The following responsibilities represent Technical Development and Delivery.
1) Create and integrate complicated technical frameworks into a web-based product in multi-tiered environments
2) Review, understand, and assess the impact of underlying technologies on supported applications
3) Collaborate and work with other programmers, system administrators, database administrators, and security and web administrators to maintain application batch jobs, overall stability and optimal system performance
4) Install and/or upgrade vendor application(s) and other software needed to support the application system(s)
5) Create repeatable, transferable coding designs that can be leveraged for other solutions
6) Take proactive steps to ensure the team delivers high quality system releases that require little or no re-work
7) Provide estimates to complete tasks as needed
8) Manage work effectively to insure that project milestones are met or escalate issues as needed
9) Implement work standards to ensure that the team adheres to a SDLC methodology
10) Develop technical design based on functional requirements and design
11) Create and conduct unit testing following a standard methodology
The following responsibilities represent System Support.
12) Maintain existing integrated features and workflows
13) Maintain a nightly batch job system that processes numerous data feeds
14) Identify and resolve technical issues; work with the software vendors and other IT Services departments to determine best method to resolve issues
15) Develop an understanding of business processes (e.g. Research Safety, Environmental Health and Safety, Budget Office, Facilities Services)
16) Develop an understanding of Service Management concepts/ITIL processes
1) Technical direction â“effectively assist leadership in managing a technical direction for the organization through keeping up with industry trends and recommending forward paths
2) Focus â“focus on delivering high quality service, needs of the key stakeholders, end-users, service orientation, organizational communications and getting results
3) Listening and communications â“build partnerships/relationships through listening for understanding; express oneself effectively in all media, with diplomacy, openness and transparency; provide specific and appropriate feedback
4) Accountable and commitment and follow-through â“do what you say you will do and be personally responsible for your actions; take individual responsibility for performance including quality and quantity of work; be willing to own the issue, problem, activity and accomplishments; commit to own development
5) Initiative and innovation â“pro-active approach interest in problem solving; display creative approach to everyday problems, ask good questions, and stimulate ideas; offer creative ideas for improvements and solutions to problems
6) Keep abreast of IT trends and technologies and build knowledge and technical expertise
7) Collaborative â“build effective relationships with others; work effectively as a member of a department and/or project team; open to assistance and willingness to assist others; put success of team above own interest
8) Professional â“internalize and act on organizational mission and goals; work effectively across organization and campus community; active interest in The University and IT in higher education; take personal ownership of professional development. Values and respects differences
9) Decision making / problem solving â“generate pragmatic approaches to addressing issues, challenges, and opportunities; analyze problems; develop and implement effective solutions; make sound business decisions in a timely manner
10) Must demonstrate a full understanding of the intricate technical concepts, components, and implementation of the created solutions
11) Proven ability to deal with multiple concurrent projects serving multiple constituencies and sponsors
12) Strong oral and written communication skills.
1) Standard office environment
2) Outdoor exposure to weather
3) On-call responsibilities
1) Sit for short or extended time periods
2) Stand for short or extended time periods
3) Bend, crouch, or stoop
4) Extensively use computer
5) Make repetitive wrist, hand, or finger movements
1) Bachelorâ™s degree in Information Technology or related field
2) Masterâ™s degree in a related field
1) Minimum Â of five years creating, Â implementing Â and supporting complicated, Â large Â scale Â solutions Â in Â a Â multi-tier environment, including the integration of a web product to other applications
2) Minimum of five years programming in Java.NET
3) Minimum of five years working with databases and data integrity
4) Minimum of five years programming in SQL databases, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL
5) Minimum of five years development, implementation, support, and maintenance of a vendor supported system
6) Change and release management practices
7) Working with software vendors and regular direct contact with clients
8) Implementing ETL processing and reporting systems
9) Performing or supporting academic systems applications
10) Experience in a Research 1 university supporting an integrated vendor supported systems
11) Experience with higher education
12) Experience with IBM Maximo Asset Management application and programming of MBOs and J2EE
13) Experience with Microsoft .NET and Visual Studio
1) ITIL Foundations certification
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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