Software Engineer, Enterprise Library Systems

at Indiana University (view profile)
Published February 12, 2024
Location Bloomington, Indiana; Indianapolis, Indiana; or remote, United States of America
Category Academic  
Job Type Full-time  
Apply Here https://hrms.indiana.edu/psp/PH1PRD_PUB/EMPLOYEE/HRMS_PUB/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=1&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=309881&PostingSeq=1
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Minimum Compensation in Local Currency $70,000
Hourly or Salary? Salary

Description

Department Information

At University Information Technology Services (UITS) we provide the technology, tools, and services you need to succeed. UITS supports Indiana University's vision for excellence in research, teaching, outreach, and lifelong learning. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility, and creativity, as well as a culture that champions inclusion, diversity, and overall employee well-being through programs supported university wide. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

The Enterprise Library Systems Team in UITS encompasses a team-based work environment in which we develop and support all aspects of Indiana University Library Systems including the SirsiDynix Symphony Library Management System, the IU online Catalog (IUCAT), and the locally developed Bento-style library discovery tool. Additionally, this team provides infrastructure for Enterprise Scholarly Systems such as Digital Collections, Media Collections Online (Avalon), Pages Online and Imago. ELS works closely with our academic and administrative partners (our business partners) and our work relies on a strong agile mindset.

The Enterprise Library Systems Team sits in the Enterprise Student and HR system unit and is seeking a collaborative professional Software Engineer with proven experience building well-architected applications and services. ESHRS has established core values where quality is paramount, automation and standardization is appropriately leveraged, learning and collaboration are second nature, working solutions define success and data-driven approaches inform development.

Bring your skills and learn new ones. With our work there is always a place to jump in and learn something new.

Job Summary

  • Provides advanced design, development, testing, and configuration of software systems and computer programs; performs advanced analysis, programming, troubleshooting, bug-fixing, and tuning of new and existing software.
  • Consults with stakeholders/clients to review existing software solutions; develops new functionality and/or writes new code as needed; advises clients on critical decisions regarding information technology software solutions that will improve business process efficiency.
  • Serves as a first point of escalation for diagnosis and resolution of complex technical problems arising from the deployment of software and computer programs.
  • Acts as a lead and takes responsibility for designing advanced programmatic solutions and work with other developers on the team to resolve more complex technical issues.
  • Ensures that all protocols used in the development and maintenance of software is up to date and compliant with university policies and standards.
  • May participate in committees and communities of practice to share and improve software development practices across the university.
  • Provides advanced research/analysis and stays up-to-date on new industry software development standards, emerging technology, UX/UI design/philosophy, and accessibility standards.
  • Makes recommendations to improve, as well as implements, testing, quality assurance, and documentation protocols and procedures for websites and web applications; fixes complex bugs and resolves issues accordingly.
  • Acts as lead contributor in project planning, formulating objectives, estimating tasks; performs studies to include feasibility, conceptual design, cost/benefit analysis, development and implementation planning.
  • May serve as project lead; often provides guidance to junior peers.

Qualifications

This position is posted at the Advanced Career Level but may be filled at the Career Career Level depending on the candidate's qualifications. Although they will be similar, the duties and responsibilities may differ if filled at the lower rank. Please see the qualifications for each level listed below.

Advanced Requirements:

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education.

 

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in computer science, business systems, or related field)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 5 years of software development or related experience

SKILLS

Required

  • Proficient communication skills
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
  • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
  • Highly thorough and dependable
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
  • Possesses a high degree of initiative
  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents

Preferred

  • Software development expertise in Ruby, Ruby on Rails
  • Enterprise search expertise utilizing Apache Solr
  • Familiarity with Blacklight search discovery interface

Career Requirements:

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered. Education beyond the minimum required may be substituted for work experience. Work experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted for education.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in computer science, business systems, or related field)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 2 years of software development or related experience

SKILLS

Required

  • Proficient communication skills
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism
  • Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
  • Highly thorough and dependable
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure

Preferred

  • Software development expertise in Ruby, Ruby on Rails
  • Enterprise search expertise utilizing Apache Solr

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

Indianapolis, Indiana or Bloomington, Indiana

This position is eligible for remote work or to work a hybrid schedule (mix between remote and in-person work), subject to change in the future based on university policy and business needs.

Benefits Overview

For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:

  • Multiple plan options for medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
  • Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
  • Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
  • Additional supplemental retirement plan options
  • Tuition benefit for IU classes
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.

Job Classification

Career Level: Advanced

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Family: Software/App Design, Dev & Eng

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