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Programmer Analyst

Decorah, IA

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Programmer Analyst

Luther  College is seeking a self-motivated, detail-oriented programmer analyst  to provide software development and support for information systems  serving students, faculty, staff and alumni. The successful applicant  will join our Software Development team within Information Technology Services. Visit the Human Resources for complete details of this position at Luther and the Decorah area.

Knowledge  of procedural computer languages and experience using SQL databases is  required. Bachelor's degree in a computer related field or equivalent  combination of education and related experience is preferred. The  successful candidate should have excellent communication skills and  analytical skills. Technical knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server,  structured or object oriented programming languages, and security is  preferred. Our campus workplace is a mix of Windows, Linux, and Mac.

This  full-time, benefits-eligible position is within Information Technology  Services (ITS), delivering systems and support to the faculty, students,  and administration of Luther College. We seek creative, innovative, and  forward-thinking individuals who challenge themselves in a rapidly  changing information environment.

Luther  College is a private, four-year liberal arts college located in the  rolling river bluff country of Northeast Iowa. With 2,200 undergraduates  and offering more than 60 majors and programs of study, Luther partners  with the city of Decorah to build a vibrant community that values  sustainability and a sense of place.

Review  of applications will begin immediately, and those received by Tuesday,  July 18, 2017 will receive full consideration. Employment is contingent  upon satisfactory results from a background check and verification of  professional credentials. Luther College seeks to build a culturally  diverse community of faculty, staff, and students and is an equal  opportunity employer.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The  Programmer Analyst develops software applications, creates reports,  supports the database, web servers, and network infrastructure for  vendor-supplied and in-house developed systems. Responsibilities include  developing web-based software applications and system interfaces for a  variety of databases, Active Directory, and openLDAP. Agile project  management is used to coordinate work within Information Technology  Services to provide technical support for vendor supplied and internally  developed software systems.

  • Provides support for the student  information software, data structures, and Business Objects Reporting  Services for data transfers and integration with auxiliary systems.

  • Assists  users in querying and reporting information from database systems using  Business Objects Reporting Services and other reporting tools to query  vendor-supplied databases.

  • Prepares instructional documentation,  training, and consultation on business processes and software  application use. Prepares internal technical documentation for ITS on  software and system installation, annual maintenance, trouble-shooting  problems, and ongoing support.

  • Assists in the enhancement and  maintenance of existing databases and of appropriate security measures  for user setup and access to sensitive data.

  • Assists in research  and system development for web applications and interfaces to database  systems, Active Directory, Google Apps, and OpenLDAP.

  • Participates  with the Director of Software Development and the Software Development  team in the establishment of priorities of software development  projects.

  • Participates with the Director of Software  Development, Network and Systems team, and the Software Development team  in long and short range planning for systems and network infrastructure  needs, services, and procedures.

Position Qualifications

  • Education  and knowledge: Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent  combination of education and related experience is preferred.

  • Experience:  System analysis, web-based application programming, report creation,  and systems programming. Should have knowledge of SQL relational  databases and web or structured programming languages.

  • Should  have advanced analytical and problem solving skills. Requires  considerable judgment to work independently toward general results,  devising methods, modifying or adapting standard procedures to meet  different conditions.

  • Requires working with confidential data,  checking for accuracy of data that is critical to the business of the  college, and attention to detail in testing applications before placing  an application in production use.

  • Requires organization, written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work independently and with a project team.

  • While  performing the duties of this job, this employee is sitting most of the  time, but duties may involve walking or standing for brief periods of  time; includes exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or the  ability to lift, carry, push or pull or otherwise move objects with a  negligible amount of force.

  • Atmosphere or environment provide pleasant, smoke free, air conditioned in summer and comfortably warm in winter.

  • Employment is contingent upon satisfactory results from a background check and verification of professional credentials.

How to Apply

Applications for Programmer Analyst are accepted online on the Human Resources website

When sending documents electronically, please attach only the following  file types: .txt, .doc, .rtf, or .pdf. If your document is a web page,  include the URL in your email.

We will be grateful  if you mention in your letter how this position first came to your  attention. Review of applications will begin immediately and will  continue until the position is filled. Applications received by July  18th will be guaranteed full consideration.

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Posted 07/03/17

Job ID: 61278