Applications Programmer Analyst I

The Kentucky Climate Center is seeking applicants for the position of Applications Developer Analyst I.


Date posted

Sep. 15, 2016 12:00 am

Application deadline

Oct. 31, 2016 12:00 am


Western Kentucky University


  • United States

Job description

About Western Kentucky University:

Western Kentucky University aspires to be the University of choice for faculty and staff who are dedicated to helping advance academic excellence. True to its spirit, WKU offers an inviting, nurturing, and challenging work environment, which is responsive to the needs of a diverse and ambitious learning community. WKU's main campus is located on a hill overlooking the city of Bowling Green (population est. 60,000), and is acclaimed as one of the most beautiful in the nation. In addition, WKU serves the communities of Elizabethtown/Fort Knox, Glasgow and Owensboro through its regional campuses. We invite you to consider WKU as a place where your academic and professional dreams can be realized.

Job Description:

The Kentucky Climate Center is seeking applicants for the position of Applications Developer Analyst I for the Kentucky Mesonet (, a research-grade weather and climate monitoring infrastructure that supports public safety and economic development across the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This position will design and develop web applications, including determining specific requirements, graphic design, coding, and ongoing maintenance, for the Kentucky Mesonet. 

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Designing, coding, and implementing computer applications and scripts for dynamic, interactive, web-based analysis and display of scientific data, inclusive of desktop and mobile device environments
  • Troubleshooting/diagnosing application problems
  • Creating and maintaining detailed documentation of applications
  • Training and supervising students
  • Assisting with systems administration tasks, as needed to backup existing staff
  • Participation in research activities, as needed


  • B.S. in Computer Science or B.S. in a scientific or technical discipline, such as Meteorology, with equivalent computing experience and/or training
  • Experience in some combination of LINUX, PHP, Python, and SQL
  • Graphic design

More information and application nstructions:

Applications Programmer Analyst I, WKU


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