Job no: 497664 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 192500 - Research Curriculum Unit Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Professional Position Open Date: Aug 20 2018
Salary Grade/Salary Minimum:
16/ Minimum: 57,700
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Assumes lead analyst role for small applications or assume subsystem responsibility for major applications. 2. Stays abreast of the latest trends and developments in information technology and make recommendations as appropriate. 3. Evaluates and establishes priorities to meet desired goals. 4. Works independently under overall project objectives and requirements. 5. Analyzes technical and functional application specifications. 6. Designs program logic to meet technical and functional specifications. 7. Establishes database and file requirements. 8. Designs, codes, and tests application software, as well as modify existing software to reflect changes in system or application requirements. 9. Codes efficiently adhering to established programming standards. 10. Prepares and maintains quality documentation to manage program development and revisions. 11. Completes assigned tasks meeting deadlines. 12. Performs problem determination and analysis. 13. Responds to and solves problems. 14. Prepare instructions and user documentation. 15. Modify programs to increase operating efficiency. 16. Respond to changes in work processes. 17. Prepare test data and validate software for accuracy. 18. Be available weekends and nights for performance of duties, including periodic on-call responsibilities. 19. Establish and maintain effective communications with clients and ITS staff. 20. Be supportive and understanding with clients. 21. Demonstrate good work ethics. 22. Train new employees and provide technical assistance to junior staff members. 23. Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or related area 2 years experience
Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or related area and 4 years experience
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Working Conditions and Physical Effort:
1. Sitting: required to be able to sit for long periods of time, as typical days will involve sitting at a PC or workstation or sitting in meetings 2. Dexterity and visual acuity: required to be able to use computer screens and keyboards.
Position contingent upon funding availability.
Instructions for Applying:
Apply online and submit a resume, cover letter and the complete contact information for at least 3 references.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 497664
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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