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Applications Systems Analyst/Developer, Senior (UPDATED)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Applications Systems Analyst/Developer, Senior (UPDATED)
Department UITS-Admin Technologies (9522)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Please Note: the ‘Contact Information for Candidates’ section below has been updated.

University Information Technology Services Department (UITS), within the University of Arizona, is looking for a talented, creative individual with a positive attitude and an eye towards automation to join our Kuali DevOps support team. This person will be part of an energetic, fast paced team who support enterprise applications, such as Kuali Financial System (KFS) and Kuali Research (KR) running in AWS. We are proud to have a collaborative environment with space for innovation, continuous learning, accountability, and a desirable work/life balance.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Develops and maintains a source code revision control environment and associated software development workflows using tools such as Git and BitBucket
• Develops and maintains a continuous delivery pipeline and associated automated build and deployment process using Jenkins
• Build and maintain the infrastructure and build environments in AWS as needed
• Provides off-hours on-call coverage for supported systems and services
• Occasionally assists and contributes to development of enterprise Java applications
• Discover, promote and implement continuous improvements in all aspects of the software development lifecycle
• Create and maintain technical documentation

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Production support in a Linux environment
• Jenkins, Liquibase, Git
• Ruby & Python, JSON, YAML
• CloudFormation Templates, OpsWorks Cookbooks, Docker, AWS
• A strong track record of understanding and interest in current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience, and/or industry activities. 

• Demonstrated customer focus through the establishment of strong customer relationships and the creation of processes from a customer viewpoint.
• A strong track record of problem-solving in a collaborative team environment, including familiarity with agile methodologies such as XP, Scrum, and/or Kanban.
• Excellent written and verbal communication

Minimum Qualifications
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Five years of experience in programming applications systems using relevant technologies and programming languages; OR, an Associate’s degree in Computer Science or related field AND four years of experience in programming applications systems using relevant technologies and programming languages; OR, Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field AND two years of experience in programming applications systems using relevant technologies and programming languages; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with AWS, CloudFormation templates, ECS, and Docker
• Experience with Oracle relational database
• Experience with Maven

Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Computer, Engineering and Technical
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $71,000
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S23798
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Melanie Hornstein
mhornstein@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 08/09/2017
Review Start Date 09/05/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/20805
Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have five years of experience in programming applications systems using relevant technologies and programming languages; OR, an Associate's degree in Computer Science or related field AND four years of experience in programming applications systems using relevant technologies and programming languages; OR, a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field AND two years of experience in programming applications systems using relevant technologies and programming languages; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents