Senior Software Engineer 5370BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Center on Access Technology
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band:
Detailed Job Description Please note: This is a one-year, temporary position
Engage in the entire software lifecycle including requirements/specifications, feedback, operational feasibility, development, delivery, measurement, and learning
Contribute to application architecture designs, peer review code, and champion continuous improvements with the goal of creating easily-maintainable code
Lead a team of software engineers (students and staff) to brainstorm, provide directions and track progress in various projects to ensure quality deliverables with the best possible user experience in a timely fashion
Work closely with key stakeholders in designing solutions, deploying programs and evaluating user feedback
Develop software verification plans and quality assurance procedures
Engage in continuing education and training by studying cutting edge development tools, computer equipment and programming techniques
Recommend necessary improvements to procedures and policies with the goal of upgrading operations within CAT
Ensure all project and organization information remains confidential throughout every step of the process
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
Required Minimum Qualifications Bachelors in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related fields
Five years of proven work experience as Software Engineer or Software Developer.
Five years of experience with professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management via version control systems (Git), build processes, testing and operations.
Three years of experience in communicating with users, other technical teams and management to collect requirements, identify tasks, provide estimates and meet production deadlines.
Three years of experience with API integration (REST, GraphQL, etc.) and cloud computing (Google Firebase, AWS, etc.).
Fluent with imperative and object-oriented languages such as TypeScript, Java, C#, Python.
Experience designing and implementing a database schema (relational or NoSQL).
Experience building and deploying Docker containers to the cloud.
Solid analytical and problem-solving skills and strong attention to details.
A winning attitude, self-motivated, personally accountable and determined team player, able to accept direction.
Awareness of risk management and mitigation techniques.
Ability to communicate with wide range of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .