Software Application Developer II

College Station, TX

Texas A&M University

Job Title
Software Application Developer II

Texas A&M University

Vice Pres For Research

Proposed Minimum Salary
$4,286.59 monthly

Job Location
College Station, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

The Division of Research is committed to a truly comprehensive university where students, researchers, and inventors bring scholarship and innovation to bear for the benefit of the community, the state, and the nation. Texas A&Ms research creates new knowledge that provides basic, fundamental, and applied contributions resulting, in many cases, in economic benefits to the state, nation and world.

What we want

The Software Applications Developer II, is responsible for: developing research compliance related products; developing work plans for projects, evaluating and testing software, and coordinating projects. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. This candidate must be successful at demonstrating the preferred experience with Unix or Linux or FreeBSD and or Windows, and competent familiarity with: JavaScript interpreters, CSS and version control systems. If this description appeals to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

Please note: must be a U.S candidate which includes: U.S citizens, lawful permanent residents (i.e Green Card holders), and certain categories including refugees and asylees.

Cover Letter/Resume/References: A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (to include at least one previous supervisor) are strongly recommended. You may upload all three on the application under CV/Resume or upon answering the questionnaire you may attach the documents. Salary Range: $51,438.85 - $60,174.40

COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors and updates our recruiting, hiring and onboarding processes to align with local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. Each department has established both remote and in-person procedures for conducting these processes, which include sanitizing common spaces, a mask policy, and maintaining safe physical distancing to the extent possible. Departments will provide the procedures to be followed at each step of the recruiting process.

Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors degree or any equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three years of software applications developer experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Working knowledge of the following coding languages: PHP, JavaScript, and Java. Working knowledge of MySQL. Detailed knowledge of LDAP including various authentication methods to LDAP sources
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Other Requirements or Other Factors:
  • Must be a U.S. person as defined by U.S. Export control regulations

Preferred Experience:
  • Experience with Unix/Linux/FreeBSD and to a lesser degree Windows environments

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Familiarity with version control systems such as Subversion or GIT
  • Knowledge of server side JavaScript interpreters such as Node.js and Dojo
  • Understanding and ability to manipulate CSS
  • Personal or professional experience in working with people of diverse backgrounds

  • Development - Reviews, designs, codes, and tests complex programs, program modifications, or applications. Develops specifications based on input from the customer. Acts as primary developer and liaison to technical team for application development related to granting of access and control of access to research resources (primarily lab environments). Acts as primary developer to research compliance related third party products. Develops mechanisms to expose appropriate research compliance related data to internal and external sources as required.
  • Software Analysis and User Consultation - Evaluates software products and programming languages to determine their applicability to a specific system and/or project. Confers with users to review project plans and schedules, secure approval of test results and discuss problems or concerns. Reviews and analyzes software documentation and production results to facilitate problem resolution.
  • Design Documentation and Scheduling - Creates complex design documents. Assists project leader with developing work plan and time schedules for computing projects including outlining phases and identifying personnel and computing equipment requirements.
  • Project Coordination - Coordinates the technical activities of a small project or team; assists and mentors other employees in resolving various issues.
  • Reporting and Planning - Participates with management personnel in planning, direction, and coordinating operational and/or procedural matters to meet goals and objectives; may produce reports and summaries for management and/or users including status reports, problem reports, progress summaries, and system utilization reports. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institutions verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institutions procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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Texas A & M Posted: 12/02/2021