The Systems Analyst Programmer will use computer applications to provide reliable data to the campus community, external individuals and organizations. Further, the Systems Analyst Programmer will perform computer programming duties and provide technical assistance while maintaining the University's Information Systems through the following primary functions:
Make recommendations for procedural or system changes and determine the impact of changes on business processes through prototyping.
Design, code and implement new computer programs and prepare detailed programming specifications.
Evaluate the data and survey requirements of the University and collaborate with specific departments to design processes that will meet their needs.
Collect and distribute data to departments to provide assistance in their decision-making process.
Maintain existing computer programs, applications and program documentation to promote compliance with department standards.
Manage computer files and the information system operations while providing guidance and training to computer programmers.
Investigate system difficulties and identify the nature and scope of computer problems for the purpose of determining and implementing effective solutions.
Provide technical assistance to the campus community while responding to inquiries from external users and managing requests for data and general information.
Maintain and apply knowledge of new computer technology for the purpose of initiating advanced system installation and integrating diverse technologies.
18 months of education or training beyond high school
2+ years’ experience in computer programming and application development
Familiarity with several programming languages
Must possess highly developed computer skills including hardware, software, database and web browser capabilities
Strong problem solving, communication and technical writing skills
Bachelor’s Degree in a program related to computer programming
Experience with Oracle PeopleSoft Campus Solutions
Experience at an accredited Higher Education institution
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
About The University of Akron
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