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Application Developer (Remote) -ITS Enterprise Applications

West Virginia University
Job Location:
Morgantown, West Virginia


West Virginia University's Information Technology Services is currently accepting applications for a Application Developer-Remote.

About the Opportunity

As Application Developer, you will provide application development support in an Oracle/Unix environment in SQL*PLUS, PL/SQL, SQL*Loader, Pro*C, Java, Html, Groovy/Grails, Argos, Web Programming support for Self Service Banner (SSB) components, etc. related to the STAR (Banner) Student Information System.

We strongly believe in work-life balance and keeping time for things we love outside our work. WVU offers generous benefits, including:

  • 37.5-hour work week
  • 13 paid holidays (staff holiday calendar)
  • 24 annual leave (vacation) days per year
  • 18 sick days per year
  • (for when you're ill, for when you need time to care for sick family, for your own, or your family's, regularly scheduled medical appointments. Who is family for the purpose of this leave? A lot of people in your life including immediate relatives and in-laws as well as others considered to be members of your household living under the same roof)
  • WVU offers a range ofhealth insurance and other benefits(this position is a benefits-eligible non-classified staff position)
  • 401(a) retirement savings with 6% employee contribution match, eligibility to continue health insurance, and other retiree perks. Looking formore retirement benefits information? Check out retirement health insurance benefits, retirement income, and FAQ's.
  • Wellness programs
What you'll do:
  • Application development support in an Oracle/Unix environment in SQL*PLUS, PL/SQL, SQL*Loader, Pro*C, Java, Html, Groovy/Grails, Argos, Web Programming support for Self Service Banner (SSB) components, etc. related to the STAR (Banner) Student Information System.
  • Provide analysis and application development for all STAR modules in support of all approved WVU reports, processes, and interfaces.
  • Utilization of version control tools and application development tools such as Jira, SVN, GIT, IntelliJ, NetBeans, etc. are required.
  • Provide application development liaison support between Academic Business Analysts and Academic Operations Units, Database Administrators, System Administrators, and end-users for program specifications and program documentation.
  • Provide application development and interface support for university supported student related systems (Identity Management, Target X, MIX, eCampus, Mountaineer Card, Degree Works, ePayment Gateway, etc.).
  • Administrative duties and special projects as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or related field, andtwo (2)years related work experience, OR equivalent combination of education, certificates, and work experience.
  • A minimum of two (2) years' experience in the following:
    • Design, development, and deployment of Web Applications.
    • System development life cycle (SDLC) execution including planning, system analysis, system design, implementation, integration and testing, deployment, and maintenance of highly complex solutions is preferred.


  • In-depth attention to detail and analytical ability.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to explain complex technical issues to both non-technical and technical audiences.
  • Strong ability to interact and serve as a key member of a team.
  • Awareness and commitment to organization and WVU goals.

Desirable Technical Skills: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and /or ability desired in the technical area:

  • Working knowledge of Ellucian's Banner Student Information System.
  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Reporting System Tools.
  • Ability to use SQL*PLUS, PL/SQL, SQL*Loader, Pro*C, etc. in an Oracle/Unix environment.
  • Ability to create Web Applications in a Grails or other framework in Groovy and/or Java using an IDE such as IntelliJ or NetBeans.
  • Ability to use REST and SOAP protocols as well as other related web services is desired.
  • Ability to use Development Workflow tools (Jira) and Version Control Tools (SVN, Git).
  • Working knowledge of a SDLC and/or Agile methodology experience desired.
  • Working knowledge of Java application servers such as Tomcat and WebLogic.
  • Working knowledge of computer security issues and the ability to apply this knowledge in the design and development of computerized systems.
  • Ability to troubleshoot software development issues and act appropriately to efficiently resolve the issues in a timely fashion.


  • Seated at computer or telephone - Daily.

About WVU

At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley - the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic learning environment is core to WVU's academic mission. We welcome candidates who can contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.

To learn more about West Virginia University,visit View current career opportunities

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status.

Job Posting: Jun 28, 2022

Posting Classification: Non-Classified

Exemption Status: Exempt

Benefits Eligible: Yes
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