The Penn State Office of Human Resources seeks an innovative Applications Programmer/Analyst to develop, deploy, and maintain Web-based programming and database applications. Individual should be familiar with developing database-driven applications and understand all aspects of the Software Development Lifecycle. In addition, this individual may perform complex data analysis for both ad hoc and standing reports. All projects are conducted in a collaborative environment, encompassing programmers and end-users within the Office of Human Resources, as well as other University offices. The successful candidate will demonstrate competencies in the following areas: secure Web development; MS SQL databases; the willingness to adhere to design and development standards; the ability to work both independently and cooperatively; excellent analytical skills; excellent judgment and organizational skills; solid verbal and written communication skills; an outstanding customer service orientation; a commitment to fostering diversity and equal opportunity; and the ability to adapt to changing priorities. Experience with ColdFusion programming preferred. The Office of Human Resources is an environment that respects and embraces diversity. This job will be filled as a level 3, or level 4, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 3. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with excellent possibility of re-funding.
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