Innovation Team Developer and Support Specialist

Job Details

Category:: Professional
Department:: Information Technology Services
Locations:: Binghamton, NY
Posted:: Oct 31, 2022
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Full-time
Ref. No.:: 00338
Position ID:: 155236

About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 18,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

Budget Title: Lead Programmer/Analyst (SL-3)

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Binghamton University is looking for a Lead Programmer/Analyst to join our Information Technology Services Innovation Team with a focus on software development and support. The Innovation Team is responsible for the rapid development of sophisticated tools, applications, and workflows to better and more efficiently serve the Binghamton University campus community. Additionally, the Innovation Team contributes to and maintains a sizable catalog of Open Source software which serves as the backbone of many of Binghamton's core applications and business processes.

The Lead Programmer/Analyst will work closely with the other members of the ITS Innovation and Enterprise Applications teams on a wide variety of projects. They will be responsible for building Web Applications, creating and consuming RESTful Web APIs, and developing / supporting various complex workflows. In addition, the Lead Programmer/Analyst will provide support for a number of first party and third-party systems including myBinghamton, IAMBing, and Medicat, with a focus on custom reporting and integrations. An ideal candidate will have experience with and/or the ability to quickly learn the following languages, tools, libraries, and frameworks:

  • JavaScript
  • JSON based RESTful APIs
  • mySQL / Oracle
  • Bootstrap / CSS (
  • Ractive.js / Mustache ( (
  • PHP / Laravel (
  • Graphene Forms (
  • Graphene DataGrid (
  • Graphene Micro-Applications and Workflows (
  • IAMBing (
  • Tableau / SAS Visual Analytics
  • Medicat

Work may be independent or as part of a larger team.

The Lead Programmer/Analyst reports to the Director of Innovation and Research Computing Support, and will work closely with Administrative and Academic departments, the campus community, and other key groups/staff members within Information Technology Services (ITS).

Must be able to maintain data confidentiality and compliance with regulatory requirements (HIPAA, FERPA, PCI, etc.).


  • Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree with 2 years experience
  • Ability to display proficiency in Javascript and PHP
  • Ability to display proficiency in HTML / CSS
  • Ability to display proficiency with or more server-side "MVC" Frameworks (Ideally Laravel)
  • Ability to display proficiency with Relational / NoSQL Databases (Ideally MySQL)
  • Ability to display proficiency using version control (Ideally Git)
  • A portfolio of web applications / projects which demonstrate required skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong analytical skills, demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, and ability to deal with ambiguity in a changing business environment

As part of the application process, the candidate must upload a document which clearly demonstrates how they meet the technical requirements mentioned above. This document should either contain or link to publicly accessible projects which can be reviewed by the search committee. The candidate must indicate how much time was spent on each of the examples, as well as which parts of the example were developed by the candidate themselves vs. components developed by a larger team. If a candidate does not have a portfolio of relevant examples readily available, they need to create one (even if that means simply following along with an online tutorial and posting the results). Additional preference will be given to candidates who are able to get their own instance of Graphene ( up and running, and follow along with some of the introductory tutorials.

VISA sponsorship may be considered for this position.

Additional Information:

Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.

Binghamton University is a tobacco-free campus.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]

Payroll information can be found on our website

Cover letters may be addressed "To the Search Committee."

Postings active on the website, accept applications until closure.

For information on the Dual Career Program, please visit:

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of Binghamton University to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or arrest and/or criminal conviction record unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

As required by Title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be found here.

Application Instructions:

All applicants must apply via Interview Exchange:

Deadline for Internal Applicants: November 17, 2022

Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.

Persons interested in this position should apply online.

Please submit:

  1. Resume,
  2. Cover letter, and
  3. Contact information for three professional references

You may add additional files/documents after uploading your resume. After you fill out your contact information, you will be directed to the upload page. Please login to check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents:


Working at Binghamton University

Message on working at Binghamton University from President Harvey Stenger    


Binghamton University opened its doors as Triple Cities College in 1946, to serve the needs of local veterans returning from service in World War II. Originally located in Endicott, N.Y., five miles west of the present campus, the fledgling school was a branch of Syracuse University.

Four years later, the college was incorporated into the State University of New York (SUNY) and renamed Harpur College in honor of Robert Harpur, a Colonial teacher, patriot and pioneer who helped settle the area west of Binghamton.

In 1961, the campus moved across the Susquehanna River to Vestal. Growing enrollment and a reputation for excellence soon led to the selection of Harpur College as one of four doctorate-granting University Centers in the SUNY system.

In 1965, the campus was formally designated the State University of New York at Binghamton, and in 1992, Binghamton University was adopted as our informal name.

Mission Statement

Binghamton University is a premier public university dedicated to enriching the lives of people in the region, state, nation and world through discovery and education and to being enriched by partnerships with those communities.

Vision Statement

Binghamton as an institution is dedicated to higher education, one that combines an international reputation for graduate education, research, scholarship and creative endeavor with the best undergraduate programs available at any public university.

We are an academically selective community that shares ideas across departments, disciplines and borders. We encourage faculty, students and staff to ask unexpected questions, foster open dialog and develop innovative solutions to important problems.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalized job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert