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Texas A&M University Software Applications Developer II in Bryan, Texas

Job Title

Software Applications Developer II

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Health Science Information Technology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

Bryan, 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 Division of Information Technology provides reliable and accessible IT services to elevate and enhance Texas A&M University. We provide IT leadership to the campus community while enabling the research, education and service mission of Texas A&M. With trusted services and innovative solutions, we are changing the technology landscape on campus. This position will focus on delivering exemplary service to Health Science Center faculty, staff, students, clinicians and researchers. To learn more about IT at Texas A&M University visit us at: https://it.tamu.edu/

What we want

The Software Application Developer II, under direction, performs complex and specialized software development support functions, such as troubleshooting, analysis, research, de-bugging, and problem-solving. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Three years of software applications development experience

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment.

  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with a diverse range of people

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Experience:

  • Applications development experience using Java

  • Experience with ASP.NET C#. Experience with Amazon AWS Developer Tools such as CodePipeline and Cloud Development SDK

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and bilities:

  • Advanced cross-disciplined IT skills, advanced analysis and troubleshooting/problem-solving, client relations skills, requirement assessment and analysis, project management methodology, understands context/interrelationships, and proficiency of ITIL

  • Willingness to gain proficiency through learning new development technologies and full stack web development

Responsibilities:

  • Software Coding - Review and write complex programs, program modifications, or applications.

  • Software Support and Deployment - Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems by reviewing and analyzing software documentation and production outputs to identify causes, solutions, and/or make appropriate referrals. Evaluate and follow through on issues and problems until resolved or escalated.

  • Software Testing - Test complex programs, program modifications, or applications.

  • Common Duties - May coordinate the technical activities of a small project team; assist and mentor other employees in resolving various issues; participate 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; participate in change management and problem tracking; and perform all or some of the duties of a Software Applications Developer I. Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Client/Vendor Collaboration - Consult with clients to review project plans and schedules, secure approval of test results, and discuss problems or concerns.

  • Software Design - Design complex programs, program modifications, or applications. Develop specifications based on input from the customer and create complex design documents.

  • Documentation - Review and analyze software documentation and production results to facilitate problem resolution.

  • Data Architecture Design Support - Assist with data architecture design.

  • Project Planning Support - Answer questions and provide technical assistance and/or training to application users. Resolve problems by reviewing and analyzing software documentation and production outputs to identify causes, solutions, and/or make appropriate referrals.

  • Technology Planning and Evaluation - Participate in the evaluation of software products and programming languages to determine their applicability to a specific system and/or project.

  • Professional Development - Participate in training and professional development sessions.

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 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.

Howdy and thank you for your interest in a career with Texas A&M University. As the flagship campus of The Texas A&M University System, we are located in College Station, Texas with a student population of more than 64,000 and nearly 9,000 faculty and staff.The Spirit of Aggieland is unmistakable. We are a unique American institution, fostering a culture of friendliness, diversity, compassion and respect for one another. Our unique history and rich traditions make Texas A&M special.From our benefits package and professional development opportunities to our retirement programs, Texas A&M is a great place to work. Your path to a great career starts here!Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-5154.

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