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Lead Programmer/Analyst


Information Services


Commensurate with experience and qualifications

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Information Services (IS) department at SUNY Canton invites applicants for the position of Lead Programmer/Analyst to join our Applications team. Expectations are to develop applications in the Ellucian Banner software and other administrative systems; assist the programming team in adopting new technologies; and provide software enhancements, technical support, best practices, and training for the business units at SUNY Canton.

Duties include but not limited to: designing, analyzing, coding, documenting, and implementing applications that support, enhance, and integrate with the Ellucian Oracle-based administrative system, Banner. This includes on-going support of these applications as well as functional and technical problem resolution. A Lead Programmer/Analyst is expected to manage medium scale initiatives with limited supervision. S/he will be responsible for developing design specifications according to business requirements, programming, providing technical assistance to functional users, tracking progress of projects, and performing thorough testing of applications to comply with quality assurance standards. This position is physically located on the SUNY Canton campus.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required Qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in a computer-related field; coursework or experience with systems analysis and design; coursework or experience with both procedural and object-oriented programming; coursework or experience with SQL-based languages; coursework or experience with web development tools; an understanding of relational database theory; excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications include demonstrated experience supporting Ellucian Banner software or other higher education enterprise software; knowledge of Unix/Linux commands; supporting or developing solutions using SQL, PL/SQL, C, Perl; web development using, but not limited to, JAVA, Groovy/Grails, JavaScript, jQuery, XML, HTML5, CSS; Object Oriented Programming; ability to work both independently and in a team environment; ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications..

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.

Persons interested in the above position should apply online at https://employment.canton.edu/

CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: Review begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

SUNY Canton, a unit of the State University of New York, is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. SUNY Canton is building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority and women candidates.