Programmer Analyst

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
May 22, 2023
May 31, 2023
Full Time
Programmer AnalystThe George Mason University, Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning, invites highly qualified candidates to apply for the position of Programmer Analyst. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Position:The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning (OIEP) is seeking a Programmer Analyst to support both business intelligence and analytical applications for decision making in institutional effectiveness and planning.The position provides technical expertise for the development, maintenance, accuracy, integrity, and documentation of OIEP data sources and support for web-based data reporting applications including the OIEP website. This work is essential to support the development of dashboards and data visualizations which provide critical access and easy-to-use tools for university leaders and campus end-users to use OIEP data in their decision-making.The Programmer Analyst will report to OIEP's Director of Business Analytics. The incumbent will work in the office on the Fairfax Campus with potential for up to two days of telework per week.Responsibilities:Develop code to support web-based applications;Provide website support and maintenance as needed;Update web reports with current data, ensuring data integrity and accuracy;Develop SQL and PL/SQL code to create Oracle data tables used in web reporting;Develop SQL and PL/SQL code to extract and combine data from multiple data sources to create databases for analyses and other uses;Routinely document technical procedures and processes;Research, share, and support methods to display data visually for use by campus; andSupport OIEP team in SQL code development.Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience;Related professional experience (generally two or more years);Working knowledge of developing code to extract and merge data from multiple platforms or analyzing data for web applications;Working knowledge of web development tools;Demonstrated programming skills (e.g., JavaScript, JQuery, Coldfusion, PHP, Java, Python);Experience using SQL to create and extract data;Demonstrated ability to apply analytical/critical thinking skills for data validation tasks;Strong written and verbal communication skills with various technical and non-technical audiences, including information technology groups;Demonstrated experience understanding end-users' data and analytic needs; andAbility to initiate and complete projects under general supervision.Preferred Qualifications:Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related discipline;SAS and/or database certification;Experience with web development;Experience with data visualization;Knowledge of RDBMS;Knowledge of basic statistics, and/or SAS; andExperience in higher education.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 01284z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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