Applications Programmer

Riverside, CA
Mar 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $58,500 - $87,000
Title: Applications Programmer
Category: Management and Professional
Department: Academic Information Systems
Date Posted: 11/14/2016

Position Information: "Under the general supervision of the Director of Academic Information Systems, provide technical support and maintenance of software and systems supporting the campus Payroll and Personnel System and provide technical support to the campus Student Information System (SIS), including Student Records, Admissions, Student Business Services, and Financial Aid modules as well as custom SIS and web systems.

Minimum Requirements: Experience with planning for deployment and creation of feedback mechanisms.
Intermediate knowledge of secure software development.
Thorough experience with common programming tools. Demonstrated ability to follow software specifications.
Advanced skills associated with software design, modification, implementation and deployment, including object-oriented programming concepts.
Demonstrated ability to interface with management on a regular basis.
Demonstrated ability to understand functional needs and how systems can support those needs. Demonstrated ability to develop conversion and system implementation plans.
Demonstrated broad problem solving skills.
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
Ability to independently research and correct issues relating to programming bugs or job failures.
Thorough experience with identification and use of code libraries and open-source forums.
Demonstrated software repository skills. Demonstrated testing and test planning skills.
Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of Cobol, DB2, CICS, PlSql, Java programming languages, IBM Z/OS JCL, VSAM file structures, HTML, XML, CSS, and other web languages.
Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.

Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to contribute technical narrative to grant proposals.

Additional Information: In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview


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