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APPLICATIONS PROGRAMMER I or II (Contract Position)
Job Category:   Managerial/Professional
Unit:   Center for Educational Partnerships - Fresno, CA
Position Code:   SCEP7150A
Status:   Open
Closing Date:   Review of applications will begin 11/28/16 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
Salary:   $45,000 - $70,000 Annually
Location:   Fresno
 
Background check:   Background check may be required
 
Description:  

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With a little more than 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion, collaboration and professional development. With bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide educational opportunities highly qualified students from the San Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design, and supports the economic development of Merced and the region.

In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher education. The Merced 2020 Project will nearly double the physical capacity of the campus by 2020, enhancing academic distinction, student success and research excellence. UC Merced is also building the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story administrative building in the heart of Merced.

The Applications Programmer applies professional programming concepts for small to medium-sized projects or portions of larger projects. Resolves a variety of programming design and implementation issues. Works on programming assignments of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.

Ability to assist in the development of database systems by conferring with high-level management to determine problems and requests feasibility of K-12 student databases, financial database, database-driven web application. Knowledge of generation of reports within Adobe ColdFusion, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, Microsoft SQL Server 2012, TeleForm, Access, and web services architecture for system integration; and the ability to evaluate basic programs for functional areas. Assist in analyzing existing programs or works to formulate logic for new systems, devises logic procedures, prepares flowcharting, performs coding, data analysis, and tests/debugs programs through the application of professional programming concepts.

 
Qualifications:   • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training required.

• Intermediate knowledge of applications programming function required.

• Knowledge of database theory and systems, specifically: Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and later is required.

• Intermediate knowledge relating to the design and development of applications programs across the organization required.

• Knowledge of other related areas of IT required.

• Knowledge of department processes and procedures.

• Knowledge of PCs and demonstrated experience administering and maintaining servers.

• Knowledge of replication technology and graphics formats.

• Ability to assist with modern client/server applications development infrastructure and project management.

• Ability to assist with standard programming techniques including analysis, flowcharting, design, work measurement, data collection, and workflow processing.

• Systems analysis and data processing skills are required to translate manual operations to automated processes required.

• Intermediate skills associated with programming design, modification and implementation.

• Intermediate knowledge of programming language, specifically: Adobe ColdFusion, Microsoft ASP.NET, C#, JQuery framework, HTML, SQL and JavaScript are required.

• Requires interpersonal skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization required.

• Must be able to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner.

• Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization required.

• Has ability to interface with management on a regular basis. Has skills needed to develop conversion and system implementation plans required.

• Requires ability to understand business needs and how business systems can support those needs required.

• Knowledge and skills in web applications, web programming language and object oriented programming concepts.

• Knowledge and skills in systems analysis and design for various applications including statistical analysis application required.

• Working knowledge of, and experience with information system of K-12 Schools, UC Doorways, California Standards Test, Transcript Evaluation Services, ASSIST, California High School Exit Exam data, California English Language Development Test data, and K-12 information systems such as Eagle XP, PowerSchool, and SASI/XP preferred.

• Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
 
To Apply:   Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

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    The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at
http://smokefree.ucmerced.edu

E-Verify: Effective September 8, 2009, all employers who receive Federal contracts and grants are required to comply with E-Verify, an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). E-Verify electronically verifies employment eligibility by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to records in the DHS and SSA databases. Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UC Merced to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
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For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University of California visit:
http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/





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