Position Announcement

JOB TITLE:
FileMaker Pro Business Analyst and Developer
 

REPORTS TO:
Software Engineer Manager
 

JOB OBJECTIVE: 
To understand and internalize the business practices that use FileMaker Pro as well as to support, maintain, and refine FileMaker Pro use within NOLS.
 

QUALIFICATIONS: 
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or MIS, or equivalent experience. The job requires full software lifecycle activities including requirements gathering, design, testing, documentation, configuration management, and deployment. Strong communication and observation skills are required as this position will interact with other members of the development team as well as internal customers. Experience with a complicated FileMaker Pro environment preferred or deep knowledge of NOLS business practices and proven technical skills with similar tools. A familiarity with Mac OS and HTML is strongly preferred. Knowledge of JavaScript, Python, and Linux is nice to have.

  

LEADERSHIP OR SUPERVISORY DUTIES:
Leadership in this position will primarily be self-leadership.
 

FUNDS AND/OR PROPERTY:
Will participate in the decisions to purchase software development related assets and make recommendations for consulting engagements where appropriate.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Work with internal stakeholders and third party contractors to identify and prioritize issues and maintenance tasks and when possible perform the FileMaker Pro development work.  

  • Develop a deep understanding of the business practices served by FileMaker Pro and continuously strive to learn through both self guided and team interactions. 

  • Understand the systems integrated with Filemaker Pro (Core NOLS Database, Content Management System, Email systems, Canvas Learning Management System) to support and maintain these processes.

  • Serve as point person for initial testing of third party delivered software (test and provide feedback as appropriate).

  • Master the deployment methodology for FileMaker Pro in the NOLS environment.

  • Deliver tested, quality software products on schedule and maintain communication with internal stakeholders

  • Adhere to NOLS coding standards and development, test, and deployment processes. Participate in review of other engineer’s code.

  • Work with project stakeholders to define project requirements and with stakeholders and technical lead to balance feature requests and schedule. 

  • Collaborate with and direct stakeholders in beta testing and to reach agreement on product acceptance.

  • Work interdepartmentally within NOLS Rocky Mountain management team to coordinate individual and location needs, schedules, challenges and training.
     

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
NOLS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetics information, disability unrelated to job or admission requirements, or status as a protected veteran. The school’s nondiscrimination policy applies to all phases of its employment process, its admission and financial aid programs, and to all other aspects of its educational programs and activities. Retaliation directed to any person who pursues a discrimination complaint or grievance, participates in a discrimination investigation, or otherwise opposes unlawful discrimination is prohibited.
 

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK:
A criminal background check is required from all NOLS employees. 
 

E-VERIFY:
NOLS Participates in E-Verify.
 

WORK HOURS AND LOCATON: 
Lander, WY.
 

HOW TO APPLY: 
To Apply - send a cover letter and resume to: 
Name: Steve Smith
Email: Steve_Smith@nols.edu
Phone: 307.332.8800 
Contact Steve Smith at Steve_Smith@nols.edu with questions.
 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:
Open until Filled
 

STARTING DATE: 
TBD

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