IT Software Developer
Company: Stanford University
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 2, 2021
The position will be reporting to the Manager of the Financials
System Support group within Enterprise Technology (ET) in
University IT (UIT). This position requires a good combination of
functional and technical knowledge of the Oracle Financials R12
E-business suite. A successful candidate will have demonstrated a
track record of delivering quality solutions providing with the
highest value to the University and solid technical expertise of
several of the Oracle based technology. The candidate should have
experience in performing production support activities including,
and not limited to, maintaining system configurations, running
batch cycles, data cleanup, testing, filing/resolving service
requests, and estimating enhancements.
The Financials System Support team is responsible for the
support, maintenance, operations and upgrades of various Oracle
E-Business Suite applications (Purchasing, Payables, Receivables,
Cash Management, Fixed Assets, iExpense, iProcurement), as well as
other third party/custom applications and applications developed
internally at Stanford. Some of the development toolkit we used are
Oracle Application Express (APEX) and Oracle Applications Framework
(OAF). The team also supports custom applications integration with
other Oracle Financials Systems and Enterprise Data
The team also supports various Cloud "Software as a Service"
(SAAS) solutions that integrates with Oracle E-business suite. The
team supports Amazon for Business, Egencia, ZeroChaos and Oracle
Financial and Procurement Cloud Services. The team also support
Oracle's ERP Cloud implementation.
Conceptualize design, implement, and develop solutions for
complex system/programs independently.
Work with a variety of users to gain information, and develop
intra-system tradeoffs between different users, as necessary;
interact with a diverse client base and outside vendor
Document system builds and application configurations; maintain
and update documentation as needed.
Provide technical analysis, design, development, conversion, and
Work as a project leader, as needed, for projects of moderate
Serve as a technical resource for applications.
Compare, evaluate, and implement new features and technologies,
and integrate them into the computing environment.
Follow team software development methodology. This includes but
not limited to Change Control, Code Review and Change
Mentor lower level software developers.
Create programs to meet reporting and analysis needs.
Perform support, maintenance, operation, and upgrades of
- Partner with business management to define the appropriate
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology,
MIS or related field and five years of relevant experience or a
combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Expertise in designing, developing, testing, and deploying
Proficiency with application design and relational databases
Ability to define and solve logical problems for highly
Strong communication skills with both technical and
Ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of
Knowledge of application domain.
- Understanding of all aspects of software development life cycle
and quality control practices.
Relevant Work Experience:
Experience with Java Development on Oracle Applications
Framework for 3 years is a must
Experience on Oracle Application Express is a plus
Experience with Oracle eBusiness Suite or Fusion Cloud
Application, such as HR, Inventory, OE, GL, AP, AR or PO on is a
- Experience with structured programming related to SQL is a must
(like Oracle PL/SQL)
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.
- Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh
up to 10 pounds.
- May work extended hours, evening and weekends.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with
Stanford colleagues and clients and with external
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal
responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns;
uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons
- Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable
University policies and procedures, including but not limited to
the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's
Administrative Guide, https://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Why Stanford is for You:
Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and
enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and
dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future
of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:
Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition
reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening,
or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous
time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of
health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities.
We also provide excellent health care benefits.
Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails,
Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing
incentives, discounts and more.
- Redwood City. Our new Stanford Redwood City campus, opened in
2019, will be the workplace for approximately 2,700 staff,
including University IT, whose jobs are important to supporting the
University's mission. The campus will offer amenities such as
onsite cafes and a dining pavilion, a high-end fitness facility
with an outdoor pool, and a childcare center for Stanford
Relocation and sponsorship will not be provided for this
How to Apply:
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The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by
positions in this job classification and are not designed to
contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all
duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and
responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs
without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level
of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University
will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a
disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential
functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative
action employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected by law.
- Schedule: Full-time
- Job Code: 4822
- Employee Status: Regular
- Grade: J
- Requisition ID: 86355
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