Senior Java Developer


The State Universities Retirement System (SURS or the System) is a public employee retirement system that administers death, disability and retirement benefits on behalf of more than 220,000 members from 61 employers in Illinois, including state universities, community colleges, and state agencies. SURS administers and oversees a large, public defined benefit program with assets approximating $16.5 billion as of March 31, 2016. In addition, the Self-Managed Plan (SMP), a defined contribution plan offered to members, continues to increase in size with assets of approximately $1.8 billion.
SURS is an outstanding, progressive workplace with a caring and friendly staff. We offer excellent benefits, an attractive worksite and designated on-site parking. We pride ourselves on providing quality service to our members and stakeholders.
Summary of Duties:
The successful candidate will initially maintain existing Java code that interfaces with the FileNet content management system and Case Manager BPM system. The candidate will assume responsibility for administration of the FileNet Content Management system as well as developing new programs and interfaces to integrate with other business applications. Additional responsibilities as part of the Technical Support team will include responding to Helpdesk requests and other general IT functions. This position reports directly to the Manager of Technical Support.

Main Duties:
• Maintain FileNet and IBM Case Manager applications
• Develop new FileNet and IBM Case Manager applications
• Perform FileNet Administrator functions
• Gather application requirements, create design specifications, code program solutions, test and implement programs
• Perform project management functions
• Other duties as assigned including general helpdesk functions


Required Credentials:
• Experience programing in Java / Javascript
• Application development
• Project management
• Active Directory
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team
• Desire to learn and enhance skills
Desirable Credentials:
• Microsoft Server and networking
• FileNet experience
This position is 100% time. The percentage of time in this position is not negotiable.

How to Apply

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.