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Senior Software Developer/Analyst

Grants Pass School District No. 7

Grants Pass School District No. 7 is now accepting applications for the following confidential position for the 2020-21 school year:

Senior Software Developer/Analyst

District Wide

Brief Description of Position
Senior Software Developer/Analyst executes the rapid design, prototyping, development, and testing of innovative and scalable applications supporting internal and external customers of the District. The Senior Software Developer/Analyst serves as a member of a team to develop creative solutions to optimize instruction and operations. This position prepares technical documentations for systems.

Salary Range: $ 79,001 – 106,738

Personal Qualifications:
a. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or closely related field. Masters preferred
b. Recognized expert in specific areas related to software development
c. Training and successfully demonstrated experience in Object-Oriented Programming using applications like C#, .NET, and Java
d. Experience developing scalable applications using structured, iterative development methodologies
e. Works at the highest level of all technical phases of programming; requires a high degree of creative thinking and the ability to use accumulated knowledge and experience of others
f. Experience developing complex queries like SQL and MSSQL
g. Experience using XML as data sources and integration processes like API and LTI
h. Experience with developing data warehouse solutions
i. Experience programming with file systems, server architectures, and distributed systems
j. Ability to write clear and concise software documentation and technical correspondence
k. Detail-oriented with good organizational and statistics skills
l. Ability to communicate and work collaboratively as a member of the Information Services team in an active, open environment
m. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
n. Proven track record working on multiple projects and meeting deadlines in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
o. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the community
p. Travel to various sites as required
q. Ability to effectively work and communicate with individuals from diverse cultures or backgrounds
r. Maintain the integrity of confidential information relating to students, staff, or district patrons
s. Ability to work harmoniously with others.

Essential Responsibilities:
a. Design, prototype, and rapidly implement scalable, reliable, and maintainable applications
b. Be proactive in continuously researching existing systems, developing updated, progressive solutions to support instruction and the District when needed
c. Work closely with the Director of School Improvement, Programmers, and other departmental staff to design and implement innovative solutions to improve instructional and operational capabilities
d. Keep the Director of School Improvement appraised of the status of assigned projects and all issues on a regular basis
e. Work with leadership to develop long-range planning and vision for the District
f. Provide on-going support for existing software/hardware systems. Expected to be able to recommend improvements to any system to optimize infrastructure
g. Other programming/system operational duties as required
h. Cultivate and model a respectful working and learning environment.

All application materials will be accepted online until position is filled.

Telephone: 541-474-5700 E-mail:

Grants Pass School District 7 strives to create an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the diversity of our staff and students. We foster fairness, equity and inclusion to create a workplace environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the position, and we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact Human Resources to discuss your application.

The Grants Pass School District No. 7 will provide reasonable accommodations for the application and interview process upon request and as required in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Disabled persons may contact the Director of Human Resources at 474-5700 for additional information or assistance. Speech/Hearing impaired persons may contact the District for assistance through the Oregon Relay at 1-800-735-2900.

Funding for all district positions for the 2020-2021 school year are subject to state funding.