Senior Software Engineer

Updated: 8 days ago
Location: Cape Coral, FLORIDA
Job Type: FullTime

Current Employees:

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Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) has an exciting job opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer at the Coral Gables Campus.

CORE JOB SUMMARY                                                                                                      

The Senior Software Engineer designs, modifies, develops, and implements software systems as part of the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) software engineering group. This particular position will require the ability to analyze and define user interface (UI) requirements, and to design and build UI components for web, mobile and other deployments.

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS                                                                                                    

  • Provides technical and project development leadership and oversees overall technical design and implementation.
  • Supervises and provides technical guidance to junior engineers and coordinates projects across multiple sites.
  • Develops code in collaboration with other software engineers.
  • Establishes the release calendar and resolves issues that may impact progress against the calendar.
  • Develops requirements for new features in collaboration with collaborators and other users.
  • Prioritizes new features and issues based on estimated effort, group skill, and other factors.
  • Works closely with collaborators and others to improve system usability.
  • Participates in the on-going development of standards and practices and ensures that these practices are applied appropriately on individual projects.
  • Defines and develops practical information system specifications utilizing pseudo-code, flowcharts, block diagrams, and layouts.
  • Conceives, creates, develops, establishes, and publishes new programming techniques, methods, procedures, and standards, working with basic and advanced applications system design techniques and methodologies.
  • Confers with end users and studies effectiveness of systems flow, data usage, and manual or automated processes to identify ineffective or inefficient systems.
  • Determines the economic and operational feasibility of using computerized methods to satisfy information needs and presents proposals for new systems or the enhancement, improvement, or replacement of existing systems.
  • Maintains awareness of state-of-the-art development tools, programming and problem-solving techniques, and computing equipment.
  • Participates in certain aspects of end user consulting, systems analysis and design, and vendor contracts.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS                                                                                     

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.

Experience:

Minimum 4 years of relevant experience. Expert knowledge of the design of modern web-based UI is required, as is knowledge of Javascript, CSS, and HTML. Experience with developing applications using technologies such as Node.js and Apache Solr is highly desirable. Any appropriate combination of experience and/or certifications may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.
  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.


The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

i107

Current Employees:

If you are a current Staff, Faculty or Temporary employee at the University of Miami, please click here to log in to Workday to use the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a faculty or staff position using the Career worklet, please review this tip sheet .

Transforming Lives

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) has an exciting job opportunity for a Senior Software Engineer at the Coral Gables Campus.

CORE JOB SUMMARY                                                                                                      

The Senior Software Engineer designs, modifies, develops, and implements software systems as part of the University of Miami Institute for Data Science and Computing (IDSC) software engineering group. This particular position will require the ability to analyze and define user interface (UI) requirements, and to design and build UI components for web, mobile and other deployments.

CORE JOB FUNCTIONS                                                                                                    

  • Provides technical and project development leadership and oversees overall technical design and implementation.
  • Supervises and provides technical guidance to junior engineers and coordinates projects across multiple sites.
  • Develops code in collaboration with other software engineers.
  • Establishes the release calendar and resolves issues that may impact progress against the calendar.
  • Develops requirements for new features in collaboration with collaborators and other users.
  • Prioritizes new features and issues based on estimated effort, group skill, and other factors.
  • Works closely with collaborators and others to improve system usability.
  • Participates in the on-going development of standards and practices and ensures that these practices are applied appropriately on individual projects.
  • Defines and develops practical information system specifications utilizing pseudo-code, flowcharts, block diagrams, and layouts.
  • Conceives, creates, develops, establishes, and publishes new programming techniques, methods, procedures, and standards, working with basic and advanced applications system design techniques and methodologies.
  • Confers with end users and studies effectiveness of systems flow, data usage, and manual or automated processes to identify ineffective or inefficient systems.
  • Determines the economic and operational feasibility of using computerized methods to satisfy information needs and presents proposals for new systems or the enhancement, improvement, or replacement of existing systems.
  • Maintains awareness of state-of-the-art development tools, programming and problem-solving techniques, and computing equipment.
  • Participates in certain aspects of end user consulting, systems analysis and design, and vendor contracts.
  • Adheres to University and unit-level policies and procedures and safeguards University assets.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.

CORE QUALIFICATIONS                                                                                     

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in relevant field.

Experience:

Minimum 4 years of relevant experience. Expert knowledge of the design of modern web-based UI is required, as is knowledge of Javascript, CSS, and HTML. Experience with developing applications using technologies such as Node.js and Apache Solr is highly desirable. Any appropriate combination of experience and/or certifications may be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:

  • Skill in collecting, organizing, and analyzing data.
  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of problems.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment in making critical decisions.


The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

Job Status:

Full time

Employee Type:

Staff

Pay Grade:

i107
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