Systems Programmer and Integration Analyst

Berea College   Berea, KY   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on August 26, 2021
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Job summary

 The Systems Programmer and Integration Analyst position is expected to work collaboratively with senior team members to design, develop, and deploy web-based intranet and portal systems that improve the efficiency of College operations.  This position, in conjunction with senior team members, will collaborate with end users and vendors in defining, developing, documenting, and deploying systems that securely integrate with existing systems and infrastructure.  This position will maintain a high level of technical currency in analysis, design, programming and implementation of College-wide systems and will remain flexible and adaptable in regards to learning, understanding, and utilizing new technologies.

Education required to ensure success in this position:

·   Bachelor’s Degree required


Experience required to ensure success in this position:

·   One to three years’ experience developing web-based interactive applications.

·   Experience installing, configuring and managing web servers.

·   Experience with Single Sign-on installation, configuration and application integration.

·   Experience with data storage and retrieval

Experience preferred to ensure success in this position:

·   Experience with Docker and containers.

·   Experience installing, configuring and maintaining Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers.

·   Experience managing SQL Server and mySQL database servers.

·   Experience managing SSL certificates.

·   Experience managing Windows servers.

·   Experience troubleshooting and resolving complex system issues.

·   Experience with Shibboleth, CAS and SAML

Special skills, knowledge and abilities:

·   SQL, SQL Server, mySQL, Java, Oracle, UNIX, Linux, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) ASP.Net, Shibboleth, CAS, Ansible, Docker, OpenSSL, Keytool

License, certification, or registration necessary:

·   Valid driver’s license

·   Required background checks 


Physical requirements:

·   Ability to navigate campus/public buildings and grounds

·   Ability to travel independently by car and/or plane

·   Ability to occasionally lift up to 20 lbs.


Environmental conditions:

·   Professional office environment with interruptions and noise due to frequent visitors, students, staff and faculty

·   Occasional travel required for meetings, conferences, etc.


Ability to operate the following vehicles or equipment:

·   Standard office equipment: computer, fax, phone, etc.

·   Vehicle – college vans/cars

Primary duties and responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Regular and predictable attendance is essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


·   Deploy utilities that strengthen site versatility.

·   Develop Intranet applications to serve particular interests of the College.

·   Develop full-featured portal software that provides common authentication and draws from various institutional data sources.

·   Develop web infrastructure that supports data entry, data extraction, and overall site management.

·   Manage and lead selected projects, effectively communicate priorities, monitor service delivery

·   Provide analysis and make recommendations to management in areas that require a high level of technical competency as well as in depth understanding of enterprise-wide impacts.

·   Develop and maintain Single Sign-on infrastructure and capabilities.


Other roles/duties will be assigned as necessary to assist the College in the attainment of the goals set forth and the enhancement of a positive, respectful learning environment for all staff, faculty and students.


Berea College achieved national distinction as the first coeducational and interracial college in the South. With an emphasis on service to the people of Appalachia and beyond, Berea enrolls 1,600 students from 40 states and 70 countries. The College has along standing commitment to interracial education; here, people of different races seek to learn from and about each other, while also living together.

Berea is among the most racially diverse private liberal arts colleges in the United States. It admits only students whose families are unable to afford the high cost of tuition and awards each of them a Tuition Promise Scholarship, meaning no student ever pays tuition. Berea’s students excel in the College’s supportive but demanding academic environment, and many are the first in their families to graduate from college. The College is one of nine federally recognized Work Colleges, and all students hold a position in which they work 10-12 hours per week. Washington Monthly Magazine has consistently ranked Berea in the top 3 of Liberal Arts Colleges for its success in educating and graduating academically talented, low-income students who become service-oriented leaders in their professions and communities; in 2016 and 2017, the magazine ranked it number 1.

Located where the Bluegrass Region meets the Cumberland Mountains, the town of Berea (pop. 15,000) lies forty miles south of Lexington and is approximately two hours from Cincinnati, Louisville, and Knoxville. More information about Berea College is available at

Berea College, in light of its mission in the tradition of impartial love and social equality, welcomes all people of the earth to learn and work here.


Berea College is always looking for talented, self-motivated individuals to join our team. If you think you are ready to be a part of an exciting team, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application! 

Berea College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.


Note to Prospective Employees:

Each year, Berea College Public Safety publishes an annual report to the campus to make public crime statistics, policies, and procedures for Berea College.  This Annual Security Report, required by the Jeane Clery Act, Minger Act, and the Student Right To Know Act is now available for review.  For a full, printable version of the ASR, you can click here:

For a policy-by-policy version that is easier to read and browse, please visit Public Safety’s website here: