Senior Programmer Analyst

US-IL-Downers Grove
Job ID
Adtalem Global Education
Information Technology
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

Under general supervision, the Senior Programmer Analyst formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research to develop or modify information systems. This includes assisting in the preparation of, or preparing, detailed specifications from which programs will be written. The Programmer Analyst designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents and maintains enterprise applications.


  • Participate as a team member in the application development area.
  • Learn business functions to effectively participate in technical analysis, design, construction and implementation.
  • Code solutions to problems using a structured approach keeping in mind long term maintainability and quick accessibility.
  • Test coded solutions properly against customer acceptance criteria to ensure a quality application
  • Document consistently and accurately on all application projects. All technical documentation (new development and maintenance) should be complete, understandable and accessible.
  • Communicate and maintain a productive working relationship with user base of product/service line as well as all appropriate parties to an assignment, both internal and external to IT.
  • Report appropriate and correct status to project leadership, manager and Director.
  • Improve knowledge in new technologies in order to use them in approved projects; participate on special projects as assigned.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.


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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years experience with various operative environments, toolsets and development methodologies
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Web services (Restful and Soap
  • Based, Client and Consumer), SQL required
  • Heavy core Java/J2EE and multi-threaded development experience
  • Experience with one or more of the following preferred NoSQL, Oracle Database, XML, XSLT, PL/SQL
  • Must be familiar with Agile methodology and comfortable in a fast paced development environment.
  • Understanding of RAD, SDLC, Client Server/Distributed Application Design and Development
    Linux, Client/Server, PC Development Tools, Internet/Intranet
  • Experience with Tomcat setup, JDBC and POC creation
  • Ability to collaboratively identify potential solutions and effectively communicate benefits
  • Understanding of business processes, project management/planning, time management
  • Ability to communicate effectively with teams, peers, clients
  • Ability to Coach and Lead other team members
  • Must be motivated and  be able to contribute in fast paced environment while maintaining quality of performance
  • Must have at least three years experience developing and designing object-oriented programs using Java.
  • Ability to collaborate and work with offshore teams
  • ESB experience working with WS02 or Mulesoft is nice to have, but not required
  • Salesforce and microservice experience is nice to have, but not required
  • AWS, Swagger UI and Postman Experience is nice to have, but not required


We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

Who We Are

Since our founding in 1931, DeVry University has focused on delivering a different kind of education – one based on experiential learning with real-world applications. When you join our team, you’re choosing an institution that serves students who are different, too: a diverse group of go-getters from all walks of life.


We know our colleagues are integral to the success of the institution. At DeVry, we’re guided by our culture of care, and we embrace values that teach us to care for students, self and colleagues. It’s one way we position our colleagues for success.


We are looking for engaged, caring colleagues to join our organization in serving our students. We take extra pride in our dedicated support teams, as well as our outstanding faculty members who have often worked for years in the fields that they teach. We believe all our colleagues deserve opportunities to reach their goals. Whether it’s career advancement, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefits and professional development offerings can help you meet your goals.


If you want to be a part of an institution focused on providing high-quality education, care and attention, we invite you to apply for a position today.


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