Job Description - Programmer, Senior, Systems
Description View created on 10/25/2014

Programmer, Senior, Systems

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 25
Job Title ID: 19352
Job Series/Job Family: Information Technology Series / Systems Services Family

Reports To

Director, Systems Services

Job Purpose

To provide the Information Technology department with necessary hardware and software platforms; implement services in a secure and efficient manner; assist in achieving the Systems Services departmental goals and objectives.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Researches, analyzes, evaluates, plans, and implements new Systems Services for the Information Technology department.
  2. Develops, writes, installs, tests, debugs, and maintains complex system software; creates scripts for specialized functions to monitor or automate certain day-to-day operations.
  3. Identifies and resolves system errors and performance problems; identifies requirements for additional resources or changes to current systems.
  4. Monitors critical administrative computer systems, air conditioning and backup power (generators and/or UPS) to maintain high availability and functionality.
  5. Maintains College-wide backup system to ensure that all critical systems are protected from data loss; maintains voice response system used for telephone registration; maintains web based online student and faculty service.
  6. Provides assistance with the development of policies and standards for the connectivity, accessibility, and security of administrative computer systems.
  7. Assists in recommending budget items for systems hardware and software; assists in writing bids and evaluating bid responses for systems hardware and software procurement.
  8. Maintains performance indicators for designated hardware and software systems; provides training to IT personnel in relation to new system software and hardware or changes.
  9. Oversees and mentors the work of other staff.
  10. Keeps current with the latest technology; regularly attends technical training in order to maintain technical expertise.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Education

Required

Other

Required

Safety