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Senior Programmer Analyst

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Position type: Full-Time 12-Month
Department: 192500 - Research Curriculum Unit
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Professional
Position Open Date:

Salary Grade/Salary Minimum:

16/ Minimum: 57,700

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Assumes lead analyst role for small applications or assume subsystem responsibility for major applications.
2. Stays abreast of the latest trends and developments in information technology and make recommendations as appropriate.
3. Evaluates and establishes priorities to meet desired goals.
4. Works independently under overall project objectives and requirements.
5. Analyzes technical and functional application specifications.
6. Designs program logic to meet technical and functional specifications.
7. Establishes database and file requirements.
8. Designs, codes, and tests application software, as well as modify existing software to reflect changes in system or application requirements.
9. Codes efficiently adhering to established programming standards.
10. Prepares and maintains quality documentation to manage program development and revisions.
11. Completes assigned tasks meeting deadlines.
12. Performs problem determination and analysis.
13. Responds to and solves problems.
14. Prepare instructions and user documentation.
15. Modify programs to increase operating efficiency.
16. Respond to changes in work processes.
17. Prepare test data and validate software for accuracy.
18. Be available weekends and nights for performance of duties, including periodic on-call responsibilities.
19. Establish and maintain effective communications with clients and ITS staff.
20. Be supportive and understanding with clients.
21. Demonstrate good work ethics.
22. Train new employees and provide technical assistance to junior staff members.
23. Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or related area 2 years experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or related area and 4 years experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Proven work experience with design, development and testing of windows and/or web applications and/or services in .Net Framework, strong programming skills in C#, ASP.NET, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML & CSS, proven work experience with a relational database management system (preferably MS SQL Server).
2. Excellent logical skills, ability to plan and organize, demonstrated ability to perform with professionalism, produce accurate results, and assume responsibility for supporting multiple systems.
3. Other Desirable Qualifications: Work experience with CMS (preferably DNN), version control tools, design & development of reports in SSRS and/or Crystal reports, working knowledge of Single Sign-On.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

1. Sitting: required to be able to sit for long periods of time, as typical days will involve sitting at a PC or workstation or sitting in meetings
2. Dexterity and visual acuity: required to be able to use computer screens and keyboards.

Restricted Clause:

Position contingent upon funding availability.

Instructions for Applying:

Apply online and submit a resume, cover letter and the complete contact information for at least 3 references.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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