Applications Systems Analyst/Developer


USA National Phenology Network / University of Arizona
Year Round
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Job Overview
  • The USA National Phenology Network (USANPN) serves science and society by promoting a broad understanding of plant and animal phenology and the relationships among phenological patterns and all aspects of environmental change.
  • The USANPN is hiring a full stack LAMP programmer to advance the Network’s research infrastructure. Candidate’s primary responsibilities will be focused on maintaining and enhancing existing web infrastructure and database in order to support incoming data streams and the development of data products from USA-NPN’s Nature’s Notebook plant and animal phenology program. Ideally, candidates will have a background with large ecological datasets, data quality control, and statistical analysis.
  • Candidates will be evaluated based on number of years of experience and/or education, their ability to write and communicate clearly and professionally, their range of experience with a broad set of technology-focused skills, and their level of personal interest in the fields of community science, ecology and/or phenology. Candidates will also be asked to undergo a brief quiz to evaluate their ability to write code and manage a database.
  • Come join our friendly and dynamic team where you’ll have the ability to make a direct impact on the success of an established, award-winning, community-driven science program. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where people of all identities thrive (see our Mission, Vision, and Values at www.usanpn.org/about). The USANPN, part of the University of Arizona, a Hispanic and American Indian and Alaska Native-Serving Institution, is family-friendly, and offers outstanding benefits including medical and dental, as well as flexible hours and a healthy work-life balance.

Duties:

• Maintain and enhance existing web infrastructure, fixing bugs and adding new features;
• Prioritize incoming data report requests, generate and deliver reports to science team members;
• Contribute to troubleshooting and resolving issues with the server infrastructure;
• Respond to requests for user support on web applications and database, and troubleshoot applications problems;
• Meet with USANPN team to communicate progress and specify new software requirements;
• Write software, database, and infrastructure documentation;
• Provide support for USA-NPN’s Drupal website;
• Provide limited system administration for USANPN servers.

  • Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!
  • The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Apply at https://uacareers.com/postings/40387