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Application and Database Developer

Ball State University

Last Updated: 1/20/23

Job Description

Information Technology Security

Application and Database Developer

Ball State University

Ball State University Information Technology is seeking an Application and Database Developer to take a hands-on role in the design, building, testing, and maintenance of new and purchased software applications, web services, and data integrations in support of the achievement of business goals and requirements. Some of the products and toolsets you will be involved with and learn on the job include Oracle PL/SQL, Microsoft SQL Server, REST API, ASP.NET, Python, Perl, Banner, Canvas, Sitecore and others. You will be working with on premise technologies as well as technology stacks available with major cloud providers. Your role will work collaboratively with the campus community to design and build process improvements across all business units. If you are ready to start a rewarding career in application and database development, we’d like to talk with you.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Position Function: Provide analysis and programming related to the design, development, and support of enterprise systems. Provide Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL), data integration expertise and support for the university’s databases and systems. Investigate and resolve scheduled job failures and identify and implement changes to correct the root problem. Implement data management solutions within a variety of systems/applications. Work collaboratively with the end-users of systems to analyze and define system and process requirements. Responsible for the design and development for extraction and transformation mappings from source to target data stores. Provide technical support as needed for assigned systems, applications, and integrations. 100% remote work may be awarded based upon experience and expertise of the selected candidate.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university by date of appointment.
Or, in lieu of Bachelor’s degree: Associate’s degree plus an additional combination of education or experience in IT equivalent to two years. Or: High school diploma or GED plus an additional combination of education or experience in IT equivalent to four years. One year of IT Experience with systems development or providing IT support. Relevant technology experience in a classroom setting may be considered as appropriate.

Minimum Other: Proven analytical skills to acquire an understanding of business process workflow; strong communication and organizational skills. Must have a strong desire to learn new technologies quickly. Must be willing to own responsibility for critical information systems; must be willing to work evening and weekends as needed to support scheduled updates, and respond to unplanned outages on a 24 hour-a-day, 365 day-a-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications: Three years of programming experience, including experience with both database and client environments. Support or development experience with a Content Management System (CMS), and/or experience with a Learning Management System (LMS). Experience with cloud based platforms and deployment, including AWS and Azure. Experience as a primary point of support on an enterprise system in a university setting.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

The salary range minimum for this position is: $65,000

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/35023

Include the following documents with your application: resume and cover letter addressed to: Hiring Manager. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 3, 2023.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:

https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/professional-staff

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...