Colgate Information Technology Services ( ITS ) is a dynamic
organization that serves the diverse technology needs of the
University community. ITS prides itself on exceptional customer
service and building creative solutions to meet the unique needs of
our liberal arts campus. ITS endeavors to foster an inclusive
environment that values diversity, professional development,
creativity, and innovation to support the growth of individuals and
the organization. Under the leadership of the CIO, ITS is embarking
on a strategic planning process to align services and resources
with several exciting new initiatives identified in Colgate’s Third
We seek a collaborative and creative developer to join the Services
and Shared Infrastructure ( SSI ) team to help improve our
application integrations and work on exciting development projects.
Immediately after being hired this position will be involved in
helping Colgate select and implement an Integration Platform as a
Service (iPaaS). Once trained on the selected iPaaS solution this
position will have the opportunity to work on integration projects
with a variety of technologies, including Oracle and SQL Server
databases, UiPath robotic process automation ( RPA ), OnBase
workflow processing, and a range of software APIs. This position
will also have the opportunity to become knowledgeable in Ellucian
Banner, Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge NXT, Slate Admission and other
third-party SaaS and on-premise software applications by building
and supporting integrations.
Accountable for providing technical guidance and implementing
solutions for academic and administrative areas of the university.
Accountable for developing sustainable integrations and developing
in-house solutions when appropriate. Primary accountabilities
include becoming knowledgeable in and building and supporting
integrations with the SaaS and on-premise software solutions used
Specific accountabilities include but are not limited to:
- Primary staff member responsible for supporting and maintaining
Colgate iPaaS solution.
- Research, recommend and implement software integration
solutions as part of a team. Maximize the usefulness and
performance of assigned software and integration points. Deploy
upgrades and fixes to assigned software applications. Assist in
establishing requirements, methods and procedures for routine
- Develop custom solutions where necessary and appropriate.
Perform testing, including error handling. Develop user guides and
- Follow generally accepted practices in programming and software
development, develop application interfaces and integrations.
- Design, create and manage database structures in the
development, testing, and production environment.
- Participate in the development of contingency plans including
reliable backup and restore procedures.
- Lead small projects and actively participate in assigned
projects. Work with other staff members to meet task deadlines and
communicate about the project status.
Professional Experience/ Qualifications
- Experience coding in object-oriented programming languages such
as Java or C#, or other structured programming languages such as
Python, PHP, Power Shell, etc.
- Basic understanding of APIs.
- Basic proficiency in one or more of the following: Oracle (PL/
SQL ), SQL Server, MySQL, or other database technology.
- One or more years of related professional experience, with an
earned Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or a related
degree, or an equivalent additional professional experience in
essential duties and responsibilities, or equivalent school/project
work for a recent graduate.
- Demonstrated strength in client contact and communication
- Demonstrated understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for
the academic, cultural, and social diversity in the Colgate
- Expert knowledge in object-oriented programming.
- Experience writing APIs.
- Experience with database data structures and writing database
queries (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server).
- Three to five years or more of related professional experience,
with an earned Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology.
- Knowledge of relational databases and the ability to create and
manage database structures as needed for development and
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a related degree or
an equivalent of professional related experience or equivalent
school/project work for a recent graduate.
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
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Special Instructions Summary
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against
any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their
race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin,
marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information,
being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking,
familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is
an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from
historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with
disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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