Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Director, Student Applications Systems Development, the Manager assumes primary responsibility for Student Services Online (SSOL), the web interface to the mainframe student system (SIS) as well as its related applications. The Manager oversees the strategy, analysis, project scope, issue resolution and change analysis to complex, interrelated systems that cross multiple platforms -- including the Mainframe, SQL Server and Linux -- to fulfill complicated requirements, coordinating all activities with the relevant user communities and the CUIT service teams. The Manager is responsible for enhancing the applications as well as supporting ongoing needs and meeting customers' expectations and service level agreements.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: -Supervises all phases of application development, including requirements, analysis, construction, testing, and deployment to ensure the quality of the system is enhanced. -Coordinates and prioritizes development and maintenance tasks. -Meets frequently with Registrar, Student Financial Services, and other business areas to establish requirements and priorities. -Coordinates deployment and integration activities with Systems groups. -Ensures synchronization between changes to mainframe SIS and SSOL and related applications. -Leads in planning and implementation of required upgrades and system migrations. -Manages a team of developers. -Provides hiring and performance review decisions, sets performance objectives for application development team. -All other duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: -Bachelor's degree and/or its equivalent required. Advanced degree desirable. -Minimum 5-7 years' related experience.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: -Strong application development background. -Familiarity with Relational Database programming (SQL Server). -Comfortable with web and application server operation (Apache Tomcat). -Experience with Shell Scripting, Object Oriented (C, C++, Java) and Python Programming. -Excellent written and verbal communication skills. -Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. -Demonstrated excellence in a variety of competencies including teamwork/collaboration, analytical thinking, communication and influencing skills, and technical expertise. -Ability to work with changing priorities and with multiple projects. -Ability to be precise and attentive to detail is essential. -Ability to work with minimal supervision. -Ability to work weekend and off-hour work on occasion.
Preferred Qualifications: -Experience with newer technologies and methods is desirable. Microservices architecture, software development lifecycle tools like Jira, software configuration management tools like Puppet, integration platforms like Mulesoft, and continuous integration tools like Jenkins. -Demonstrated excellence in a variety of competencies including teamwork/collaboration, analytical thinking, communication and influencing skills, and technical expertise. -Familiar with Project Management concepts and tools.
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Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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