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Software Developer Trainee

Provo, Utah
Job Type
14 Jul 2022
Job Posting Title:
Software Developer Trainee

Hiring Department:
Academic Information Systems

Position Open To:
All Applicants

Weekly Scheduled Hours:

FLSA Status:
To Be Determined at Offer

Earliest Start Date:

Position Duration:
Expected to Continue


Job Details:

General Notes

Applicants must make a grade of "A" on the programming aptitude test before officially applying for the position. For information regarding the test, visit

Must be eligible to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.


Candidates that are hired will be enrolled in the Software Developer Training program to learn to design, implement, and maintain computer-based information systems for the clients of the Academic Information Systems department.

  • Support Academic Information Systems by conducting a full range of programming tasks including analysis, coding, and debugging of complex program logic.
  • Establish test procedures, testing, and debugging programs.
  • Determine data needs and entity relationships; design database structures for efficient and effective data storage and retrieval.
  • Develop user-friendly, standards-compliant application interfaces.
  • Determine client business requirements, evaluate alternatives and make recommendations to meet business constraints and satisfy existing and future software needs of the unit or organization.
  • Adhere to software coding and documentation standards.
  • Communicate with and train internal and external clients. Teach formal or informal courses on programming or related technical topics.
  • Efficiently manage time and resources within a software development project.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must make a grade of "A" on the programming aptitude test before officially applying for the position. Applicants can take this test every 24 months and the score will remain valid for 24 months. For information regarding the test, visit the test information website Demonstrated ability to analyze complex problems and propose and implement good solutions. Strong verbal and written communication skills, organizational skills, and teamwork skills. Resourceful problem solver. Exhibited professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal skills. Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.

Preferred Qualifications

Self-directed and demonstrated ability to work independently. Demonstrated ability to work with both technical and non-technical clients. Has had experience giving presentations and training clients. Bachelor's degree or higher.

Salary Range


Working Conditions
  • May work around standard office conditions
  • Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation
  • Work performed on concurrent multiple projects under pressure of rigid deadlines and/or time limitations

Required Materials
  • Resume/CV
  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
  • Letter of interest

Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.

Employment Eligibility:
Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.

Retirement Plan Eligibility:
The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

Background Checks:

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Pay Transparency:

The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

Employment Eligibility Verification:

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.



The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:
  • E-Verify Poster (English) PDF
  • E-Verify Poster (Spanish) PDF
  • Right To Work Poster (English) PDF
  • Right To Work Poster (Spanish) PDF


Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.

The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2021 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.
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  • Job Reference: 657824910-2
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2022
  • Recruiter: The University of Texas at Austin
  • Location: Provo, Utah
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent