The Senior Programmer supports the research and evaluation agenda of the Planning, Research & Institutional Assessment Office (PRIA) by maintaining and further developing the quality and accessibility of institutional data and improving process effectiveness. Develops, tests, debugs, implements, supports, and documents increasingly complex computer programs. Continually improves processes to maximize productivity and support new PRIA processes. Manage PRIA data systems to support regulatory compliance and federal and state reporting. Design and implement reporting solutions to support strategic planning and Middle States Self Study process
Manage PRIA data systems, processes and procedures to continually maximize productivity and ensure data integrity for the department. Working in conjunction with IS plan, modify, test, document, and debug the Colleague system to meet the requirements of a 2 year college instead of the delivered 4 year college. All system enhancements must be performed in strict accordance to Application and Development Support (ADS) standards, as well as the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). This is to include in-house modifications, as well as vendor delivered solutions.
Design and implement reporting solutions to support college strategic planning and Middle States Self Study process. Design and implement reporting solutions in support of regulatory compliance, including federal and state reporting requirements. Develop and test the Informer System for all PRIA reports.
Analyze, design, and document proposed additions or changes to the existing system. Prepare scope and requirements documentation for all new requests as an essential step in getting complete agreement from all stakeholders. This is to include the creation of technical documentation for all changes to the system (new or modified) as essential in facilitating future modifications. This should include project requirement documentation for users, as well as technical documentation intended for IS use.
Troubleshoot end-user issues in PRIA pertaining to the Colleague system using the Application and Development (ADS) production support model, including any interacting 3rd party systems
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree or higher
Minimum 9 years of experience in programming skills in a high-level computer language such as COBOL, C++, Visual Basic and/or UniBasic. Technical skills in relational database, UNIX and Client Server environments
Minimum 9 years of systems analysis and design of computer systems. Project management experience, with experience in defining and developing of project scope
Minimum 7 years of analytical experience.
5 years of programming skills in third party reporting languages
Strong analytical, documentation, interpersonal and leadership skills including excellent oral+written communication skills Current experience installing, implementing, maintaining and supporting vendor developed administrative systems in an academic environment
Strong customer service skills with the ability to deal tactfully and effectively with students, faculty, staff, and vendors
3 years technical skills with web programming and design a plus.
Programming skills in UniBasic, Envision Toolkit or Colleague Studio a plus
Large systems/business experience.
Knowledge of Business intelligence and Analytical systems like Tableau or Ellucian CROA
Knowledge of operational data store
Knowledge of relational databases like SQL Server databases
Task oriented and able to work on multiple projects concurrently. Good team player who can also work independently. Must have the ability to work after hours and on weekends, when required.
Maintain state-of-the-art efficiency through professional development programs offered through the college, industry seminars, in-house knowledge transfer sessions, or independent effort
Work with software vendors, such as Ellucian and Tableau, to ensure that the college remains up-to-date on the technology required to support business processes. This includes participating in Beta test groups, focus groups, and Maryland Community College specialized groups.
Anne Arundel Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Anne Arundel Community College
With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. The college’s nationally recognized and award-winning programs have helped its more than 51,000 students annually achieve their academic, professional and personal goals. AACC is a fully accredited, public, two-year institution offering credit programs leading to an associate degree, certificate or a letter of recognition. Students may prepare to transfer to a four-year institution or prepare for an immediate career. AACC also offers extensive lifelong learning opportunities and noncredit, continuing education to those seeking career training or retraining, working to boost basic skills or pursuing new areas of interest. In addition to its main campus in Arnold, Md., the college has degree centers at Arundel Mills, Glen Burnie and at centers and schools around the county. In 2012, the college opened the 30,000-square-foot Center for Cyber and Professional Training in Hanover, which houses 13 specialized labs, a testing center and faculty support space. Located in Anne... Arundel County near historic Annapolis - home to the U.S. Naval Academy – AACC is conveniently located just minutes from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport and downtown Baltimore. To learn more, visit www.aacc.edu.