Job Summary: Participates as technical expert in design, development, coding, testing, and/or debugging of major new software and/or significant enhancements to existing software which may include applications over multiple platforms. Guides and advises junior staff. Manages complex projects independently and assists in estimating and planning for future development work. Performs complex system integration tasks.
Provides application development leadership for new and existing software applications.
Partners with user in designing features for technology.
Provides recommendation on how to enhance system for future growth.
Advises/recommends project and activities as related to system/architectural direction and strategy.
Develops and implements procedures for data security, management and compliance
Creates and maintains code documentation.
Creates ad hoc administrative reports.
Delivers system presentations and overviews.
Evaluates feature/upgrade/change requests and recommends action.
Researches new technologies to enhance current system.
Documents & Databases
Provides technical leadership on projects.
Acts as subject matter expert (SME) in appropriate technologies and business domain.
Designs, codes, tests, debugs and documents all phases of applications development.
Codes software applications adhering to designs supporting internal business requirements or external user Troubleshoots complex, difficult issues
Designs databases and data structures.
Provides recommendations on how to enhance system to meet full business requirements.
Determines project feasibility and how to integrate with current system.
Bachelor’s Degree or appropriate combination of education and experience.
4 or more years of relevant experience.
Coachability - Receptive to feedback, willing to learn, embracing continuous improvement
Collaboration - Facilitates open and effective communication, cooperation and teamwork within and outside of one's own team.
Collegiality - Helpful, respectful, approachable; builds strong working relationships and a positive work environment.
Communication - Communicates strategically to achieve specific objectives using varied vehicles and opportunities.
Critical and analytical thinking - Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Meets deadlines - Displays consistency and success in adhering to deadlines.
Multi-tasking - Demonstrates ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Organization - Plans, organizes and schedules in an efficient, productive manner; anticipates contingencies and pays attention to detail.
Problem solving - Formulates realistic plans and contingencies and establishes appropriate measurements of anticipated results.
Team player - Seeks to build collaboration by encouraging trust, mutual respect and shared purpose among various participants in an engagement.
Knowledge of BI Publisher, Peoplesoft Fluid, Work Centers highed desired.
Knowledge of PeopleSoft Supply Chain and General Ledger modules
Experience in Higher Education Institution
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highl...y collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.