Software Engineer / Developer (Virtual Position)

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA - CHAPEL HILL   Chapel Hill, NC   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on September 2, 2022
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Software Engineer / Developer (Virtual Position)


Position Number: 00034161

Vacancy ID:  NF0006210

Department: Information Technology-SOM-420401Information Technology-SOM - 420401

Classification/Appointment Type:  EHRA Non-Faculty

Full Time Equivalent (FTE):  1

Full Time/Part Time Permanent/Time Limited: 

If time-limited, estimated duration of appointment:  

Hours Per Week:  40

Job Code ID:  IT Web Designer/Developer - 2

Salary Shown to Applicants (Hiring Range):  $74,500 - $92,000

Salary Grade Equivalency:  

FLSA Designation:  Exempt

Duties Exempt:  Yes

Department Description:  

The School of Medicine Information Technology (IT) Office provides centralized computer support and information system support for the School of Medicine community, from medical students to faculty to administrative staff. Services include central help desk and desktop support; administrative and clinical application support; novel application development and database hosting; research IT and data science initiatives; infrastructure services including physical, virtual, and cloud provisioning; physical networking installation and management; and web development. Additional services include
managing the School of Medicine official web presence; classroom video recording and streaming systems; video production and editing; video conferencing; and digital signage.

Equal Opportunity Employer:  

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Position Description:  

The Application, Web & Data Services team within the School of Medicine IT is looking for a well-rounded web application developer to support the SOM Application Development program. This position will be responsible for developing websites and applications that enhance the educational and research missions of the School of Medicine.
The ideal candidate will be well versed in several web technologies, both open-source and off-the-shelf and immersed in emerging web development trends. The candidate should also be self-motivated and able to independently balance competing priorities.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:  

Minimum: 2 years of experience in software development using back-end languages (e.g., Python), frameworks (e.g., Django, Flask, .NET). 

Experience working with one or more programming languages, operating systems, and software; Knowledge of multiple front-end languages and libraries (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript). 
Experience working with relational databases to facilitate programming software. Familiarity with databases (e.g., MySQL, MSSQL) 

Ability to develop unit testing of code components or complete applications. 

Able to communicate effectively with non-technical staff and with members of interdisciplinary teams. 

Knowledge of one or more version control systems 

Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, Strong interpersonal skills 

Solid troubleshooting and communication skills 

Experience using Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, etc.)

Education Requirements:  

Master’s and 1-2 years’ experience; or Bachelors and 2-4 years’ experience; or will accept a combination of related education and experience in substitution.

Preferred Qualifications:  

Required Licenses/Certifications:  

Qualifications and Experience:  

Familiarity with development and design of RESTful services and APIs
Familiarity with Git, Docker
Proven experience with the Agile (Scrum, Kanban) methodology.
Experience working with clients to create web application features, write and meet technical needs, and provide a positive user experience.
Possess successful teamwork skills and ability to get along well with co- workers, management, and clients. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Prompt attention to detail. Willingness to learn and contribute both independently and as part of a team. The candidate should also be self-motivated and able to independently balance competing priorities.

Special Physical and Mental Requirements:  

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Department Contact Name and Title:  Matthew Tucci HR Consultant

Department Contact Telephone or Email:

Posting Open Date:  08/19/2022

Posting Close Date:  09/19/2022

Open Until Filled:  No

Office of Human Resources Contact Information:  If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.