Senior Software Engineer

  • Marist College
  • Poughkeepsie, NY, USA
  • Oct 23, 2020

Job Description

The Senior Software Engineer will lead and support multiple aspects of the software development process, design, test, document, deploy and maintain web based software solutions. The senior engineer will responsible for all facets of the software development process including design, test, documentation, deployment, and maintenance e of web based software solutions. It is a requirement the software and systems developed be scalable and developed using best practices. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science and three or more years of experience. Essential Functions: The senior engineer will be responsible for all facets of the software development process with the web services department: The application of systems analysis techniques and procedures, including consulting with users, to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications or The design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing or modification of computer systems or programs, including prototypes, based on and related to user or system design specifications; or The design, documentation, testing, creation or modification of computer programs related to machine operating systems; Implement and maintain web based software solutions Evaluate, integrate and extend commercial products using industry standard integration approaches, e.g. web services, message queues, plug-ins, portlets, gadgets Offer suggestions for improvements/enhancements to currently developed solutions Write functional documentation Serve as a core member of an agile engineering team Ability to work weekend or evening hours as may be required Other duties as assigned. Preferred Qualifications: Experience with Java, REST or web services like SOAP, MySQL, MariaDB, MVC Java Frameworks, SQL, XML, XSL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JMS, Python and Linux, and Liferay (preferred) Required Application Documents: Resume, Cover letter and three professional references About the Department: Make a reverberating impact as part of a team that is heavily involved in: Research and Education Prototyping Management Commercialization As a Senior Software Engineer you will participate in multiple aspects of the software development process, design, test, document, deploy, and maintenance of web based software solutions, including the college’s web site. As a key member of a small and versatile team, you will have the challenge to produce world class and scalable software using advanced technologies. As a leader in educational applications of technology, Information Technology (IT) offers students, faculty, and staff access to advanced technologies to help promote a strong sense of community. A distinguishing feature of the Marist education is the manner in which information technology is used in support of teaching, learning, and scholarship. This environment creates a strong applied research culture and includes Marist students as young paraprofessionals which makes Marist unique within higher education. Marist employees enjoy a highly competitive benefits and compensation package. We provide comprehensive benefits to eligible employees, their family members, and retirees. Benefits may include tuition, reimbursement, rich health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision), life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and generous retirement savings plans. Other benefits include discount programs, highly competitive paid time off, ample opportunity for community involvement, and local volunteer opportunities with foundations and non-profit organizations. Marist IT staff come from diverse career and educational backgrounds. Our community of technologists collaborate to support a commitment to excellence with 80 staff members within 15 departments, more than 200 student paraprofessionals, and a 24/7/365 operation. Effort, talent, and commitment are rewarded and recognized within the division both internally by leadership, and externally through numerous industry accolades and awards. No two days are ever the same while working in IT. With our focus on open-source technology and innovation, we are committed to finding more effective and practical ways to use technology to meet institutional goals. We are looking for excellence, attention to detail, strong ownership of one’s work, and exceptional problem solving and project management skills. If you’re a critical thinker with the ability to solve problems independently and as part of a hard working team, we welcome your application for this position as a System Administrator. About Marist College: Marist College is an independent and comprehensive Master’s granting institution grounded in the liberal arts located in New York's historic Hudson River Valley. It enrolls over 5,000 traditional undergraduate, over 900 full and part-time graduate, and over 300 continuing education students. The College also has a branch campus in Florence, Italy, site locations in Dublin, Paris, and other locations, and an Executive Center in New York City for corporate, graduate, working professional, and undergraduate education. Marist has been recognized for excellence by U.S. News & World Report, TIME Magazine, The Princeton Review's The Best 376 Colleges, and Barron's Best Buys in College Education and is noted for being a pioneer in the area of online degree programs. Marist is dedicated to helping students develop the intellect and character required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st Century. The College fulfills its mission by pursuing three ideals: excellence in education, the importance of community, and the principle of service. Please see for more information. Type of Position: Full Time Classification: Administrative Months per Year: 12 Work Schedule: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday Hours per Week: 37.5 Location: Marist College main campus, Poughkeepsie, NY Number of Positions Openings: 1