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Michigan State University(MSU) Programmer Analyst in East Lansing, Michigan

Position Summary The Research Evaluation and Data Analytics Team of MSU AgBioResearch Office of Research Support (ORS) is looking for a candidate to fill a programmer analyst position. The successful candidate will: monitor computer programs, data analytics system and update applications and solutions that interact with databases and other programs; implement precise business logic and monitor routine data flow in data processing system; perform quality checks, investigate, and address computer-related and data analytics problems; maintain and develop codes to support data automation and extract information from existing files; maintain and design solutions and tools for data collection and analysis; visualize, analyze and summarize results and participates in preparing portions of reports or other scholarly works. Preference for candidates with experience in higher education institutions. This position will be hired with an end date of January 31, 2023. Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills Knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years of college, technical, vocational or business school such as an associate''s degree in computer technology or information systems, with coursework in an information technology specialization related to the area of employment; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an information technology area related to the duties to be performed OR a bachelor''s degree in computer technology or information systems, with coursework in an information technology specialization related to the area of employment; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an information technology area related to the duties to be performed; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Desired Qualifications Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a College diploma or University degree in the field of computer science, data science, information systems, computer engineering or software engineering; one to three years of related experience as a program analyst, management analyst, or in a similar role; and work experience in advanced computer programming, front-end/back-end development, web and mobile app development, machine learning applications, database design/administration, workflow and business process automation, complex data analysis, data integration or equivalent combination of education and experience. Programming experience with some of the following programs: Microsoft Power Automate, Python, SQL, Java, or Javascript; database management/administration using Microsoft Sharepoint, Microsoft Sharepoint Designer, Microsoft Access, or Cognos; business intelligence tool experience using Cognos, Microsoft PowerBi, Tableau or Cognos Analytics; data preparation using Excel, Tableau Prep, or Google Cloud Data Prep; proficiency in Excel and Excel Visual Basic for Applications; data automation using Power Automation(Flow); web and mobile app development using PowerApps, Google App Maker, or other popular software (e.g. Alpha Anywhere); web form development using Microsoft Forms, Qualtrics, or Google Forms; collaboration and project management using Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Planner, Smartsheet or other popular collaboration software. Experience or education in the field of computer science, data science, information technology, information systems, computer engineering or software engineering, and/or previous programming, data analytics, and data automation experience; excellent understanding of coding methods, documentation, and best practices; hands-on experience in developing test cases and data collection, integration and process automation plans; ability to research software-related issues, test and communicate pros and cons of internet applications, products and software packages; str

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