System Developer Analyst (2 Openings)

Posted: 09/21/17 | SHARE:


The University at Albany is seeking a highly qualified candidate to fill the role of Systems Developer Analyst within the division of Information Technology Services (ITS).  The Systems Developer Analyst will serve as a member of ITS' Enterprise Infrastructure Services team, which is responsible for the delivery of IT to IT infrastructure services.  The Systems Developer Analyst will play a key role in fulfilling the growing need to provide platform solutions for enterprise development, integration, and infrastructure automation.  The successful candidate will be able to work independently as well as within a team environment. This position will report to the Associate Director of Platform Services.

The Systems Developer Analyst is responsible for:

  • Providing subject matter expertise for application development tools and technologies within scope by staying current with industry trends, developing a professional development plan, and regularly sharing knowledge with ITS stakeholders

  • Design, build, and operation of platform integration software to provide internal ITS teams with solutions for integrating enterprise applications

  • Analysis and design of systems to meet assigned project and operational requirements

  • Providing day to day operational ownership for assigned systems including patching/upgrading, configuration management, continuous monitoring, and performance management

  • Providing automated solutions that increase throughput and decrease operational expenses for the deployment, integration, and operation of systems

  • Development and maintenance of documentation for the architectural design, build/configuration, and operational procedures for systems within scope

  • Utilizing ITS service desk software to manage queue of service requests, incidents, and problems for assigned systems

  • Maintaining the security posture for assigned systems in accordance with industry best practices, ITS Information Security Officer and Identity & Access Management policies and procedures

  • Participating in the development and maintenance of systems standards

  • Utilizing ITS' work management software and procedures to track and document assigned work


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization
  • Minimum of two years of software development experience

  • Minimum of two years of object oriented software development experience
  • Minimum of two years of systems integration experience, and an in-depth understanding of web based integration architectures and protocols
  • Relevant scripting experience in Python, JavaScript, PowerShell, or similar modern scripting languages
  • Strong knowledge of system testing and software quality assurance best practices and methodologies
  • Minimum of two years of experience with relational database design and strong SQL coding skills in an Oracle database environment
  • Minimum of one year of experience working with a version control solution, such as Git
  • Experience working on both Linux and windows platforms
  • Minimum of two years of experience programming in Java
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Applicant must address in their application their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Relevant experience working with components of Identity Services, such as identity provisioning/deprovisioning, directory services, role-based access, or an identity management solution (e.g., Microsoft's Identity Manager)
  • Proven experience developing with AngularJS
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Experience working with the Spring framework
  • Experience with popular mobile development platforms and frameworks
  • Flexible, team player, "get-it-done" personality
  • Ability to organize and plan work independently
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams

Additional Information:

Professional Rank and Salary Range: Senior Programmer Analyst, SL-4

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Application Instructions:

Applicants MUST submit the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter addressing all the required minimum qualifications and any of the applicable preferred qualifications
  • References

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Closing date for receipt of applications: October 20, 2017

Date to be filled: ASAP

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