Applications System Analyst/Programmer

Michigan, United States
$56,000.00 – $71,000.00
04 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

  • The Information and Technology Services (ITS) organization at the University of Michigan-Dearborn has an exciting opportunity for an Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer in the Business Applications team. The Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer will use a variety of cutting-edge technologies and collaborate with various groups (customers and technical resources), to address the evolving needs of the university.
  • Assignments will vary in a fast-paced, supportive and collegial environment. Projects may include the development of custom applications, implementing and upgrading 3rd party applications, system interfaces between various enterprise applications and business intelligence projects.
  • Flexibility, willingness to learn new skills and techniques and a passion for customer service are key attributes of the successful candidate. We are looking for someone with effective communication skills and a history of providing quality service in collaborating with, supporting, advising and educating customers and team members on the development and use of applications, handling of sensitive data, and resolving incidents. 

Working under the direction and guidance of the ITS Business Application team leadership, the person in this position will be responsible for:

  • Business requirement discovery and documentation
  • Software application functional and technical design
  • Programming, testing and debugging
  • Troubleshooting and maintenance of production systems
  • The ideal candidate will be motivated to learn new technologies, solve problems and help the team add value to the university.

Technologies include Java, HTML5, JavaScript, Grails, SQL, Oracle databases, Raspberry Pi, WebFOCUS, workflow and other programming languages. The team also supports various packaged applications including Banner Student Information System, Salesforce, Informatica, Degree Works, ImageNow and others.

The minimum salary for this position will start at $54,000 annually and will commensurate with experience.  The actual salary offered may be higher based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

The University of Michigan-Dearborn

UM-Dearborn is one of the three campuses of the University of Michigan. UM-Dearborn, a comprehensive university offering high quality undergraduate, graduate, professional and continuing education to residents of southeastern Michigan, and attracts more than 9,000 students. Faculty and students have the opportunity to collaborate across all three campuses in research and scholarly activity. Our faculty comes from respected universities and doctoral programs, are recognized for excellence in research and teaching, and are active in professional and academic service roles in their respective fields. US News and World Report recently recognized our campus as a Best Regional University.The campus is located on 200 acres of the original Henry Ford Estate. Dearborn is centrally located within one of America's largest business regions. The geographically diverse area provides faculty, staff and students with a variety of urban, suburban, and rural areas within a reasonable commute, including Detroit, Detroit suburbs, and Ann Arbor.

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Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience Programming, testing and debugging.
  • Experience with SQL and other programming/scripting language.
  • Experience supporting and integrating enterprise applications.
  • Ability to learn and apply new and emerging technologies.
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Ability to work well with other technical staff.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • The candidate must be eligible to work in the United States.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Knowledge and experience with business intelligence reporting tools.
  • Experience developing and supporting mission critical, enterprise software applications, such as:
  • Banner student information system or comparable application
  • DegreeWorks or similar degree-audit systems
  • WebFocus or similar enterprise business intelligence framework
  • ImageNow or similar imaging / document management systems
  • Experience with common development tools, such as Eclipse and Git.

Additional Information

  • Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.