Software Engineer

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7237789 (Ref:ej-5195417)

Posted: April 19, 2024

Job Description

Software Engineer

Job ID: 271163
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other.

The University System of Georgia is comprised of our 26 institutions of higher education and learning as well as the System Office. Our USG Statement of Core Values are Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values serve as the foundation for all that we do as an organization, and each USG community member is responsible for demonstrating and upholding these standards. More details on the USG Statement of Core Values and Code of Conduct are available in USG Board Policy and can be found online at

Additionally, USG supports Freedom of Expression as stated in Board Policy 6.5 Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom found online at


Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Our Summerville Campus:

2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904

College/Department Information

The Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center is the single largest investment in a cybersecurity facility in the nation to date. The $100 million facility will help to fill the current and growing shortage of cybersecurity talent in the state and nation. The Georgia Cyber Innovation and Training Center represents a unique public/private partnership that includes Augusta University, Augusta Technical College, the University System of Georgia's research institutions, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, and other state, federal, and private-sector partners working together to meet this workforce demand and to innovate, train, and strengthen defenses.

The state-of-the-art Center is located in the growing cybersecurity corridor in Augusta, Georgia, that is also home to the U.S. Army Cyber Command and Cyber School of Excellence at Fort Gordon. The Center is located on the downtown campus of Augusta University and houses the School of Computer and Cyber Sciences.

Job Summary

The Software Engineer will be responsible for the design and development of a wide range of tools and applications. This includes, but is not limited to, server-side automation, enhancements to existing web services/APIs, designing new applications/services from the ground-up to meet future needs, create technical design documentation based on requirements, assist in providing time estimates required to complete assigned tasks, and provide internal/external technical support for applications and client requests.


The duties include, but are not limited to:

Code/Software: Write, debug, and troubleshoot GCITC maintained and third-party code/software.

SDLC: Contribute to various stages of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, and deployment.

Software Quality: Write and execute unit tests to ensure software quality.

Others: Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant work experience or internships, projects, coursework in software development. Experience with version control system (e.g. Git).

Opensource contributions, Python Programming, Frontend and Backend development.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Basic knowledge of programming languages and software development concepts.
Understanding of SDLC methodologies.

Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
Effective communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences.

Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.


Shift: Days/M-F (Work outside of normal business hours may be required)

Pay Grade: 16

Salary: Minimum $41,846/ annual - Midpoint $56,492/annual

Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum midpoint) of the position.

Recruitment Period: Until Filled

Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Other Information

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicant from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university.

Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee.

If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365

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Job posting number:#7237789 (Ref:ej-5195417)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Augusta University
United States
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