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FULL STACK DEVELOPER - multiple openings

Company: University of Washington
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.

If you would like to find out more about what it is like to work for UW-IT, as well as to get a feel for our culture and our people, visit us at our employment website.

Please note that this position has been reposted. If you have already submitted your application, you need not submit it again, as it has already been received.

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW is Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, your experiences, perspectives and unique identities will be honored at the University of Washington. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for six consecutive years.

UW-IT is the central IT organization for the University of Washington, providing technology solutions to all three campuses, UW medical centers and global research operations. UW-IT collaborates with University partners to advance teaching, learning, innovation and discovery at the UW. UW-IT is currently looking for a Full-Stack Developer who will support the UW-IT work on Finance Transformation, the University's large-scale project to modernize its finance operations, business systems and processes. The position is a role in the newly established UW-IT FT program (ITF).

The Full Stack Developer will have responsibility to contribute toward implementation of a large development effort with the new Finance system - Workday's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) system. A disperse set of systems that will need to be updated to handle and address the changing needs of the finance process across the University of Washington. This position will work closely with business and technical teams to ensure that correct functionality is developed and allows the university to continue financial operations. This position will need to translate Finance requirements into Workday functionality. The Full Stack Developer will develop solutions using a standard quality driven approach. The position will escalate gaps or trade-offs in designs across technical and non-technical audiences using effective communication skills. The Full Stack Developer will participate in recommending the most effective and efficient solution design over the course of the project implementation. This position also collaborates with peers and others to improve practices, processes, and tools for development, testing, and versioning, continuous integration, automated release and deployment of service changes, and operations and monitoring.


Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information science, or a related field

Four years' experience performing progressively more complex and responsible tasks involving development and support of enterprise applications and services

Proficient C#, .NET and .Net framework with recent experience developing Web APIs

Experience in cloud application design such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Experience with serverside and clientside (such as: Javascript and Json, NodeJS, React, Lambda, Angular, Amazon SQS)

Experience integrating Web applications and services with middleware services

Experience within a software development lifecycle, including DevOps practices

Experience with code versioning, branching, and release methodologies

Experience with SQL, query design and data normalization

Strong acumen for software testing; commitment to quality

Understanding of secure design and coding practices

Excellent problem-solving skills; able to design creative and pragmatic solutions

Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and apply new technologies and skills

Demonstrated written/oral communication skills, user liaison skills and personal interaction abilities

An effective team player who enjoys collaboration

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


Experience in Higher Education, preferably at a major research (R1) university

Knowledge of IT accessibility issues for users with disabilities; familiarity with accessibility standards and best practices; experience testing for accessibility; and demonstrated ability to design content/applications with accessibility considerations

Experience with open source development projects

Experience with Agile development practices, including test-driven development

Experience utilizing Terraform for cloud infrastructure management

Experience with automation of component deployment, scaling and updates with Ansible and Docker

Experience designing and building REST Web services

Experience with search engines. ElasticSearch preferred

Experience with Continuous Integration & Deployment (CI/CD) tools - TravisCI

Experience using enterprise metadata to control application and service behavior

Experience implementing data access and application security policies

Familiar with software architecture patterns (e.g. MVC)

Experience using Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure

Expertise with caching and load-balancing


This recruitment will fill additional openings.

Work in an open office environment. This position involves responsibilities and occasional situations where work outside of standard business hours is required to respond to incidents or to meet critical deadlines. Work in an open office environment.

We are seeking individuals able to start on or around April 2021.

This position on the Finance Transformation Technology Project is temporarily funded; continued employment is contingent on ongoing funding and performance.

This position is eligible for flexible remote work.

Application Process:

The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.

Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

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