Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.
Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.
The University at Albany, Division of ITS, Enterprise Application Services, is seeking highly-qualified candidates to fill the role of Solution Specialist for Academic Administration.
The Solution Specialist for Academic Administration will act as a subject matter lead for the systems and related services used at UAlbany that enable enrollment and academic administrative business processes. This position is responsible for employing technical and functional skills and experience to ensure the reliability, availability and maintainability of one or more systems. The Solution Specialist is involved with the design in support of the build/configuration and operational maintenance of systems in this portfolio.
Duties and responsibilities
Support administration of applications within scope through the entire solution life-cycle:
Provide day-to-day applications operational support including quality control activities, data management, integration, and subject matter expertise to interested internal and external resources on functionality and integration
Work on items within a defined queue of service requests, incidents, and problems for applications within scope (service offering operation)
Configure applications to meet defined business needs
Support solutions within scope focusing on services to be consumed across the University-wide portfolio of applications including providing:
Knowledge of data for analytics and business intelligence/data warehousing integration
"How-to" training on the use of the applications within varying business processes
Maintain the business processes and functional designs within scope
Build customizations and configurations that ensure propagation to upgraded environments
A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related area from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized organization
Two years of applicable programming experience
Ability to formulate programming code in more than one programming language
Ability to write and review/execute SQL statements
Demonstrated experience working with relational databases
Ability to analyze and troubleshoot applications
Ability to work with culturally diverse populations
One year of recent, prior experience in the Higher Education industry
One year of development experience in any PeopleSoft Solution
Experience working in UNIX/Linux environment
Experience developing HTML, XML and XSLT
Professional Rank and Salary Range: Lead Programmer/Analyst, SL-3
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