Applications Developer - Metropolitan State University of Denver in Denver Colorado

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Metropolitan State University of Denver

Denver, Colorado 80217

United States

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Detailed Job Description

As a member of the MSU Denver Information Technology Services (ITS) team, the Applications Developer is responsible for business analysis, systems analysis and design, program development and systems support with the Banner ERP system and related modules like the Operational Data Store (ODS). Position will complete technical analysis and design of solutions in support of maintenance related activities; and complete program development and documentation.


30% Program Development:
Develop program code following specifications and appropriate industry standards using Oracle PL/SQL, Java, C, Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, Groovy and Grails, JDBC, html, jsp, xml and web Services software and programming languages.

25% Systems Analysis and Design:
Evaluate problems or needs as they arise. Discuss alternative solutions with Team Leader or supervisor, and design solutions. These solutions incorporate researching and understanding the software environment as well as current industry conventions and standards. Build functional specifications based on this analysis. Then, using knowledge of data models, process models and existing environments, create new processes or modify existing processes, file structures, access methods, input procedures, output files, reports, and interfaces. Determine and document security and control needs. Write programming specifications, control documents and any input, output or processing handling documents.

20% Business Analysis:
Consultation with users and analysis of business related processes. Consults with University departments to understand business requirements for streamlining operations, systems development, and solution implementation. Also consults with University departments to analyze/troubleshoot business process problems.

10% Testing:
Develop test data that will appropriately exercise the program code and validate the functionality called for in the specifications.

10% Documentation:
Working with other Application Developers, document common processes for common problem resolution and submit them to the Help Desk Knowledgebase. Document new procedures.

5% Other duties as assigned
Includes, but not limited to:
Occasional after-hours work may be required. While infrequent, this position may be periodically asked to travel for conferences or training opportunities.

Required Qualifications

•Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree in a field of study related to the work assignment.
•Two or more years of professional experience in application development, analysis, design, programming, implementation and ongoing support of applications.

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience working in an information technology environment in a higher education setting.
•Experience with Oracle PL/SQL, Java, C, Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, Groovy and Grails, JDBC, html, jsp, xml and web Services software and programming languages.
•In-depth technical understanding of the Ellucian Banner system modules.
•Effective organizational skills that include the ability to manage workload, multi-task, and work under pressure with project deadlines.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Ability to work well with a diverse population.
•Strong interpersonal, analytical and creative problem solving skills.
•Knowledge of data models and process models

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

References refers to a list of three professional references and their contact information.

Official transcripts will be required of the candidate selected for hire.

Keyword Phrases

  • ITS - Application Services
  • Applications Developer
  • Diverse institution
  • Urban environment
  • Comprehensive college offering bachelors & masters
  • Business Analysis
  • Network/System Administration
  • Other IT
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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