Information Access is part of UMKC'S IT (IS) division and provides the following services to our customers:
Custom application programming
E-commerce application development
Online surveys, email campaigns and forms
Mobile application development for the iOS and Android platforms
Responsive website development
Migration and manipulation of data from legacy systems, Peoplesoft Finance, HR and Student.
Web application administration (WordPress, Trumba)
Exam and Evaluation scanning and report generation
As a software engineer within Information Access, you can expect to perform the following duties and more:
Use technologies like ASP.Net MVC/Core, Bootstrap, Angular, React, Coldfusion and others to modify existing software to build scalable applications, fix issues and implement enhancements to adapt to any infrastructure changes.
Consult with our customers about software system design and maintenance, and be a key part of the user requirements gathering and analysis process.
Provide Tier 2 technical support for all of our custom software applications.
Collaborate with your peers on system design based on custom specifications, and design and implement database structures that can support highly scalable web applications.
Develop stored procedures and packages in Oracle PL/SQL as part of data feeds between our ERP systems and large campus tools like Canvas.
Develop new custom web applications that serve the needs of our constituents.
Develop and consume REST and SOAP based APIs.
Develop and direct software system testing and validation procedures and documentation.
Supervise student programmers.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science – Software Engineering emphasis or equivalent experience.
Candidates should have at least 1+ years of demonstrable experience with ASP.Net C#
Competent with interface design (not necessarily visual design, but tool design). Candidate can put together a compelling prototype without having a design handed off, or can follow existing design patterns to expand on an existing UI.
A solid understanding of web application architecture, object oriented software, and design patterns.
Experience with CSS3 & HTML5.
Experience developing with Oracle 11g or later and Microsoft SQL Server.
Experience with jQuery & the Bootstrap framework
Experience with Git version control.
Excellent communication skills.
The ability to write high-quality, well commented code.
Ability to give occasional presentations to peers and other internal audiences.
Experience conducting code reviews.
Experience with code merges/release management.
The ideal candidate will:
Be passionate about building great software.
Have experience engaging in rapid prototyping and iterative product development.
Be an independent thinker.
Have big ideas and the courage to voice them.
Have enthusiasm for emerging technologies.
Grasp the big picture.
Be a self-starter and be able to complete projects with minimal supervision.
Oracle & PL/SQL development experience.
Experience querying for data against PeopleSoft Solutions – SIS, HR and Finance.
Experience with MVC.
ASP development experience.
Experience with Angular JS or React JS.
Full Time/Part Time
55,000 - 67,000
Open until filled.
Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.
Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.
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Founded in 1929 as the University of Kansas City, UMKC has expanded to three campuses, which house 11 different schools and colleges. We are a great university in one of America’s “smartest cities.” Today, UMKC is Kansas City’s 24th-largest employer, with over 3,500 staff and faculty supporting our more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
As a UMKC employee, you’ll belong to an engaged, diverse community. You’ll also enjoy many competitive benefits, including health, dental, life and other insurance plans; a comprehensive retirement program; and significant tuition assistance and reimbursement programs for employees and their qualifying dependents. For more information, visit the Benefits page. With career options in numerous fields, both academic and administrative, UMKC could be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.