Systems Developer - Gies Business IT Partners (145161)
University of Illinois

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Gies Business IT Partners
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. Illinois is the place where we embrace difference. We embrace it because we value it. Illinois is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.

Information Technology Partners at Gies works with Gies College of Business faculty and staff to provide a high-value, connected experience for our students, enable impactful research by our faculty, and facilitate effective and efficient program development and delivery.

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Develop new and integrate existing technical and data management systems in support of the instructional, research, and administrative functions of Gies College of Business (and other campus units supported by Information Technology Partners).


1. Systems Integration (50%)

a. Develop web/integration services to improve functionality, accessibility, data sharing, and visualization in and/or among the various data, communications, and application systems. These systems include but are not limited to Canvas, Zoom, Coursera, Salesforce, Slate, FormBuilder, Kaltura, and Banner/EDW.

2. Systems and Workflow Development (30%)

a. Develop applications and systems as needed to meet the needs of the college, within standard practices and frameworks.

b. Design applications and systems that facilitate effective scaling of college academic programs.

c. Work with college staff to design workflows (including needed technology systems) to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

3. Database Management (10%)

a. Design databases to ensure data access, security, and efficiency.

4. Systems Strategy and Support (10%)

a. Collaborate with team members to develop a technical vision informed by a deep understanding of user and organizational needs and other factors including usability, performance, security, data availability, and quality.

b. Participate in technical requirements gathering and stakeholder management activities.

c. Provide Tier 2 support and troubleshooting on college applications and systems.

d. Assist in planning, research, purchasing, and implementation of vended software services and products.

e. Follow software development lifecycle standards, including appropriate documentation and security concerns.



Required: See required experience for education information.

Preferred: Computer science degree


Required: Two years of professional-level IT-related experience which includes systems development and/or programming. College course work which included Information Technology (IT), IT Management, or a closely related discipline may be substituted as follows: 60 semester hours or Associate's Degree equals one (1) year, 90-120 semester hours or Bachelor's Degree equals two (2) years.

Preferred: Experience with .NET/MVC/C# programming frameworks. Experience with systems integrations with cloud software platforms. Experience with API integration. Experience with LTI and LMS integrations. Experience with database design and management (SQL Server or other). Experience with data reporting and visualization. Experience with software version control (such as Git, TFS, or SVN). Experience with UI/UX for applications. Experience with University of Illinois data management systems (including Banner/EDW).


This is a full-time Civil Service IT Technical Associate position appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the close of the search. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Applications must be received by May 12, 2021. Apply for this position using the "Apply for Position" button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at If you already have a profile, you will be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:

Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.

Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.

Step 3) Upload the following documents:

  • cover letter
  • resume (months and years of employment must be included)
  • academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or copy of diploma may be acceptable) for all degrees attained
  • names/contact information for three references

In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position using the "Apply for Position" button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, contact Meagan Hennessey, For questions about the application process, please contact 217-333-2137.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. Other pre-employment assessments may be required, depending on the classification of Civil Service employment.

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment

The University of Illinois must also comply with applicable federal export control laws and regulations and, as such, reserves the right to employ restricted party screening procedures for applicants.

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