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Application Developer

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Department: Off of Information Technology
Work type: Staff
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Information Systems & Technology, Probationary, Full Time

    • Position Summary
    • (Classified as: Analyst/Programmer - Foundation)

      Full-time position available on or after October 12, 2020 in the Office of Information Technology. 

      Under direct supervision of the Director of Information Services, the Analyst/Programmer analyzes, designs, develops, integrates, and supports enterprise-wide computing applications that support core University business processes with an emphasis on the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems, Student, Financial, Human Resources and its various components including but not limited to PeopleSoft, Office 365, eforms/workflows, Oracle/SQL Server and custom C# web applications.

    • Job Duties
    • Duties include but are not limited to:
      • Analyze user system and application needs, determine and evaluate alternative solutions and approaches to meeting those needs, and select optimal technology solution.
      • Development of specifications and requirements for the optimal integration and implementation of systems and equipment
      • Design application programs to meet user requirements that optimize the use of available resources.
      • Participate in the development of succinct, timely programming code or modify software in a logical fashion which optimizes programming resources and meets functional user requirements.
      • Maintain and support assigned systems to ensure minimal downtime and loss of productivity and service.
      • Administer, upgrade, install modules, troubleshoot, and support the Universities web content management system.
      • Third Party Application integrations.
      • Analysis Structure, implement and maintain data warehouse systems to optimize data access and security.
      • Maintain awareness of current technical developments through research, self-study, and participation in formal training programs.
      • Transfer information technology related concepts and skills in a continuing effort to promote the growth institutional knowledge.
      • Other duties as assigned.


    • Minimum Qualifications
    • A bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science or business (or equivalent training and applied experience).

    • Preferred Qualifications

      • One year of experience in software development using PeopleSoft, Microsoft Visual Studio.Net,Node.js/Angular/Javascript, Microsoft IIS, MS SQL Server and/or Oracle databases, with additional knowledge of various programming languages, such as C# or VB.Net.
      • Experience working with PeopleSoft or an equivalent ERP system.
      • Experience developing with Microsoft Visual Studio.Net.
      • Experience with DevOps fundamentals, including GIT and/or Microsoft TFS.
      • Knowledge of SharePoint, Drupal, or an equivalent content management system.
      • Knowledge of workflow techniques and business process automation.
      • Knowledge of Mobile computing technologies.
      • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies.
      • Work experience in a higher education setting.
    • Required Qualifications

      • Foundation knowledge and skills for the Analyst/Programmer, depending on the position assignment, may include working knowledge of a specific industry standard applications programming language and knowledge of standard systems analysis techniques.
      • Ability to use systems work flow and logic flowchart techniques.
      • Knowledge of formal data flow analysis methodologies.
      • Ability to apply and use operations analysis and structured design analysis techniques.
      • Knowledge of campus-defined systems, applications and standards.
      • Ability to identify hardware/software interface problems.
      • Knowledge of system/equipment capability, design restrictions and security requirements.
      • Knowledge of system development life cycle and structured systems development concepts.
      • General knowledge of network connectivity, integration, configuration and protocols.
      • Understanding of and ability to integrate all systems including operating systems, applications, network and databases, as well as knowledge of distributed processing technology.
      • Knowledge of client/server technologies.
      • Ability to communicate effectively.
      • Ability to apply consultative skills to assess user needs and communicate technology systems and solutions.
      • Ability to perform systems and applications needs analysis, prepare requests for proposals, and conduct feasibility studies.
      • Ability to use project management tools.
      • Ability to research and evaluate the functionality of vendor software to meet user needs, assess vendor proposals, and serve as a technical/vendor liaison.
      • Ability to use one or more industry standard programming languages and various report/screen generators as required by the position.
      • Ability to use applications software, data structures and utilities, operating systems, and communication interfaces within the computing environment.
      • Ability to perform interactive debugging and to test and analyze program failures.
      • Knowledge of structured programming techniques and the ability to use appropriate productivity tools to provide for more rapid development of applications.
      • Ability to write/modify programs using multiple applications and databases.
      • Ability to develop program implementation plans, install software, and apply fixes.
      • Understanding of technical and vendor documentation and ability to maintain internal documentation.
      • Knowledge of network configuration, programming, and protocols.
      • Specialized skills in new systems and programming technologies.
      • Knowledge of formal data structure design, relational database design, and file structure.
      • Ability to design data structures to maximize efficiency and flexibility.
      • Ability to perform database maintenance tasks, develop access routines, and maintain dictionary.
      • Knowledge of data administration principles and data modeling concepts.
      • Ability to identify and resolve software/hardware interface problems, data requirements, and access methods.
      • Ability to establish and execute data security standards and procedures and disaster recovery plans.
      • Knowledge of distributed processing and client/server technologies.
      • Ability to perform database backup and recovery procedures as part of database management system utilities.
      • Ability to use data resource and productivity tools applicable to the database management system.
      • General knowledge of network configuration, programming, and protocols.
      • Ability to provide database support in a multiple hardware platform and operating system environment.
      • Ability to work and communicate with users to define and meet database needs and requirements.
    • Salary Range
    • $3,470 - $6,681 per month plus excellent paid benefits.  (Anticipated salary will be $3,470 – $4,511 per month, depending on the qualifications of the successful finalist.)
    • Compensation & Benefits
    • Commensurate with qualifications and experience.  As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Link to Benefits Summary: CSUEU (Unit 9) 
    • How to Apply
    • To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resumé. Applications are accepted electronically only.  Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration.  To apply online, please click the “Apply Now” button on this page.

      Applications will be processed in accordance with Article 9.3 of the CSU/CSUEU Memorandum of Understanding.  Preference will be given to qualified individuals currently employed at CSU Stanislaus in bargaining units 2, 5, 7, and 9 except when it is determined that it is necessary to appoint outside applicants to meet the best interest of the campus by obtaining specialized skills and abilities not available from current employees.

    • Application Deadline
    • OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN OCTOBER 2, 2020 (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)
    • Criminal Background Clearance Notice
    • Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
    • Additional Information
    • Campus & Area

      California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion – one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

      Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West’s No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

      Clery Act Disclosure

      Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

      Equal Employment Opportunity

      The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

      Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351.  California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD.  As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool.  Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at:

      CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.  In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

    • The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.


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