Senior Software Engineer
Position Number: 126492 Title: IT Senior Engineer Functional Title: Senior Software Engineer Category Status: 35-Exempt Contingent Category 2 Applicant Search Category: Staff University Authorized FTE: 1 Unit: DIT-EE-Software Engineering Campus/College Information: Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, DC, and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world. Background Checks Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. A prior criminal conviction or convictions will not automatically disqualify a finalist from employment in the position. Vaccine Protocol The University of Maryland has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, the University System of Maryland ( USM ) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on USM campuses this fall, including UMD , are required to be vaccinated against COVID . As a prospective and/or a new employee at UMD , you will be required to comply with the University's vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at any University of Maryland location. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement at return.umd.edu and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or to obtain approval for a medical or religious exemption will result in the offer of employment being rescinded. Position Summary/Purpose of Position: The Senior Software Engineer implements and integrates both on premise and hosted systems using primarily Java and web-based technologies. The position is hands-on, agile, team-based development as well as providing leadership, mentoring, and coaching to less experienced engineers. The Senior Software Engineer produces and reviews documentation and requirements, leads code reviews and design meetings, and participates in defining software engineering process and methodology. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree, preferably in computer science or related field, required. 4 or more years of experience in software design; use of design patterns, data binding tools ( ORM , XML ), and relational databases. Expert in Java development. Highly experienced in established software engineering standards and methodologies including creation and use of use cases, UML modeling, source control, documentation; unit, system, and integration testing Increasing responsibility in defining engineering standards, leading code reviews, and mentoring other software engineers Excellent written and verbal communication skills, paired with ability to express complex technical concepts effectivelyPreferences: Experience with frameworks and libraries used in web applications and web services Knowledge of authentication and authorization methodologies Additional Certifications: Additional Information: *This position does not provide sponsorship for Visas. Job Risks Not Applicable to This Position Physical Demands Sedentary work. Employee will need to be able to sit for long periods of time to work on a computer, as well as travel occasionally to meet with clients and customers on and off campus. Posting Date: 07/27/2021 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 08/29/2021 Diversity Statement: The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.