Senior Programmer Analyst

Apr 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Senior Programmer Analyst

Stevenson University

The Senior Programmer Analyst, reporting to the Director of Administrative Applications, is responsible for coordinating the successful launch and implementation of projects for the University by analyzing requests, developing solutions and enforcing Best Practice processes during the scope of each project. The position is to take on a lead/senior role on a variety of projects such as business process improvements, management of workshop offerings, analysis of complex requests from college community and identifying resolutions to such problems. In addition, the position will maintain the University's system of record (Colleague) and any associated Administrative Applications systems.

Department: Information Technology (OIT)

Bachelor’s degree plus 5 years application development programming with proficiency in Unidata/Universe RDBMS and the associated programming language or equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid driver license with good driving record: must be insurable.

Excellent skills in programming, research methods, program and project analysis, problem definition and identification, problem isolation, and effective resolutions Excellent customer service, training, communication, and documentation skills Demonstrable expertise in Colleague, Envision Tool Kit, Colleague Studio, and associated software product offerings Excellent knowledge of relational database best practices, modeling, and design principles SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) is a plus Proven ability to work effectively as a part of a team as well as independently with minimal supervision Ability to interact effectively with members of the College’s administrative community Experience with Unidata and Unibasic required, and Unix preferred Experience with any of the following is preferred: ASP.NET, data storage, data backup, Informer Reporting, Ellucian Portal, DataOrchestrator ODS, Unidata updates and upgrades, Ellucian patch upload, integration of LDAP, or BlackBoard Ability to identify and recommend new processes or best practices for the purpose of streamlining business processes Ability to see the big picture of causes and effects in system development Must have ability to work over-time and be on call 24/7 in a fast paced environment General web application experience preferred

Physical Requirements:
Medium work: exerting up to 30 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Keyboarding, standing and/or sitting, walking, talking and hearing. Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as viewing a computer terminal. Subject to both environmental conditions, activities occur inside and outside.

Essential Functions:
Improve business processes and tactfully challenge status-quo to better serve the university’s vision, mission, and values Proactively work with the university’s internal and external customers to identify their system needs, project requirements, and design appropriate programs to suffice those needs within the planned time-frame Serve as an IT liaison to departmental staff and faculty Accountable for the several phases of software development life-cycle, develop project plans for both programming and implementation, and adhere to Project Management best practices Develop global implementation and high level plans for the selected projects Conduct organizational needs assessments through interview and analysis; Prepare detailed written reports and recommendations Perform application/functional needs analysis Planning, communication and customer service skills Assist customers in problem resolution and provide technical consulting and training as needed Ensure effective testing, system documentation, and implementation of programs Assist with coordinating testing functions related to vendor software releases and document customizations Responsible for the infrastructure for Ellucian Colleague environment Perform routine maintenance as needed to include managing security class definition and assignment for system access Support WebAdvisor registry and related LDAP integration

Reports To: Director, Administrative Applications

Work Location: Greenspring (00)

Position Category: Staff

Position Type: Full-Time (2080 hours, 500500)

Months/Year: 12

Hrs/Week: 40

FLSA: Exempt

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

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