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Software Applications Developer 2, IT@UC

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati has embarked upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled academic, research and athletic momentum. As the global founder of cooperative education, UC remains a world-class leader in experience-based learning. U.S. News & World Report ranks UC’s co-op program in the Top 4 in the country, while the National Science Foundation places UC at No. 33 among America’s public research universities. A dynamic campus life environment boasts a diverse student body of nearly 47,000, what The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country,” and a history-making athletics program that has earned the respect of the Big 12 Conference. 


Job Overview

Under general supervision from a designed administrator, primarily responsible for translating user system needs (systems analysis and development) into technical solutions by writing software applications, integrating systems, creating, modifying and/or supporting web-based applications.  Positions in this classification typically are not involved in maintaining system software or providing hardware support as a majority function.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and maintain intermediate to advanced application programs from detailed specifications; create detailed specifications.
  • Develop succinct, timely programming code that is logical and optimizes programming resources and meets user requirements; works with user to test and debug programs; fluently uses professional tools for source-code management, issue tracking and testing.
  • Write documentation to provide user support for new or modified programs and production/operations procedures; responsible for devising or modifying procedures to solve complex problems.
  • Create web applications or solutions to support user needs and initiatives.
  • Maintain and support assigned systems to ensure minimal downtime and loss of productivity and service.
  • Evaluate and enhance the efficiency of existing programs in meeting current and future user needs.
  • Install new, modified or third party software releases and/or updates.
  • Evaluate and supplement vendor supplied documentation for third party software.
  • Serve as seasoned and proficient professional.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, or related degree with two (2) years’ experience; -OR- an Associate’s degree with four (4) years’ of experience; or six (6) years of intermediate to advanced level applications programing related experience.
  • Possesses a thorough understanding of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures and contributes through experience, collaboration, and problem resolution. 


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range of $65,000 - $73,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 78601 


Software Applications Developer 2, IT@UC

Date:  May 14, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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