Software Applications Developer II

Updated: 6 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Software Applications Developer II


Texas A&M Transportation Institute


Communications Division (Web & Software Services)

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

Who are we?

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) is an agency of the State of Texas and member of The Texas A&M University System. For 70 years, TTI has addressed complex transportation challenges and opportunities with innovation, objectivity, and unmatched technical expertise. Our staff delivers excellence, value and thought leadership to ensure our research sponsors achieve their goals.

Our Mission and Vision

Our Vision - TTI leads in the creation of knowledge that transforms transportation for the benefit of society.

Our Mission - TTI delivers practical, innovative and sustainable solutions to improve the movement of people, data and goods through research, education and technology transfer.


Our Work Environment

  • Entrepreneurial culture

  • Affiliation with Texas A&M University students and faculty

  • Ability to work with nationally recognized experts

  • Ability to help train the next generation of transportation professionals

  • Premier office and research facilities and equipment

  • Accredited laboratories and safety proving ground

  • Outstanding research support services

  • Hybrid work environment/telecommuting

  • Flexible work hours

  • Family friendly

  • High staff retention rates

  • Leadership development and wellness programs

  • Data allowance and home office equipment reimbursements

  • Relocation assistance (if eligible)

  • Tuition reimbursement program (if eligible)

Our Employee Benefits

TTI employees can choose from several health coverage options offered by The Texas A&M University System for themselves and their families, as well as numerous other benefit programs.

What you need to know:

  • TTI is a Texas based agency. This position has the flexibility of a hybrid remote option with two days in a TTI Texas based office. This can be discussed further during the interview process.

  • The salary range for this position is $51K - $77K. Final salary will be determined based on the applicant's qualifications and experience.

Job Summary :

The purpose of this position is to develop web applications for specific research projects. The person in this position will build and maintain medium-to-large scale, complex web applications for TTI sponsors and to provide programming/application support for TTI research tools. This position, under direction, performs complex and specialized software development support functions, such as troubleshooting, analysis, research, de-bugging, and problem-solving. Completes reports and summaries for management and users including project status reports, problem reports, and progress summaries. Continued employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding and satisfactory performance.

Job Duties :

  • 65% - Designs complex web-based programs, program modifications, or applications. Develops specifications based on input from the customer and creates complex design documents.

  • 20% - Assists with data architecture design. Participates in the evaluation of software products and programming languages to determine their applicability to a specific system or project.

  • 10% Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems by reviewing and analyzing software documentation and production output to identify causes, solutions, and make appropriate referrals. Evaluates and follows through on issues and problems until resolved or escalated.

  • 4% - Assists project leader with developing work plans and time schedules for projects including outlining phases, identifying personnel, and computing equipment requirements.

  • 1% - Other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience :

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Three years of related experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of advanced analysis, troubleshooting, problem-solving, client relations skills, requirement assessment and analysis, project management methodology, and proficiency of the Information Technology Interface Library (ITIL).

  • Experience in web development, production, and maintenance.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Education :

  • Masters degree in related field.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficiency developing JavaScript web applications including with jQuery and other libraries such as Angular, Vue, React, etc.

  • Knowledge of Agile Methodology, GIT, DevOps, Scrum, and Linux.

  • Proficiency with PyTorch Tableau, and Python.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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