Software Engineer 5617BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Center on Access Technology
Detailed Job Description PLEASE NOTE: This is a one-year, temporary position
Create proper documentation and demonstration of solutions by use of flowcharts, charts, diagrams, documents (both physical and electronic), layouts and code comments
Produce specifications and integrate software components into a fully functional software system
Track progress in various projects to ensure quality deliverables are met in a timely fashion
Collaborate with team to brainstorm and create new products, deploy programs and evaluate 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
Mentor software engineers (students) with decision making, mentorship and educational opportunities
Ensure all project and company information remains confidential throughout every step of the process.
OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED
Department/College Description As a member of the RIT community, you'll receive a comprehensive employee benefits package that offers multiple options and access to additional employment advantages. You can tailor your benefit elections to meet your needs (affordable medical/dental/vision benefits; paid vacation/sick time/retirement saving plan with exceptional employer match; and tuition assistance for you and your family, to name a few).
We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RITs core values, honor code, and statement of diversity.
Required Minimum Qualifications REQUIREMENTS
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or related field
One year of experience with API integration (REST, GraphQL, etc.) and cloud computing (Google Firebase, AWS, etc.)One year of experience writing unit tests.
One year of experience with Agile development
Front-end experience using React, TypeScript, Jest/Enzyme, GatsbyJS, GraphQL, Bootstrap, and Styled Components.
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.
Ability to problem-solve and implement solutions.
Command of standard development lifecycle (SDLC)
A winning attitude, self-motivated, personally accountable and determined team player, able to accept direction.
Awareness of risk management and mitigation techniques.
Preferred: Ability to communicate with wide range of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals.
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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 .