Programmer/Analyst 2 or 3


Mid Level


Not defined

29 Sep → 29 Oct

Penn State University

Pennsylvania, USA

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Penn State is a top-ranked research university and Pennsylvania's sole land-grant institution, founded with a mission of high-quality teaching, expert research, and global service. Discover a community—more than 725,000 strong—driven to make a difference.
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Job Description

The Smeal College of Business is seeking a Programmer/Analyst to join our programming team. The candidate will have talent and motivation and be passionate about developing solutions by working both independently and in a collaborative environment. The candidate should be able to handle changing priorities and be willing to learn new skills. The location of this position is flexible and can operate fully remote within the United States, fully in-person at our University Park Campus, or in a hybrid model of both in-person and remote. Standard working hours are in the eastern time zone.

Penn State is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintaining familiarity with installed software standards and procedures and evaluate other tools to determine the appropriate fit into application development .
  • Designing, developing, enhancing, and supporting existing services as assigned using software engineering best practices. These include course tools, event registration and management, third- party software integrations, and other applications th at support the Smeal College of Business.
  • Designing, developing, testing, staging, deploying, and verifying application updates for full-stack web applications using Software Engineering best practices.
  • Ensuring all applications meet Penn State accessibility and security standards.
  • Working with users to analyze their requirements; determine scope and specifications .
  • Communicating with end users using their language and terminology.
  • Investigating data and/or program problems; determine source of problem; take corrective action.
  • Proactively identifying and communicating any potential project delays to leadership and partners.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Experience as a full stack software engineer using PHP for web development or a similar object - oriented language, REST APIs, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • M ySQL Server development or other relational database experience .
  • Java S cript libraries and frameworks .
  • Attention to detail and a proven commitment to customer service.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and interacting appropriately and professionally with specialized and non-specialized audiences.

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