Senior Software Developer

Information Technology
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Required Education:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience (typically 5-7 years) developing web applications with minimal technical direction.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge and experience with:
    • Web development languages such as Java.
    • Web based frameworks, protocols, and tools.
  • Software development best practices such as source code control, issue tracking, prototyping, testing, automated build and deployment, etc.
  • Relational database experience, including SQL.
  • Knowledge of the web application industry and technology trends.
  • Excellent communication and customer relations skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking, technical problem solving, and analyzing system specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of staff at all levels of an organization.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (technical and non-technical).
  • Experience with databases including stored procedures, functions and triggers.


Desirable Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in Spring Framework.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge with Java persistence libraries and frameworks such as Hibernate
  • Demonstrated experience using and creating RESTful web services.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge with JavaScript interface frameworks (Angular experience preferred).
  • Experience with SDLC and/or project management as relates to application development.
  • Understanding of security issues and defensive programming techniques.
  • Experience with software and database modeling
  • Demonstrated experience contributing to a successful team-oriented work environment

Additional Information:

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check and credential check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

There is an expectation that the person in this position will maintain effective, civil, and respectful working relationships with the University of Iowa campus community and uphold a high standard of cultural competency and respect for difference that represents our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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