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University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98104
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Req #: 179676
Posting Date: 06/10/2020 
Closing Info: Open Until Filled 
Salary: Salary is commensurate with education and experience. 
Shift: First Shift 

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. 

The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nations premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoy outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

UW Finance has an outstanding opportunity for a Software Engineer.  This position plays a key role in building, remediating, and retiring dozens of financial applications as part of the UW Finance Transformation Program (UWFT), a multi-year effort to replace the Universitys financial systems.  The Software Engineer is responsible for full stack development, maintenance, and support for financial administration applications.  The role includes technical leadership and collaboration with stakeholders from across the University.

The technical scope requires an ability to quickly learn UW policies, functional processes, and procedures.  Software complexity ranges from application, web service, and database coding, to systems integrations and security architecture.

This position produces financial solutions using C# .Net, Javascript, MS T-SQL, and other technologies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Systems Design and Development

Develop and code new features utilizing modern technologies and following best practices
Write readable, testable, and maintainable code
Collaborate with front-end developers and database developers on creating well-integrated, performant back end solutions
Develop technical estimates
Manage workload and negotiate priorities to achieve milestones
Apply best practices and help the team improve on quality and stability of the system
Participate in and perform peer code reviews
Explore opportunities for automation and instrumentation
Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to take on broader responsibilities when necessary
Contribute in an agile scrum team

Planning and Consultation

Solve problems as a team with Business Analysts, Subject Matter Experts, QA Engineers, Designers, Software Engineers, and other stakeholders
Document and communicate technical concepts and designs

Application Support

Support existing data-driven applications (Access, .Net, Excel)

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Math, Finance, or equivalent experience and minimum of 4 years experience developing systems in an object-oriented environment

Proficiency in object-oriented development in C# and .Net Framework
Knowledge of API Development and Design for cross team integration
Good technical, cross group collaboration and communication skills
Demonstrated design and problem-solving skills
Experience with automated testing, source control, automated deployment, and continuous integration solutions
Strong passion for performance analysis, quality and engineering excellence at scale
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team to complete projects.
Pragmatic problem-solver with the ability to focus on meeting short term goals while not losing sight of the big picture

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

Desired Qualifications:

Experience with Jira, Wiki, SharePoint or other enterprise tools for managing work and tracking deliverables.
Experience in a large university, large medical center, or other large complex enterprise.
Experience with Workday or other ERP financial
  • Experience with MS Access and Excel
    Knowledge of Agile development methodologies
    Knowledge of LEAN process improvement theory and methodology
    Experience with cost or financial accounting
    Experience with University of Washington financial systems

    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 Workforce 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.

  • Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    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 affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or dso@uw.edu.


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