UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Specification for Class
IHME ENGINEER I
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
11843 (E S 8 SEIU 925 IHME Non Supv)
CLASS SERIES CONCEPT
Within the Institute for Health Metrics (IHME), support information technology operations in one or more areas such as but not limited to, datacenter infrastructure, health database development or administration, web applications and tools, and front-end application development or administration, and engineering.
Provide technical expertise in one or more areas of computing and engineering technology, requiring a broad knowledge of hardware and software technologies, along with an ability to communicate on technical subjects effectively with technical and non-technical IHME staff.
Under general supervision, design, write, and debug complex software programs and applications, develop and maintain web applications, database applications, and/or application software, and associated hardware and tools. Integrate complex systems and application technologies into reliable and effective systems for achieving IHME’s technical research and administrative goals.
Perform one or more computer system related activities such as programming, systems analysis, database development, complex report development, system security management or application development to meet the population health metrics collection and analysis needs of IHME;
Troubleshoot problems with code, software, and/or connectivity, provide initial diagnosis of problems and resolve problems on new and existing systems;
Provide detailed requirements analysis and recommendations for computing environment, system software and hardware acquisitions, and/or upgrades;
Develop, maintain, and evaluate technical operating systems documentation, processes, systems changes and/or web information and delivery systems user guides and documentation in accordance with IHME internal standards;
Design, install, configure, and support server, desktop, and database configurations to meet IHME research needs;
Test, monitor, and optimize systems and code and assist with the development of test plans for usability, performance, and adherence to IHME internal standards;
Develop integrated tools and diagnostics into complex computational processes;
Refactor existing code to improve efficiency, operability, and performance;
Manage and test backup and recovery plans;
Control access permissions and privileges;
Perform technical evaluation, installation, maintenance, and support of computer systems software;
Enforce data validation and business rules in support of data integrity and computing systems reliability; and
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics or related and two years of related experience
Equivalent combination of education/experience.
CLASS SERVICE EXEMPTION
Senior Computer Systems and Network Programming.
CLASS SPECIFICATION HISTORY
New to SEIU 925 11-10-2020 per PERC Case No. 132072-E-19.
Prior to 01-01-2021, this work in IHME was in professional staff job code 11568, Senior Computer Specialist (E S 8).