Responsible to the Director of Information Systems and serves as technical project lead for multiple Banner/ERP modules, other purchased software, and ETSU applications and databases, especially those with a higher degree of complexity. The Senior Software Engineer must: possess expert knowledge of software engineering processes in order to make technical decisions; perform all phases of software development including requirements gathering, design, implementation, testing, release management and maintenance of ETSU applications and databases as well as Banner ERP systems; import and extract data, automate business processes, write reports, and integrate third-party applications; adhere to established policies and procedures for secure data management; assist with business user-needs assessments, design, development and presentation of prototypes to user community; assist with technical documentation, user interface and user experience design, and any other activities essential to the development of university software projects; delegate tasks to junior programmers, supervise and track progress as determined necessary by the Director; and work collaboratively, providing effective team leadership, and superior customer service. Ability to learn and change is an essential part of this position. This is a high volume position that requires an individual who has expert project management skills in order to manage multiple priorities in a busy environment. All software systems must conform to industry standards and maintain high performance, security, and scalability in support of institutional needs. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Job Category: Administrative
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology required.
3+ years of experience in Object-Oriented Development, Web-Based Development, and Database Development Technologies; OR
Master's degree in Computer Science or Information Technology and 1 year of related work experience.
Internal Number: 13445
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.