Keene State College, one of the leading liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire, has been ranked by US News and World Report among the top 100 regional schools in the North.
Keene State College seeks an Application Developer/DBA to join a service-oriented team in the Information Technology Group.
The Information Technology Group provides a range of technology services and technical support to the Keene State campus. Campus information systems and services consist of business and student services, instructional delivery, and campus communications. Keene State College is primarily a Windows environment with some key systems running AIX(UNIX) and Linux. Enterprise servers are operating in physical environments of virtual environments. Enterprise servers are primarily hosted on Dell or IBM hardware. For database environments, we use a combination of SQL, Oracle and IBM's Unidata. Ellucian’s Colleague is KSC’s Student Information and Alumni System, and our plan is to migrate Colleague from Unidata to SQL.
The Application Developer/DBA will work on a team of 25 full-time staff and more directly with team of nine full-time staff members. The Application DBA/Devloper role is expected to:
• Ensure optimal database performance of the KSC Student Information and Alumni System, Colleague.
• Plan and lead Colleague technical implementations.
• Manage Colleague data feeds.
• Provide Colleague application development services to leverage enterprise integration between existing and new systems.
• Provide technical administration and support for Colleague daily operations.
• Work closely with vendor partners to leverage current technology and new opportunities.
• Adhere to best practices for application development/dba security and documentation.
• Participate as the technical lead in project teams.
• Work in collaboration with Help Desk staff and other ITG staff to resolve technical issues.
Qualifications Required: A Bachelor’s degree and four years of experience in the information technology field, Associate’s degree and six years of experience in the information technology field, or combination of education and experience to equal eight years; three years’ experience of SQL or MySQL or Oracle or Unidata database administration for a critical, enterprise-wise transactional database; experience managing data feeds from a transactional database source; developer experience with any of the following: Java/J2EE, PHP, Perl or another developer language; experience creating APIs and use of web services for integration of enterprise systems.
Candidates must also have experience in the following areas: Extract, Translate and Load database tools, management and tracking of user licenses; proven technical troubleshooting and analytical skills; commitment to improving and expanding technical knowledge; demonstrated organizational and documentation skills; the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders; understanding of project management methodology; strong work ethic with a proven ability to work well independently and/or as part of a team.
Additional Desirable Qualifications: Experience in a Higher Educational environment; demonstrated customer service skills; experience leading/participating large-scale project teams; experience with: Student Information and Alumni System, Colleague Student Information and Alumni System, Unidata database, working with Unix or Linux variants, Business Object’s reporting environment; experience as a system administrator of Windows or Linux servers, working with Eclipse integrated development environment, ASP.NET, SharePoint, Microsoft AD, LDAP.
Additionally, the College has identified desirable qualifications that support our commitment to creating and maintaining a diverse campus community including the ability to speak a second language or to bring a multicultural perspective to the campus. Salary range: $54,280-$61,620, normally not to exceed $68,990, complemented by a generous benefits package.
Application: Apply online at: https://jobs.usnh.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53086 
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
• Letter of application
• Contact information for three (3) references.
Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the college’s discretion.
Keene State College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society.