Senior Programmer Analyst, SharePoint Developer

Job ID:264817
Information Technology
Orlando, FL

Here at Universal Parks & Resorts™, you can enjoy an exciting culture where creating our unique Universal brand of thrilling experiences is a top priority. We are passionate about what we do and take pride in the exclusive ways we deliver fun.

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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. Experience a workplace that will inspire you to be Bold! Apply today.

JOB SUMMARY: The SharePoint Sr. Programmer Analyst is primarily responsible for the design, development, implementation and support of the SharePoint environment at Universal Orlando.

  • Assist vendor 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.
  • 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.
  • Assist with managing and upgrading the SharePoint server farm.
  • Ensure quality assurance activities are completed, including technical reviews and code documentation.

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.


  • 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 for small to medium processes and/or functions.
  • Liaise with other SharePoint technical staff in resolving problems with existing team sites and environments.
  • Collaborate in team environment and independently with vendors, business partners and IT teams on projects, support, application development and standardization.
  • 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
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training and team member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science, information systems, or software engineering, and/or 5-7 years equivalent work experience.


  • Excellent understanding of SharePoint 2013 design and architecture.
  • 5-7 years’ experience installing, configuring, troubleshooting, and customizing SharePoint and .NET.
  • Experience with the deployment and management of SharePoint architectures and solutions.
  • Strong experience using SharePoint Designer 2013, InfoPath and SharePoint Central Administration.
  • Strong knowledge of Standard features such as – search/indexing, content management, and Shared Service Providers, Enterprise features such as – Forms Server, Excel Calculation Services, Business Data Catalog and Security and Permissions.
  • Experience with custom workflows, calculated columns, lookups, and more advanced SharePoint configuration methods.
  • Ability to interact with end users, business leads, and management to gather business requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understanding and utilization of JavaScript, AJAX, Python, AngularJS, XML, jQuery, HTML and CSS.


  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: SharePoint Application Development certification desired.
  • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist: SharePoint Configuration certification desired.
  • Microsoft Certified Professional Developer: SharePoint 2013 certification a plus.

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

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