It's A Big Universe

Sr. Programmer Analyst, SharePoint Developer


Administration – IT
Orlando, FL
Universal Parks & Resorts is comprised of Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as a new destination coming in 2020 in Beijing, China. We are a universe of opportunities for people who have a lot to offer. It takes a special kind of person to work at all of our destinations. An individual who knows how to be part of a team. Someone with a sense of fun who’s serious about their work. A person who knows it doesn’t take magic to put a smile on a guest’s face… it takes hard work, dedication, knowledge and just the right amount of Universal attitude. Universal’s theme parks offer exactly the kind of vacation families crave – bringing together popular culture’s most compelling stories, characters and adventures to create some of the world’s most innovative and entertaining attraction experiences. These are immersive, next-level, adventures such as the The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, outrageously fun attractions such as Despicable Me Minion Mayhem and highly themed, authentic experiences based on cutting-edge television, such as Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon. We embrace the power of cultural diversity and inclusion and continuously strive to maintain a team that is a reflection of our global audience. Universal Parks & Resorts adheres to ‘The Universal Way’ by not just meeting guest expectations, but exceeding them, every time. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world. Universal Parks & Resorts provides world-class entertainment destinations with signature theme parks that create unparalleled entertainment.

The SharePoint Sr. Developer is primarily responsible for the design, development, implementation and support of the SharePoint 2013 environment for Universal Parks & Resorts. Secondarily, this position will assist in planning and support for future SharePoint versions throughout Universal Parks & Resorts. General responsibilities include:

  • Assist vendors and other technical staff to ensure SharePoint is used according to best practices
  • Use problem-solving and analytical skills to design, development, customize, implement, upgrade, and support SharePoint sites, workflows, web parts, and other applications within our Standards and Operating Procedures
  • Work with customers and technical staff to gather or work from high level requirements through detailed specifications, design, development, test, and implementation
  • Serve as a Technical Representative for SharePoint-related projects
  • Ensure quality assurance activities are completed, including technical reviews and code documentation
  • Assist end users by providing strategic SharePoint direction, training materials, and status updates on support requests

This position requires the ability to quickly understand supporting business processes and translate them into system designs that will support the objectives while utilizing out-of-the-box functionality


  • Assist other technical staff in resolving problems
  • Collaborate in team environment and independently with vendors, business partners and IT teams on projects, support, application development and standardization
  • Analyze SharePoint requests for change, code, and test new functionality, create technical design documents, unit test, and implementation plans, and code and test new functionality and/or processes.
  • Implement high quality, scalable and extendable solutions using SharePoint and other applications while adhering to established best practices
  • Assist in the maintenance and support of Microsoft SharePoint Server including monitoring, troubleshooting, and performance analysis

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering or equivalent experience.


  • Experience with SharePoint Server 2013 design and architecture

  • 3-5 years experience installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and customizing SharePoint 2007/ 2010/ 2013
  • Experience with the deployment and management of SharePoint architectures and solutions
  • Expertise and experience with medium-complexity technical activities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficient with IIS 7.0, Active Directory, and SQL Server 2005 or higher as they relate to SharePoint
  • Proficient with HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, XML, XSLT, CAML Query, RestAPI, SharePoint services, Powershell, InfoPath 2013, SharePoint Designer 2013

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: SharePoint certification desired

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Productivity certification desired
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer: SharePoint Applications certification desired

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

We regret, due to the volume of responses, only applicants of interest will be contacted. Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Orlando via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Orlando HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Orlando. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Orlando as a result of the referral or through other means.

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