Applications Analyst/Programmer, Research Libraries Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY

The Research Libraries Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY is pleased to announce an opportunity for an Applications Analyst/Programmer to join the staff in the Division of the CIO. Reporting to the Manager, Technical Services, the Applications Analyst/Programmer assumes primary responsibility for, and technical leadership of analysis, programming, data conversion and systems administration of specific library online applications and services.


The Applications Analyst/Programmer will have knowledge of computer programming languages, and software analysis, design, and test methodologies. The position requires a thorough knowledge of relational database concepts, and the ability to learn new software tools and techniques. Proficiency in SQL and relational databases (such as Oracle) is preferred.


Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or engineering or a relevant combination of education, training and directly related work experience in a comparable position may be substituted for degree.

Experience in a higher education setting, systems administration experience, and experience with library information systems is highly desired. Experience with web based programming technologies such as JAVA, HTML, etc. are preferred.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply online at and reference job #20130192.

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