Posted on 1 August 2011

Database Specialist/Web Developer - Salt Lake City, Utah

Written by JobPost Company: University of Utah Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Topics: Software Development, Technical Jobs Board, Utah Jobs

Company: University of Utah

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Company Name: University of Utah

Location (City, State): Salt Lake City, Utah


Serves as the database specialist, including:
-Data architect for the development of web applications for Mission-Based Management and the Health Sciences Information System.
-Resource for database lead and application developers
-Performs data imports/exports from providers and to consumers
-Works closely with Health Science Center database administration team

Participates in the development of web applications for Mission-Based Management and the Health Sciences Information System.
-Heavily involved in the planning of system components; responsible for assigned programs and applications, including scoping, requirements gathering, code generation, deployment, and maintenance.
-Creates reports and reporting tools for institutional analysis.
-Interacts with team members and end users to facilitate development and ensure that product meets organizational needs.
-Manages workflow to prioritize tasks and meet project deadlines.
-Other duties as assigned.

Note: This position does not allow telecommuting


-Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, or equivalency;
-Demonstrated human relations and effective oral and written communication skills;
-Minimum of three years experience:
-SQL database programming (emphasis in Oracle PL/SQL or equivalent)
-Software development experience in relational databases, object-oriented server-side programming, and web application development (including design, user interface, deployment, and maintenance).
-Team development (collaborative programming and analysis, source control, test methodologies, and quality control)
-Demonstrated systems development life cycle (SDLC) abilities


-In-depth knowledge of object-oriented development and design principles
-Experience across entire application life cycle (planning, development, testing, deployment, production stewardship)
-Proficient with SQL (especially Oracle), database modeling, Cold Fusion, PHP or Java-based web services (SOAP, REST,), JavaScript, HTML, source-code control systems, Eclipse.
-Experience with data conversions and migrations, data importing and exporting, ETL, Java, Flex, ActionScript, AJAX, MVC web frameworks, report writing, CSS, MXML, JSON, XML, and XSLT.

Work Schedule

Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 5:00

Other Information

This position requires successful completion of a drug test and criminal background check.

How to Claim Vet Preference

Applicants claiming Veterans or Disabled Veterans preference must submit a photo copy of their DD-214 and complete the Utah State Veteran’s Preference Addendum.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Job Closing Date

Job posting 44221 will remain open until filled.

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