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Software Engineer (7300U), Haas School of Business 34478
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Apr. 25, 2022
Title Software Engineer (7300U), Haas School of Business 34478
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Information Technology

Software Engineer (7300U), Haas School of Business 34478

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.

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You will be joining the Data & Performance Team at the Haas School of Business. The Data & Performance Team is responsible for supporting all of the custom applications and integrations for the Business School. These applications and integrations are primarily written in C# and Javascript.

This position has the flexibility to be up to 100% remote.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: May 6, 2022


Plans, designs, develop, modify, debugs, deploys and evaluates complex software for functional areas. Analyzes existing software or works to formulate logic for new complex systems and devises complex algorithms. Performs complex data analysis and tests / debugs complex software. Analyzes the design and use of complex data sources. Applies moderately complex programming security practices.
  • These custom applications will be used to automate and support the program offices day to day operations.

The custom APIs built will be used to support integration work with third party applications.
  • Negotiates, develops and executes moderately complex test plans. Develops conversion and system implementation plans. Trains users in conversion and implementation of system. Performs complex data modeling, performance and integration testing and builds interfaces for a variety of internal and external constituents. Monitors and employs source code control techniques and configuration management.
  • Build extensible APIs that can be consumed by other third party services.

Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for approval of system and programming documentation. Recommends and implements changes in development, maintenance and system standards. Negotiates with stakeholders on the creation of software specifications. Ensures project reports are made.
  • Interface with leaders of program offices, HR and Dean Suite to collect system requirements.

Understands and applies industry practices, community standards and department policies and procedures relating to work assignments. Interacts with senior level internal personnel. May serve as technical lead for a software development project of moderate scope. Trains users in conversion and implementation of systems. Negotiates project plans with stakeholders.
  • Life long learner with commitment to continually updating and refreshing technical skills.

Professional Learning and Growth
  • Embraces the principle of being a "student always" by engaging in opportunities for training, workshops, seminars, continuing education pertinent to the position, or at the suggestion of the supervisor.
  • Actively contributes to a team environment that fosters and promotes a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) within the unit and at Haas.
  • Engages in ongoing education to promote diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging by completing University sponsored certifications & training sessions (Ie: MEP Workshop, Implicit Bias Certification, LinkedIn Learning workshops, and other workshops & seminars offered by the University or Haas, as they are made available) or by engaging in external seminars & resources related to DEIB.
  • Exemplifies Haas' four Defining Leadership Principles: (1) Question the status quo; (2) Confidence without attitude; (3) Students always; and (4) Beyond yourself.

Required Qualifications
  • Intermediate knowledge of secure software development.
  • Advanced skills associated with software design, modification, implementation and deployment, including object-oriented programming concepts. In depth knowledge of C#, Javascript and SQL languages.
  • Solid understanding of functional needs and how systems can support those needs.
  • Develops conversion and system implementation plans.
  • Demonstrates solid effective communication and interpersonal skills with collegues, internal and external, as well as solid communication while interfacing with management on a regular basis.
  • Thorough experience with identification and use of code libraries and open-source forums.
  • Demonstrated software repository skills. Demonstrated testing and test planning skills.
  • Thorough experience with common programming tools. Demonstrated ability to follow software specifications.
  • Can easily communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
  • Self-motivated and works both independently and as part of a team, while working effectively to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated broad problem solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrating a desire to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging to establish and maintain positive & professional working relationships with colleagues, students and team members.
  • Exemplifies Haas' four Defining Leadership Principles: (1) Question the status quo; (2) Confidence without attitude; (3) Students always; and (4) Beyond yourself.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a business, organization or public university setting.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Contributes technical narrative to grant proposals.
  • Experience with planning for deployment and creation of feedback mechanisms.
  • Experience with any of the following technologies is a nice to have: Python, R, SAS, Relational Databases (PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL), Tensorflow, Keras, data lake analytics tools, machine learning, or AI.

Salary & Benefits

This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary will be commensurate with experience within the range of $85,350.00 - $115,000.00.

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How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.

Other Information

This position is flexible to work up to 100% remote with the flexibility to travel to the UC Berkeley Campus as needed and with advanced notice.

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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