The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the “Trojan Family,” which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.

USC’s College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, Department of College Technology Services is seeking a Programmer Analyst I to join its team.

Seeking an individual to develop new web applications and support existing sites written in ColdFusion under the supervision of the MIS Manager of the College Technology Services Application Team. Application developer will build and manage a range of applications and create and design SQL Server Database, write Stored Procedures; develop and code online forms for USC College of Letters Arts and Science Departments.
The ideal candidate will have experience developing websites and client/server application in Red Hat Linux/Apache/MS SQL Server/ ColdFusion Environment. Developer must have experience designing, developing, deploying and supporting ColdFusion (ColdFusion 9 preferred) applications. Experience in database creation/administration with an ability to scripts complex queries, detailed knowledge of database structure and models. Working experience with MS SQL and writing Stored Procedures. Detailed knowledge and work experience with using Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Photoshop, and related web development tools. Hands-on knowledge of CSS and Ajax(XML/JavaScript). Working experience with PHP and Adobe flash preferred. Working knowledge of rapid application development techniques and object oriented models. Ability to analyze complex technical and administrative information, to identify relevant concerns, to recognize alternative, to formulate logical and objective conclusions, and to communicate these with supervisor. Ability to problem-solve, troubleshoot and manage multiple assignments under tight declines. Expected to be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently. Developer will need to write detailed specifications, develop code testing/debugging of code and provide support. In addition, the developer will be required to document designs, procedures, manuals and other documents as needed.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Assists with the analysis, design, documentation (general and detailed ? e.g., flow charts, UML models), testing and maintenance of programs.
  • Writes, tests, debugs, translates and documents programs and applications according to specifications to enhance functionality and/or performance as necessary.
  • Assists users with procedural or minor technical problems. Assists in maintaining program libraries, users’ manuals, and/or technical documentation.
  • Analyzes, assesses and modifies existing programs to conform to system changes or to make improvements in the existing program.
  • Assists in researching, identifying, analyzing and fulfilling requirements of all internal and external program users.
  • Follows protocols and procedures to ensure application security. Stays informed of new developments and technologies.
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