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Information and Technology Services (ITS) is looking for a Telecommunications Software Programmer to join the Infrastructure team within ITS.
The role will be responsible for the voice communications systems and tools and will collaborate with ITS Infrastructure technical teams on production support, tool development and project efforts. This person will join the ITS Unified Communications team and will develop, configure, test, deploy, and maintain performance monitoring and measuring network tools. The role will provide configuration automation for real-time systems. This position reports to the Communication Systems Operations Manager.
WHO WE ARE
ITS supports U-M faculty, researchers, staff, and students in their use of technology to teach, learn, research, and work, and be leaders in their fields. We are dedicated to creating cohesive digital experiences and enabling university wide innovations by:
Elevating the customer experience by providing proactive, laser focused customer service
Providing appropriate IT security and privacy in an open university society, while enabling innovation
Supporting data-informed decision making
Delivering intuitive research computing solutions
Building a world-class, transformational network and reliable administrative systems
In addition, we value those that proactively solve challenges, work with a sense of urgency, and seek a collaborative and inclusive work environment.
ITS’s mission is to be trusted enablers of technology for the U-M community. ITS works together to provide cohesive digital experiences and seamless support to the U-M community. To learn more, visit: https://its.umich.edu.
WHO YOU ARE
You are energized by working with a collaborative team and industry peers to support the university mission through innovative and appropriate use of technology. You seek understanding and to tackle projects and problems with your customers’ needs in mind. You anticipate problems and work proactively to preempt challenges and concerns, delivering increasingly relevant customer experiences over time. You value a culture that is rooted in mutual respect, where you can learn from different perspectives, roles, and identities.
You have at least one (1) year of experience with programming languages or scripting languages, a general understanding of automation platforms and automation tools and a general understanding of various operating systems, applications and tools.
Planning, operational management and service delivery for Linux based systems; develop and implement system designs including server sizing, specifications and configuration; configures, deploys, tests and maintains various telecommunication monitoring tools
Fully support various telecommunications applications
Assist with the implementation, operation, maintenance, upgrades, backup/recovery, security, virus protection, spam protection, performance monitoring, supporting, and problem solving in a large, 24x7 computing environment
Assist users with development and optimization of complex searches, alerts, data extractions, dashboards and reports from tools within the monitoring infrastructure
Collaborates with teams for development, integration and implementation of IP enabled real time unified communication systems including, but not limited to, leveraging open source software; participates in the development of diagnostic and test software for communication systems
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent combination of education, certification, and experience.
General understanding of IP based telecommunication systems.
Ability to leverage appropriate technical tools to perform day-to-day administration tasks, root-cause analysis and service restoration (such as backup, restore, failover, log interpretation, and performance monitoring).
General understanding of automation platforms (docker), and automation tools (e.g. ansible or similar).
Knowledge of troubleshooting issues and problem solving skills with a focus on process improvement and/or automation.
Ability to communicate effectively in technical concepts via email, letters and in person to teams and customers.
Demonstrated effective creative problem solving and flexibility when collaborating with customers, team members support teams, external vendors, and technical organizations to understand, advocate for, evaluate, and support enhancements, resulting in plans and services that leverage the capabilities of existing technology and meet customer and organizational expectations.
Demonstrated effective verbal communication skills including strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively through all levels of management and matrix organizations.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external customers in a manner that consistently meets the organization’s expectations for exemplary customer service.
Excellent organizational, analytical and independent problem-solving skills.
Ability to influence others in the building and maintaining consensual approach with a wide array of diverse business interests.
A minimum of one (1) year of experience with programming languages and scripting languages such as: Shell Script, Python, OpenShift, JSON, etc..
Ability to manage small projects
General understanding of various operating systems, applications and tools such as Linux, MacOS, Mysql.
Knowledge of network monitoring systems, SNMP and containerization.
Basic understanding of networking concepts and protocol.
Basic understanding of Linux operations environment with some experience in troubleshooting, installation, and configuration of systems.
This position may work with and/or support systems that maintain or process sensitive institutional data as defined by university policy. Successful candidates must comply with federal, state and local law and/or university policies or agreements that require the university to implement specific privacy and security safeguards including, but not limited to: ITAR, EAR, HIPAA and FISMA. Responsible for protecting data and information from unauthorized release or from loss, alteration or unauthorized deletion; and, following applicable regulations and instructions regarding access to computerized files, release of data, etc. as stated in a computer access agreement.
Physical Demands / Work Environment
Normal amount of sitting, average mobility to move around an office environment; able to conduct normal amount of work at a computer; travel to various locations on and off campus. Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance is required. May require on-call availability and may require working during non-business hours and on weekends.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The University of Michigan Information and Technology Services seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the University and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
The University of Michigan Benefits Office is committed to offering a high-quality benefits package to support faculty, staff and their families. Learn more about our 2:1 retirement matching, healthcare plans with nationwide coverage including prescription drug coverage, three dental plans, a vision plan, flexible spending account, well-being programs, long-term disability, automatic life insurance, general legal services, three early childhood centers, time away from work and work-life programs to promote balance. Learn more at https://hr.umich.edu/benefits-wellness
The University of Michigan is ranked the No. 3 public university in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report’s annual report of the nation’s best undergraduate colleges and universities.
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For the third straight year, the University of Michigan maintained its position as the 15th top university in the world, according to the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.
The University of Michigan maintained its ranking as the top U.S. public university in the QS World University Rankings for 2019-20 and ranked 21st among all institutions on the list, moving down one spot from last year in the ranking released Tuesday, 06/18/2019.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.