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Software Engineer

Apply now Posting Number: 492436
Type of Position: Full-time
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Categories: Administration

Position Title:

Software Engineer

Department:

Information Technology

Job Summary:

Marist College’s Information Technology division has developed and maintains a high-tech, high-performance computing environment that has received international recognition for innovation excellence. The College’s IT leaders are recognized in the industry for applied research in the areas of open source software, converged networking, virtualization across technologies, analytics, entrepreneurial initiatives, and interface design excellence. We expect only the best and seek like-minded individuals who are hard-working, creative, driven and looking to lead. The division is seeking a Software Engineer who is hard working, eager to learn and committed to growing with our organization.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology/Systems
  • Java, PHP or equivalent object-oriented language
  • Experience in web development, including HTML5, CSS3, Javascript and Javascript libraries such as jQuery.
  • Familiarity with Linux environments, specifically LAMP stacks
  • Well-rounded engineering skills; full-stack development experience - web + services - If you've built something in your spare time send us the link, we'd love to hear about it. 

Essential Functions:

  • Implement, maintain, and upgrade the College’s Learning Management System (LMS) as well as other web-based software solutions
  • Serve as a core member of an agile engineering team
  • Write functional documentation
  • Troubleshoot bugs and implement fixes for them
  • Evaluate performance of products
  • Offer suggestions for improvements/enhancements to currently developed solutions
  • Demonstrate willingness to learn new technologies and takes pride in your work
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned in a safe and responsible manner

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference for high quality and agile methods

Required Application Documents:

Cover letter, resume, 3 professional references

About the Department:

Make a reverberating impact as part of a team that is heavily involved in:

  •    Research and Education

  •    Prototyping

  •    Management

  •    Commercialization

As a Software Engineer you will participate in multiple aspects of the software development process, design, test, document, deploy and maintenance of web-based software solutions, including the College’s Learning Management System (LMS). As a key member of a small and versatile team, you will have the challenge to produce world-class and scalable software using advanced technologies.

As a leader in educational applications of technology, Information Technology (IT) offers students, faculty, and staff access to advanced technologies to help promote a strong sense of community. A distinguishing feature of the Marist education is the manner in which information technology is used in support of teaching, learning, and scholarship. This environment creates a strong applied research culture and includes Marist students as young paraprofessionals which makes Marist unique within higher education.

Marist employees enjoy a highly competitive benefits and compensation package. We provide comprehensive benefits to eligible employees, their family members, and retirees. Benefits may include tuition, reimbursement, rich health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision), life and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, and generous retirement savings plans. Other benefits include discount programs, highly competitive paid time off, ample opportunity for community involvement, and local volunteer opportunities with foundations and non-profit organizations.

Marist IT staff come from diverse career and educational backgrounds. Our community of technologists collaborate to support a commitment to excellence with 80 staff members within 15 departments, more than 200 student paraprofessionals, and a 24/7/365 operation. Effort, talent, and commitment are rewarded and recognized within the division both internally by leadership, and externally through numerous industry accolades and awards. No two days are ever the same while working in IT. With our focus on open-source technology and innovation, we are committed to finding more effective and practical ways to use technology to meet institutional goals.

We are looking for excellence, attention to detail, strong ownership of one’s work, and exceptional problem solving and project management skills. If you’re a critical thinker with the ability to solve problems independently and as part of a hard working team, we welcome your application for this position as a System Administrator.

About Marist College:

Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River, in midtown Manhattan, and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist is consistently recognized for excellence by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 384 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (8th Best Regional University/North, 2nd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. The College is top-ranked for long-term study abroad (#7 in the U.S.) by the U.S. State Department’s Open Doors report. Marist educates more than 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,400 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees. Pending accreditation approval, the College plans to open the Marist Health Quest School of Medicine in 2022.

Type of Position:

Full Time

Classification:

Administrative

Months per Year:

12

Work Schedule:

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

Hours per Week:

37.5

Location:

Marist College main campus, Poughkeepsie, NY

Number of Positions Openings:

1

Equal Employment Statement:

Marist College is committed to creating a diverse workforce on our campus by ensuring that barriers to equal employment opportunity and upward mobility do not exist here. To this end, the College will strive to achieve the full and fair participation of minorities, women, people with disabilities, and any other protected groups found to be under represented.

Equal opportunity means employment, development, and promotion of individuals without consideration of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status unless there is a bona fide occupational requirement which excludes persons in one of these protected groups. The College will review its employment policies and procedures to ensure that barriers which may unnecessarily exclude protected groups are identified and eliminated. The College will also explore alternative approaches if any policy or practice is found to have a negative impact on protected groups.

Marist's policy of non-discrimination includes not only employment practices but also extends to all services and programs provided by the College. It shall be considered a violation of College policy for any member of the community to discriminate against any individual or group with respect to employment or attendance at Marist College on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition established by law.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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