Detailed Job Description
The IT Technical Specialist III performs advanced professional IT activities for a specialized, complex assignment or functional area requiring application of an advanced professional knowledge of IT principles, practices, and procedures. Requires evaluation, originality or ingenuity. May supervise and/or direct the work of project teams or other lower level staff.
Additional Department Summary:
The Programmer Analyst III provides research programming support to the Center for Advanced Public Safety (CAPS) within the Department of Computer Science. Duties include software design and development and data communications support. This position involves supervision students, and is centered on working with cutting-edge technologies and applications. A Programmer Analyst III is assumed to perform duties beyond that of traditional software development activities. The Programmer Analyst III must have the ability to: Work with innovative, cutting-edge technologies and applications, including those involving wireless data communications; Address non-traditional and previously unsolved problems that are motivated by research and market-driven concerns; Work independently on self-generated ideas; Direct, supervise, and mentor students; Experiment and prototype new solution techniques.
Required Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and 2 years professional IT experience, OR Master's degree in related field, OR any equivalent combination of experience, training, education and/or certification from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been obtained. Knowledge of advanced programming, networking, system, multimedia, instructional technology skills or project management methods and applications. May require intermediate or advanced level training or certification.
Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:
Familiarity with software and hardware engineering, understanding of interfaces between software and hardware devices, advanced familiarity with Microsoft .NET development, and advanced skills in Web development, voice recognition, wireless data communication networks and/or databases. This may include familiarity with C#, C++, Java, ASP, ASP.NET, MVC, Oracle, Unix, SQL Server, SML, HTML, SOAP, Web services, TCP/IP, 802.11 (Wi-Fi), .NET server platform, as well as a variety of other .NET technologies. Ability to work independently on innovative, non-traditional software and hardware development tasks, and the ability to launch new products that result from these development efforts.
Skills and Knowledge:
Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with users of varying degrees of technical ability and understanding. Effective time management skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Prefer programmers with .NET C# experience. 58 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 37835.16 Midpoint - $ 54870.36
Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA
The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.