Programmer/Analyst (Senior Software Engineer)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
  • 02 – J – Exempt
  • 03 – K – Exempt
  • 04 – L – Exempt
Work Unit:
Information Technology Services, Administrative Information Services
Enterprise Infrastructure & Operations Software Engineering
Full/Part Time:


Penn State's Enterprise Infrastructure & Operations (EI&O) software engineering group is looking for a highly motivated programmer to work in a group of skilled software engineers who provide creative solutions for an enterprise class computing environment. A successful candidate will be skilled in modern principles of software engineering and have a strong interest in User Experience (UX). Desired programming skills include Java, AngularJS, HTML 5, CSS3, JSF, JavaScript, jQuery and Bootstrap. Additional knowledge of continuous integration, Maven, Jenkins, Docker, accessibility, responsiveness, and other programming languages is a plus. Job duties include the following: Participate in the development process by programming all or parts of some applications. Work with the teams in the unit to coordinate support of ongoing production services and new initiatives, along with other groups throughout Penn State. Coordinate efforts between the customer support, requirements, design, development and QA groups. Stay current with trends and initiatives for software engineering and architecture and meet compliance regulations specific for Higher Education solutions. This job will be filled as a level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 2. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Graphics Design with an emphasis in web development preferred.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088