Bachelorâs degree and 5 years of related experience
Degree in Software Development, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related field
Experience as a project leader and project manager in an agile software development environment including the ability to evaluate requests, manage project backlog, and set priorities
Experience as a manager and supervisor for a team of application developersÂ
Experience working in a collaborative environment to develop and support Student Information System solutions and other applications, using version control, documentation, and release management practices.
Experience with SDLC and quality assurance practices to develop technical specifications to ensure compliance with System Development Lifecycle methods.
Experience in customer relationship management working with diverse product owners and stakeholders including outside vendor contacts.
Experience with COBOL/DB2/CICS/WebSphereÂ
Iowa State University is seeking a Manager of Software Development for the Student Information System (SIS).Â Information Technology Services (ITS) provides core computing, network services, enterprise systems, and information security resources to the students, faculty, and staff of Iowa State University. ITS partners with IT professionals from around campus to provide more specialized IT resources to ISUâs academic and business units.
Manage and technical lead for a team of 6-8 software developers responsible for the application areas of Admissions, Course Offerings, Student Records, Tuition and Fees, Financial Aid, Graduate College, and Residence Halls.
Provide leadership and hands-on development support for production operations, maintenance, and continuous improvement of the SIS including numerous integrations with external systems.
Play a key role in the overall implementation of a modern, state of the art, enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.
Be technically-minded with the ability to work in collaboration with both campus technology professionals and end users.
Have software developer experience
Be detail-oriented, collaborative, innovative, possess strong time management and organizational skills, and have a background in customer success.
Must enjoy solving communication and outreach problems with technology, and be capable of maintaining composure and professionalism under regular tight deadlines and occasional high-stress projects.
Possess the ability to build successful relationships across the university, including the ability to identify problems and offer solutions to ensure all stakeholdersâ needs are met.
Aware of key annual objectives of department or work unit
Understands linkage between daily activities and achievement of annual objectives of department/work unit and explains to direct reports
Focus on ISUâs mission and meeting department or work unit goals
Supervises a small department or work team
Often is a working supervisor with direct, previous experience performing work of those supervised
Has full management responsibility for direct reports, specifically the authority to hire, fire, and counsel; may share part of responsibility with higher level management
Requests approval for financial actions beyond a limited scope per policy
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
12 Month Work Period
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Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.