Students (Customers) First is the mantra of R&DE and our strategic goals reflect our commitment to delivering quality and excellence to our constituents every day. In R&DE, Excellence is defined by aligning our strategic goals and performance with our vision.
The R&DE IT Software Developer is a member of the R&DE IT Software Development Team, reporting to the Assistant CIO for Software Development and Integration, and uses his/her technical knowledge to develop, enhance, optimize, and maintain key R&DE applications that are used by students and/or staff. The Team interfaces with other R&DE teams, campus partners and vendors to ensure high performance and availability of R&DE applications, and to explore emerging technologies. We align workflows and priorities with the overall goals of R&DE and we aim to be accountable for the quality of our work. We are results oriented, and we embrace organizational and technology change in making our contribution to the R&DE vision of excellence.
The R&DE IT Software Developer will have a significant role in service delivery, and will need to consider the reliability and security of the computing environment and the needs of the R&DE community to be among their highest priorities. Key responsibilities for this position include supporting our main housing assignments system, StarRez. Activities related to StarRez support include the implementation and configuration of new modules, managing and monitoring integration with other systems and providing second level user support. The team develops custom solutions, integrations, and customizations to enterprise systems. The software development environment in R&DE utilizes a mix of Microsoft.Net and Java frameworks. R&DE IT staff are committed to deepening their knowledge and skillset through professional development activities, they display careful attention to detail and they are equally comfortable working as a member of a team or individually.
JOB PURPOSE: Execute all programming tasks, including programming, analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, modifying, and maintaining computer programs. Work on systems of small to moderate size and complexity or segments of larger systems. CORE DUTIES*:
Assess user needs and requirements.
Design and develop applications that may involve sophisticated data manipulation.
Maintain and update existing programs.
Troubleshoot and solve technical problems.
Create programs to meet reporting and analysis needs.
Design and implement user and operations training programs.
Document changes in software for end users.
Follow team software development methodology.
Serve as technical resource with respect to applications.
Ensure compliance with applicable security and privacy policies and guidelines.
Write reports and status updates.
- Other duties may also be assigned MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:& Experience: Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Current knowledge of latest software development and design standards.
Experience with database engines such as SQL Server and Oracle
Experience with StarRez (Housing System)
Experience with File Maker Pro is a plus
Experience with Business Objects reporting tools is a plus
Ability to define and solve logical problems for technical applications.
Knowledge of and ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.
Ability to recognize and recommend needed changes in user and/or operations procedures.
Basic knowledge of software engineering principles.
Strong knowledge of at least one programming language.
Occasionally stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulders, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
- Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Location: Residential & Dining Enterprises, Stanford, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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