Senior Software Analyst

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN

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The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Office of Information Technology

IT Software Analyst 4



The University of Tennessee, Office of Information Technology Applications Group is seeking applicants for the position of IT Software Analyst 4. Market Range: MR14


The IT Software Analyst 4 will be a senior web developer in the UTK Business Information Systems group.  This position entails designing, building, and optimizing websites and databases, for many online applications. This position will report to the manager of the Business Information Systems group.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leading the technical analysis, development, deployment and support for the most complex and mission critical systems
  • Implementing web based solutions by planning, programming, managing resources, communicating progress, and delivering final products
  • Identifying user and system requirements for new websites and applications
  • Writing or reviewing code for various applications
  • Running functionality tests and debugging code
  • Working with designers to decide on UI/UX elements (ie, graphics / navigation buttons)
  • Ensuring software documentation is up-to-date
  • Collaborating with mobile developers to build mobile-responsive websites
  • Other duties as required
  • Mentors other analysts

Required Qualifications:

NoteApplicants need to submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT related field and seven (7) years of applicable experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five (5) years of IT experience developing and maintaining large-scale mission critical enterprise applications
  • Strong knowledge of PHP, Linux, and open-source development toolsets
  • Working knowledge of SQL (MSSQL, Oracle, MySQL)
  • Experience serving as a team/project lead and mentoring others
  • Experience in Application Development SDLC Processes
  • Experience with GitHub Source Control Management

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in Higher Education serving in a technical role
  • Experience with WordPress development and management
  • Must be well spoken, creative, and motivated

Job: Information Technology Professional
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Vc Info Infrastructure # Oit General
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Aug 31, 2021, 7:12:47 AM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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