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Company name
University of Washington, Bothell

Salary is commensurate with ex

Seattle, WA, United States

Employment Type

It, Engineering, Sciences

Posted on
Jan 07,2019

Valid Through
Apr 22,2019



First Shift


As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for five consecutive years.

UW-IT is the central IT organization for the University of Washington, providing critical technology support to all three campuses, UW medical centers and global research operations. UW-IT collaborates with University partners to advance teaching, learning, innovation and discovery at the UW.

Academic Services (AS) is the division of UW-IT that develops and supports enterprise academic and student administrative systems.

The Student Program, in turn, has responsibility for systems that directly support the entire student lifecycle - including admissions, academic planning, registration, financial aid, and student accounts - as well as those that enable it, such as curriculum management.

Apart from the students, the Advisors and the University Administrators are also key users of the systems developed by this team. The Student Program engages the UW community in envisioning a technology enabled future that supports the broader goals of the university.

The Student Program is currently seeking a full stack Senior Software Developer with deep systems experience to support and lead key innovations in this domain.

This senior developer will be responsible for implementing, modifying features and performing maintenance/support for existing web sites, web applications and tools.

Academic Planning is a complex, challenging, multi-campus project encompassing the entire student body at the University of Washington. The incumbent is an experienced software engineer comfortable in an agile dev-ops environment. They will work in a matrixed project structure, partnering as a member and potential lead of a cross-functional team focused on delivering feature improvements in the product. The position must establish close working relationships with the team members, subject matter experts, and technical partners within and outside the immediate project structure, and have the ability to build consensus and drive decisions within a diverse population of partners with potentially disparate interests. In this role you will need to effectively balance workload and priorities with a high degree of follow-through, quality, and autonomy.

Relevant Technologies:

Successful candidate in this role is a seasoned software developer and system architect who has a proven track record of designing, coding and releasing large software products.

Demonstrated expert knowledge, or certification in, modern development languages and frameworks, like Java, .NET, Python etc.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills utilizing enterprise-wide relational databases (MySQL, Oracle etc.).

Demonstrated knowledge and skills in building Complex UI using current JavaScript frameworks like React, Angular etc. Demonstrated knowledge and working experience with DevOps and SDLC.


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience.

Seven (7 ) years experience performing progressively more complex and responsible tasks involving design, development, implementation and support of enterprise-wide applications and services to also include:

Expert level experience in designing and developing systems such as Java, .NET and Python etc.

Deep experience in building complex UI’s with current javascript frameworks like React, Redux, Vue, Angular etc.

Proficient in Dev-ops and all aspects of the software development life cycle.

Additional Minimums:

Demonstrated expert knowledge, or certification in, a wide range of enterprise architecture methodologies, technologies and tools.

Advanced knowledge and skills in developing backend APIs and web services.

Demonstrated experience in Java web application development

Ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies and skills is essential.

Demonstrated experience working with distributed development teams on complex enterprise-level projects

Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Demonstrated ability to train, mentor, and guide others to learn complex technical skills.

Demonstrated ability to be successful and thrive in a highly collaborative environment

Demonstrated written/oral communication skills, user liaison skills and personal / client interaction abilities.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


Experience with Maven, Spring, Hibernate/JPA.

Experience using enterprise-wide databases (like MySQL, Nosql etc.).

Experience with SDL tools like Jira, bitbucket.

Experience with Application Servers IIS, Apache, Tomcat etc.

Experience with Docker or other containerization technologies

Experience designing micro-service architecture.

Experience in cloud services/application design and development. (Amazon Web Services /Azure platforms)

Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies.

Experience with software architecture patterns (e.g. MVC)

Experience working at a large research or academic institution


This position contributes in a collaborative team work environment. Collaboration is supported through a shared space working environment, ad hoc meetings focused on problem-solving, and the use of a variety of communication tools. Responsibility to work varied hours as needed to meet project deadlines and to accomplish work assignments on which others’ activities depend. Some travel required.

Open office environment

Application Process:

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your My Jobs page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability

, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or

Company info

University of Washington, Bothell
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Company Profile
A regional, metropolitan university With more than 5,000 students and 45 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, the University of Washington Bothell is the fastest-growing four-year public university in the state of Washington. For more than 25 years, UW Bothell has fulfilled its mandate to provide access and opportunity to students from North King and Snohomish counties and across the state of Washington. UW Bothell: A national reputation For two years in a row (2014-15), the University of Washington Bothell has been ranked No. 1 in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest, according to Money magazine. In 2015, Money ranked UW Bothell No. 36 in its overall list of best colleges. Read the Money magazine story. Washington Monthly ranked UW Bothell no. 13 in the nation in the “best bang for the buck” category. UW Bothell is gaining a national reputation for its STEM program. Money magazine has listed UW Bothell third on its national list of “25 great, accessible colleges for aspiring scientists and engineers”

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