Systems Developer

Colorado State University Pueblo
Colorado, United States
$50,000.00 - $60,000.00
May 21, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Information Technology Services (ITS)
The ITS unit exists to provide comprehensive information technology delivery and support in the form of personnel, desktop and mobile computing, multi-media equipment, hardware, network infrastructure, software, telephone, and network cabling services to the University community.   This unit is the centralized computing services for the University.
Information Support Services (ISS)
Information Support Services, a division of Information Technology Services (ITS), exists to provide the central administration and support for administrative, academic and web service functions at Colorado State University-Pueblo. ISS consults with the campus community to discover and meet the computing software needs of the University and makes recommendations to facilitate these requests.  Provides management, planning, integration, and support of effective and efficient business solutions by designing, developing, enhancing, and implementing quality University enterprise information technology systems and customer support services.


 Description of Job: This position will assist with application software development and ongoing support activities of the department.  This includes technical support of software and system interfaces with third-party products utilized across campus.   Responsibilities include development, testing and troubleshooting software solutions associated with the Banner Student Information System interface and any related integrations.   Participation as team member to support users in troubleshooting and use of the Banner software and associated software solutions.

This position will:
  • Have working knowledge of object-oriented programming concepts and methods with the ability to identify appropriate implementation steps within the project management life cycle.
  • Ensure continual innovation by assisting project team with research, investigation, and analysis of system requirements.
  • Have experience in development, testing, implementing and product support.
  • Communicate effectively with non-technical software users, vendors, team members.
  • Develop programs and documentation based on system specifications.
  • Efficiently troubleshoot to identify and resolve issues.
  • Primary Duties
    • Design/develop efficient, quality applications that meet the user specifications and the standards established.  Perform complete design, testing, and gaining user approval for implementation of new and existing system applications.  Responsible for development in current programming languages utilized by the University (user interface and job control languages).
    • Analysis.   Provide information to team and users as necessary. Explain/understand existing system philosophy and functionality; investigate users concerns and provide explanations, solutions, and/or make decisions on how to correct concerns; recommend to supervisor and team most appropriate or efficient ways of processing data and/or implementation of office procedures to ensure accurate processing.  
    • Testing/documenting.   Conduct module and system testing to ensure accurate results and optimal performance.   Test of code at multiple levels of integration. Maintain documentation internal and external (if necessary) to application source code that will best support future maintenance.  Maintain notes and documentation in organized manner.
    • Implementation.  Deployment of quality products.  Provide information to team members using developed skills, concepts, and knowledge of systems.  Consider effects on entire system resources and general philosophy.  Investigates processes to determine most efficient, accurate way to accomplish tasks; recommend enhancements to improve quality of services; attempt to utilize existing applications to accomplish tasks, if possible.
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor, related to administrative system support, training or special projects.


     Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights: Minimum Qualifications
    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in computer information systems, computer science, technology support or related field.
    • Knowledge and/or experience working with relational databases.
    • Knowledge and/or experience with web standards like HTTP.
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience implementing 3rd party applications/systems.
  • Experience with Higher Education software support.
  • Experience with server side web technologies.
  • Strong organization and communication skills with an attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative as a motivated “self-starter”.
  • Ability to troubleshoot software problems.
  • Ability to implement and document systems.

     Supplemental Information: All interested candidates must apply through the on-line application system. No other format of application materials will be accepted.

    Applicants must attach the following documents, in order to be considered for this position: 
    1. a letter of intent (cover letter);
    2. a current resume or CV;
    3. unofficial or official transcripts showing degree conferred; and
    4. three professional references with contact information to the on-line application.
    Applications submitted without the required attachments above or an application not completed in its entirety will be considered incomplete and will not move forward in the selection process. Once submitted, applicants will not be able to make changes or add information to their application packet, with the exception of their personal contact and demographic information.

    Early submission of application materials is encouraged. Screening of application materials will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled, though all applications received by 4 p.m. (MST) on Thursday, June 17, 2021 will be given full consideration.

    About Colorado State University Pueblo
    Colorado State University Pueblo is a comprehensive state university with an enrollment of 4,000 students.  CSU Pueblo provides relevant professional coursework and superior instruction with a small student-to-faculty ratio for an ever-changing global economy.  Students can choose from 35 undergraduate programs with 81 fields of study in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics; the Hasan School of Business; the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; and the College of Health, Education, and Nursing; and 13 graduate programs.
     CSU Pueblo is dedicated to interdisciplinary learning and entrepreneurship that elevates our people and our community, creates educational opportunities, fosters unique collaborations, and supports inclusion, access, and affordability as a gateway to the world. CSU Pueblo is equally committed to serving the diverse population of the region; this emphasis is reflected in the demographic characteristics of the student body. Because more than 25 percent of our students are Hispanic, the Federal Government has designated CSU Pueblo a Hispanic Serving Institution.  Besides reflecting our commitment to serve this critically important and rapidly growing segment of the student population, that designation also allows the University to compete for certain federal grant funds to support its ability to better serve all students.  
     Among its unique features, CSU Pueblo is one of seven schools in the nation to offer a degree in mechatronics, which combines electrical and mechanical engineering. The Hasan School of Business ranks among the top 15 percent of all business schools internationally with graduate and undergraduate programs in business administration accredited by the AACSB International Board of Directors. The College of STEM houses an undergraduate engineering program that was ranked in the nation's top 100 by U.S. News and World Report.  CSU Pueblo has an ever-changing campus landscape that features a newly renovated Library, a new general academic classroom building, and a newly renovated and expanded student center.
     At CSU Pueblo, Student Life offerings have increased significantly with the transition of the campus from a commuter environment to a more traditional collegiate experience.  Competing at the NCAA Division II level, CSU Pueblo is a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference and offers 22 varsity intercollegiate sports and also has active intramural and club sports teams that allow students to get involved in campus life.

    Colorado State University Pueblo offers a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Medical Insurance and Prescription Drugs 
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Vision Insurance 
  • Flexible Benefit Plan 
  • Basic Term Life Insurance 
  • Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) 
  • Travel Accident Insurance 
  • Voluntary Critical Illness and Accident Insurance 
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Annual & Sick Leave 
  • Retirement Plans
  •  About Pueblo, Colorado 
     The city of Pueblo is a historically and culturally rich, diverse city of more than 100,000, located in the southern part of the state along the Arkansas River near the Wet Mountains and the majestic Sangre de Cristo range. Pueblo enjoys ideal year-round climate with four distinct mild seasons, crisp mountain air and 300+ days of sunshine per year. Pueblo attracts outdoor enthusiasts to a full slate of summer and winter recreational activities, encompassing water sports at Lake Pueblo, biking or running along Pueblo's beautiful river trail system, golfing, tennis, hiking or skiing in the mountains to the west.  The region is heavily agricultural, with large and small-scale farming and ranching, and a diverse mix of service, manufacturing, and technology industries.
     CSU Pueblo is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include, but are not limited to, criminal history (felony and misdemeanor), national sex offender search, and/or motor vehicle history. Candidates who are extended an offer of employment must submit to and pass a background check prior to beginning employment. Some positions depending on the job duties may be required to complete a DMV and/or credit check.
     The University reserves the right to check additional references, with prior notification given to the candidate.
     Note: The successful candidate must provide official transcripts of academic work completed and, under U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations, be able to submit evidence of the ability to accept work in the U.S. by the day employment begins.
     It is the policy of Colorado State University Pueblo to provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants with disabilities.  If you need accommodations, please contact the Office of Human Resources and Institutional Equity at (719) 549-2441 or
     In compliance with the Clery Act of 1990, the University's annual security report is available at: 
     Colorado State University Pueblo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Additionally, the University complies with all other relevant, federal, state, and local laws regarding employment practices.

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