The Getty

Software Engineer

Requisition Number
Regular Full-Time
Position Status
Getty Center
Trust - 1285-Getty Applications Team
Information Technology
Targeted Hiring Range
$78,111 - $101,547 Annually
Commensurate with experience and internal equity

Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion at Getty

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Job Summary

Using self-initiative, executes most software life cycle tasks, including process and requirements evaluation, system design, configuring, implementing, testing, modifying, troubleshooting and maintaining packaged software solutions. Works on systems of moderate size and complexity, or segments of larger systems. Displays strong knowledge of software architectures, both on premise and hosted. Participates in the development of software documentation and user manuals. Must be proficient in all phases/functions of the software development cycle.

Major Job Responsibilities

  • Assesses user needs and requirements
  • Designs and develops applications that may involve sophisticated data manipulation
  • Maintains and updates existing programs
  • Troubleshoots and solves technical problems
  • Helps implement programs to meet reporting and evaluation needs
  • Designs and implements user and operations training programs
  • Documents changes in software for end users
  • Follows team software development methodology
  • Serves as technical resource with respect to applications


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or a combination of education and relevant experience
  • 2-5 years software development experience


All employees must be fully-vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as a condition of employment. Exemptions from this requirement as a reasonable accommodation due to medical contraindication, disability or sincerely held religious belief or practice will be considered.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Current knowledge of latest software and design standards
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and resolve software issues and test and implement solutions
  • Ability to define and solve rational problems for technical applications
  • Knowledge of and ability to select, adapt, and effectively use SQL to evaluate and troubleshoot systems issues
  • Working knowledge of Maximo, and Archibus a plus
  • Working knowledge of Crystal Reports, SharePoint and Filemaker Pro a plus
  • Knowledge of and ability to program API's a plus
  • Ability to recognize and recommend needed changes in user and/or operations procedures
  • Basic knowledge of software engineering standards
  • Strong knowledge of at least one programming language

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected status.