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Systems Programmer/Specialist

Greensboro, North Carolina North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

Job Description

Posting Details

Classification Information

Classification TypeEHRA

Position Overview

Primary Purpose of Position

Positions in this class perform specialized work in supporting information technology equipment and systems for the business, research, and instructional functions of customers. Work involves the advanced use of software and/or hardware tools to provide ongoing services. They will have an expertise with core infrastructure elements and how they interrelate to provide a cohesive computing environment. Positions install new versions of systems level software and associated programs from vendor releases. This work may be specialized as systems architecture. They must have an understanding of the configuration of the systems software, applications, and space usage to determine impacts as changes and enhancements are made. Work includes optimizing systems performance, troubleshooting systems problems, and analyzing usage and systems load issues of a highly technical nature. Work may include interaction with customers, technicians, analysts, and specialists to troubleshoot problems related to the use of single and/or multiple information systems. Work may include creation, installation, and modification of software and hardware, testing, and documentation on a variety of platforms. They may have responsibility for the final technical decision on major systems problems.

Primary Function of Organizational Unit

Information Technology Services (ITS) is responsible for strengthening and supporting the University’s learning, discovery, and engagement activities by providing the information technology infrastructure, software, hardware and support to position the University on a path of operational excellence that integrates advanced technologies to enhance teaching, learning, and research. ITS is comprised of seven operating units that report to the Office of the Vice Chancellor/ CIO. These operating units are: IT Security, Audit & Policies; Network & System Administration; Client Technology Services; Enterprise Applications Services; Project Management Office; Instructional Technology Services & Distance Education; and Data Governance & Intelligence . These units work collaboratively and cooperatively within the organization and across the university community to provide the information technology support and services required for the University.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related degree from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming, or closely related area; or a Bachelor’s degree from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming or closely related area; or an Associate’s degree in Computer Information Technology, Computer Engineering Technology, or Networking Technology from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of experience in operations analysis and design, systems programming, or closely related area; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education

Required License or Certification

Position Information

Working TitleSystems Programmer/Specialist

Position Number******

Salary RangeCommensurate with education and experience


Position TypeAdministrators & Research

Appointment TypePermanent – Full-time

Tenure TrackNo

FTE40 hours/week, 12 months

If Time Limited, Appointment Length

Posting Detail Information

Posting NumberEPA0702

Open Date05/25/2018

Close Date – for postings that do not use Open Until Filled

Open Until FilledYes

Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Postings: Positions remaining posted after this date are continuing to accept applications, but may close at any time. Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search06/11/2018

Date Position AvailableJune 2018

Special Instructions to Applicant

You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.

Applicants seeking Veteran’s Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.

North Carolina A & T State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

North Carolina A & T State University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. No one who applies or seeks employment will be denied admission to or employment at North Carolina A & T State University on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or sexual orientation and sexual identity.

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