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University of California Riverside, Bourns College Lead Student Systems Developer in Riverside, California

Lead Student Systems Developer

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

22978061 Full Time 8AM - 5PM Commensurate with Experience

Position Information

UC Riverside Information Technology Solutions (ITS) is searching for a Lead Student Systems Developer. The successful candidate in this role will have the opportunity to be involved in developing new product / services, applications and integration for Student Systems that bring together interdependent systems across our portfolio. If you have a desire to design and create new solutions and be a part of improving UCR’s student experience by partnering with students, faculty, and staff to deliver integrated reporting and student technology solutions that are simple, innovative, and scalable then this position is for you! The salary offer will be commensurate with experience within the budgeted range of $100,000 to $112,000. This position is classified as 100% remote and will work from home full-time. Working hours will be based on Pacific Standard Time (PST).


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


Certification Requirement

Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v3 Preferred

Microsoft Professional Preferred


Experience Requirement

6 - 10 years of related experience. Required

Demonstrated experience developing for cloud-based platforms including Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS Preferred Experience using an advanced queueing tool or environment such as RabbitMQ or Oracle Advanced Queueing. Preferred

Minimum of 3 years of experience with Ellucian Banner and/or other Ellucian products. Required

Proven experience with .NET, C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Web API, CSS3, HTML5, and JQuery Required

Minimum of 1 Advanced experience with modern web applications MVC frameworks (.NET, Spring Boot, Grails, etc.) Preferred

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement

Must pass a background check. Required

Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required

Travel Required

Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required

Must actively participate in an on-call rotation supporting a 24/7 IT operation. Required

Minimum Requirements

Demonstrated complex problem- solving skills.

Advanced knowledge of secure software development.

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

Advanced experience with identification and use of code libraries and open-source forums.

Excellent project leadership and management skills.

Advanced experience with planning for deployment and creation of feedback mechanisms.

Working knowledge of GitHub.

Experience developing and executing complex test plans.

Demonstrated software repository skills.

Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.

Demonstrated ability to understand functional needs and how systems can support those needs. Demonstrated ability to develop conversion and system implementation plans.

Highly advanced skills associated with software specification, design, modification, implementation and deployment of large-scale scope.

Preferred Qualifications

Current working knowledge of the Ellucian Banner Student Information System.

Advanced knowledge of PL/SQL.

Current working knowledge of other Ellucian products such as Degree Works, Analytics, and Banner ODS.

Current working knowledge of the Ellucian Ethos framework.

Working knowledge of front end SPA frameworks (Angular, React, Vue).

Working knowledge of Grails / Angular development environments

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview (