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Programmer/Analyst 3

Penn State
Job Location:
University Park, Pennsylvania

Job Number: REQ_0000015815


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The Pennsylvania State University's Office of the Bursar Information Technology unit seeks a Programmer/Analyst 3 to assist in the design, development and implementation of new systems and applications and to provide support of existing systems within the Office of the Bursar.

Primary position duties include planning, organizing, and scheduling projects for analysis, programming and implementation of major system projects with University-wide impact while meeting the needs of customers and compliance requirements; conducting studies of major system problems and developing precise problem definitions, analyzing alternatives and developing best solutions; and assisting in building and maintaining administrative web applications (EASIS) within the Office of the Bursar.

The successful candidate for this position will serve as an expert to management and staff within Office of the Bursar and must demonstrate knowledge of broad concepts and procedures related to the development, implementation, and support of information systems with university-wide impact. They must possess:

  • Project management skills to accomplish projects and tasks that have University-wide impact.

  • Knowledge of system and application development, testing, troubleshooting, and ongoing support.

  • Good communication skills to provide training and support for internal users of the systems.

Education and Experience: Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher and 4 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred experience:

  • Experience with web-related technologies including HTML, XHTML, CSS, ColdFusion and SQL

  • Familiar with common software standards and relationship database design

  • Knowledge of financial accounting

  • Ability to communicate clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing, strong organizational skills

  • Proven record of success as a member of a professional team

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to interact professionally with our academic partners

  • Accountability, attention to detail and a proven commitment to customer service

As a member of the Corporate Controller's Office, you will be joining a team of individuals who have the ambition to help Penn State succeed. Workforce diversity, cultural inclusiveness, and employment equity are deeply rooted in Penn State's historic mission. Just as we are committed to being a diverse educational environment, we are also committed to being a diverse working community. As a community, we endeavor to be a mixture of cultural backgrounds, life experiences, and individual perspectives that add variety and vitality to the workplace. The University believes that we can learn from each other's differences and break down the barriers that separate us. Penn State is a place where everyone can be themselves, together.

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