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| ||Departmental Overview |
| ||The new and growing Student Affairs Information Technologies (SAIT) unit, supports over 125 applications, written in a variety of coding languages, techniques and environments, with over 80 staff reporting to 3 Directors. With the constant evolvement of SAIT, and the blended support need across all the Student Applications, Application Programming resources are needed to support specific development and business environments. |
SAIT is seeking to hire a programmer for a 2 year contract to serve as a technical resource to support the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office. The desired candidate will have a high degree of knowledge in the overall field and recognized expertise in specific areas; as well as exhibiting the ability to problem-solving frequently requiring analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure. This position involves writing programs in a computer language, designing related databases, web interfaces and content. This position also designs, develops, modifies, tests and evaluates and maintains computer programs. Work includes test-to-production processes, quality assurance, maintenance and documentation of application and web applications programming. Develops and maintains custom programs to support specialized financial aid processes and to allow interfaces between these and other campus and external systems to ensure accurate, efficient, and timely delivery of financial aid.
| ||Responsibilities |
| ||Analyze existing programs or work to formulate logic for new systems, devise logic procedures, prepare flowcharting, perform coding, data analysis, and test/debug programs through the application of professional programming concepts. May be primarily responsible for maintaining a specific module, such as Work-study, Scholarship, Summer Session, Check Tracking, Cancel Withdraw, Image Now, Direct Loan, Cal Grant, DSAS, ELM, ACG/SMART, Sigma programs, CARS, PAYROLL and REG interface, Bulk Email, and Student Aid Mgmt. reports. Must be able to provide support by demonstrating thorough and advanced knowledge of Oracle, PLSQL and Unix Shell Scripting. |
Must be able to apply advanced application programming concepts to design, develop, modify, debug and evaluate highly complex programs for functional areas.
Work cross functionally with other technical and functional teams to ensure project dependencies are accomplished.
Serve as steward for all University resources involved in the execution of job duties and practices good risk management including immediate communication of potential liabilities and issues.
Supports application support activities through having comprehensive and advanced knowledge of Oracle, PLSQL and Unix Shell Scripting.
Develops and executes moderately complex test plans. Develop conversion and system implementation plans. Prepare and obtain approval of system and programming documentation.
Trains users in system enhancements and conversion and implementation of system.
Gather, analyze, prepare, and summarize business and user needs, documenting requirements, and revising existing system logic difficulties as necessary. Create complex specifications for systems to meet user requirements. Participate in cross-functional teams to solve complex business or systems issues.
| ||Required Qualifications |
| ||Requires thorough knowledge of applications programming function. |
Requires thorough and advanced knowledge of Oracle, PLSQL and Unix Shell Scripting.
Knowledge relating to installation, modification, and support of networked systems, databases, servers, and security systems.
Must have knowledge relating to the design and development of applications programs across the organization.
Requires knowledge of other related areas of IT.
Knowledge of department processes and procedures.
Requires advanced skills associated with programming design, modification and implementation.
Requires interpersonal skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Has skills needed to develop conversion and system implementation plans.
Must be able to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Requires ability to understand business needs and how business systems can support those needs.
Ability to understand business needs and how business systems can support those needs. Knowledge of business analysis function.
Has ability to interface with management on a regular basis.
Must be self-motivated, work independently or as part of a team, able to learn quickly, meet deadlines and demonstrate problem solving skills.
Must have advanced skills in web applications, web programming language and object oriented programming concepts.
Background check required.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
| ||Salary & Benefits |
| ||For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: |
| ||How to Apply |
| ||Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. |
| ||Other Information |
| ||This is a 2-year contract position. |
| ||Criminal Background Check |
| ||This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check. |
| ||Equal Employment Opportunity |
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