Senior Software Developer

University Of Michigan Ann Arbor , MI 48103

Posted 1 week ago

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Job Summary

Join our team and become a driver of innovation at the world's great public research university. Academic Innovation is a startup environment leveraging modern technologies, languages and approaches.

Work with complex data and cloud based solutions. Be part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team that focuses on creativity and impact; automation and iteration.

The developer selected for this position will play a critical role in advancing the cutting-edge of software innovation at the University of Michigan. This role reports to the Associate Director for Software Development & User Experience Design at the Office of Academic Innovation. They will lead development cycles, collaborate with cross-disciplinary teams and develop applications to create engaging and innovative online learning experiences across the U-M community and beyond.

You:

Are a self-driven technical expert who enjoys conceiving and implementing solutions to complex real world problems. You think in terms of abstraction, modularity and reuse.

You architect your projects to both address the situation in front of you and optimize for future flexibility. You know how to work backward to address a problem rather than accept a solution.

You are known for your forward-looking mindset, anticipating needs and opportunities before they emerge. You believe in iteration and think in terms of efficiency and sustainability, pursuing automation and reducing points of failure.

You take pride in the work you deliver and are known for the quality of your releases. You set ambitious goals and realistic milestones.

You are valued as a team member and thought partner. You are comfortable presenting your ideas to your team and stakeholders. You are a skilled and enthusiastic collaborator who works well in team settings, knowing where to listen to the expertise of others and when to lead with your own.

You think from the user perspective and challenge yourself and your collaborators to think about impact and design solutions to identifiable challenges. You care about the usability, functionality and presentation of the applications you design. You have experience creating something new and helping projects realize their potential.

For more information, please visit our website: Academic Innovation.



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