Programmer Analyst

Administrative Novato, California


Description

Programmer Analyst

Position Benefits

  • Competitive salary ($110,000 - $130,000) commensurate with experience
  • Benefits package including health insurance, paid parental leave, generous vacation/sick leave and 401(k) with 5% employer match
  • This is an onsite position – local applicants or applicants willing to relocate only.

Position Summary
The Buck Institute for Research on Aging is looking for an experienced Programmer Analyst to support the Institute’s IT and enterprise business systems. This mid-level technical position, reporting to the Director of Information Technology, will support the implementation of: Core Financial System, Grants Management, electronic Research Administration, HRIS, Payroll, Purchasing/Receiving, Employee Action Requests, and other business systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support day-to-day technical activities of enterprise-level systems and users for: Finance, Grants, Purchasing, Research Administration, Human Resources, Philanthropy, Information Technology, and other departments.
  • Partner with business stakeholders to understand and document their processes and data requirements to come up with robust applications or solutions that meet their objectives and required outcomes.
  • Translate technical requirements and business processes into technical specifications/designs.
  • Build software solutions to meet stakeholder needs; or work with vendors to identify commercial or custom software solutions that would meet stakeholder needs and implement the solution.
  • Write and maintain custom reports and queries, leveraging appropriate reporting tools or by writing SQL queries.
  • Document system architecture, technical operational, and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Keep abreast with current trends with a focus on technology development and industry best practices and recommend solutions or alternate methods to meet both business requirements and industry best practices.
  • User IT support, as necessary.

Required Qualifications / Skills:

  • Excellent analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to program in a modern programming language.

Education & Experience:

  • BA/BS in business administration, finance, or information systems.
  • 2+ years related work experience.
  • Proven experience with business and technical requirements analysis, elicitation, modeling, verification, and methodology development.
  • Working knowledge of Windows office systems.

About Us
Our success will ultimately change healthcare. At the Buck, we aim to end the threat of age-related diseases for this and future generations by bringing together the most capable and passionate scientists from a broad range of disciplines to identify and impede the ways in which we age. We are an independent, non-profit institution located in Marin County, CA, with the goal of increasing human healthspan, or the healthy years of life. Globally recognized as the pioneer and leader in efforts to target aging—the number one risk factor for diseases including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, cancer, macular degeneration, heart disease, and diabetes—the Buck seeks to help people live better longer. We are an equal opportunity employer and strive to create an atmosphere where diversity of identity, experience, and background are welcomed, valued, and supported. Candidates who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

To Apply
Please click APPLY to submit your Resume and a Cover Letter indicating why you would be a good candidate for this position.