Software Engineer, Enterprise Library Systems at Indiana University

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana





Job Description:

Department



UITS ENTERPRISE STUDENT AND HR (UA-ESHR-IUBLA)



Department Information



At University Information Technology Services (UITS) we provide the technology, tools, and services you need to succeed. UITS supports IU'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 CareerLevelbut 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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Posting Disclaimer



This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.


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Equal Employment Opportunity



Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.



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