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TEMP Full Time


Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm


Commensurate with experience


Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.


Bachelor's degree in computer-related field.


  • Two years+ of programming experience. (PHP, C++, Javascript).
  • Two years+ of web interface development experience (HTML, CSS).
  • One year+ of relation database development experience. (MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle).
  • One year+ of user interface design experience.
  • Posses proven human relation skills.
  • Analytical mind and excellent diagnostic abilities.
  • Ability to apply knowledge and experience to new and challenging situations.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Job Summary:


The Solutions Engineer will work individually or as part of a team to analyze challenges, develop solutions, and implement the chosen solutions. He/She will be required to work with other developers as well as with various constituents both inside the department and in the greater university community.

Research & Development - Discovering new technology, discovering it's benefits and uses and then implement to solve problems.

Solution Implementation - Using establish standards and programming principles, design, write, debug, install, and/or maintain specified software individually and/or as a member of leader of a project team.

Business Needs Analysis - Consult with Dean, Directors, Department Chairs, and other University officials regarding their needs for software solutions.

Software Maintenance - Assist with maintaining existing solutions as necessary.

Solutions Related Task - Be prepared to accept system administrative or support roles as well as other non-traditional tasks to further solutions and/or services to both internal and external customers.

Standards - Assist in the creation of standards and procedures to allow for a coherent and well documented operational environment.

Emergency Response - Be prepared and willing to address system failures and crises as they apply to projects and programs that have been assigned.


To apply for this position:

Step 1: Complete the Valparaiso University Employment Application.

Step 2: Complete the EEO form.

Step 3: Send electronic copy of cover letter, resume and references.

All materials may be sent electronically to: (OR) fax to: 219-464-6887.


Please address cover letter to:

Dave Sierkowski, Director of Systems Administration
Valparaiso University
1700 Chapel Drive
Valparaiso, IN  46383


Equal Employment Opportunity – Non-Discrimination and Commitment to Diversity.

Valparaiso University does not unlawfully discriminate and aims to employ persons of various backgrounds and experience to help constitute a diverse community. Its entire EOE policy can be found at:


NOTICE: Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Valparaiso University participates in E-VERIFY to confirm work authorization.