Software Developer

University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, Openings : 1, Experience : Not Specified
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Job Description :
The Office of Research Information Systems is seeking a Software Developer. The Software Developer will provide a primary role in the development and support of research applications. The primary application, the Electronic Research Integrity &amp Compliance (ERICA) System, is developed from the Huron Click Research Suite for use in Conflict of Interest (COI) and Institutional Review Board (IRB).
The University of Utah offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Excellent health care coverage ( at affordable rates
  • 14.2% retirement contributions ( that vest immediately
  • Generous paid leave time (
  • 10 paid Holidays per year
  • 50% tuition reduction ( for employee, spouse, and dependent children
  • Flex spending accounts (
  • Free transit on most UTA services
  • Employee discounts on a variety of products and services including cell phones &amp plans, entertainment, health and fitness, restaurants, retail, and travel
  • Growth and professional development opportunities

Additional benefits information is available at

  • Designs, modifies, develops, writes, implements, troubleshoots, and debugs software programming applications.
  • Has knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field (i.e., SQL, C#, HTML, and JavaScript).
  • Work on projects from analysis through development, testing, QA, and delivery.
  • Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software.
  • Works with a small team, composed of individuals of varying backgrounds (QA, BA, designers, developers), as part of a larger team to develop a large web application.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to accurately estimate effort to complete projects &amp meet deadlines.
  • Experience with SQL and working with XML and Web Services (SOAP).
  • Proficient with C#, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and a good knowledge of jQuery and Ajax.
  • Provide support for software applications.
  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude required.

Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

  • Experience with Azure DevOps and Visual Studio
  • Experience with Server Maintenance
  • Huron experience a plus

Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


Online reports may be submitted at

For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  • * Do you have a related Bachelors degree or equivalency? (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education)
    • Yes
    • No
  • * How many years of experience do you have in software design engineering or a related area?
    • Less than 2 years
    • 2 years or more, but less than 5 years
    • 5 years or more, but less than 8 years
    • 8 years or more, but less than 12 years
    • 12 years or more

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  • Resume
Optional Documents
  • Cover Letter
  • Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  • Addendum to the University of Utah – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169 after submission

Open Date

Requisition Number

Job Title
Software Design Engineer

Working Title
Software Developer

Job Grade

Computer Employee

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Standard Hours per Week

Full Time or Part Time?
Full Time


Work Schedule Summary

VP Area

02144 – Research Information Systems


Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment
External Posting

Pay Rate Range
$65,000 – $75,000

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Last Date For Apply: 2024-02-17 00:00:00 Job Type : FULL_TIME, Employment Type : FULL_TIMEApply Here