Senior Programmer/Analyst

  • Farmingdale State College
  • Farmingdale, NY, United States
  • Sep 07, 2017
Full-time Analytics Business Intelligence (BI) C++ Data Analysis Java Linux Oracle Programming SQL Unix

Job Description

Farmingdale State College, a campus of the State University of New York, is a college of applied science and technology with an enrollment of more than 9,500 students. As the largest of SUNY's colleges of technology, Farmingdale equips students with the resources and critical thinking skills sought by today's emerging industries through its Schools of Business, Engineering Technology, Health Sciences, and Liberal Arts & Sciences. Farmingdale offers 37 undergraduate degrees and is offering its first Master's in Technology Management in Fall 2017. The college is a pioneer in environmental sustainability and alternative energy, and boasts a highly successful NCAA Division III athletics program.

According to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report, Farmingdale State College is ranked #9 among public colleges in the north. The New York Times ranks FSC in the top 35% in the nation of America's Great Working Class Colleges. FSC has been ranked as one of the top colleges in return on investment and as one of the safest colleges in the nation according to multiple rankings. The campus is located on 380 lush acres in the heart of Long Island, approximately 45 minutes by rail or automobile from New York City.

A Senior Programmer/Analyst in the Administrative Technology department will provide technical services in support of the Colleges Ellucian Banner SIS (Student Information System). Supported areas include, but are not limited to: Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, Finance, Institutional Research, Academic Affairs and Student Affairs.

Senior Programmer/Analysts are responsible for business analysis, application design, application programming, problem identification/resolution, maintenance and documentation of software projects in both a traditional hosted and SAS (software-as-a-service) environments.

Senior Programmer/Analysts must be able to function independently. In additional they must have the ability to work closely with his/her functional counterparts in the colleges Administrative Technology department as well as staff in the supported areas and assist in finding effective and efficient technical solutions to outstanding issues.

Senior Programmer/Analysts must be able to multi-task and have the ability to analyze problems and formulate solutions in real time.

This position reports to the Associate Director of Administrative Technology.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a program with a programming language discipline.
  • Four years of full-time programming experience utilizing Oracle PL/SQL and Java.
  • Solid understanding and experience in the use of relational databases.
  • Demonstrable advanced knowledge of the following programming languages: Oracle, PL/SQL, Java
  • A minimum of two years' experience in the Linux/UNIX operating system environment. This experience must include writing/maintaining complex bash shell scripts.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Higher Education experience, utilizing the Ellucian Banner ERP software product, in areas such as admissions, registration, student billing/finance, financial aid and alumni, preferably with a SUNY College.
  • Demonstrable proficiency in the following programming languages: C++, Groovy, SQR, Scribe (DegreeWorks)
  • Experience/knowledge with one or more the following systems: Evisions Argos reporting tools, Evisions FormFusion document enhancement and distribution solution, DegreeWorks Degree Audit system, TouchNet U.Commerce solutions

This is a full-time position.

  • For the first 10 working days, beginning Friday, September 1, 2017 and ending Friday, September 15, 2017, applications will be limited to UUP Farmingdale.
  • Salary $65,000, may commensurate with experience

The State University of New York offers excellent fringe benefits including health insurance options and retirement plans


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  • Cover Letter
  • Resume/CV

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