The Software Engineer serves in a technical leadership role both for the Web Services team and the broader engineering function within the Enterprise Application Services organization.Â This position will continually research new technologies and methodologies with an eye toward recommending process improvements, thereby enhancing overall team productivity.Â The Software Engineer will manage technical contributions to large-scale development efforts including management of client relations, implementation architectures and work assignments to other team members contributing on projects.Â The Software Engineer will mentor other team members through pair programming, code review, and other techniques, ensuring team members are well indoctrinated into established team best-practices.Â The Software Engineer will assist CIS leadership in ensuring a secure and robust application infrastructure exists, accelerating delivery of value across the entire product portfolio of the Web Services team.
Education and Experience
Bachelorâ™s degree or equivalent education and experience
For grade 10: 2-4 years of related technical experience
For grade 11: 5+ years of related technical experience
Â Demonstrated expertise in software engineering patterns and practices
Expertise with application development frameworks and version control tools (Laravel, React, Git, etc.)
Expertise with software testing tools (PHPUnit, Jest, React Testing Library, Eslint, etc)
Â Expertise with relational database management systems (MySQL)
Â Experience with non-traditional database systems (ElasticSearch, Redis, MongoDB, etc.)
Ability to understand non-technical usersâ™ requirements in an academic environment, and to generate user-friendly solutions quickly within the context of departmental initiatives and division goals
Ability to work both independently and as a team member in a complex environment with competing demands
Ability to effectively lead and manage development operations including mentoring team members
Â Strong communications skills and the ability to collaborate with non-technical users throughout all phases of project design and implementation
.Demonstrates a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive environment.
Successful completion of a criminal background check and education verification is required.
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Senior/Lead Software Engineer
Office of Chief Digital Officer & CIO
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Internal Number: REQ168823
About Brown University
Located in historic Providence, Rhode Island and founded in 1764, Brown University is the seventh-oldest college in the United States. Brown is an independent, coeducational Ivy League institution comprising undergraduate and graduate programs, plus the Alpert Medical School, School of Engineering, Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership and the IE Brown Executive MBA.