Information Technology

Employment TYPE

Contract

LOCATION

Lawrenceville, Georgia

DATE POSTED

February 7, 2019

INDUSTRY

Information Technology

POSITION(S)

1

SALARY

Negotiable

Job# J210

Associate Director of Application Development

About The Opportunity

Founded in 2005 is one of 28 institutions within the University System of Georgia.

Job Description

  • Founded in 2005 is one of 28 institutions within the University System of Georgia. Georgia is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. Serving nearly 13,000 students, Georgia innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. (pop. 920,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.
  • The Associate Director of Application Development assists the Director of Application Development in leading a team of software engineers, data programmers and business analysts providing technology leadership, planning, and a wide range of services supporting Faculty and Staff. The development team deliver both custom application solutions and integration with existing systems.
  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Develop and manage large, complex application systems.
  • Integrate with existing solutions.
  • Determine technical requirements based on customer needs.
  • Maintain documentation of solutions and services provided.
  • Work with the Educational Technology Project Manager to ensure that project expectations and timeframes are documented.
  • Work with Enterprise Services to ensure that software products adhere to security standards and are maintainable by the Enterprise Services team.
  • Develop and maintain departmental coding and deployment standards.
  • Seek out staff development and training opportunities as new technologies enter the marketplace.
  • Attend client meetings to gather functional business requirements.
  • Explore new and innovative ways to solve complex problems through the use of technology.
  • Develop a diverse team of individuals to provide these services.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor\'s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Related fields
  • Five (5) years of hands-on application development experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with application development principles & techniques.
  • Experience with technical project planning, change management and documentation skills.
  • Experience in version control systems such as git, svn or mercurial.
  • Experience in managing and documenting products over a full application development lifecycle.
  • Experience in high-level programming languages such as PHP, Perl, Python and Java.
  • Experience integrating code with back-end databases such as Oracle and MySQL.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a team of diverse IT professionals, clients, and partners.
  • Demonstrated experience establishing credibility and relationships with senior leadership, colleagues, and customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess business process needs and provide appropriate technology solutions.
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills.
  • Ability to adapt within a rapidly changing technical environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts to audiences with a wide range of technical skills.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and work with individuals from diverse backgrounds or cultures.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Master\'s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Related fields
  • Experience with CollegeNET R25/25Live or similar system
  • Experience in programming languages such as C and C++ preferred.
  • Experience in managing application developers.
  • Experience in business analysis and/or process optimization.

Duration

3 Months

Please Contact me to discuss the hiring process!

Sumit Gupta

Sr. Executive Recruiter
Contact: (310) 929-8421 Ext: 104
Email: sumit.gupta@staffactory.com

Hi! My name is Sumit Gupta. I treat all my consultants in a manner that they feel comfortable while working with me on any position they are applying for. Although, the motive is to find the best match for my consultants. But I make sure that I suggest them the right job matching their profile and work history by interacting with them in detail and follow-up with them at each and every level of the hiring process.