Job no: 233618-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems/Technology

Position Summary:

The Application Infrastructure Services (AIS) department, within UW-Madison's Division of Information Technology (DoIT), provides products and services that enable systems and data integration, enterprise content storage, website and web application development, and identity and access management at UW'Madison and UW System. The work we do is varied and challenging in support of UW-Madison's mission. We value curiosity and eagerness to learn, problem solving, DevOps and an agile product mindset, and a commitment to effective, productive teams. We believe in solving whole problems for our partners and expressing solutions through technology. We are seeking to grow our team with three level II Software Engineers/Developers.

We are looking to hire within AIS- Enterprise Integration and Web Platforms/Services groups. Some of our responsibilities include:

Enterprise-scale platforms, tools, and other resources that help deliver accessible, cost-effective, and feature-rich websites and web applications.

Products like UW's KnowledgeBase, MyUW, Shared Tools, Web Hosting, WiscWeb, Youth Protection/Compliance Database (UW-System), UW's Course Search & Enroll app (Registrar), and APIs that support the flow of data across the UW.

An Integration Platform made up of orchestrated services in AWS, Informatica's Intelligent Cloud Services, and Google's Apigee API management platform.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Qualifications
* Minimum 2 years professional experience with software engineering, site reliability engineering, or systems engineering.
* Experience with version control systems (e.g. Git)
* Demonstrates desire to learn new things
* Excellent problem-solving skills
* General programming skills (Shell Scripts, Pearl Scripts, Web Applications PHP, Python, Java, etc.)
* Experience with SQL or managing objects in relational databases
* Experience developing automated deployment pipelines
* Flexibility in development frameworks, languages, and other tools
Preferred Qualifications
* Experience using project and knowledge management tools
* Awareness of project and knowledge management best practices
* Experience with cloud hosting (e.g. AWS, Azure, etc.)
* Knowledge of web authentication technologies and single sign-on protocols
* Excellent customer service skills and orientation

Additional Information:

Please note that DoIT is not able to provide sponsorship for this position; successful applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship, on or before the effective date of appointment.

The candidate selected for this position will initially work remotely subject to an approved telecommuting agreement. Remote work requires successful candidates to possess their own high-speed internet and phone to perform the work on an employer provided computer. In the future, remote work could be discussed in accordance with policy and subject to approval. Candidate may, on occasion, be required to report to campus due to operational needs for meetings, trainings, or other activities.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Click on the "Apply Online" button to start the application process.
You will be prompted to upload the following documents:
Cover letter (REQUIRED)

Please use the cover letter to address each of the Required Qualifications for this position (listed above in the Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience section). For each Required Qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.


Vickie Arneson
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Apr 23 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 10 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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