Software Application Developer | Information Technologist I

Job description

Job no: 687446
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 12
Major Administrative Unit / College: Information Technology Services
Department: It Services Application Services 40000482
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Information Technology, Union
Working/Functional Title

Software Application Developer

Position Summary

This is a software application developer position for the Office of Admissions; will analyze, develop, prepare, and document complex Web sites and computer programs and participate in analysis, design, and review of business processes; consults with, trains, and assists end users; involves programming, application development, interface design, application design, database design, system and database maintenance; participates in all phases of projects, from needs analysis and project design through coding, testing, and implementation; will be responsible for support of software, works with a team to solve difficult technical problems; works with current development team on project assignments as well as individual assignments; meets with clients to discuss current problems and suggest future enhancement and procedures.

MSU Information Technology provides the primary leadership for strategic, financial, and policy initiatives affecting information technology (IT) across MSU. MSU IT offers technology resources that support MSU’s mission of providing education, conducting research, and advancing engagement.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) are essential elements, vital to the culture MSU Information Technology endeavors to cultivate. This includes providing opportunities and access for all people which incorporate differences of race, age, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, migratory status, disability/abilities, political affiliation, veteran status and socioeconomic background.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in complex technology projects featuring the extensive use of object-oriented technologies; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Software application developer experience, integration/interface tools, and change management experience; HTML, XHTML, CSS, SQL, XML, MS SQL or Oracle. Technical background in system administration, database and/or application support; Critical thinker with strong problem-solving skills; Ability to execute complex work assignments; Adhere to security and regulatory standards; Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work and lead in a dynamic, cross functional team environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume, cover letter, certifications

Special Instructions

Provide three professional references

Work Hours


Bidding eligibility ends on 1/12/2021, at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Jan 6, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Jan 19, 2021 Eastern Standard Time




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Posted: 1/8/2021
Application Due: 1/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time