Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville , MO

Software Engineer

Northwest Missouri State University
Maryville, MO Full-time
Posted on August 30, 2018
PRIMARY DUTY: The position is responsible to support the full Software Development Life Cycle (Requirements, Design, Implementation, Verification, and Maintenance). This position uses theoretical understanding of technology to translate business needs into technical specifications. Position participates in the development of solutions using programming expertise for day-to-day problems to include maintenance, modification or development of complex inter-related applications/solutions. Solutions link technical knowledge with business, research and/or instructional solutions and may range from consulting services (software or hardware recommendations) to developing integrated automated systems. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Create technical documentation for reference and reporting Analyze customer business/functional requirements and translate them into technical specifications Modify software to fix errors, adapt it to new hardware, improve its performance, or upgrade interfaces. Is responsible for programming and customizing services within the Northwest infrastructure that will directly impact departmental business decisions Perform other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science OR equivalent combination of education and related work experience Experience: Three to four years of professional experience in software development; one to two years of experience with coding in Java with Spring framework; working knowledge of Oracle database systems; deep programming knowledge; knowledge of J2EE, JSON, XML, RESTful, Node.js, Eclipse, and Python; experience working with and/or software development and API integration; knowledge of coding languages (e.g. C++, Java, JavaScript, SQL, Groovy on Grails) and frameworks/systems (e.g. Angular JS, Git); experience with at least one xNIX shell scripting language; experience with Linux based development tools Skills: Effective written and verbal communication skills; excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills Other: Desire to learn new coding languages and technologies WORKING CONDITIONS: Typical office environment EQUIPMENT/MATERIALS USED: Typical office equipment and computer software TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds COMMUNITY: Northwest Missouri State University is located in Maryville, Missouri, a community of 12,000 with a diverse economy, and a strong industrial base. Maryville is located 45 miles north of St. Joseph, Missouri and 90 miles north of Kansas City, Missouri. For more information visit the website at UNIVERSITY: Founded in 1905, Northwest is a coeducational, primarily residential four-year university that offers a broad range of undergraduate and selected graduate programs on its Maryville campus as well as its Northwest-Kansas City location and through Northwest Online. With an enrollment of about 6,500 students, Northwest has met all measures of the state's performance-based funding initiative during four of the model's first five years, and U.S. News and World Report has ranked it as the top moderately selective regional university in Missouri during three of the last four years. Safewise ranks the city of Maryville as one of the "Safest College Towns in America," while has named the Northwest campus one of the "50 Most Amazing University Botanical Gardens and Arboretums in the U.S." The University boasts a 59 percent graduation rate, which is in the 89th percentile of Northwest's national peer group. In addition, 96 percent of Northwest bachelor's degree earners and 97 percent of master's degree earners secure employment or continue their education within six months of graduation, according to the most recent data. Zippia, a career website, recently named Northwest the best college in Missouri for getting a job. Northwest places a high emphasis on profession-based learning to help graduates get a jumpstart on their careers. Students have opportunities to build their resumes with experiences on campus in nearly every area of study, including the Horace Mann Laboratory School, National Public Radio affiliate KXCV, the R.T. Wright Farm, Mozingo Outdoor Education Recreation Area or Knacktive, a student-driven integrated digital marketing communications agency. For more information, visit APPLICATION DEADLINE: Until the position is filled DATE AVAILABLE: Immediately TO APPLY: Please fill out a Northwest application online by clicking the APPLY link at the top of the job posting listed on the Northwest Human Resources website. You will also need to submit a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references in order for your application materials to be complete. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 660-562-1127 or email for more information.