Bowling Green State University is a nationally ranked public university committed to redefining student success in a high-achieving, innovative environment. In 2021, Forbes ranked BGSU as the No. 3 midsize employer in the United States, highlighting the University’s commitment to its faculty and staff. Serving as the core of the University’s academic community, more than 800 full-time faculty members are engaged in teaching, research and creative activities, with over 2,000 full-time staff members to support the operations and education of over 20,000 students.

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Application Developer - OnBase - Remote
Computer and Information Technology

The Application Developer position is the key role in administering and maintaining all aspects of the administrative systems for BGSU, including Adobe Experience Manager and OnBase.  This position is required to be able to write functional and technical specifications as well as code and perform unit tests.


This position will be a remote position open to Full-Time US Residents authorized to work within the US.  The position is required to work primary during US EST business hours.

  • Develop and write technical specifications, program code and unit test documents for conversion and support of reports, interfaces, conversions and enhancements.  This involves the following:
    • Create technical specifications detailing the system work necessary to implement functional specifications provided by the user.  This would include conversion, new development, and support projects.
    • Use technical specifications to create or change program code in the appropriate software, following BGSU standards.
    • Write unit test plans.
    • Execute the test plan and resolve any errors until the process is error free.
    • Document the outcome from the execution of the test plan.
    • Update and maintain accuracy of project documentation and work flow as well as provide information necessary for project manager to stay informed about progress.
  • Perform analysis, identify problems and potential solutions, make recommendations and evaluate results as they relate to development, enhancement, and manintenance of both manual and automated processes.  Communication with appropriate personnel at BGSU and outside hardware and software vendors may be necessary during this process.
  • Provide and maintain documentation for any changed processes that affect users.  Create and maintain documentation for work related practices to be used by other developers  so BGSU standards can be maintained.
  • Maintain a broad knowledge of technology such as changing program languages, equipment and systems.  Stay abreast of new technical developments and information system trends by means of self-study and partipation in courses, seminars and conferences.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties and projects as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or closely related field required.    Degree must be conferred at the time of application.   

The following experience is required:

  • 2 years of writing technical specifications and assisting with functional specifications
  • 2 years of writing test documents and revising functional and/or technical specifications
  • 3-4 years of program development experience


Preferred Qualifications:


The following experience is preferred: 

  • Knowledge of current programming languages and methodologies
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript/JQuery, C#/ASP.NET, SQL
  • Experience working with API’s and Web Services(REST/SOAP)
  • Experience with relational databases (Oracle/MS SQL Server)
  • Experience with version control such as Git, Subversion
  • Experience with OnBase or other Enterprise Document Management software
  • Experience with responsive web design


Full-time, Administrative staff position available working remotely within the US.   Administrative Grade Level I55. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.



Bowling Green State University provides a comprehensive benefit program as part of a total compensation package.  This includes medical, prescription, dental, vision, health accounts (medical & dependent), life & disability insurance, retirement plans, employee assistance program and tuition fee waivers for employees and their eligible dependents as well as paid time off, holidays and parental leave.  For more information please visit Benefits-at-a-Glance.pdf (bgsu.edu)


Deadline to apply:  The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by August 12, 2022.



Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

  • Ability to effectively handle multi-task projects and assignments
  • Skilled in analyzing, troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Ability to learn new skills, techniques and programming languages
  • Ability to follow standards and procedures for the organization
  • Skilled in effective verbal and written communications
  • Understands workings of relational databases; skilled with SQL tools and techniques


Fiscal Year
Full Time
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