University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 31, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Number: SRGV4968
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: IT Enterprise Systems
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
Perform mid-level analysis, design, development, and implementation for the computer-based Information Systems to ensure efficiency, accuracy, and support the business processes of the University, including the Student, Finance, Human Resources (ERP systems) and all associated third party software applications.

Description of Duties:
• Software Development Phase:

o Displays requirement analysis skills that includes the various tasks of gathering, analyzing, documenting, validating and managing software requirements.
o Displays coding skills that involve the creation of a technical design document to provide a technical solution using abstract concepts and adhering to standards developed by the department, primarily to procedures relating to Software Development Lifecycle.
o Analysis/Design- Establishes skills for effectively communicating with the customer (most cases a business analyst or equivalent) to obtain information for creating technical documentation and providing the details for code development with emphasis in ingenuity and creativity to design and create new, functional software programs and complete applications.
o Displays testing skills to validate the code before releasing to customer for integrated testing.
o Displays debugging/troubleshooting skills necessary to investigate a technical issues occurring during scheduled week at a proficient level with minimal assistance from senior staff.

• Technical Research: responsible for technical research to keep job knowledge up-to-date to ensure the most feasible technical solution is proposed.
• Develops some fluency in the functionality and technical database structures of most commonly used modules supported in the Enterprise Administrative systems.
• Applies mid-level experience to execute judgment/decision that pertain to the scope of the assignment or project and supports the software lifecycle.
• Participates with senior staff to provide input in the development of operating standards and procedures.
• Guides junior members of low impact projects or implementations, to assist the development of their technical skills.
• Acts as authorized Project Lead of small sized projects that involve various resources.
• Provides senior development staff assistance and project estimates of development for small sized projects.
• Proactive in contributing ideas and suggestions during team and/or functional meetings.
• Documents solutions using an industry standard technical document format. Example (Use Case Model, MD050).
• Expected to self-teach the use of new software tools and languages at a moderate/proficient pace.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
Specific supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
May supervise assigned staff.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or a Computer related major from an accredited university

Preferred Education:


Required Experience:
Two (2) years of experience in the various aspects of software development, including working with one or more software languages in a structured environment using common software industry practices, which include the phases of analysis, design, development, testing and/or implementation.

Preferred Experience:

Use of standard office equipment

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend/evening work is required.

Possess resourcefulness and creative thinking skills for problem resolution. Possess analytical skills to effectively and accurately identify problem code. Good written and verbal communication skills. Possess technical research skills (technical manuals and resources). Work effectively as an individual and as a team. Possess technical writing skills for documentation.

Physical Capabilities: N/A

Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 03/29/2021
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

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