IT - Technical Associate - 2 Openings

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The State Universities Retirement System (SURS) is one of the five state-funded retirement plans that provide retirement, survivor, death and disability benefits on behalf of more than 227,000 members from 61 employers in Illinois, including state universities, community colleges and state agencies. SURS administers benefits and oversees a large, investment program with assets approximating $20.3 billion as of June 30, 2017.

Main Duties

  • Investigate and support business application processing
  • Perform analysis of business applications. Design solutions in response to requirements or new business needs. Fulfill project management responsibilities for assigned projects.
  • Programming, testing and implementation of business applications
  • Organizational interaction and project responsibility
  • Responsible for creating, developing, and maintain the SURS business application software

Additional desirable credentials

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Programming Skills: CA 2E, CL programming, Query/400, DB2 for the i-Series, OS/400, COBOL or RPG, Visual LANSA, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery,, SQL Server and Microsoft Office
  • Degree from accredited college in data processing
  • Knowledge and experience in development of automated computer systems is required.
  • Application Development skills: analysis, design, programming, testing and implementation

This position is 100 percent time. The percentage of time in this position is not negotiable.

Apply for this Position

Applicants should submit a completed SURS application, current resume, and a dated cover letter to This position is subject to a background check as terms of hire.

SURS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.