The Application Developer position is the key role in administering and maintaining all aspects of the administrative systems for BGSU, including PeopleSoft applications. This position is required to be able to write functional and technical specifications as well as code and test conversions, interfaces, reports using various programming languages (such as SQR, PeopleSoft Application Engine, XML Publisher).
Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities
Develop and write technical specifications, program code and unit test documents for conversion and support of reports, interfaces, conversions and enhancements. This involves the following:
Create technical specifications detailing the system work necessary to implement functional specifications provided by the user. This would include conversion, new development, and support projects.
Use technical specifications to create or change program code in the appropriate software, following BGSU standards.
Write unit test plans.
Execute the test plan and resolve any errors until the process is error free.
Document the outcome from the execution of the test plan.
Update and maintain accuracy of project documentation and work flow as well as provide information necessary for project manager to stay informed about progress.
Perform analysis, identify problems and potential solutions, make recommendations and evaluate results as they relate to development, enhancement, and maintenance of both manual and automated processes. Communication with appropriate personnel at BGSU and outside hardware and software vendors may be necessary during this process.
Provide and maintain documentation for any changed processes that affect users. Create and maintain documentation for work related practices to be used by other developers so BGSU standards can be maintained.
Maintain a broad knowledge of technology such as changing program languages, equipment and systems. Stay abreast of new technical developments and information system trends by means of self-study and participation in courses, seminars and conferences.
Perform miscellaneous job-related duties and projects as assigned
This list of essential duties, tasks and responsibilities is not all-inclusive; individual will perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
Experience with PeopleSoft development tools (i.e. Application Designer, PeopleCode, Application Engine) is desired
Ability to effectively handle multi-task projects and assignments
Skilled in analyzing, troubleshooting and problem solving
Ability to learn new skills, techniques and programming languages
Ability to follow standards and procedures for the organization
Skilled in effective verbal and written communications
Understands workings of relational databases; skilled with SQL tools and techniques
Salary Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level I55. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.
Deadline to apply: April 3, 2018
For a complete job description & to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources at (419) 372-8421. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or closely related field required.
Also the following experience is required:
2 years of writing/revising technical specifications and assisting with functional specifications
2 years of writing test documents
4 years of program development experience
About Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green State University is a tier-one, public university serving 19,000 students on two campuses in northwest Ohio. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. BGSU seeks talented individuals to join our community in Bowling Green, Ohio, recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America.”Bowling Green State University provides experiences that enhance lives. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Within our transformative learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world.