Systems Software Developer, Lead

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, GA

Job posting number: #7072641

Posted: November 27, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
Serve as systems architect to strategically design and implement information systems and networked software architectures that support core organizational functions for Information Technology Services. Oversee development environment, strategy and architecture. Provide technical leadership for development team, from strategic decision making to project planning level.

Responsibilities
Perform related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University
Evaluate, select and gain commitment for systems and software plans
Serve as lead software developer for custom applications and web environment
Design websites and custom web pages for units
Oversee work assignments and tasks of software development team, consisting developers and student workers
Interface with Core IT for institutional-wide development projects by providing information, answering questions, and developing project timelines to meet customer needs
Identify and investigate software concerns or maintenance
Collect, analyze, and summarize information to implement service suggestions, bug fixes and patches to custom applications and web environment
Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards
Analyze, develop, lead, and implement complex computer applications to meet customer needs
Document and maintain specified areas of application software
Analyze user requirements, determine technical level of effort estimates, prepare technical design and specifications
Participate and/or coordinate research of new projects
Recommend alternation solutions as appropriate
Develop, test and implement technical solutions. Prepare application test plans and conduct unit, integration and system testing
Analyze, modify and maintain existing applications
Provide technical support to functional users. Coordinate communications with vendors when appropriate for problem resolution
Prepare technical, operational and user related documentation in support of applications
Participate in development of standards and guidelines
Ensure compliance of all standards and guideline
Required Qualifications
Educational Requirements

Bachelor's degree
Required Experience

Three (3) or more years in similar technical position
OR combination of five (5) years experience and technical certifications
Preferred Qualifications
Additional Preferred Qualifications

Familiarity with regulatory policies and procedures such as HIPAA, PCI, and FERPA
Preferred Educational Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, information technology or related field
Preferred Experience

Five (5) years of experience in a higher education environment
Experience with enterprise and/or line-of-business applications
Experience with higher education systems
Proposed Salary
$56,300 - $57,469

Required Documents to Attach
Please provide three (3) professional references in the Required Documents to Attach section on your application.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
ABILITIES

Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
Navigate web access and email with or without reasonable accommodation
Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
Ability to work well in a diverse environment
Ability to work independently in development and testing of applications
Ability to learn new technical platforms and tools
Work as part of a team
Ability to establish personal networks
Ability to benchmark state-of-the-art practices and products
Passionate, honest, positive, mission-driven, and self-directed
Ability to multi-task
Ability to use independent judgment
Ability to meet deadlines, often under pressure
Manage competing demands and adapt to frequent changes
Learn and adapt to new technologies and interpret to provide solutions for customer needs or issues
Remain current on technology changes to respond quickly to customer issues
Articulate strategy and ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
Negotiate and work with vendors and consultants
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications
KNOWLEDGE

Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success
Understanding of procedures and willingness to follow University policies to meet institutional goals
Knowledge of database design and associated software/programming languages
Knowledge of Network Administration: Novell, TCP/IP, file sharing and FT
Knowledgeable about various hardware and software systems, integrated systems, and event driven programs
SKILLS

Demonstrate commitment to inclusiveness by working well with diverse populations
Demonstrate appropriate organizational skills as required for specific position
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated organizational and human relation skills
Professional experience using common web development languages and frameworks such Python/Django/Flask
Experience working with web, application and database servers, such as Apache, Nginx, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle
Git or other distributed version control systems
Experience integrating open source and commercial systems using APIs and REST web services
Skilled in programming languages appropriate for environment
Experience with application development tools, processes and systems development life cycle
Proven agility and experience with operating systems for PC and Mac
Experience with managing and maintaining virtual servers on VMware vCenter Infrastructure and Public IaaS
Demonstrated strong leadership skills
Demonstrated knowledge of Divisional application servers and information systems
Apply Before Date
Applications will begin review December 11, 2020 until job is filled.



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