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NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY
HUMAN RESOURCES SERVICES

POSITION CLASSIFICATION DESCRIPTION


Position Classification Title: R&D Software Developer,Ld
Position Classification Code: M4063
Job Family: Information Technology
Pay Level: 12
Exempt Status: Exempt
This description is intended to describe the general nature of the work being performed. It is not intended to be a complete list of specific duties of any particular position. Duties, responsibilities and bargaining unit eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.
Purpose of Classification:
Under general supervision, plans, conducts and supervises assignments on a classified project. Reviews progress and evaluates results. Plans projects, assigns staff, and recommends procedure changes. Provides functional and empirical analysis related to the design, development, and implementation of software operating systems, including but not limited to, utility software, development software, and diagnostic software. Participates in the development of test strategies, devices and systems.
Standard Duties:
Works as part of a Government/contractor team. Under general supervision, plans, conducts and may supervise assignments. Reviews progress and evaluates results. May train Associate level personnel in technical complexities of assigned work. Recommends changes in procedures. May supervise personnel to include: work allocation, training, promotion and enforcement of internal procedures and controls and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance. Operates with substantial latitude for unreviewed action or decision. Reviews progress with management. Full lifecycle application development. Designing, coding and debugging applications in various software languages. Software analysis, code analysis, requirements analysis, software review, identification of code metrics, system risk analysis, software reliability analysis. Object-oriented Design and Analysis (OOA and OOD). Software modeling and simulation. Front end graphical user interface design. Software testing and quality assurance. Performance tuning, improvement, balancing, usability, automation. Support, maintain and document software functionality. Integrate software with existing systems. Evaluate and identify new technologies for implementation. Project Planning and Project Management. Maintain standards compliance. Implement localization or globalization of software. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge and understanding of principles, procedures, regulations, and standards applicable to the job. Understanding of the University's mission, vision and goals.
Short- and long-term planning; problem analysis and resolution; report preparation and presentation; interpersonal and organizational communication, both oral and written.
Develop and maintain effective working relationships; maintain accurate and orderly records; use independent judgment and initiative; organize and direct activities.
Minimum Qualifications:
   Education- Bachelor's degree in a related field.
   Experience- Five (5) years of experience directly related to the standard duties as outlined.
   Equivalency- None
   Certifications/License- Security clearance may be required depending on assignment.
   Departmental Requirements-
   Special Requirements-