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Software Applications Engineer (122860)

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This position will be located in one of the offices of the Florida Virtual Campus. The Florida Virtual Campus has offices in Tallahassee, Gainesville and Pensacola and is a sub-division of the University of West Florida Innovation Institute. FLVC will be filling three positions form this advertisement (#122860, #122780, #123450). Open until filled with a preferred response date of 3/27/2017. Apply online at https://jobs.uwf.edu. For the complete announcement position description, including qualifications and experience, and to apply please visit https://jobs.uwf.edu. The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action employer. Any individual requiring special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting ADA Compliance at 1-850-474-2059 (voice) or 1 850 857 6114 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Number 122860
Position Title Software Applications Engineer (122860)
Working Title Software Applications Engineer
Job Summary

This position is responsible for the development of computer software applications providing services to Florida students and higher education institutions, with an emphasis on applications in the general area of library services, student services, digital services and/or customer relationship management system.

FLSA Exempt
Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.

Preferred Qualifications

• Four or more years’ software development experience strongly preferred.
•At least two years’ experience with relational database systems such as Oracle and SQLServer.

Essential Functions

Description of Job Duty

Develop or modify existing software applications as needed in support of assigned service of responsibility. Codes, tests, debugs, analyzes, and documents these programs in accordance with procedures. Assists with formalizing procedures where procedures are not clearly documented.

Percentage Of Time 30
Description of Job Duty

Develops application functionality that integrates with client/server applications and production environments. Works closely with other staff to understand business objectives and system requirements. Analyzes proposed or existing applications; recommends design features and functionality that meet user needs and optimizes performance, efficiency, and effectiveness.

Percentage Of Time 25
Description of Job Duty

Provides guidance for products and services for maintenance and development projects as designated. Participates in all aspects of service/product design, development, delivery and resource utilization within team processes to ensure timely and effective implementation. Coaches and mentors other development staff.

Percentage Of Time 15
Description of Job Duty

Works with staff and/or vendor technical personnel as needed to investigate and resolve application software problems. Keeps other staff informed of the status of problem resolution efforts. Provides on call support.

Percentage Of Time 15
Description of Job Duty

Performs work in support of business processes and projects. Performs time-sensitive tasks and meets established deadlines; maintains effective communications with appropriate FLVC staff; maintains effective working relationships to ensure the success of the business processes and projects. Utilization of troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.

Percentage Of Time 10
Description of Job Duty

Performs other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time 5

Physical Demands

Physical Requirements 1- No unusual physical requirement.
Standing Daily
Walking Daily
Sitting Daily
Reaching with hands and arms Daily
Climbing or balancing Occasionally
Stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling Occasionally
Use of hands to handle objects Daily
Lifting up to 10 pounds Daily
Lifting up to 25 pounds Occasionally
Lifting over 25 pounds N/A
Talking: Express or exchange ideas verbally Daily
Hearing: Perceive sound by ear Daily
Vision: Ability to distinguish similar colors, depth perception, close vision Daily

Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job

Special Requirements or Considerations of the Job This position requires a criminal background screen.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Employment based visa sponsorship will NOT be considered for this position.

Requisition Number S00329PO
Number of Vacancies 3
Normal Work Hours Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise authorized.
Contract Period
FTE 1.0
Salary Range $52,000 - $70,000
Pay Basis Annually
Work Location Tallahassee, Gainesville or Pensacola
Desired Start Date
Position End Date
Open Date
Close Date 05/15/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants

This position will be located in one of the offices of the Florida Virtual Campus. The Florida Virtual Campus has offices in Tallahassee, Gainesville and Pensacola and is a sub-division of the University of West Florida Innovation Institute. FLVC will be filling three positions form this advertisement (#122860, #122780, #123450). Open until filled with a preferred response date of 3/27/2017.

Apply online at https://jobs.uwf.edu. For the complete announcement position description, including qualifications and experience, and to apply please visit https://jobs.uwf.edu.

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action employer. Any individual requiring special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting ADA Compliance at 1-850-474-2059 (voice) or 1 850 857 6114 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All applications for employment at the University are subject to Florida public records law.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Have you earned a master's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Have you earned a bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have two years appropriate experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Cover Letter