Occupational Category (Staff Positions Only): Professional
Hiring Salary: Monthly-Staff
Department: Enterprise Services
Bachelor's degree with a major in computer science or related field from an accredited institution with five years relevant experience in directly related field. Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation certification and history of professional growth as evidenced by the acquisition of professional development and certification required. Certification examples include ITIL Intermediate, ITIL Expert, Six Sigma Green Belt, Six Sigma Yellow Belt, Six Sigma Black Belt, International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA), Certification of Competency in Business Analysis (CCBA), Project Management Institute Certified Associate in Project Management (PMICAPM), Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner (PMIACP), or Project Management Professional (PMP). A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Serves as a mentor and subject matter expert for one or more content areas within Enterprise Services. Works as part of a team providing an expert level of programming, reporting, integration, and analytical support services for the campus Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system including Ellucian Banner technologies, other third-party applications, and internal programming.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Designs and implements major system changes and integrations using third and fourth generation languages (e.g. Java, .Net, PHP), SQL, stored procedures (e.g. PL/SQL), XML, and/or web scripting to build and integrate systems. Provides an expert ability for at least one functional system utilized with the University enterprise. Mentors and guides programming staff in creating technical system specifications and performance tuning. Develops standards and procedures for programming staff. Develops and implements the processes necessary to refresh or otherwise maintain sets of data for testing and development purposes and automates processes when possible. Coordinates with data owners, data custodians, Division of Information Technology staff, and contracted resources regarding upgrading systems to new software versions. Reviews new programs including database programs, functions, procedures, and packages before they are loaded into production databases and systems. Facilitates the management of projects to ensure that users adequately test programs and reports; have appropriate related documentation; and initiatives are completed efficiently and effectively. Responds to, troubleshoots, and repairs issues with databases and associated applications including Banner. Implements data loading, migrations, conversions, and scheduled job operations. Participates in staff development planning and will train other staff members. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 21792
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.