Advertised Employing Department: Information Technology Services
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
IT Services at Iowa State is seeking applicants for an Application Development Analyst (University classification of Systems Analyst II). This position conducts initial research into emerging client-side and server-side technologies as it relates to application development. The Application Development Analyst also provides development on core university systems, develops web applications and reusable libraries for many campus units, and works to develop integrations with various third-party solutions. The Application Development Analyst will collaborate and consult frequently with non-technical ISU staff to gather business requirements for development purposes.
This position may be filled at a higher level. In addition to the aforementioned responsibilities, the Application Development Analyst will also be lead projects, assist the team leader in assigning and prioritizing workload, and mentor developers.
IT Services provides core computing, network services, enterprise systems, and information security resources to the students, faculty, and staff of Iowa State. ITS partners with IT professionals from around campus to provide more specialized IT resources to ISU's academic and business units.
The ideal candidate will have strong problem identification and resolution skills, advanced software development knowledge, strong project management and prioritization skills, the ability to work successfully within a team and communicate effectively with collaborators which include campus partners and vendors.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 1 year of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, or a related field. Experience in java-centric enterprise scale software development. Experience in Java/J2EE (Spring, JPA), MySQL, Oracle, OOP/OOD (UML, design patterns, model driven architecture). Experience with Containers and Container Orchestration (Docker, OpenShift, Cloud Foundry, Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Amazon Container Service, Amazon Kubernetes Service) – Experience with configuration management tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet Experience with public cloud offerings such as AWS or Azure
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.