Software Engineer II

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Job Description:

The Software Engineer II is responsible for the development & maintenance of SUNY Westchester Community College's software systems.  The incumbent will support the applications that support student success: college readiness, enrollment management, retention, and completion. S/he will troubleshoot end user problems and provide quality solutions; analyze end-user needs, document requirements and translate into proper system design specifications; apply the appropriate life cycle methodology; develop and maintain computer objects, classes, methods and application packages; develop queries and reports; test application, database, and software upgrades.  *This is a Civil Service position.  The final candidate will be required to take and pass the Civil Service Exam.*


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:  A Bachelor's Degree and five (5) years of recent (within the last 7 years) experience (pre- or post-degree) designing and programming application software in at least one of the following languages: Java, Oracle Database, Microsoft SQL, JavaScript, UNIX Shell Script, or Perl.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Functional and technical knowledge of Degree Works, Ad Astra, OnBase, CRM,Tableau and PeopleSoft's Finance is preferred.  Proficiency in Windows, SQL Server, Apache, Weblogic, XML, LDAP and PeopleSoft development tools (PeopleCode, PeopleTools, App Engine, Query, & SQR) are also preferred skills. Takes the initiative in continuously identifying and pursuing personal development opportunities. Uses a combination of technology, process and people skills to help teams solve problems.

Additional Information:

SALARY & BENEFITS:  The salary is $86,366 plus excellent benefits.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online by submitting a letter expressing interest in this position, a resume/CV, and contact information for three professional references.  You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of hire. Please login to: in order to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.  The review of candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Westchester Community College provides accessible, high quality and affordable education to meet the needs of our diverse community. We are committed to student success, academic excellence, workforce development, economic development and lifelong learning. 

The College will provide equal opportunity in all of its employment practices to all persons without unlawful discrimination on the basis of political affiliation, age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction record, membership in any reserve component of the armed forces, or use or non-use of lawful products off College premises during nonworking hours, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law.


About Westchester Community College:

Westchester Community College was founded in 1946 as the New York State Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in White Plains. In 1957, the County of Westchester bought the 360-acre John Hartford estate in Valhalla and designated 218 acres for the community college. Westchester Community College is more than just the county's largest educational institution. It is a living, breathing part of Westchester that goes beyond the influence of a typical college and affects the lives of all who enter its doors.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/30/2021
Application Due: 5/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: The salary is $86,366 plus excellent benefits.