Senior Application Developer/Professional Technologist 5 - ITS 14566
Information Technology Services at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Senior Application Developer (Professional Technologist 5.82) . This position will be responsible for the administration and management of the University's Banner student information system, Blackboard learning management system, Salesforce organization, and numerous integrated and interfaced systems which provide mission-critical services to faculty, staff, students, parents, and alumni. The Senior Application Developer will provide expert professional knowledge and direction regarding the analysis, design, and development of software solutions which deliver new or enhanced services and streamline business processes.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Act as an expert technical advisor and lead the design and development phases of software projects. Utilize expert knowledge to analyze data models and create design plans and standards for the project to guide the work of junior developers to ensure holistic, reliable, secure, and sustainable solutions.
Lead development projects by managing and coaching junior developers assigned to the project. Assign development tasks and monitor progress, review work for accuracy, functionality, and adherence to defined standards, and ensure proper unit testing.
Utilize extensive experience and knowledge of industry practices to establish and continually improve software development standards and lifecycles.
Advise and coach junior developers to ensure information security is operationalized within the development team and fully integrated into the software development lifecycle.
Advise and coach junior developers to ensure proper utilization of version control and application development workflow tools.
Ensure Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) terminology, concepts, and processes are integrated into the software development lifecycle.
Perform various development tasks, such as coding, application development, and web development, primarily related to the Banner student information system and its ecosystem of integrated and interfaced systems using various coding languages.
Collaborate with business analysts and business users at all stages of the software development lifecycle to ensure customer satisfaction with the final product.
Bachelor's degree required; degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field is preferred.
Master's degree preferred.
Six (6) years of related work experience required:
Designing, developing, and deploying Banner applications.
Designing, developing, and deploying web applications.
Designing, developing, and deploying Oracle database solutions relative to legacy Banner application code.
Using a full software development life cycle (SDLC), including planning, analysis, design, implementation, integration and testing, deployment, and maintenance for highly complex solutions.
Leading or supervising technical personnel.
Extensive knowledge of Linux or Unix based operating systems and Oracle databases.
Expert ability to code with SQL, PL/SQL, SQL*LOADER, and Pro*C (or C/C++).
Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to explain complex technical issues to both non-technical and technical audiences.
West Virginia University is a place to grow, explore, interact and learn. It's a place where innovation meets passion, where potential meets talent. It's a place that makes a difference in the world. And do you know why? Because it's a place with you. This University is only capable of such big things because of our employees. Thank you for your hard work, dedication and tireless efforts toward progress. We love having you here. Let's go!
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Mar 9, 2020
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 201562
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.