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POSTED: July 23, 2019

Applications Programmer

Bowdoin College
Brunswick, ME
Full time
Technical (Programmer, Developer, Analyst)

Our talented and diverse team manages, maintains, and supports Bowdoin College’s enterprise systems and data, both on-premise and in the cloud. Our community of clients includes HR, Finance, Bursar, Financial Aid, Registrar (Student Records), Facilities Management, Dining, Residential Life, Development, Communications, Admissions, Student Activities, Outing Club, Athletics, Bookstore, Bowdoin Museum, and more.

Your role as an Applications Programmer will be to maintain and support current software solutions which our clients have adopted and to implement/install new ones. This includes any integrations with other software on-premise or in the cloud. At the simplest level, you may act as a technical liaison with a cloud vendor, and at the more complex level, you will need to implement customized integrations requiring an understanding of relational databases, application stacks, testing methodologies, production support, and the development lifecycle.

Benefits and Perks:

– For that healthy work/life balance: 20 vacation days per calendar year

– A variety of health insurance plans

– Life insurance, disability insurance, and a generous retirement plan

– Paid parental leave

– Access to many of the College’s facilities including the gym and pool

– And more:

You have: - The skills to solve problems, including with code and the use of databases - The people skills required to work with our non-technical clients and the rest of the IT team - The motivation to learn and constantly improve processes and tools You might also have: - Experience with Windows Server and Linux operating systems - Familiarity with object-oriented programming languages like Java or C# .NET - HTML, CSS, JavaScript and front-end development knowledge - Familiarity with Oracle PL/SQL or Microsoft T-SQL programming - Experience integrating and supporting applications
To land this job, you need to have at least one year of experience writing code. It doesn’t need to be traditional software development experience. Internships count. Just make sure we can see where you picked up your application programming superpowers somewhere in your cover letter or resume.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine. Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston. Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors. We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.