The University of Texas at Austin Sr Software Developer/Analyst in Austin, Texas

Sr Software Developer/Analyst

Hiring department

Off Registrar

Monthly salary

$5,296+ depending on qualifications

Hours per week

40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM

Posting number


Job Status Open

FLSA status Exempt

Earliest Start Date Immediately

Position Duration Funding expected to continue

Position open to university-wide applicants

Location Austin (main campus)

Number of vacancies 1

General Notes

Must be authorized to work full-time in the United States for any employer.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.

  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Serve in a senior developer role for the Office of the Registrar by organizing, planning, developing, and monitoring software development projects to renovate key systems and transform them into efficient, next generation web systems.

Essential Functions

Support one or more functional business areas supported by the Registrar's IT team by providing a combination of development, maintenance, and infrastructure work to new and existing software. Design operational and system improvements using technical/functional documentation and a software development life-cycle methodology. Consult with personnel from outside departments on technical issues that affect both the office and campus-wide entities. Study new technologies to recommend and implement system upgrades, including third party software packages. Test all aspects of software including quality, features, security, usability, and accessibility. Develop industry-leading technical skills within the context and support structures of the Registrar's IT team.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Demonstrated ability to analyze, test, and debug complex code. Experience eliciting and documenting functional and technical software requirements, developing scope statements, and developing time estimates. Experience consulting with other IT professionals to develop innovative solutions to technical and process-related issues. Excellent communication skills fostering positive client/stakeholder relationships and collaborative solutions to software needs. Understanding and experience with Natural, webAgent, and ADABAS. Knowledge of current developments in business and system analysis, systems design and programming, and database concepts. Demonstrated ability to make timely, sound decisions; ability to uphold organizational values; ability to overcome obstacles to achieve challenging goals; ability to prioritize work; ability to delegate. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree. More than three years of directly related professional work experience possessing and applying comprehensive knowledge of application programming/analysis. Successful completion of the ITS Analyst Training program. Three or more years of experience in application development with responsibility for large-scale software systems. Considerable experience in systems design, analysis, programming. Experience with and knowledge of student information systems. Demonstrated knowledge of student registration, course, class, and/or grade systems. Knowledge and familiarity related student data in the International Office, Study Abroad, and Admissions areas. Ability to develop, implement, and enforce standards, procedures and protocol. Experience programming with Java/JavaScript and Python. Ability and desire to learn new technologies including new programming languages.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions

Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

Work performed on concurrent multiple projects under pressure of rigid deadlines or time limitations. May require occasional extended work hours or on call obligation.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

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