To be considered, a cover letter and resume are required. The cover letter must be the leading page of your resume and should:
Specifically outline the reasons for your interest in the position and
Outline your particular skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Starting salaries will vary depending upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
This position will be filled at the Intermediate level salary range of $57,692 - $82,500 as the primary goal. The requirements listed below reflect the Intermediate level expectation. Applicants with lesser experience are encouraged to apply and may be considered if the primary goal is not met. Lesser-experienced candidates will be reviewed at an Associate level salary range of $47,476 - $59,000.
The Enterprise Application Services (EAS) department within Information and Technology Services (ITS) has an immediate opening for an Application Developer on the Student Administration team.
As a member of a high performing team, the developer will have the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment on a variety of projects using the PeopleSoft suite of technologies including PeopleTools Application Designer, BI Publisher, Integration Broker, SQR, and more. The developer will collaborate with business system analysts and technical infrastructure teams to create new solutions, integrate applications using APIs, address application issues, and perform application maintenance. This role provides an opportunity to make a positive impact on mission-critical applications used to support the University’s students, faculty and staff. This position reports to the Application Developer Manager.
WHO WE ARE
ITS supports U-M faculty, researchers, staff, and students in their use of technology to teach, learn, research, and work, and be leaders in their fields. We are dedicated to creating cohesive digital experiences and enabling university wide innovations by:
Elevating the customer experience by providing proactive, laser focused customer service
Providing appropriate IT security and privacy in an open university society, while enabling innovation
Supporting data-informed decision making
Delivering intuitive research computing solutions
Building a world-class, transformational network and reliable administrative systems
In addition, we value those that proactively solve challenges, work with a sense of urgency, and seek a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
ITS’s mission is to be trusted enablers of technology for the U-M community.ITS works together to provide cohesive digital experiences and seamless support to the U-M community. To learn more, visit: https://its.umich.edu.
WHO YOU ARE
You are energized by working with a collaborative team and industry peers to support the university mission through innovative and appropriate use of technology. You seek understanding and to tackle projects and problems with your customers’ needs in mind. You anticipate problems and work proactively to preempt challenges and concerns, delivering increasingly relevant customer experiences over time. You value a culture that is rooted in mutual respect, where you can learn from different perspectives, roles, and identities.
You have at least a minimum of two (2) years of experience working independently in a related role requiring systems analysis, design, development, implementation, support, maintenance, customer service, prioritization, and troubleshooting.
Works collaboratively and independently on complex application development tasks
Develops, enhances, implements and maintains web and batch applications, reports, queries and application integrations
Leads and coordinates projects, forecasts required time and resources, provides status updates, prioritizes completion of tasks, and follows established methodology
Collaborates with customers and business systems analysts to design and implement solutions that meet the needs of the customer and the organization
Applies vendor provided software patches and maintenance following established standards, methodologies, and control processes
Provides production problem analysis and resolution, job scheduling, monitoring, tuning, and end-user support
Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of the business and administrative processes
Provides training, guidance, and assistance to staff to successfully accomplish objectives
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Information Services, Computer Science, or equivalent combination of education and experience
Minimum of two (2) years of experience working independently in a related role requiring systems analysis, design, development, implementation, support, maintenance, customer service, prioritization, and troubleshooting
Experience working with relational database technology to support web applications
Experience designing and developing web applications using structured techniques
Demonstrated knowledge of application development and process improvement methodologies
Proficiency with one or more procedural or object oriented programming languages
Proficiency with reporting tools, query writing and SQL
Demonstrated successful performance with coordinating and completing multiple tasks to meet deadlines
Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and communicate it to others using clear and concise languag.
Demonstrated effective creative problem solving and flexibility when collaborating with customers, team members support teams, external vendors, and technical organizations to understand, advocate for, evaluate, and support enhancements, resulting in plans and services that leverage the capabilities of existing technology and meet customer and organizational expectations
Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills including strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively through all levels of management and matrix organizations
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers in a manner that consistently meets the organization’s expectations for exemplary customer service
Excellent organizational, analytical and independent problem-solving skills
Ability to influence others in the building and maintaining consensual approach with a wide array of diverse business interests
Proficiency with automated system-to-system integration using standard integration techniques
Proficiency with providing and consuming APIs and Web Service
Previous experience designing user interfaces for a diverse user population
Previous experience developing, customizing and supporting applications using Oracle/PeopleSoft application development tools, including PeopleTools, PeopleCode, SQR, COBOL, Application Engine, Integration Broker, and BI Publisher
Previous technical experience working with Oracle (PeopleSoft) Campus Solutions or another enterprise student information system related to student recruiting, admissions, financial aid, financial services, records, curriculum and/or academic advisement
Previous experience using the PeopleSoft Update Manager to apply delivered application maintenance
Information and Technology Services is excited to be filling 40-plus positions this fall to support the missions of the university through the innovative and appropriate use of technology. We have been strategic in our hiring over the last two years in order to fund and invest in our future with these key positions. As a valued team member, you will help create and run the technology that powers the University of Michigan – supporting the students, faculty, and staff who are helping to improve the world!
Physical Demands / Work Environment
Normal amount of sitting, average mobility to move around an office environment; able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer; travel to various locations on and off campus. Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance is required. May require on-call availability and may require working during non-business hours and on weekends.
NOTE - This position may work with and/or support systems that maintain or process sensitive institutional data as defined by university policy. Successful candidates must comply with federal, state and local law and/or university policies or agreements that require the university to implement specific privacy and security safeguards including, but not limited to: ITAR, EAR, HIPAA and FISMA. Responsible for protecting data and information from unauthorized release or from loss, alteration or unauthorized deletion; and, following applicable regulations and instructions regarding access to computerized files, release of data, etc. as stated in a computer access agreement.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The University of Michigan Information and Technology Services seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
The University of Michigan Benefits Office is committed to offering a high-quality benefits package to support faculty, staff and their families. Learn more about our 2:1 retirement matching, healthcare plans with nationwide coverage including prescription drug coverage, three dental plans, a vision plan, flexible spending account, well-being programs, long-term disability, automatic life insurance, general legal services, three early childhood centers, time away from work and work-life programs to promote balance. Learn more at https://hr.umich.edu/benefits-wellness
The University of Michigan is ranked the No. 3 public university in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report’s annual report of the nation’s best undergraduate colleges and universities.
The University of Michigan is ranked No. 6 on Kiplinger’s list of Best Values in Public Colleges, again making U-M one of the nation’s best values in higher education for in-state students. The ranking highlights colleges and universities that combine outstanding education with economic value.
For the third straight year, the University of Michigan maintained its position as the 15th top university in the world, according to the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.
The University of Michigan maintained its ranking as the top U.S. public university in the QS World University Rankings for 2019-20 and ranked 21st among all institutions on the list, moving down one spot from last year in the ranking released Tuesday, 06/18/2019.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.