Programmer Analyst II

San Marcos
Apr 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Programmer Analyst II

Job Number: 2017265

Location: San Marcos

Department: Learning Applications Solutions

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: 5350-5850

Job Category: Exempt

Required Qualifications:
  • Strong front and back end web development skills
  • Strong skills creating and utilizing RESTful APIs and other web services
  • Strong understanding of databases as they apply to mobile and web applications
  • Ability to analyze and develop software in multiple languages and environments
  • Ability to read, evaluate, and criticize code changes made by others
  • Ability to translate non-technical user requests into technical requirements
  • Ability to follow complex written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to present complex material to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to contribute to design and strategy discussions

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of modular/layered software engineering practices
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Understanding of common Accessibility issues
  • Experience with Java in the web environment
  • Experience working with and contributing to open source projects
  • Experience with common open source software (Linux, Apache, Tomcat, MySQL, Java, PHP, Ruby, Node, etc)
  • Experience in a higher education environment

Job Description:

We are looking for a developer to support our major creative applications: the Learning Management System, Content Management System, Video Content Management System, Event Calendar, and several other smaller applications.

About Us

We are a versatile DevOps team who work closely together with lots of mutual support. We work in a lot of different technology stacks and try to expand into new ones as the opportunity arises. We like open source, open APIs, and open-mindedness. Our work has the potential to have a positive impact on a great number of students, faculty, and staff.

About You

We're looking for someone with a good understanding of the modern web and its denizens. Someone with the motivation to stay on top of new trends, update best practices, and figure out the best way to help the most people. Most of all you should be a great developer who can get comfortable in any technical environment.

  • excellent 100% paid medical insurance, plus 50% paid dependent coverage
  • 12 vacation days per year, increasing with years of service
  • 12 sick days per year
  • 13-14 days of paid holiday per year
  • pension plan with 6.8% employer contribution
  • enroll in courses with some fees paid, during paid work time (with approval)
  • support for pursuing professional development opportunities

Job Duties:
Job Duties

  • Develop features and fix bugs for a variety of software packages

  • Customize existing software to meet the university’s needs

  • Create integrations between major applications on campus

  • Perform upgrades and merges

  • Design new software as needed, generally for smaller projects

  • Participate in design and strategy meetings

  • Work closely with our support team to prioritize projects

  • Work closely with our design and support teams to create the best possible interfaces

  • Stay up to date on best practices, advise others with what you learn

  • Occasionally present or suggest topics to improve our team awareness and practices

  • Maintain documentation on project details, integration points, and routine tasks

Additional Information to Applicants:
If selected for an interview, applicants will be required to complete written skill-based interview questions.

You are required to electronically attach a resume and cover letter.

Job Open Date: 03/31/2017

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM

Posting Notices:

Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

Related links:
Apply Online at Texas State University
Texas State University main webpage
Summary of Benefits
Texas State University Human Resources
San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce


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