages the UW community in envisioning a technology enabled future that supports the broader goals of the university.

The Student Program is currently seeking a software developer with experience to support on-prem and cloud web applications. This developer will be responsible for implementing, modifying features and performing routine maintenance/support for existing web sites and web applications.

Academic Planning is a complex, challenging, multi-campus project encompassing the entire student body at the University of Washington. The incumbent is comfortable in an agile dev-ops environment and tools. They will work in a matrixed project structure, partnering as a member of a cross-functional team focused on delivering feature improvements in the product.

This position participates in all aspects of the software development lifecycle. They work closely with other senior developers, subject matter experts, user experience designers, business analysts, and quality assurance engineers. This includes understanding requirements and specifications, developing design, implementing software solution/service, validation, documentation and ongoing service management.

Successful candidate in this role is an experienced software developer with a track record of feature/component ownership involving designing, coding, testing and deploying services.


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.

  • Three (3) years experience performing core development tasks involving design, implementation and support of enterprise-wide applications and services.

  • Experience in developing systems in Java, C#, .NET or Python etc.

  • Knowledge and experience in developing REST APIs and web services.

  • Proficient in Dev-ops and SDLC.

  • Experience using enterprise-wide databases (like MySQL, Nosql etc.).

  • Knowledge and skills in data collection and analysis using tools like SQM/Splunk/Tableau etc.

  • Ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies and skills is essential.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated ability to be successful and thrive in a highly collaborative environment.

  • Excellent written/oral communication skills, technical documentation skills, user liaison skills and personal interaction abilities.

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


  • Experience in building WebUI with javascript frameworks like React, Redux, Vue, Angular etc.

  • Experience with code telemetry, data systems and analytics.

  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies.

  • Experience  working at a large research or academic institution.


    This position contributes in a collaborative team work environment.  Collaboration is supported through a shared space working environment, ad hoc meetings focused on problem-solving, and the use of a variety of communication tools.   Responsibility to work varied hours as needed to meet project deadlines and to accomplish work assignments on which others activities depend.  Some travel required.
    Work in an open office environment

    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process.  These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others.  Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.


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