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See the list below for current openings across Northwestern IT: 

Senior Systems Administrator

  • HR Job ID: 36672
  • Hiring Manager: Ken Turner
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 7/19/2019

The Senior Systems Administrator completes efforts and projects related to the design, installation, operation, support, upgrades and maintenance of infrastructure, including software, servers, networking and storage. Administers, maintains and supports complex and critical infrastructure. Provides user support for server hosting requests, problem resolution, system changes and upgrades. Analyzes infrastructure performance and resolves problems or makes appropriate recommendations. Ensures that all aspects of operability are delivered as part of the implementation process while also ensuring that existing service level is maintained or improved. Contributes to and ensures full compliance to operational standards, procedures and best practices.

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Senior Director, CISO

  • HR Job ID: 36848
  • Hiring Manager: Sean Reynolds
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 8/9/2019

The Senior Director of Information Security, who serves as Northwestern University’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and HIPAA Security Officer, is responsible for the ongoing development and delivery of a comprehensive, University-wide information security strategy and program that adequately protects information assets, aligns with and supports the risk posture of the University, and meets related compliance and regulatory requirements. Reporting to the Vice President of Information Technology (VPIT) and functioning as a senior leader of Northwestern Information Technology, the CISO advocates for the University’s total information security needs, and works with business and technology leaders across the University to assess and manage risks while balancing security strategies with other University priorities.

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Developer

  • HR Job ID: 36665
  • Hiring Manager: Patricia Rajamanickam
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 7/24/2019

Develops, codes, tests, and debugs new software or enhancements to existing software. Typically works with senior staff, but may coordinate smaller or less complex projects independently. Designs and implements basic technical solutions ensuring that business needs and requirements are met. Performs basic system integration tasks. Provides estimation for assigned tasks.

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Lead Developer

  • HR Job ID: 36746
  • Hiring Manager: Myndi Brown
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 7/31/2019

Responsible for leading the technical design, development and support of Identity Services infrastructure and applications. Leads, instructs, directs, and checks the work of other software developers using full technical knowledge and thorough understanding of business application of the project. Provides technical supervision to and oversees the work of junior staff. Leads with the expectation that team members are cross-trained on projects and new skill developments. Guides and advises stakeholders on best practices for implementing or enhancing system. Work with management to design high-level system integrations involving in-house development or off-the-shelf products. Assess architectural impact of projects on overall system and make recommendations to manager.

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Data Center Technician - Cyber Service Operations

  • HR Job ID: 35664
  • Hiring Manager: RuthAnn Ostrowski
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 3/15/19

Essential staff delivers onsite support for day-to-day Data Center work, NOC monitoring, smart hands for co-location customers, physical security, incident management, and the execution of the IT critical facilities’ preventative maintenance program. As part of a 24/7 team, provides excellent customer service in a fast-paced active environment and drives innovation. Demonstrates strong critical thinking for equipment installs, commissioning, network layer 1 and layer 2 infrastructure management, and creates methods of procedure and standard operating procedure documentation.

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IT Program Administrator - Research Computing Services

  • HR Job ID: 35681
  • Hiring Manager: Joe Paris
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 3/19/19

The IT Program Administrator oversees a major division/department-wide program or project. Provides direction and thought leadership to develop strategic administrative initiatives that meet the mission/objective of the program/project. Oversees the effective, compliant, & efficient daily management of all operational, financial, & business functions in support of the program/project & in coordination with central offices such as HR, Budget, Facilities, IT, & Provost. Represents program/project on internal & external business affairs & is viewed as an expert resource regarding program/project administrative affairs. The program/project is summarized below. (Definitions: Program: plan or system of taking action toward a goal. Project: planned actions with a specified beginning and end.)

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Data Scientist - Research Computing Services

  • HR Job ID: 36597
  • Hiring Manager: Joe Paris
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 7/12/19

Northwestern is dedicated to providing excellent support for our research community. As a Data Scientist with Northwestern IT Research Computing Services, you will support world-class research from across the university by implementing practical solutions to researchers’ data science challenges.   n this position, you will:

  • Consult with and provide advice to researchers facing a wide range of data challenges,
  • Develop and deliver training for students, faculty, and staff on data science, programming, and computational skills, and
  • Collaborate with researchers on projects requiring data science, data visualization, or programming skills. 

Working with other members of the research data services team and partners across the university, you will provide the data services, resources, and support researchers need. 

Research Computing Services consists of specialists who collaborate to support the full scope of computational and data needs of researchers.   e facilitate data-enabled research and training across disciplines and fields.   e value continual learning, problem-solving, and sharing our diverse backgrounds and skills with each other and researchers.

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Senior Developer

  • HR Job ID: 36576
  • Hiring Manager: Patricia Rajamanickam
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 7/12/19

The Senior Developer participates as the technical expert in design, development, coding, testing, and/or debugging of major new software and/or significant enhancements to existing software which may include applications over multiple platforms. Guides and advises junior staff.  Manages complex projects independently and assists in estimating and planning for future development work. Performs complex system integration tasks.

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Senior Developer - Media and Design

  • HR Job ID: 35827
  • Hiring Manager: Rodolfo Vieira
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 4/4/2019

The Senior Developer participates as a technical expert in design, development, coding, testing, and/or debugging of major new software and/or significant enhancements to existing software which may include applications over multiple platforms. This role guides and advises junior staff. This position manages complex projects independently and assists in estimating and planning for future development work. The Senior Developer performs complex system integration tasks.

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Senior Network Engineer - Cyber Telecom & Network Services

  • HR Job ID: 35429
  • Hiring Manager: Chris Fabri
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 2/8/2019

Senior Network Engineer leads the design, implementation, operation, support, deployment, and distribution of critical and complex voice, data, video, and converged communications services. Advises users on available services and assists in determining the best fit. Identifies resources needed, develops schedules, and ensures timely completion of requests.

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Associate Developer

  • HR Job ID: 36264 
  • Hiring Manager: Brent Billows
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 5/29/19

The Developer, Associate completes maintenance on existing software products. This role assists in developing code, tests and debugging new software or making enhancements to existing software. The Developer writes programs according to specifications from senior staff and performs basic system integration tasks.

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Associate Developer - Application Development and Operations

  • HR Job ID:  36264
  • Hiring Managers: Moses Phenany
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 5/29/2019

The Associate Developer completes maintenance on existing software products. This role assists in developing code, tests and debugging new software or making enhancements to existing software. The Developer writes programs according to specifications from senior staff and performs basic system integration tasks.

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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.

If you have a question about any of these opportunities, please contact Chris Fyfe, IT talent acquisition partner.

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