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Applications Developer II

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Work type: Full Time
Location: Troy, NY
Categories: Information Technology, Staff

Who we are:

For nearly 200 years, Rensselaer has been defining the scientific and technological advances of our world. Rensselaer serves over 7,600 undergraduate and graduate students from 49 states and 63 countries. Guided by the Rensselaer Plan 2024, Rensselaer seeks to transform the delivery of pedagogical innovations, and to be a transformative agent in the 21st century and beyond.


Rensselaer is a leader in the use of computing to support education and research. The Division of the Chief Information Officer (DotCIO) provides information services, technology, resources, and strategies. The talented people of the DotCIO are committed to providing quality information solutions, bringing world-class services and support to the Rensselaer campus. 

Job Summary

The Enterprise Information Systems department (EIS) seeks applicants to fill its opening for Developer II.

Under general direction, the Developer II develops complex and specialized software; leads projects and participates in complex projects. The Developer II is responsible for the technical support of Enterprise and Administrative systems, including application and web implementation and enhancement, maintenance and business process automation and reporting.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimally, candidates will have an Associate's Degree or higher in related field. 

Candidates must have four (4) or more years of experience leading technical projects with multiple people and working on multiple projects simultaneously.

Relevant combinations of education, training and experience may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Though not required experience in a Higher Education setting is desired.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

All candidates will have these abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet goals and deadlines
  • Ability to learn quickly, analyze complex issues, and provide advanced troubleshooting
  • Ability to diagnose software problems
  • Ability to communicate and cooperate effectively with colleagues and users in a diverse environment
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team member
  •  ell versed in multiple programming languages and proficient in the art of structuring and developing software code.
  • Well versed with version control systems
  • Advanced Debugging ability.
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • In-depth technical knowledge of relational databases (such as Oracle) and database concepts, web-based programming technologies and common development tools and techniques


Business Hours: Monday - Friday

For more details, and to apply


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We welcome candidates who will bring diverse cultural, ethnic, national and international perspectives to Rensselaer’s work and campus communities.

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity, Race/Gender/Veterans/Disability Employer.




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