Application Developer/Analyst |Information Technologist III

Job description

Application Developer/Analyst |Information Technologist III

Job no: 586020
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 14
Major Administrative Unit / College: Information Technology Services
Department: It Services Application Services 40000482
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Information Technology, Union
Working/Functional Title

Application Developer/Analyst

Position Summary

Designs and develops highly complex, reliable, secure enterprise applications and integration services using the appropriate tools, processes, standards and technologies; collaborates with analysts, developers, and customers to define and design enterprise applications and integration services that requires combining multiple areas of technical expertise and technologies; independently scopes and leads large, complex and sensitive information technology projects; independently plans, develops, deploys and troubleshoots large/complex distributed applications and integrations; supports products including on premise services, internet-based services, databases, and application software; conducts research and interacts with vendors in order to recommend new products and new releases of existing products; evaluates and recommends innovations, acquisitions, implementation and integration of hardware/software services to support and improve university processes and services; acts as a key resource to all team/subunit members and to the information technology unit as a whole on technological issues of high complexity and management/communication of issues of high sensitivity or impact; participates in peer development on projects and training; designs, implements and enforces SDLC policies, procedures, standards and practices; assists in preparation of well-written documents for technical staff, internal/external customers, and management; liaises with network administrators, systems analysts, security analysts, vendors and internal/external customers to assist in resolving problems with software products and systems; assists in project management by providing time estimates of assigned project tasks and reporting any time estimate changes or scope changes to the project leader and/or management; participates in critical analysis of test results to determine and deliver solutions to problem areas; assists in the evaluation of utilities and system application packages; maintains technology expertise, keeping current with evolving systems, programming and database technologies; duties associated with this position involve working on a video display terminal 75 percent of the time; performs other duties as assigned.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or related information technology field, with coursework in an information technology specialization related to the area of employment; and five to eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience supporting enterprise applications including advanced application administration, configuration and customization, user/permissions management, SQL language database queries, and report development using multiple toolsets, including experience overseeing large, complex or critical information technology projects; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications
  • Experience implementing, administering and supporting business applications with an understanding of enterprise applications and security practices.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills (both verbal and written); excellent analytical, leadership, and organizational skills across all levels of technical and functional units.
  • Experience in mentoring less experienced programmers and analysts; ability to work independently on complex work assignments.
  • Ability to effectively manage large projects to completion using resources within and outside of direct lines of authority.
  • Achieves results and demonstrates leadership under adverse circumstances (e.g., outages, limited resources and capabilities, shifting business directions, limited communication channels, cultural challenges, etc.)
Required Application Materials

Resume, cover letter, certifications if any

Special Instructions

Please provide three references

Work Hours


Description of End Date

This is an off-dated position funded from date of hire through 3/17/2021, with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.

Bidding eligibility ends on 6/25/2019 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Jun 19, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jul 30, 2019 Eastern Daylight Time




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Posted: 6/20/2019
Application Due: 7/30/2019
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