Software Developer/Research Assistant
Faculty - Career
Education, Information Technology,
Educational and Community
Review of Applications Begins
January 19, 2022; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
To ensure consideration, please include the following with your
- A cover letter describing your experience and how you meet the
minimum qualifications for the position.
- A resume.
- Professional references.
PBISApps, a multidisciplinary team within the Educational and
Community Supports (ECS) research unit in the University of
Oregon's College of Education, is a leader in providing practical
solutions for common educational issues. We enable educators to use
student behavioral data in schools all over the United States and
in over 10 countries worldwide. Our work at PBISApps translates
cutting-edge research into real-world solutions through an
equity-focused educational service mission, sophisticated software
and database architectures, and development tools used by an active
and enthusiastic base of over 20,000 schools. Our solutions save
educators time and keep them focused on supporting students.
PBISApps has a continued commitment to using data-based
decision-making to improve student outcomes and make systems more
effective, efficient, and equitable. We offer a flexible,
supportive family-friendly work environment focused on a work-life
balance in a stimulating academic setting.
At ECS, our teams value the contribution that diversity brings to
our work and culture. Understanding and learning from our
differences give us unique opportunities to improve our products
At ECS, the Software Developer solves hard problems in an agile
team environment. To do this effectively, the incumbent needs to
understand how our systems work and think creatively about how we
can improve them.
The Developer is constantly learning, faced with, and expected to
overcome interesting challenges with the support of a tight-knit,
and agile team. The team works to constantly improve and iterate.
We value curiosity, asking questions, and collaboration.
As a member of the development team, this position helps to build
next-generation solutions that integrate disparate data sources
into intuitive reporting engines, making teachers, staff, and
school administrators more effective at addressing problems in the
classroom, on the bus, and on the playground.
The position plays an integral part in creating products that
improve data analysis, expedite decision-making in schools, employ
insights from leading educational researchers, enable early
identification of problems, simplify effective interventions, build
supportive learning environments, and conduct data-intensive
The Software Developer reports to the Director of Application
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field and one
year of software development experience OR bachelor's degree in
other field and two years of experience.
- One year of experience in C#, Java, or PHP.
- One year of experience with web technologies (HTML, CSS,
- One year of experience with relational databases and with data
- One year of experience interpreting research results,
synthesizing knowledge, and communicating results to colleagues or
- Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff
from diverse backgrounds.
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to embrace challenges and focus on continual
- Ability to solve problems, including implementing and verifying
- Familiar with SQL Server.
- Agile Scrum methodology.
- Continuous integration and build automation.
- Familiarity with AJAX, REST APIs, Angular, Single Page
Applications, or Mobile Development.
- Familiarity with web accessibility standards.
- Version control systems such as Git and TFS.
- One year of experience in design and development techniques
including the use of design patterns and application life-cycle
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package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
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to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/528593/software-developerresearch-assistant