University of California - San Diego #93632 Applications Programmer in San Diego, California

#93632 Applications Programmer

Filing Deadline: Thu 5/24/2018

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This is a UC San Diego internal recruitment open to UC San Diego staff only.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/21/18 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for assistance.


Under direct supervision applies professional software concepts and department/unit and campus, medical center or Office of the President policies and procedures to small projects or portions of projects. Resolves routine programming problems. Works on issues and projects of limited scope. Follows standard programming procedures to analyze situations and data from which answers can be readily obtained.

Under supervision, the Applications Programmer will assist the Neurosciences IT Manager and business office IT team. Provides technical support and assists with the design, implementation and maintenance of all Neurosciences websites and applications, utilizing Windows Operating System, MacOS and web-connected relational database applications (DB2, MS-SQL, MySQL, and Access).

Provides all necessary services to ensure continuous availability of high-quality web applications and assistance to Neurosciences to update content and maximize effective use of this technology. Maintain web applications, security and related infrastructures. Use programs and operating systems associated with web browsers, compilers, databases; perform system backups and program using C#, JavaScript and PhP. Perform application testing and error reporting. Assist in determining computing requirements and relate those requirements to existing systems. Performs other related functions as required.


  • Knowledge relating to the design development, modification and implementation of software including object-oriented programming concepts.

  • Strong experience and knowledge of web site design, testing and implementation, including use of HTML and active elements within server pages. Proven ability to maintain servers, pages, and related infrastructures.

  • Strong experience with web site programming as well as development of system requirements and system design. Experience in all aspects of web site development, web site testing, execution of testing and error reporting.

  • Programming experience with Java, Python, C# , PHP, Javascript,JQuery, CSS and HTML, proven ability to interface between web application and relational databases using JDBC, ODBC, OLEDB.

  • Proven ability to interface between web application and relational databases, particularly DB2, MS-SQL, Mysql , MonggoDB, MariaDB.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current standards for Internet security including SSL.

  • Expert level computer skills using MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, email system, and a variety of web-based programs.

  • Ability to create and maintain databases, perform complex computer tasks, learn new programs/applications with minimal direction, and demonstrated commitment to update/maintain technology skills with relevant computer software.

  • Ability to express verbally or in writing, information on one’s position, plan of action, evaluation or interpretation in a professional, logical, clear, effective, concise, and courteous manner.

  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.

  • Strong time management, organizational and follow-up skills to prioritize and complete tasks and projects within set timelines. Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines, maintain quality and accuracy, and adapt to changing priorities.

  • Ability to work independently and/or in a team framework in conjunction with principles of community and with a diverse population of staff, faculty, industry and others. Ability to effectively contribute to discussions regarding procedures and goals of unit.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, take ownership of work performance, follow through on assignments, and anticipate, identify, and analyze problems and resolve or recommend course of action for resolution as appropriate.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Possess skills of tact, poise, diplomacy, confidentiality and flexibility.


Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

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UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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