Job Description - The Senior Programmer/Analyst is responsible for the design, development, implementation and support of innovative software solutions that are mission critical to the success of the Center for Statistical Sciences and the Department of Biostatistics. The person in this position provides leadership and expertise in the definition, adoption and adherence of technical architecture strategies, processes and standards. The Senior Programmer/Analyst provides technology assistance and direction to other team members ensuring that all technologies work effectively together. The incumbent is accountable for the delivery of solutions that provide for flexibility, scalability, high performance, security and compliance with business, University and government rules, regulations and policies. The position provides technical leadership and defines best practices to the application development team and plays a key role in determining standards for application development that will contribute to innovative solutions for both faculty and staff. The Senior Programmer/Analyst will also provide backup support for systems administration for faculty, staff and students.
Position requires the ability to: provide leadership in a collaborative team environment; work independently and proactively; meet deadlines while manage multiple projects with competing priorities; to interact and collaborate with technical and non-technical stakeholders; and apply good judgment and responsible decision-making while maintaining a high degree of professionalism, ethical sensitivity, confidentiality and discretion.
Bachelor or Advanced Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent combination of education and experience, with demonstrated competencies in computing/software analysis, database design, development, implementation and enhancements.
Demonstrated capability designing, implementing, maintaining, promoting, and reviewing systems architectures.
7+ years of experience full life cycle software development designing, developing, and implementing advanced web based applications and user interfaces; with strong analytical and technical skills to convert technical specifications into web applications
Experience working in a Service Oriented Architecture with knowledge of Web Services, Web Standards, and other application integration tools and practices (REST, JSON knowledge preferred)
Proven capabilities in application development life cycle, including requirements gathering, system design and testing / QA, and transition to production
Significant experience in data modeling and SQL. Experience with NoSQL (MongoDB, CouchCB, DynamoDB, Hadoop) is a plus.
Strong knowledge and experience with Object Oriented analysis and design pattern with strong software development skills in a .NET Full Stack capacity (C#, C++ required) and experience using version control systems (TFS expertise preferred).
Experience with Agile development methodology preferred.
Experience leading in the introduction of new tools, methodologies, and practices to development environments in a way that ensures successful buy-in and adoption.
Knowledge with design practices including Object modeling, use cases, activity diagrams, and UML preferred.
Knowledge of XML and XSLT preferred.
Experience with application development and support on multiple operating systems preferred.
General desktop support experience for PC environment. Linux, Solaris, or Windows server experience a plus
Background Check - Criminal and Educational
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Center for Statistical Sciences
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