The University of Akron’s department of Application Systems Services is seeking applications for the Senior Systems Analyst Programmer position.
The Senior Systems Analyst Programmer will support and maintain information systems, coordinate projects, and resolve system problems. Provide technical support to the campus community while guiding and supervising the work of computer programmers and other users. Specifically, the systems to be supported involves the Student Information System (Oracle-PeopleSoft Campus Solutions) at the University of Akron as well as all supporting systems associated with the student information system.
The essential functions of this job include:
Direct the design, coding, and implementation of new computer programs for specialized applications. Make recommendations regarding computer hardware and software that will increase the level of efficiency and improve methods of record keeping, reporting, scheduling, and calculating.
Coordinate project development and oversee the process of writing design specifications, procedures, and project plans.
Provide overall technical support, supervise others, and report on the project progress.
Anticipate the information requirements of the University and use computer applications to collect and distribute data to the campus community. Provide technical support to internal and external users while responding to inquiries regarding computer systems or the installation of software.
Maintain and update the existing computer services and program documentation to ensure compliance with department standards. Manage computer files and the information system operations while providing guidance to computer programmers.
Consult with internal and external users and software specialists to identify problems, resolve problems and determine future system requirements. Evaluate office and computer processes and procedures to define and solve routine and complex problems.
Administer internal education courses and teach seminars to train users in running programs and retrieving reports. Prepare training manuals and establish policies and procedures for the department.
Functional guidance over staff including general scheduling, assigning tasks and monitoring work activities.
18 months of education or training beyond high school
A minimum of four years of experience in ERP data retrieval, computer programming, program analysis and design
Familiarity with several programming languages and must possess highly developed computer skills including hardware, software, database and web browser capabilities
Strong project management, problem solving, communication and technical writing skills
A relevant Bachelor's Degree in business, computer science or engineering
Experience with Oracle-PeopleSoft Campus Solutions specifically the Student Records and Academic Advisement modules
Experience with Oracle database technology including the development of advanced SQL scripts
Experience with Oracle-PeopleSoft development tools including People Tools, SQR's, Integration Broker, App Engine and BI Publisher
The University of Akron is an equal education and employment institution. It is the policy of this institution that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any individual in employment or in its programs or activities at The University of Akron because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, military status or status as a veteran. The University is also committed to the principles of affirmative action and acts in accordance with state and federal laws.
The University of Akron is the region’s most influential public research university, contributing to the resurgence of the local economy, providing a workforce highly trained in diverse disciplines, and known for an innovative approach to higher education.