Texas Tech University Programmer Analyst III in Lubbock, Texas

Programmer Analyst III

Requisition ID 10718BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech University

Campus Texas Tech University

Department University Student Housing

Position Description The Programmer Analyst III's role is to develop, test, analyze, and maintain software applications in support of business requirements. This position will also research, design, document, and modify software specifications throughout the production life cycle. Additionally, the Programmer Analyst III is also responsible for supervising and/or leading the development of new systems, directing changes to existing systems and controlling the interfaces between the systems, initiating complex feasibility studies and making recommendations of the action to be taken.

Major/Essential Functions While limited management oversight may be expected for specific projects, this position is expected to exercise discretion and independent judgment in the performance of the following duties:

  • Perform systems analysis, develop and review programming code defined in project plans to meet design specifications, customer requirements, and/or applies vendor supplied upgrades.

  • Design, develop, document, analyze, create, test, and modify computer systems or programs, including prototypes, based on user or system design specifications.

  • Complete application modifications to enhance functionality, adapt to technology changes, and to correct application errors.

  • Supervise and/or lead programming projects and initiatives, as assigned by management.

  • Complete other programming tasks, as assigned by management.

  • Adhere to all appropriate Institutional policies (including IT OPs) and other relevant internal departmental policies.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Exercise judgment based on an understanding of organizational policies and activities.

  • Plan and organize effectively, prioritize goals, use time efficiently, and stay on task.

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships.

  • Advanced level analytical and design skills, including process description, logic, problem diagnostics, and problem-solving.

  • Advanced level understanding of programming languages, syntax structures, and data management techniques.

  • Advanced level understanding of application and database design and development concepts and standards.

  • Training in computer programming through education or experience.

  • Specific or specialized technical skills, as appropriate to the area and/or team.

Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree with coursework in computer science, MIS, IT, or other related area plus three (3) years related full-time paid experience OR a combination of related education and/or experience. Applicants for this Security Sensitive Level II position will be subject to a criminal background check and must pass a drug and alcohol test after a conditional offer of employment has been extended, but before employment can be confirmed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience maintaining project management, knowledge base, and on-line software manual information using content management systems and/or wikis.

  • Experience identifying, resolving, and documenting software issues.

  • Knowledge of PHP, C#.NET, Classic ASP using VBScript, UML 1.1, Project Management techniques, JIRA, MS SharePoint, wikis, CMS's, Report Writing, MS SQL Server 2014, MS IIS, MySQL, MS Access, and Telerik Reporting.

EEO Statement As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? No

Required Attachments Professional/Personal References

Resume / CV

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Monthly

Pay Statement Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Travel Required Up to 25%

Shift Day

Schedule Details Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Move-in weekends, special events, peak times.

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Computer/IT/Communications

Removal Date 12/03/2017