Texas A&M University — Software Applications Developer II

Our Commitment
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are
The Division of Information Technology provides reliable and accessible IT services to elevate and enhance Texas A&M University. We provide IT leadership to the campus community while enabling the research, education and service mission of Texas A&M. With trusted services and innovative solutions, we are changing the technology landscape on campus. This position will focus on delivering exemplary service to Health Science Center faculty, staff, students, clinicians and researchers.  To learn more about IT at Texas A&M University visit us at: https://it.tamu.edu/

What we want
We are looking for a Software Applications Developer II, to join our innovative department! This position is crucial to performing complex and specialized software development support functions, such as: troubleshooting, analysis, research, de-bugging, and problem-solving. Experience in applications development, using Java, ASP.NET C#, Amazon AWS Developer Tools such as CodePipeline and Cloud Development SDK will be a plus to serve in this position. We need an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If you have strong interpersonal skills, have a willingness to learn and develop proficiencies in new technologies, and you enjoy working cooperatively with others, then this position is for you. We invite you to apply to be considered for this great opportunity.

What you need to know

COVID-19 information:  Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website. For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three years of software applications development experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with a diverse range of people.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Experience:

  • Applications development experience using Java.
  • Experience with ASP.NET C#.
  • Experience with Amazon AWS Developer Tools such as CodePipeline and Cloud Development SDK.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Advanced cross-disciplined IT skills, advanced analysis and troubleshooting/problem-solving, client relations skills, requirement assessment and analysis, project management methodology, understands context/interrelationships, and proficiency of ITIL.
  • Willingness to gain proficiency through learning new development technologies and full stack web development.


  • Software Coding – Review and write complex programs, program modifications, or applications.
  • Software Support and Deployment – Troubleshoot and resolve complex problems by reviewing and analyzing software documentation and production outputs to identify causes, solutions, and/or make appropriate referrals. Evaluate and follow through on issues and problems until resolved or escalated.
  • Software Testing – Test complex programs, program modifications, or applications.
  • Common Duties – May coordinate the technical activities of a small project team; assist and mentor other employees in resolving various issues; participate with management personnel in planning, direction, and coordinating operational and/or procedural matters to meet goals and objectives; may produce reports and summaries for management and/or users including status reports, problem reports, progress summaries, and system utilization reports; participate in change management and problem tracking; and perform all or some of the duties of a Software Applications Developer I.
  • Client/Vendor Collaboration – Consult with clients to review project plans and schedules, secure approval of test results, and discuss problems or concerns.
  • Software Design – Design complex programs, program modifications, or applications. Develop specifications based on input from the customer and create complex design documents.
  • Documentation – Review and analyze software documentation and production results to facilitate problem resolution.
  • Data Architecture Design Support – Assist with data architecture design.
  • Project Planning Support – Answer questions and provide technical assistance and/or training to application users. Resolve problems by reviewing and analyzing software documentation and production outputs to identify causes, solutions, and/or make appropriate referrals.
  • Technology Planning and Evaluation – Participate in the evaluation of software products and programming languages to determine their applicability to a specific system and/or project.
  • Professional Development – Participate in training and professional development sessions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application. 

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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