Assistant Software and Applications Developer

The Sage Colleges
65 First Street
Troy, NY 12180
United States

Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description

About The Sage Colleges:

The Sage Colleges is a dynamic, comprehensive college of approximately 2,600 students. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, The Sage Colleges serves traditional students and working professionals who pursue bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees on campuses in Troy and Albany, NY. The Sage Colleges also offers online programs.

Job Description:

All job duties will be performed for both The Sage Colleges and Albany Law School.

  • Performs programming required to create and/or maintain enhancements to Colleague software systems as needed.
  • Confers with administrators and users regarding desired enhancements to the Colleague software system, which include providing technical expertise and recommendations with regard to business processes and how Colleague software may support such processes.
  • Works directly with end-users and other IT Services staff to track, troubleshoot and resolve Colleague software and Colleague interface issues and problems.
  • Writes and reviews technical and end-user related documentation
  • Assists with analysis of vendor patches prior to their installation in Colleague software systems; coordinates the installation of Colleague vendor patches and system upgrades with users for both Albany Law School and The Sage Colleges.
  • Assists with systems administration of Colleague software modules, Colleague user security, custom systems and third party systems that interface with Colleague's software systems, including Colleague, WebAdvisor, Self-Service, eTranscripts, Ethos, TMS, Business Objects, Informer, Source 4, Ellucian Portal, Unified Portal, CashNet and Send Word Now and any others that may be purchased in the future.
  • Assist in pererforms programming required to create and/or maintain enhancements to Colleague software systems as needed.
  • Assists with necessary and emergency support services during evenings, weekends and holidays as necessary to support information needs of the students and staff at both institutions
  • Attends training and consulting classes as needed to advance knowledge of and the ability to support the Colleague software and development environment.
  • Acts in backup capacity during absence of other MIS personnel to solve problems or provide support to users.
  • Supports systems and projects at both institutions
  • Other duties as assigned to support institutional needs

Job Requirements
-- Associates degree or higher in computer science, information systems or related information technology field. Three or more years of system administration including experience overseeing information technology projects, or an equivalent mix of education and experience.
-- Basic understanding of database structures and software principles are required
-- A knowledge of SQL, Java, .net, and C# is required
-- Ability to learn PC and 3rd party software to facilitate interfaces from Colleague to outside packages.
-- Ability to work independently.
-- Demonstrated working knowledge of programming methods and aptitude for learning programming languages.
-- Demonstrate an understanding of system analysis and design; developing, understanding, and documenting workflow processes.
-- Working knowledge of relational database administration.
-- Proficiency in Word and Excel
-- Understanding of Google applications is a plus but not required
-- Willingness to be a team member.
-- Exceptional organizational skills required
-- Must demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills for both technical and non-technical audiences
-- Experience with SQL and/or Unidata preferred but not required
--Colleague envision programming experience is preferred but not required
-- Travel between Albany and Troy campuses is required
The Sage Colleges
Deyette Koyon
65 First Street
Troy NY 12180
United States