Programmer/Analyst 3 (Programmer/Analyst)

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – K – Exempt
Work Unit:
Information Technology
Application Infrastructure
Full/Part Time:


The Monitoring and Messaging Team in Infrastructure, a division of Enterprise IT, is looking for a highly motivated Programmer/Analyst with a passion for providing professional customer service and operational excellence. The position responsibilities include the ensuring proper operation, configuration, development, and administration of applications and program code in support of Penn State’s monitoring systems. The successful candidate will have knowledge and/or experience with scripting and programming languages; utilize security best practices; test and debug applications, resolve data/application performance issues; maintain documentation; collaborate with colleagues across IT to gather requirements, test and resolve applications and tooling, perform upgrades and feature enhancements, and foster innovation. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The required knowledge, skills and behaviors for this position include: strong verbal and written communication skills, including documentation for teams, knowledge base, and training; proactive in providing superior customer service to groups that depend on these systems; high attention to detail; have a strong desire to analyze/diagnose problems, be flexible, and maintain critical thinking abilities under pressure; possess strong time-management and organizational skills; experience with SNMP and Perl preferred.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088