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Stanford University is one of the world’s premier academic and research institutions, devoting tremendous intellectual and physical resources toward the betterment of humanity. As a major Silicon Valley employer, Stanford seeks people committed to excellence and to improving our world. In turn, the university is committed to supporting its employees as they develop their careers and enrich their lives.  We believe Stanford’s future success will be shaped by the diverse perspectives, unique experiences, and inclusive culture of its community.

 

We are looking for a passionate Senior Oracle Software Developer to join our Middleware and Integration Services (MaIS) group in Administrative Systems within University IT. MaIS is responsible for services and technologies that are used by the campus community and by University business systems to manage enterprise data about people, organizations, courses, workgroups, and authority. The group manages a set of central Registries and additionally supports a suite of Java developed applications and background processes which facilitate enterprise integration. 

 

This position is for a team focused on development and maintenance of these systems, and requires a developer with proficiency in Oracle database development.  The incumbent works closely with the other System developers, Business analysts, QA and the deployment and operations teams to successfully deploy software applications.  A successful candidate will have demonstrated a track record for designing and developing enterprise information systems that are secure, reliable, and scalable.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Propose, conceptualize, design, implement, and develop solutions for difficult and complex applications independently.
  • Oversee testing, debugging, change control, and documentation for major projects.
  • Supervise professional staff, as necessary, working on all phases of application development projects.
  • Engage in long-term strategic planning.
  • Collaborate with project managers to implement end-to-end solutions for complex projects
  • Define complex application development administration and programming standards.
  • Oversee the support, maintenance, operation, and upgrades of applications.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex technical problems.
  • Review the physical design of existing systems for optimizing performance.
  • Lead projects, as necessary, for special systems and application development in areas of complex problems.
  • Work with other technical professionals to develop standards and implement best practices

 

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and eight years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience
  • Proficient in Oracle database development, design and performance tuning
  • Experience in designing and developing APEX (Oracle Application Express) solutions, strongly desired
  • Experience with Oracle development tools like ORDS, BI Publisher, strongly desired
  • Experience in Java development is a plus
  • Experience with popular web application frameworks, such as Spring
  • Experience with building web services using REST
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and programming tools.
  • Demonstrated experience in designing, developing, testing, and deploying applications.
  • Strong understanding of data design, architecture, relational databases, and data modeling.
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of software development life cycle and quality control practices.
  • Ability to define and solve logical problems for highly technical applications.
  • Experience with build tools such as Ant, Maven, and Gradle
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Experience with continuous integration
  • Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical clients.
  • Demonstrated experience leading activities on structured team development projects.
  • Ability to recognize and recommend needed changes in user and/or operations procedures. 

 

The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

 

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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