Works with multiple IT teams and the university departments to develop, maintain, and enhance University applications to strengthen student success and enrollment. Responsible for gathering business requirements and the upgrade of, and on-going support for, software and applications. Provides technical support for Apply Texas.
Review, analyze, and modify systems including coding, testing, de-bugging, installing to support software applications. Define and analyze information technology needs and then modify existing software, systems, and/or processes to meet the user needs. Create technical specifications and detailed software design documentation based on business requirements. Ability to design, code, test and install complex computer programs based on technical specifications using Enterprise standard development tools. Interact with the user community to gather and document business requirements, conduct process analysis, and draft conceptual design. Works on multiple projects with competing deadlines requiring strong attention to detail. Perform data mapping, conversion testing, and end-user documentation. Assess the impact of application upgrades and provide proposals for applying them effectively. Work with users and other IT members on a routine basis to troubleshoot reported problems pertaining to application software. Identify the cause, design or develop an approach for resolution. Upon approval, implement the correction/customize software to meet user specific needs. Provide 2nd level support for application problems. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree. One (1) year of related computing work experience or the equivalent experience.
Strong functional area expertise; experience with reporting tools SQL, PS query, excel, visualization tools (SAS and Tableau), etc. Experience with student information systems and applications: MyMav, image now, perceptive, third party applications, website, Sitecore, CRM, text messaging, mass email, etc.
Knowledge, skills and abilities: Proven skill with higher-education technological solutions, and business analysis / processes. Knowledge of and ability to learn the full systems development life cycle of a product. Ability to work independently using investigative analysis for problem solving. Ability and willingness to adapt to a fluid work environment, including team and independent responsibilities. Ability to master new technologies quickly. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 12877
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.