IT Analyst/Programmer III

East Carolina University

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IT Analyst/Programmer III

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AFH IT Enterprise Info Systems

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Administration & Finance

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IT Analyst/Programmer III

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IT Analyst/Programmer III

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Full Time

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Non-Faculty Information Technology

Organizational Unit Overview:

Information Technology and Computing Services (ITCS) is the central agency that supports enterprise-wide computing at East Carolina University. ITCS, through innovative information technology initiatives and service, provides opportunities for the ECU community to excel in teaching, research, and service using state-of-the-market technology and collaborative environments. ITCS is first and foremost committed to providing excellent information technology support for faculty, staff, and students. ITCS partners with campus departments, other universities, and industry to make strategic investments in information technology infrastructure that will help maintain a competitive advantage in administrative applications, faculty research, and outreach to the state and nation. We will achieve this through increasing the core functions and deploying appropriate technology throughout the university.

Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) is responsible for the design, development, implementation, operation and enhancement of administrative computer applications for over 28,000 students and over 6,100 employees at ECU. Systems supported include Finance, Human Resources, Student, University Advancement, Document Imaging, and the PiratePort Portal. EIS works closely with central offices across campus, including numerous steering committees, to ensure administrative systems meet the needs of the university.

Job Duties :

This position is a web development position for the New Technologies Development Group (NTDG) within Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) in ITCS. Primary responsibilities include full Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) engagement and application development of enterprise-wide internet applications in support of the University’s web portal environment.

This position has responsibility for planning, developing, or enhancing, maintenance and oversight of technically complex computer applications requiring a high level of analytical and programming knowledge and skills. This position will often function as the top-level technical contributor for specialized projects and will also be responsible for meeting with management to define and design applications to meet the automation requirements of the University. Primary job duties involve modern UI/UX design, architecture design, analysis, programming, integration, and testing of integrated enterprise systems spanning the entire university.

The position is also responsible for providing technical consultation and training to team members, project leaders, managers, departments, faculty, and related university personnel and organizations. As well as serving in a project management support role for projects assigned to the team. This position must also evaluate new technologies with the intent of implementation as well as to provide training to other team members and be a source for the development and enforcement of team policies, procedures, and standards.

This position will develop and maintain documentation for new and existing applications, effectively prioritize assigned tasks, and ensure that tasks are completed in a timely manner.

The primary job duty for this position is to use a large variety of programming tools/technologies to write programs in an online/real-time environment, within a sophisticated, integrated network environment. The individual in this position must be able to determine, develop, and document a logical flow of program instructions; code those instructions using a programming language; and include program documentation. Code should be easy to maintain and follow departmental standards. The major languages currently in use are JavaScript (Angular), HTML, CSS, ColdFusion, & Oracle, however new programming languages and tools must be learned as technical and application systems evolve.

Additional job duties include Project Management, Systems Analysis, Maintenance & Problem Resolution, Business Process Analysis, Testing, Documentation, & Training.

This position may require non-business hour support including evening and weekends, depending on the needs of the university and all work responsibilities should be performed with limited technical supervision.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Master’s degree and 2-4 years’ experience; or a bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years’ experience: or an equivalent combination of education and experience. All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.

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Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field and four years of programming and applications analysis is preferred. Advanced knowledge of the ColdFusion, SQL, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML languages, the Oracle database environment and the principles and concepts behind source code management is highly desired. Professional experience creating modern enterprise web applications, including mobile development, and familiarity with RIA, AJAX, UI/UX, Responsive Design, and MVC is preferred. Advanced knowledge of the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), testing methodologies, testing practices, debugging, and documentation is also preferred. The ability to manage complicated and extensive applications which interface with multiple other administrative information systems and an advanced understanding of the concepts of web application security is desired. The desired candidate should possess knowledge of the principles and concepts behind project management and the ability to evaluate technologies with the intent of implementation. The ability to develop and enforce team policies, procedures, and standards is desired. Exceptional problem-solving skills, attention to detail, the ability to think clearly and accurately resolve processing problems under pressure, and the ability to communicate well in oral and written form is preferred. The desired candidate should be able to effectively work in a team environment and act in a leadership role, providing training and guidance to other team members.

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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