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7 days ago


Pittsburgh, PA


Job Family:        Information Technology

Discipline:          Software Engineers

Department:     Corporate Applications

FLSA Status:      Exempt

Location:           Pittsburgh PA 


Essential Functions:

  • Provide overall leadership for assigned administration staff.
  • Manage in the administrative processes for human resource actions (hiring, professional development, promotions, terminations, disciplinary procedures, and salary adjustments) to maintain a skilled technical and customer service-oriented staff.
  • Set expectations & focus, assign duties, delegate responsibilities, evaluate activities, etc.
  • Provide ongoing performance feedback, goal setting, and development plans for staff. Plan for future staffing needs.
  • Serve as a mentor to less experienced team members as needed.
  • Assist experienced team members with the delegation of work efforts Assists in strategic development approaches as needed. Provide timely communications to staff.
  • Maintain an ongoing list of current and upcoming project requests.
  • Handle communication with key business stakeholders to develop and prioritize IT project lists. Facilitate ongoing development of tasks and communication within the various technology groups.
  • Support contributors in execution and delivery of architecture tasks.
  • Direct technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices, and user projects.
  • Assure appropriate communications and coordination with management, other IT areas and other University departments.
  • Provide timely and effective communications to the technical administration staff. Represent the technical groups on advisory, policy, and project committees.
  • Foster communication with users of Information Technology.
  • Promote accomplishments to the user community.
  • Maintain contacts and collaborate regularly with other institutions of higher education. End-user interfacing for the purpose of implementation of new systems and trouble-shoot problems with existing systems, including customization and upgrade commercial software packages when appropriate.
  • Maintain proficiency, certifications, and acquire knowledge on development and architecture processes and best practices regarding delivering development services to a university campus by reading trade journals, attending conferences, seminars, and classes, participating in discussions with colleagues and peer institutions.
  • Adhere to internal controls established for department.



Bachelor's degree in Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, or related field.

Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience managing/directing software development projects and/or teams including three (3) years of experience with object oriented and functional programming and big data.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 5-8 years of development experience
  • 3-5 years of experience using C# and .NET
  • 3-5 years of experience using .NET MVC
  • 3-5 years of experience with front-end JavaScript based technologies (e.g. Ajax, Angular.js).
  • 3-5 years of experience with Frameworks like jQuery, Knockouts, and AngularJS
  • Experience with one or more real-time communication (e.g., RESTful APIs, Webservices, WebSocket).
  • Experience designing systems using OOP best practices
  • Experience with writing out CSS especially leveraging Bootstrap for building out
  • Strong knowledge of a wide range of cloud services and solutions like Microsoft Azure products, including serverless architecture
  • Thorough knowledge of cloud service provider capabilities and integration
  • Working knowledge of IT compliance, information security, and risk management
  • Working knowledge of the applicable programing languages, orchestration, and automation tools
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience and knowledge of driving automation into all aspects of the build and release process
  • Excellent organizational, communication, multitasking, human relations, and customer service skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Understanding of data security and best practices for balancing availability with security.
  • Experience coordinating, planning, and organizing upgrades of systems and technology.
  • Experienced in designing and possesses ability to develop a unified vision for software characteristics and functions.
  • Experienced with planning changes in a timely way so that the overall organization can make progress before completion. Technical knowledge of various platforms to ensure applications and infrastructure stacks are current and supported.
  • Project and time management skills with abilities of effectively managing competing priorities.