Software Engineer I
UltiPro Job Code
Director, Application Dev.
Date Last Revised:
Title IV Position:
Purpose of the Position
This entry level position is primarily responsible for the application development and maintenance of UMA's portfolio of products. In addition, this individual will:
Gain an understanding breadth of our products
Learn our processes and apply knowledge to assigned projects
Contribute to new product development and existing product maintenance
Exploring new platforms and technologies as well as enhancing existing Application Suite
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Requires close and frequent supervision and verification of task progress and completion
Participates in all stages of development life cycle
Contributes to peer review to assure product correctness
Writes unit tests for product and production code, with high level of coverage and effectiveness
Develop software to solve basic and/or well-understood problems with supervision
Provide assistance to the Support Team on assigned customer support inquires/projects.
Demonstrates customer advocacy
Acquires understanding of source control and agile practices
Plans tasks and provides task estimates for review
It is expected that individuals in this role will grow and develop the skills required for advancement within two years (or less) of assuming this position.
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other math or computer related disciplines; Required.
0-1+ years of real industry experience in software development in a variety of roles on a variety of projects; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Required.
Reasoning AbilityRequired Skills:
Associated Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Minimum of 0-1 years of experience in C\C++\C#
Willingness and demonstrated aptitude to learn additional coding skills, such as:
Visual Basic, C++, C#, Objective-C,VB.NET
Knowledge of Visual Studio Team Services, Visual Studio 2017, Team Foundation Server.
Comfortable in work in a loosely defined Agile Scrum process
Ability to work closely with other software engineers as a member of the team
Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed
Service orientation - Responds promptly to UMA's business unit needs; Solicits feedback to improve service; Meets commitments.
Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Develops realistic action plans.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.
Requires long periods of sitting at a desk working on a computer
Requires occasional bending, stooping and squatting
Requires occasional lifting of up to 10 lbs.
Our institutional values are shaped and validated by our employees. They describe how we strive to operate and are the standards of behavior we look to embody.
ACT WITH INTEGRITY
We operate honestly and ethically in an industry-compliant fashion. We are fair and trustworthy in our interactions with all we serve. Our employees, at all levels, lead by example and strive to do the right thing for our students and for each other. We are disciplined professionals who strive to be straightforward and dependable.
CHAMPION STUDENT OUTCOMES
We live by a strong commitment to our students and are passionate about preparing them for meaningful careers. We are deeply dedicated to ensuring students' educational and career success. We excel at building our students' confidence and empowering them to reach their full potential.
COMMIT TO EMPLOYEE SUCCESS
We are committed to our employees' success and to each other's success. We strive to create an environment that attracts and retains the best talent while offering continuous learning, professional development and career growth opportunities. We recognize and reward our employees for their contributions to the organization and to our students.
PURSUE RESULTS WITH PURPOSE
We pursue results with a sense of urgency and purpose. We take responsibility for achieving ambitious, measurable results and hold each other accountable. We think strategically and critically, greet new ideas and challenges openly, and look for innovative solutions to challenges.
HAVE FUN. BUILD ENERGY
Enjoying what we do is central to achieving our goals. Building energy, having fun, being optimistic and creating a positive working environment are all critical to our success and that of our students. We strive to be inspired and to inspire others. We consistently show appreciation and celebrate our successes, both large and small.
WORK AS ONE
We believe that diverse, inclusive teams produce breakthrough results. We strive to build and maintain positive relationships with colleagues from all types of backgrounds by showing respect and humility when interacting with each other and resolving conflicts in a constructive manner. By working together, we win together - as one - ensuring that the goals of the company are the focal point of our efforts.
This job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position. It may not include every job responsibility. Job duties may fluctuate based on needs of the business. UMA reserves the right to revise the job or require that additional or different tasks be performed.
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