San Marcos, TX
Texas State University
Systems Programmer II
Job Number: 2018001
Location: San Marcos
Department: Learning Applications Solutions
Recruitment Type: Open to All
Job Type: Full-Time
Monthly Salary: $5,416.67 + commensurate with experience
Job Category: Exempt
• Strong linux server administration skills
• Strong back end web development skills
• Strong programming skills related to data integrations
• Understanding of databases as they apply to mobile and web applications
• Understanding of Web Services, RESTful APIs, etc.
• Ability to analyze and develop software in multiple languages/environments
• Ability to read, evaluate, and criticize code changes made by others
• Ability to translate non-technical user requests into technical requirements
• Ability to follow complex written and verbal instructions
• Ability to present complex material to technical and non-technical audiences
• Ability to contribute to design and strategy discussions
• Some experience with Windows/IIS administration
• Understanding of modular/layered software engineering practices
• Experience with container systems such as Docker
• Experience with configuration management systems such as Ansible
• Experience working with and contributing to open source projects
• Experience with common open source software (Linux, Apache, Tomcat, MySQL, Jenkins, etc)
• Experience with common programming languages (Java, Perl, Go, Ruby, Node, Python, Rust, Haskell, etc)
• Experience in a higher education environment
We are looking for a DevOps engineer to manage software installations, create integrations, build tools for internal use, and generally push our infrastructure to be more reliable.
We are a team of developers supporting major creative systems like the CMS , LMS , and Video CMS . We work in a lot of different technology stacks and try to expand into new ones as the opportunity arises. We work to keep our configurations in source control with tools like Ansible and Docker. We like open source, open APIs, and open-mindedness. Our work has the potential to have a positive impact on a great number of students, faculty, and staff.
We’re looking for someone who can analyze, organize, and improve our software configurations. Someone with the motivation to stay on top of new trends, update best practices, and figure out the best way to help the most people. Most of all we need a great developer who can get comfortable in any technical environment.
• 100% paid medical insurance, plus 50% dependent coverage
• 12 vacation days per year, increasing with years of service
• 12 sick days per year
• 13-14 days of paid holiday per year
• pension plan with 6.8% employer contribution
• enroll in courses with some fees paid, during paid work time (with approval)
• support for pursuing professional development opportunities
• Support third-party software installations and updates, especially when hosted on-campus
• Create integrations between software systems to enable or improve workflows
• Create tools for internal use, especially use by our customer engagement teams
• Create and maintain documentation for our software environments and routine tasks
• Contribute to software projects as needed
• Work closely with our customer engagement teams to prioritize projects
• Ensure services are redundant, available, and secure
• Stay up to date on best practices, advise others with what you learn
• Occasionally present or suggest topics to improve our team awareness and practices
Additional Information to Applicants:
Cover letter and resume are required to be attached to application.
If selected for an interview, applicants will be required to complete written skill-based interview questions.
We will not sponsor or transfer visa sponsorship for this position.
Job Open Date: 09/01/2017
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM
Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.
Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE .
Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff
Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university’s picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.
Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.
Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.
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