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Business Support Systems Developer

Virginia Tech
Job Location:
Blacksburg, Virginia
Network/System Administrator

Job Description

The Business Support Systems Developer participates in the assessment and implementation of information technology and decision support solutions for the President, Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer, and Executive VP and Provost senior management areas. Position will provide both technical and non-technical expertise in the development and maintenance of business systems and processes, and the development of business intelligence collection and reporting. This position will work closely with a User Experience design team to create and maintain public facing responsive and accessible websites. This position will be responsible for assessing the information technology needs of end users, collaboratively developing strategies for meeting identified needs, and designing and implementing agreed upon solutions. Solutions are often created using SharePoint and its related add-ons and development completed with C# and corresponding Microsoft development technologies.

To accomplish job responsibilities, the Business Support Systems Developer will work in collaboration with other Business and Management Systems (BAMS) team members to identify and secure the proper equipment, applications, systems, and access to data. This position will implement and maintain systems in accordance with university, state laws, federal laws, policies, and regulations.

Reporting to the Assistant Director of Business Support Systems, this position will provide rapid, effective and courteous services that advance and support the data management and development needs of the office. The Business Support Systems Developer must demonstrate a high degree of initiative and self-sufficiency, and the ability to work effectively one-on-one and as part of group projects and teams. The Business Support Systems Developer must be an effective communicator with users and other BAMS team members.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • Experience in latest versions of Microsoft desktop operating systems and server software. Also, experience in the latest versions of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in relational database design, object-oriented programming, and database reporting software.
  • Experience in front end responsive website design using Microsoft development technologies, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Experience analyzing, designing, developing, and documenting business and management information systems and tools for end users.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Ability to convert user specifications into functional project requirements.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts at a level appropriate to the intended audience.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to independently prioritize tasks and meet project deadlines.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
  • Experience working with Microsoft SharePoint technologies.
  • Experience with a variety of computer languages such as Visual Basic, PHP, C#, C++, ASP, .NET, and SQL.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration or related field.
  • Experience with MS SQL Server administration.
  • Software project management and project delivery experience.
  • Experience with MS Power Platform.
  • Experience adhering to web accessibility standards.
  • Experience collaborating with user experience design teams.

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

January 19, 2022

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation ofCOVID-19 vaccinationor receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

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