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  • Posted: Jun 2, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 15, 2020
  • Driven by the pursuit of excellence, the University of Maryland has enjoyed a remarkable rise in accomplishment and reputation over the past two decades. By any measure, Maryland is now one of the nation's preeminent public research universities and on a path to become one of the world's best. To fulfill this promise, we must capitalize on our momentum, full...
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    Regional Software Development Specialist

    Overall Description of the Position

    Work as part of an agile team tdesign and implement new IT features and technologies. Deliver high quality and performance code in an agile environment. Use, evaluate and learn exciting new technologies that keep products and teams on the cutting edge. Provide technical direction and oversight for a single development project. Provide leadership tcross-functional teams. Lead the design, development, and maintenance of complex solutions with a focus on quality, performance and resiliency.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • Develop and routinely update all processes, standard operating procedures and documents for software management for the organization
    • Create, Review & Approve Design, Solutions and Technical Design Documents (TDD)
    • Participate in requirements analysis, design and test plan creations and test result verification
    • Advise for production environment set up
    • Breaking down large scale projects intmanageable chunks
    • Overseeing the work being done by other software engineers working on the team, coordinating team activities with other teams and product groups, maintaining software architecture standards
    • Consistently defines and applies technologies, standards and software engineering practices, mentoring other team members
    • Lead and Direct software engineering resources tensure timely and quality delivery of services.
    • Responsible for mentoring junior talent as well as directing technical staff through technical challenges, tasks and projects.
    • Develop key product features within existing large-scale enterprise applications & new strategic initiatives.
    • Participate in the full SDLC involving design, implementation, testing, and launching.
    • Assist with the generation and analysis of business and functional requirements for proposed software solutions.
    • Participate in and sometimes lead architectural and database design discussions as they relate tproduct direction.
    • Generate data for project planning, including task breakdown and estimation of work for a project. Tracks status within the project as necessary. Raises long-term architecture issues within project
    • Own the delivery of an entire piece of a system or application, and serve as a technical lead on small tmidsize complex projects.
    • Build software solutions where the problem is not well defined. Design and define the interaction between the other component pieces.
    • Maintain and support software solutions post-production.
    • Implements and debugs some of the more involved/complex functionality.


    Qualifications include:

    • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a similar technical discipline
    • Experience; Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


    • 5 years systems development experience
    • Successful full life-cycle implementation of a least 2 major projects

    Specialized Knowledge:

    • Experience with software development methodology and release processes
    • Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture
    • Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools and peer review
    • Excellent knowledge of OS coding techniques, IP protocols, interfaces and hardware subsystems
    • Possess different industries as a technical architect, from planning the structure of a large scale records database tthe redesigning of a shop's e-commerce facility, tname a few


    • Experience in software development and coding in various languages (C#, .NET, Java etc.)
    • Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework
    • Possesses full working knowledge of technologies such as UNIX, Oracle, SQL Server and TCP/IP for example, as well as knowledge of one or more programming languages
    • Ability trecognize the sensitivity tindividual organizations needs and the impact on services of the introduction of IT solutions.

    Method of Application

    Kindly send your application that includes a Cover letter and an updated CV, saved as one document with your name, including names of three professional referees to on or before 15th June, 2020. Applicants are advised to include the position title “Regional Software Development Specialist” as the subject.

    The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity employer. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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