This recruitment will be used to fill one full-time Analyst Programmer, competency level 2, position for the Library at Oregon State University (OSU).
This position is a member of the library technology unit that develops and supports OSULP's open source software applications and integrates library software with campus systems. Working both independently and with a team, the analyst programmer uses an open source software framework (Ruby on Rails) to develop and maintain several major web applications: the institutional repository, ScholarsArchive@OSU; the digital asset management system, Oregon Digital; and the library's kiosk software. In addition, this position will work on other library applications and integrations with campus and vendor software. They will also be responsible for resolving non-routine problems as they arise.
Analyst programmers work with staff across the library, and are expected to have good communication skills, listen well, and translate technical information to non-technical people. Some travel and evening and weekend work may be required in order to launch updates and new projects, and/or to attend meetings and conferences.
This classification requires a basic foundation of knowledge and skills in systems analysis and related programming support functions generally obtained by a bachelor’s degree in computer science, or an equivalent amount of training and applied experience.
Demonstrated experience in application systems design, programming and analysis
Experience with Object Oriented analysis and design frameworks
Ability to manage a workload that includes short and long-term projects, immediate problem-solving and ongoing product maintenance of code and documentation
Ability to produce accurate and reliable work within deadlines
Ability to adapt to changes in technology, revisions in project specifications and reprioritization of work assignments
Well-developed interpersonal, teamwork, verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively use these skills in the analysis and design of business solutions
A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity
This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per OSU Standard 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months. Offers of employment are contingent upon meeting all minimum qualifications including the criminal history check requirement.
Occasional work on weekends or evenings, if emergencies arise. Work schedules follow typical office-work hours and are flexible with supervisor approval.
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