Software Applications Engineer 122750

California State University- Northridge · May 14th 2018

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Software Applications Engineer – 122750

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the development of computer software applications providing services to Florida students and higher education institutions, with an emphasis on applications in the general area of library services, student services, digital services and/or customer relationship management system.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization; or a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two years of appropriate experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Four or more years’ software development experience strongly preferred.

  • At least two years’ experience with relational database systems such as Oracle and SQLServer.

Essential Functions

  • Develop or modify existing software applications as needed in support of assigned service of responsibility. Codes, tests, debugs, analyzes, and documents these programs in accordance with procedures. Assists with formalizing procedures where procedures are not clearly documented.

  • Develops application functionality that integrates with client/server applications and production environments. Works closely with other staff to understand business objectives and system requirements. Analyzes proposed or existing applications; recommends design features and functionality that meet user needs and optimizes performance, efficiency, and effectiveness.

  • Provides guidance for products and services for maintenance and development projects as designated. Participates in all aspects of service/product design, development, delivery and resource utilization within team processes to ensure timely and effective implementation. Coaches and mentors other development staff.

  • Works with staff and/or vendor technical personnel as needed to investigate and resolve application software problems. Keeps other staff informed of the status of problem resolution efforts. Provides on call support.

  • Performs work in support of business processes and projects. Performs time-sensitive tasks and meets established deadlines; maintains effective communications with appropriate FLVC staff; maintains effective working relationships to ensure the success of the business processes and projects. Utilization of troubleshooting and diagnostic skills.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Requisition Number: S00504PO

Normal Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. unless otherwise authorized.

Salary Range: $52,000 - $70,000

Pay Basis: Annually

Work Location: Gainesville, FL or Tallahassee, FL

Close Date: 06/05/2018

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

  • Candidates must apply online through the University of West Florida website:

  • Applicants are required to attach a resume and list of references.

  • An opportunity to upload these documents will be provided during the application process.

  • For assistance, please contact Human Resources at 850-474-2694 or email

This position will be located in one of the offices of the Florida Virtual Campus—primary being Gainesville, FL secondary being Tallahassee, FL. The Florida Virtual Campus has offices in Tallahassee, Gainesville, and Pensacola, FL and is a subdivision of the University of West Florida Innovation Institute.

The University of West Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Disabled/Veteran employer. Any individual who requires special accommodations to apply is requested to advise UWF by contacting the UWF Human Resources Department at 1-850-474-2694 (voice) or 1-850-857-6158 (TTY). A criminal background check is required for successful candidates. E-Verify requirements may apply for employment in certain positions. All records submitted in support of employment applications may be subject to Florida public records law.

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