Business & Tech Application Analyst
Position Number: 00061660
Primary Function of Organization Unit: Founded in 1966, the Center for Urban Affairs and Community Services (CUACS) extends the educational research capabilities of North Carolina State University (NCSU) to governmental and community agencies. The Center operates under a mandate to provide research and technical assistance to state and local government as well as to the faculty and staff of NCSU. As part of the Center's work with state government, a new program Technical Outreach to Public Schools (TOPS) was established to support functions critical to public education K-12. NCSU will collaborate in areas of mutual interest with the North Carolina Dept. of Public Instruction (NCDPI) to support public schools on educational areas of high priority. Specifically, NCSU will work with NCDPI in applying research and development skills to major educational and technological issues and by providing product and quality control support to the measurement of educational performance in the state's 115 local school systems. TOPS will: 1) provide research, technical, and training assistance in carrying out assessments on a statewide basis; 2) develop tests and provide support for technological improvements for data-driven decision-making; 3) conduct needs assessment and research studies in priority areas of mutual interest. These work activities are highly sensitive and confidential and are technically complex.
Essential Job Duties: Database and network administrator for applications supported by the Center. Must be proficient in SQL, Linux shell scripting, and database integration software using MySQL.
Department Required Skills: Must be proficient in SQL, Linux and Windows server administration, and database integration software using MySQL. Must be proficient in administration of network devices such as load balancers, switches and vpn appliances. Thorough knowledge of computer systems, data analysis, data management and programming techniques with experience on computers as well as knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of computer systems and peripherals required. Comprehensive ability to apply research design and data collection/analysis techniques to assure the reporting of valid research results is essential. Must communicate effectively orally and in writing. Must be able to interpret federal and state guidelines and regulations.
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: Bachelor's degree with nine credit hours in programming and two years of experience in business application consulting or development; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Prefer one or more years experience using MySQL and familiarity with Git. Prefer experience with installing and maintaining servers and networking equipment with a focus on using them to support business applications. Prefer demonstrated ability to plan, organize and schedule work for tight deadlines.
Necessary Licenses and Certifications: n/a
AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
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