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Lead Programmer Analyst

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number: U - 00168
Position Title: Lead Programmer Analyst
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Job Category Professional/Management
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Obligation: Calendar Year
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Salary Grade: SL3
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Kyle Brown

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Job Summary/Basic Function:

The Computing and Technology Services (CTS) department at SUNY Potsdam invites applicants for the position of Lead Programmer/Analyst to join the Administrative Information Systems (AIS) team. Expectations are to develop applications in the Ellucian Banner software and other administrative systems; assist the programming team in adopting new technologies; and provide software enhancements, technical support, best practices, and training for the business units at SUNY Potsdam.

Job Requirements & Essential Functions of the Job:

Duties include but not limited to: designing, analyzing, coding, documenting, and implementing applications that support, enhance, and integrate with the Ellucian Oracle-based administrative system, Banner. This includes on-going support of these applications as well as functional and technical problem resolution. A Lead Programmer/Analyst is expected to manage medium scale initiatives with limited supervision. S/he will be responsible for developing design specifications according to business requirements, programming, providing technical assistance to functional users, tracking progress of projects, and performing thorough testing of applications to comply with quality assurance standards. This position is physically located on the SUNY Potsdam campus.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field.
• Coursework or experience with systems analysis and design.
• Coursework or experience with both procedural and object-oriented programming.
• Coursework or experience with SQL-based languages.
• Coursework or experience with web development tools.
• An understanding of relational database theory. 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Demonstrated experience supporting Ellucian Banner software or other higher education enterprise software.
• Knowledge of Unix/Linux commands.
• Supporting or developing solutions using SQL, PL/SQL, C, Perl.
• Web development using, but not limited to, JAVA, Groovy/Grails, JavaScript, jQuery, XML, HTML5, CSS.
• Object Oriented Programming.
• Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
• Ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications.

Supervisor: Lori Blaha
Location: Stillman Hall - SUNY Potsdam

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