Programmer Analyst (Database Development)

Mississippi State University
June 12, 2023
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Programmer Analyst (Database Development)

Apply now Job no: 506060 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 192900 - nSPARC Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Professional Position Open Date: May 12 2023

Position Function:

The National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center (NSPARC) at Mississippi State University invites applications for a Programmer Analyst (Database Development). The successful candidate provides programming, data analytic, and database management support to the software development and analytic staff. This includes assistance and support in modeling, designing, developing, coding, maintaining, and testing of modern, data-intensive, web- based software applications.

Salary Grade: 15

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges. For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Department Profile:

National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center (NSPARC) conducts research and creates customized solutions in areas of economic, workforce, business, and community development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Acquire knowledge of programming procedures and standards. • Design, code, and test application software, as well as modify existing software to reflect changes in functional requirements. • Code efficiently while adhering to established programming standards. • Modify programs to increase operating efficiency. • Prepare test data and validate software for accuracy. • Write SQL scripts against operational databases to produce ad-hoc reports for customers. • Write shell scripts to automate database operations tasks. • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, or related area. • Demonstrated ability to operate in both Windows and Linux environments

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, or related area from an accredited institution and one year of relevant IT experience. • Knowledge of SQL and database management tools. • Demonstrated knowledge in at least 2 of the following: Python, Java, C++, and Linux bash scripting. • Demonstrated knowledge of Atlassian Jira and Confluence. • Knowledge of relational databases and designing efficient database structures. • Some knowledge of Git, REST Interfaces, HTML 5, and CSS3. • iOS and Android development experience is a plus. • Successful candidates will have a good attention to detail, a desire to build good products for users, and a willingness to learn new technologies.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

• Programmers work together using a modified Scrum methodology. • Programmers have opportunities to earn certifications in Java and other technologies. • Programmers have the opportunity work on the entire application stack from frontend to database persistence and search indexing. • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. • No or very limited exposure to physical risk. • No or very limited physical effort required.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply: https://

Applicants should complete online application at www. and upload a cover letter and current resume. Applicants should also submit two letters of recommendation (mailed by writers under separate cover), an official transcript for terminal degree and terminal diploma (provide English translation if necessary).

Address all supporting materials and reference letters to:

Chair, Programmer Analyst (Database Development) Selection Committee National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center P.O. Box 6027 Mississippi State, MS 39762

Please email all queries to: [email protected]

Restricted Clause:

Position is contingent upon continued availability of funding.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

What do I do if I need an accommodation?

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Mississippi State University, please contact the Department of Human Resources Management at tel: (662) 325-3713 or [email protected].

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Advertised: May 12 2023 Central Daylight Time Applications close:

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