Software Developer

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: United States,
Job Type: FullTime

Software Developer - (22001746)



Reporting to the Director, Assessment and Evaluation in the Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, the Software Developer is responsible for overseeing, updating, and maintaining the systems used for the following operations: university placement assessment, assessment of student learning, and exam processing. The Software Developer will provide technical direction, training guidance to staff and system users; lead the maintenance of existing applications and the development and/or implementation of new applications; develop and maintain system materials and websites; procure and maintain user accounts; advise on software and hardware needs; coordinate file server, database server, domain and workstation trouble-shooting and upgrades with Information Technology Services; and serve as the IRA Privacy and Security Liaison. The candidate will recommend departmental policies, strategies and resources related to systems and technical operations of the unit. Additionally, the Developer will assist in the retrieval and analysis of datasets and building of data dashboards. Performs other duties as assigned.

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Required Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and at least two (2) years of relevant technical experience. Programming experience such as: C#, .Net, ASP, SQL, and T/SQL.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

Required Skills & Abilities:
* Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills along with the ability to effectively interact with diverse groups of individuals.
* Ability to manage individual assignments and workload to timely completion.
* Database Management skills such as SQL, Oracle, MySQL, etc.
* Demonstrated ability to collect and document user requirements.
* Ability to work independently or as part of a project team
* Ability to interact with outside agencies and vendors on an as-needed basis
* Demonstrated understanding and technical grasp of relational database design/normalization, testing methodologies and software development lifecycles.
* Strong analytical, programming, interfacing and testing skills
* Demonstrated ability to elicit and document user requirements and to document completed applications.
* Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
* Demonstrated ability to create dashboards using PowerBI and/or Tableau.
* Ability to work nights and/or weekends, if necessary.

* At least 2 years of relevant technology or cross-platform production support
* Experience interacting directly with Microsoft SQL Server.
* Project management
* Familiarity with application programming
* Experience working with Banner (or other student information / ERP systems)

Please note this position will temporarily work remotely, the duration of remote work will be at the discretion of Temple University and the department.

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Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

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Primary Location
: United States
: Staff
: Full-time
: Day Job
Employee Status
: Regular
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