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Job Details

Software Design Engineer Sr

Company name
University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics

Salt Lake City, UT, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, It, J2ee Java

Posted on
Mar 07,2019

Valid Through
Jun 20,2019


Open Date


Requisition Number


Job Title

Software Design Engineer Sr

Working Title

Software Design Engineer Sr

Job Grade



Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code?


Standard Hours per Week


Full Time or Part Time?

Full Time



Work Schedule Summary

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m.

VP Area

U of U Health - Academics


00850 - Pediatric Critical Care




Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment

External Posting

Pay Rate Range

$60,700 - $101,649

Close Date

Open Until Filled


Job Summary

Designs, modifies, develops, writes and implements software programming applications. Supports and/or installs software applications/operating systems. Participates in the testing process through test review and analysis, test witnessing and certification of software. Following general guidelines and accepted technical approaches performs tasks in the design, development, and implementation of software engineering applications, the analysis and investigation of software engineering project tasks, the definition of design specifications and parameters, development and application of standard routines and utility programs, resolution of hardware/software compatibility and interface design considerations and analysis of system architecture requirements and structure.


• Work closely with business users to determine scope and deliverables of software projects

• Design, develop, test, implement and maintain applications working with established processes

• Recommend changes to improve established applications

• Serve as a core member of an agile team

• Investigate reported software problems and conduct tests to isolate problems and root cause in order to prepare clear incident reports for further investigation


Assignments are defined in terms of general objectives and are of diverse scope and moderate technical complexity. May assign work to lower level technical support employees. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision; typically reports to a manager. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency and 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


The following are strongly preferred:

• 3-5 years of Java, J2EE development experience

• Excellent analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving abilities

• Exceptional organizational and communication skills

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, study teams and project managers

• Applicants will be screened according to preferences


Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email:

or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/


), email:

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior


service, may elect to enroll in


if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from


are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Company info

University of Utah Hospitals & Clinics
Website :

Company Profile
University of Utah Health Care is the Intermountain West’s only academic health care system, combining excellence in patient care, the latest in medical research, and teaching to provide leading-edge medicine in a caring and personal setting. The system provides care for Utahns and residents of five surrounding states in a referral area encompassing more than 10 percent of the continental United States. Whether it’s for routine care or highly specialized treatment in orthopedics, stroke, ophthalmology, cancer, radiology, fertility, cardiology, genetic-related diseases, organ transplant, or many other areas of medicine, University of Utah Health Care offers the latest technology and advancements, including some services available nowhere else in the region.

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