.NET Developer

College Station, Texas

Texas A&M University

Job Title

.NET Developer

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Academic Affairs Recruiting Office

Proposed Minimum Salary

$3,916.67 monthly

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

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 Provost IT Office provides information technology support for the Provost Office and all units that report to the Provost except for academic and Division of Information Technology units and offices. The Provost IT Office services 48 offices. PITO is responsible for the management of IT operations and provides IT services and support, information system design, IT consultation, project management, IT security reviews, and IT contracts and vendor management. The office manages and maintains more than 1,400 desktops across 13 buildings on campus. Through Instructional Media Services, the department supports AV in 181 classrooms and 22 conference rooms in 35 buildings across Texas A&M.

The Academic Affairs Recruiting Office assisted with the creation and posting of this job requisition for Provost IT Office.

What we want

The .NET Developer (Software Applications Developer I) performs routine software development support functions. Our selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If this sound like the team for you, we encourage you to apply to join us.

What you need to know

Please note: This position is required to occasionally work outside regularly scheduled hours as determined by supervisor (in cases of critical system upgrades, critical system support, and/or the timely completion of major information technology projects). Salary range: $47,000.00 - $51,000.00 annually

Cover Letter/Resume/References:A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (do include at least one previous supervisor) are strongly recommended.

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:
  • Bachelor's degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two years of software applications developer experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Skill and knowledge in applying solutions to problems through the design and development of computer programs, software, and applications
  • Must be able to work well in a collaborative team environment
  • Must be detail oriented and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and maintain a high level of accuracy, professionalism, and customer service orientation
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Other Requirements or Other Factors:
  • Position is required to occasionally work outside
  • Regularly scheduled hours as determined by supervisor (in cases of critical system upgrades, critical system support, and/or the timely completion of major information technology projects)
Preferred Experience:
  • Experience in software development & maintenance
  • Experience with software requirements & design
  • Experience in software testing & deployment
  • Experience with customer & technology support
  • Experience with responsive web design
  • Experience with ASP.Net
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Skills in using Visual Studio, C#, VB.Net, SQL, HTML/CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, Version Control, Development Libraries & API's, and Front-End Frameworks
Responsibilities:
  • Software Development & Maintenance - Develops, modifies, and enhances moderately complex custom software applications that automate business processes, streamline business operations and improve efficiencies for departments at Texas A&M University using Microsoft Visual Studio IDE, Microsoft ASP.Net Forms & MVC, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Reporting Services, Development Libraries & API's, front-end frameworks, and Microsoft TFS version control software. Writes and modifies object-oriented code in programming languages such as Microsoft Visual C#, Microsoft VB.Net, and other programming languages applicable for project at hand. Writes and modifies Java Script, Structured Query Language (SQL), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), and Responsive Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), and other scripting languages. Stores, retrieves, and manipulates data from application databases. Trouble-shoots, debugs code, and corrects errors in software applications. Maintains a high level of understanding of existing custom software applications used by staff and students of Texas A&M University such as SWAN and Thesis Review System in order to program modifications.
  • Software Requirements & Design - Accompanies the business analyst to consult with customers from departments at Texas A&M University to collect software requirements and understand business processes. Confers with the business analyst to analyze users' needs based on input from the customer and develop specifications for entering into PI software. Creates design documents for review, such as mockup diagrams and flowcharts using Balsamiq and Microsoft Visio. Alters designs for programs, program modifications, or applications to meet customer requirements.
  • Software Testing & Deployment - Tests programs or applications to find software bugs (errors or other defects) and verifies that the program or application is fit for use. Ensures that programs continue to function normally after modifications through software testing and provides statuses to supervisor. Develops user acceptance test cases, secures approval of test results from customers, and discusses problems or concerns.
  • Customer & Technology Support - Answers questions and provides technical guidance, technical support, and/or training to users from departments at Texas A&M University to ensure the success of custom software applications. Monitors and responds to support requests using Service Desk software.
  • Procedures, Professional Development & Reports - Utilizes established procedures for coding, software security, software testing, software methodology, deployment of software, and change documentation throughout the software development process. Learns new programming languages, software development techniques, and work processes as directed by supervisor. Completes reports and summaries for supervisor and/or users including status reports, problem reports, progress summaries, and system utilization reports. Performs other duties as assigned.
Special Instructions: A cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references (do 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.

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.

In accordance with the federal contractor vaccination mandate, specific facilities at The Texas A&M System may be considered a covered contractor workplace with covered contractor employees. Therefore, successful applicants for this position may be subject to the federal mandate and will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment unless an approved medical or religious accommodation is in place.

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

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

Posted: 01/28/2022