Application Programmer / Analyst

The University of Iowa

Job Reference #: 22005644

The Finance and Business Information Services application development team is seeking an Application Programmer Analyst. The purpose of this position is to join the business application development team in Finance and Business Information Services, conduct development based on logical and physical designs, and implement improvements to applications. This position performs application development for projects with medium scope or complexity, including business process evaluation, conceptual and security design, database design and implementation, front-end programming, system implementation and testing, solution maintenance, and integration of multiple systems, including third-party solutions. Leadership responsibility for this position consists of collecting user feedback to enhance application functionality and performance, and communication within development team, senior management, customers and other teams, and across university boundaries.

This position is eligible for a combination of on-campus and remote work. Work arrangement options will be discussed during the hiring process.

Duties to include:

  • Document work processes and operations; review business requirements specifications and information systems' functional documents.
  • Understand major components of process flows.
  • Provides direct first level support to end users to help resolve software and operating system issues from phone and email requests.
  • Implements work plans and time schedules for projects within Application Development unit of Finance and Business Information Services, including producing deliverables at various phases of projects.
  • Assists in the strategic planning in specific areas of expertise.
  • Performs documentation.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8am-4:30pm

Location: Mossman Business Services Building (MBSB)

Pay: $57,000 to commensurate

For a full job description, please send an e-mail to the contact listed below.

About the Department:

Finance and Business Information Services provides high quality and timely services to maximize how information technology resources are used to support the mission, goals and development strategies of UI Finance and Business Departments. We have fun and grow our careers from doing that.

The University of Iowa

The University of Iowa is one of the nation’s premier public research universities, with 11 colleges offering internationally recognized programs in disciplines ranging from otolaryngology to fiction writing, printmaking to space science, hydraulic engineering to dance. Iowa draws nearly 33,000 students from more than 100 countries and all 50 U.S. states and employs about 29,500 faculty and staff.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. An equivalent combination of education and related experience in application development, system administration, and technical support may also serve to meet this requirement.
  • Experience (typically 6 months) directly working in workgroup/department level application development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and ability to communicate effectively with technical/non-technical staff.
  • Experience with modern program development languages and tools, and Object-Oriented programming frameworks.
  • Capability to implement technical solutions based on user needs and application designs with knowledge of Microsoft .NET framework.
  • Knowledge of database theory, database management systems, and SQL Language.
  • Experience with HTML and JavaScript

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with developing Web Applications, preferably using .NET Core, Web API, C# and Angular stack.
  • Experience developing applications in a higher educational setting
  • Beyond 6 months direct work-related experiences in workgroup/department level application development.
  • Experience with testing and debugging software applications.
  • Experience using Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Industry certifications (such as MCITP and MCPD)

Position and Application Details:

In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload the following documents and mark them as a "Relevant File" to the submission:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at a later step in the recruitment process.

For additional questions, please contact Brooke McMurl at (319) 467-0719 or

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.

Job ID: 84617

Posted 29 days ago

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