Research Informatics Analyst - 12975BR

Research Informatics Analyst

Department: 
Achievement & Assessment Inst
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

Agile Technology Solutions (ATS) a center within Achievement and Assessment Institute is looking for an experienced and motivated Java/J2EE Software programmer/analyst to join its software development team. This individual will be part of a high performing technology team that is focused on designing and developing next generation learning solutions that are cross platform compatible. Day to day activities will include designing, developing, testing, and supporting the changes made to all enterprise class web applications used by K-12 schools nationwide to facilitate and enhance the student learning process.

Job Description

65% Design, develop, maintain and test Java/J2EE based web applications. Candidate will need to evaluate requirements and develop technical specifications documenting required change/enhancement. From the documentation, develop code and unit test all code prior to turning over to QA.

15% Be part of the core team member developing overall product specifications and software architecture including the determination of technology products to be used in the development effort. Conduct needs assessment and assist in gathering requirements. Work with manager to size/cost work to be done.

10% Develop, maintain and test all necessary database scripts for the web applications. Run scripts in lower environments before turning over for production runs. Validate only desired records/data is updated.

5% Participate in design and code reviews of teammate changes. Provide feedback on their approach in a timely fashion.

5% Report status weekly in project status report. By end of day each Friday, update status of all tasks and hours spent on each task. Project completion dates for upcoming work and note any risk to meeting those dates.

Required Qualifications

1. High school/GED and 3 years related experience or Associate’s Degree with 2 years related experience, or Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or other related field.
2. 2 years experience developing and maintaining high-performance / high volume applications using Java technologies.
3. 1 year experience with java web application Server such as Tomcat or other servers like JBoss, IBM WebSphere or WebLogic.
4. 1 year Front-end experience with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
5. 1 year experience with open source MVC frameworks such as Struts, Spring, JSF, or ICE Faces.
6. 2 years experience in writing SQLs, Functions, Procedures and DDL scripts for Relational database systems such as PostgreSQL, or MySQL, or Oracle or other database systems.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Please submit a cover letter addressing how you meet the required qualifications, resume and names of three professional references through the KU job site.

Application review begins October 15, 2018.

Contact Information to Applicants

Sue McDaniel, sdm@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

minimum $60,000

Application Review Begins

15-Oct-2018

Anticipated Start Date

22-Oct-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
12975BR
Department:
Achievement & Assessment Inst
Location/Division:
University of Kansas - Lawrence
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
15-Oct-2018
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