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Application Developer Analyst V


UF Information Technology Classification*

This is a senior professional level role that under high level direction, works closely with customers, business analysts and team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design to develop quality technical solutions. Has an in-depth understanding of IT systems, development lifecycle, quality assurance/testing, and integration methodologies.


Examples of Work

Job Functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Provides expertise for the design and development of IT systems, within all levels  of complexity
  • May lead efforts to project completion and user satisfaction, related to support and/or projects.
  • Leads definition of system scope and objectives based on user needs.
  • Leads feasibility assessments, design options, development, testing, quality assurance, and documentation.  Has solid understanding of business or function for application.
  • Instructs, directs, and monitors work of other analysts and programming team members.  Provides technical mentoring, coordinates and may assign work to less experienced staff.
  • Manages software integration, external interface development and technical documentation.
  • Provides estimates of the analysis and development effort based on requirements
  • Drives development of new code or reuse/enhancement of existing code.  Participates or leads in component and architecture design, performance monitoring, product evaluation.
  • Ensures development of technical documentation (designs, specifications, processes)
  • Stays abreast of IT industry best practices.  Sets and establishes standards for the Organization, and champions the processes.

Education and Experience

Master’s degree and six years of appropriate experience; or a bachelor’s degree and eight years of appropriate experience.

Licensure and Certification




*Reserved Classification – Use of this classification outside of UFIT requires prior approval by Classification and Compensation

This position may include supervisory responsibility.


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