Applications Programmer II (Contract position)
Company: University of California - Merced
Posted on: February 3, 2020
Applications Programmer II (Contract position)
Center for Educational Partnerships - Fresno, CA
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue
until the position is filled; however, the position may close when
an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
$24.90 - $31.13 Hourly
Background check is required
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 nearly
8,000 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. In 2018, UC Merced opened
the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story
administrative building located in the heart of Merced.
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.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology,
Information Systems or related area and one year of progressively
responsible related experience or equivalent experience/training
Intermediate knowledge of applications programming function
Knowledge of database theory and systems, specifically: Microsoft
SQL Server 2012 or later 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 required.
Knowledge of PCs and demonstrated experience administering and
maintaining servers required.
Knowledge of replication technology and graphics formats
Ability to assist with modern client/server applications
development infrastructure and project management required.
Ability to assist with standard programming techniques including
analysis, flowcharting, design, work measurement, data collection,
and workflow processing required.
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 required.
Intermediate knowledge of web development and programming language
Requires interpersonal skills in order to work with both technical
and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization
Must be able to communicate technical information in a clear and
concise manner required.
Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to
technical and nontechnical personnel at various levels in the
Has ability to interface with management on a regular basis
Has skills needed to develop conversion and system implementation
Requires ability to understand business needs and how business
systems can support those needs required.
Knowledge and skills in web applications, we programming language
and object oriented programming concepts required.
Knowledge and skills in systems analysis and design for various
applications including statistical analysis application
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
Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team
Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines required.
Click on the link below to use our new on-line application
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
The University of California is an Equal Employment
Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications
from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities,
veterans, and individual with disabilities, who will enrich the
teaching, research and public service missions of the university.
All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran
status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination
and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination &
Affirmative Action Policy:
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
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.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by
the University of California visit:
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