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Information Systems Engineer

Requisition Number:

15469

Location:

Boulder, CO

Employment Type:

University Staff

Schedule:

Full-Time

Posting Close Date:

27-Jan-2019

Job Summary

The Computer Systems Engineer is a leader in the development and deployment of information technology solutions for the staff, faculty and students of the Department of Computer Science. These core services involve the development of educational IT services, management of Computer Science networks and systems including virtualized services, and maintenance of host and cloud based services. The position will select, acquire, develop and/or deploy Computer Science educational tools to assist the educational mission. The position will work independently to develop and implement web based services including both frontend and backend services, troubleshoot and resolve complex issues with server hardware, virtualization, storage, and operating systems. In supporting the department the incumbent will develop software solutions including gathering requirements, architecture design, and working directly with faculty and staff to develop and deploy workable solutions to meet existing needs. As such the position will provide full-stack development/deployment including, but not limited to, network administration, system administration, database administration, web server administration, client/server side web application frameworks, and open-source technologies including virtualized and cloud technologies as well as open source educational tools such as Moodle. The position will apply advanced skill in troubleshooting problems and be able to suggest both long-term solutions and nearterm fixes in addition to providing root cause analysis and recommendations.

Who We Are

Founded in 1970, the Department of Computer Science at CU Boulder is focused on real-world, interdisciplinary experiences for our students. Our researchers are making advances in computer science today that will change the world tomorrow.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Development of On-Line Educational Tools
  • Review available on-line education tools.
  • Meet with faculty to determine their CS education tool needs.
  • Architect a unified technology solution.
  • Design, implement and modify the platform based on feedback. 
Computer Planning and Maintenance
  • Maintain the existing CS computing services, e.g., Moodle, OpenStack cluster for education, virtual machine images, etc.
Enhance the CS computer infrastructure (cloud and local)
  • Plan and deploy scalable CS computing for students and faculty.
  • Modify existing open source or commercial software to integrate them with the CS learning environment.
Train Faculty and Students on New Educational and Cloud Technologies
  • Provide regular technology seminars.

What We Can Offer

We can offer a competitive salary, commensurate with experience.

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Be Statements

Be Challenged. Be Innovative. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • Bachelor's degree and 3 years’ experience with full-stack web application development including, but not limited to, network administration, system administration, database administration, web server administration, client/server side web application frameworks, and open-source technologies.
  • Experience in software development including gathering requirements, architecture design, and working directly with users to develop and deploy workable solutions to meet existing needs.
  • Operational understanding of virtualized and cloud technologies as well as open source educational tools such as Moodle.
  • Experience with Git and Git hosting; Github, Bitbucket, and also self-hosted repositories.  Code: Python, C/C++, Java, JavaScript, HTML/CSS, and shell scripting.
  • Strong full-stack development experience.
  • UNIX/Linux networking and system administration.

What You Will Need

  • Customer service orientation toward problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to work independently supporting a variety of users.
  • Ability to quickly implement new technologies into existing infrastructure.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • 5 years’ experience with full-stack web application development including, but not limited to, network administration, system administration, database administration, web server administration, client/server side web application frameworks, and open-source technologies.
  • Familiarity with VMware, AWS, Docker, Google Compute Engine.
  • Familiarity with VirtualBox, Docker and Kubernates.
  • Familiarity with CI/CD tooling (like Jenkins and Puppet).
  • Strong experience in managing production networks, servers and applications.
  • Operational understanding of virtualization and cloud technologies.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.

You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by January 27, 2019 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: recruiting@colorado.edu

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer