Software Development Professional

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University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus
School of Medicine - ACCORDS Adult Program
Software Development Professional (IT Senior Professional)
Position #728515 - Requisition 06762
The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver-one of America's most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the LoDo District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.
A national leader in health care and life sciences, CU Anschutz is the only comprehensive academic health sciences center in Colorado and the largest in the Rocky Mountain region. Located in Aurora, Colo., it is one of the newest education, research and patient care facilities in the world. With six schools and colleges, CU Anschutz trains the health sciences workforce of the future by blending education, research and clinical care all in one place. This strategic collaboration among diverse health care fields allows knowledge to travel directly from the research bench to the patient's bedside.Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.
The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus ranks among the top institutions nationally in clinical care, education and research. Its 230-acre campus, designed to enhance collaboration and interprofessional education, hosts the College of Nursing; the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Public Health; the Graduate School; a Health Sciences Library; and two hospitals. Strategically located contiguous to the campus are a biosciences research park and the soon-to-be-completed Veterans Hospital. CU Anschutz offers two undergraduate degrees, 35 graduate degrees, and five first-professional programs. More than 4,000 students learn alongside faculty members who also make meaningful medical discoveries and provide expert clinical care through 1.5 million patient-visits annually. A hub for research and innovation, CU Anschutz receives over $400 million in research awards each year and has filed 1,300 patent applications and formed 53 new companies since 2002.
Job Summary:
The Adult and Child Consortium for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS) and the D4: Data Driven Discovery and Decision Science Program, are seeking applications for a Software Development Professional. This full-time, University Staff (non-classified) position is responsible for the design and development of databases, data queries, and other technologies in order to support ACCORDS's and D4's research and administration needs. This position will execute a variety of complex tasks and requires a thorough knowledge of desktop and web-based application programming tools and techniques. It also requires superb communication and customer service skills.
Examples of Work Performed: As a key member of a critical team within ACCORDS, this position encompasses a wide variety of responsibilities. Some specific examples include:
Software Development:
+ Writes, tests, and debugs software systems and databases according to software development best practices.
+ Creates requirement, design, and testing documentation as necessary to support complex software development efforts.
+ Implements improvements to existing data models, user interfaces, web services, reports, etc.
+ Creates system and software technical designs for new web applications.
+ Actively keeps abreast of new technical trends in IT and Research Informatics, surfacing ideas for technical direction, system improvements, and new service opportunities.
IT & Research Informatics Support:
+ Tracks and resolves technical support requests from users.
+ Conducts code reviews on the development efforts of other programmers.
+ Consults with other developers on bug fixes and optimal software designs.
End-User & Technical Support:
+ Conducts requirement gathering meetings with customers and technical personnel.
+ Develops project timelines and regularly communicates progress and issues to customers and stakeholders.
+ Meets with customers and team members in order to review outstanding requests for system enhancements and fixes, prioritize them, and agree upon a plan to complete them.
Salary and Benefits:
The hiring salary for this position is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation.
The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at
The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.
The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.
Minimum Qualifications:
+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in a computer science, computer programming, informatics, or closely related field.
+ Two (2) years of full-time professional experience in software development, information technology, research informatics, or other similar role.
Substitution: A combination of education and relevant work experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis (ex. Associate's degree in a related field, plus 2 additional years of professional experience OR 4 years of additional related experience). A master's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, computer programming, informatics or a closely related field may be substituted for the bachelor's degree and the two years of professional experience.
Preferred Qualifications
+ Experience developing desktop and web-based applications using Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 or greater.
+ Experience developing browser-based web applications using MS SQL Server, C#, ASP.NET. MVC.
+ Experience developing and deploying reports using Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.
+ Experience developing web applications optimized for mobile devices.
+ Experience working with secure web services, like WCF, REST and web API.
+ SAS and R coding experience.
+ Experience with JSON and XML.
+ Experience with software development lifecycle tools: GitHub, FogBugz.
+ Server deployment experience.
+ User interface design experience.
+ Experience with multi-threading programming and other parallel processing techniques is a plus.
+ Experience in SQL Server 2008 R2/2012 development.
+ HTML, XML, JavaScript, and .CSS experience.
+ Experience creating documentation and testing procedures.
Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
+ Superb communication and customer service skills are required in order to support non-technical users and stakeholders.
+ Ability and the willingness to work as a team member with other software developers.
+ Ability to work with a high degree of independence and latitude.
+ Exceptional data modeling and object-oriented software development skills.
+ Proficiency in software debugging and troubleshooting.
+ Ability to develop software in C#, Java, T-SQL, Visual Studio 2013.
+ Familiarity with multiple software development lifecycle methodologies, including traditional (waterfall) and agile approaches.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). A cover letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. 2) A current resume/CV. 3) List of 5 professional references. Questions should be directed to Kyle Osborn at
Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References
Application Materials Instructions:APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 945e642d08564ddbb4f1ea2f9a86c89e

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