Job no:525525 Work type:Officer of Administration Location:Eugene, OR Categories:Administrative/Professional, Information Technology
Department:Information Services Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$85,000 - $98,000 per year Compensation Band:OS-OA09-Fiscal Year 2019-2020 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins September 6, 2020; position open until filled (review date has been extended)
Special Instructions to Applicants To be considered for this position, applicants must submit a completed application. Complete applications must include:
• Online application • A resume • A cover letter indicating how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position
You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers as part of the application process.
Any application missing the above documents/information may be considered incomplete.
Department Summary Information Services (IS) is the central information technology unit at the University of Oregon and provides wide ranging services to campus. Information Services consists of four major functional areas: Customer Experience, which serves as the key contact point for interactions with campus clients and customers; Applications & Middleware, which manages and supports applications, integration services, identity management and data management; Information Security, which helps protect virtual or physical information; and Technology Infrastructure, which provides administration and support for the software, hardware, and services needed to support the campus IT environment. Information Services also includes the Advanced Network Technology Center. IS works closely with the Network for Education and Research in Oregon.
Established in 1876, the University of Oregon offers a breadth and depth of curricula with more than 270 academic programs and provides the opportunity to work at a respected research university with a strong holistic liberal arts foundation. The UO also has a history of political and social involvement that embraces diverse beliefs, cultures, and values, and it is committed to environmental responsibility.
The university is also proud of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, an initiative specifically designed to fast-track scientific discoveries and the process of turning those discoveries into innovations that improve the quality of life for people in Oregon, the nation and beyond. Information Services collaborates with Research and Innovation and our schools and colleges to support the research, teaching, and learning mission of the university.
Eugene is the home of the University of Oregon. Located in the lush Willamette Valley, Eugene is well-known for outdoor pursuits like running, cycling, rafting, and fishing, as well as arts, music, crafts, brewing, winemaking, and community-supported agriculture. With branches in Portland and on the Oregon coast, the UO is deeply connected to Oregon's natural and cultural treasures.
Position Summary Reporting to the Director of Network Infrastructure and Engineering, the Network Development Engineer will serve in a team environment focused on creating, designing, and improving on network tools and procedures necessary to keep up with the growing demand for network services in a complex academic and research environment. The Network Development Engineer will work directly with the Senior Network Design and Development Engineer to provide high-level technical leadership on the most complex of issues affecting the design, growth, improvement, and flexibility of the campus network. Additionally, the Network Development Engineer will assist in creating, designing, and improving on tools and procedures necessary to support RouteViews, a global routing infrastructure monitoring platform operated by the University of Oregon.
The Network Development Engineer will help develop, implement, and evaluate short-term and long-term goals and objectives for strategically aligning the needs of the campus community to the network. The incumbent will strategically assess needs, design tools, and implement strategies and new methods across the network to ensure the university’s mission is met and that the organization is positioned to advance research, discovery, collaboration, and student success.
This position makes and informs decisions at a high level that has university-wide implications. This position is responsible for strategically looking at the network to advance services offered to the campus community by developing new tools, designing new strategies, and implementing robust monitoring procedures. The Network Development Engineer will design, install, and maintain state of the art network solutions for campus data network needs. It is expected that this position will apply the highest level of technical knowledge to help strategically advance the university's network.
This position assists with decisions independently or in conjunction with IT professionals in Information Services and across the University regarding infrastructure architecture and technology investments. The incumbent will communicate decisions to the Director of Network Infrastructure and Engineering and other technical staff across the university. This position will make recommendations regarding long-range plans for development infrastructure needs and policies.
The Network Development Engineer will provide integral input for strategic planning related to the current and future state of the UO network. This position will be assigned tasks by the Network Development Engineer who will evaluate work, provide training and act as a technical resource. This position may also supervise student employees.
The incumbent will be part of an on-call rotation and may be expected to work weekends
Essential Personnel This position may provide essential services during times of emergencies and inclement weather. This position may be required to fulfill essential services and functions during these times.
Candidates who promote and enhance diversity are strongly desired.
Minimum Requirements • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of education and experience. • Five years of experience developing, deploying, and supporting software applications that support business needs.
Professional Competencies • Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from a variety of diverse backgrounds. • Demonstrated problem solving skills. • Ability to adapt within a rapidly changing technical environment. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to explain technical concepts to audiences with a wide range of technical skills. • Ability to work independently as well as in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. • Ability to prioritize and communicate effectively while meeting deadlines and completing projects.
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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