The Center for Geographic Information Sciences within the Division of Strategic Partnerships and Applied Research is currently accepting applications for a Programmer II. Under general supervision of a Lead Programmer or a Project Manager, the Programmer II performs application design and programming. Work includes mid-level applications software development, and user support. The Programmer II designs, documents, develops, modifies, installs, tests, implements, and supports new and existing applications software.
Assists with or designs, writes, tests, debugs, and maintains software applications with mission-critical or enterprise-wide impact, ensuring that the applications meet technical and functional requirements. Designs and develops efficient, effective applications through optimal use of components, including reusable components and application frameworks. Ensures that applications comply with regulatory requirements and are consistent with current and planned infrastructure and data environments. Provides technical guidance in designing, coding, testing, debugging, and maintaining programs, including guidance to less experienced co-workers. Follows good coding standards. Properly documents project details, requirements, and procedures needed to produce a working and easily maintainable code base. Works with team members to review code and discuss design plan. Translates and interprets functional requirements, and assists with requirements analyses. Implements project management tasks for small projects.
•Familiarity with Web mapping APIs (Google, Esri, Leaflet, etc.). •Experience with mobile development. •Competency in Windows Operating System. Familiarity with other OSs. •Programmers with twelve semester hours in computer science, geospatial, or other related courses. from an accredited college or university. •Degree in Computer Science, Geospatial, Engineering, or a related field.
Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
A criminal background investigation is required for the hired candidate and the results may impact employment.
Salary and Benefits
Competitive salary and a contract that offers annual leave, holidays, sick days. Contractual employees scheduled to work 30 or more hours per week may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage. The position is contingent on funds being available at time of hire.
This position will be open for a minimum of 14 days. Cover letter and resume are requested, but not required.
Internal Number: 190000I0
About Towson University
The largest comprehensive university in the Baltimore area, Towson University is nationally recognized for its excellent programs in the arts and sciences, communications, business, health professions, education, fine arts and computer information systems. Located in suburban Towson, eight miles north of Baltimore, our beautifully landscaped, 328-acre setting offers a pleasant environment for study and a diverse campus life, as well as easy access to a wealth of university and community resources. Towson University's educational experience branches out to off-campus locations throughout Maryland, including a number of online options. Our many interdisciplinary partnerships with public and private organizations throughout Maryland provide opportunities for research, internships and jobs. Towson University is a founding member of the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU).