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See the list below for current openings across Northwestern IT: 

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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Lead IT Architect

  • HR Job ID: 37326
  • Hiring Manager: Amy Engstler
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 10/7/2019

The Lead IT Architect works with Administrative Systems teams and the Northwestern community to solve business problems with technology. This is a collaborative position to identify common concerns and help articulate new possibilities that facilitate the strategic application of information technology in support of Northwestern strategies and priorities. The Lead IT Architect will focus on IT application strategy and data integration, providing strategic consulting as well as maturing the existing practices needed to support transformational projects. This position is responsible for developing an architecture framework, including maintaining an overview of IT assets and application models. The ideal candidate will have several years of experience building and improving architecture practices.

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Director, Enterprise Systems HR & Student (ESHRS)

  • HR Job ID: 36982
  • Hiring Manager: Kris O’Brien
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 8/28/2019

The Director of Enterprise Systems of HR & Student (ESHRS) reports to the Associate Vice President of Administrative Systems and leads the management of Human Resources and Student Systems as part of Northwestern Information Technology. The ESHRS unit supports a portfolio that enables business units around the University to operate key functions related to Human Resources and Student applications and information. The unit is responsible for working with governing bodies to define required activities needed to be performed on an annual basis along with projects to maintain, improve and enhance the user experience. The Director is responsible for:

  1. Ensuring these services run reliably and efficiently for customers;
  2. Collaborating with IT and non-IT units throughout the University;
  3. Leading resources to complete an agreed to strategy, portfolio of projects and support for other initiatives;
  4. Collaborating with the Northwestern Information Technology management team, Administrative Systems management team and other technology leaders to plan and deliver effective IT services; and
  5. Performing management functions, including budgeting, procurement, contract negotiations, and personnel evaluations and actions.

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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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Systems Engineer

  • HR Job ID: 36900
  • Hiring Manager: Scott Pitts
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 8/19/2019

Completes implementation, operation, support, deployment and distribution of critical and complex Collaboration Services Infrastructure Management Systems and Services. Advises users on available services and assists in determining best fit. Identifies resources needed and ensures timely completion of requests. Participates as technical expert in design, debugging of major new software and/or significant enhancements to existing software which may include applications on multiple platforms. Assist in estimating and planning complex projects. Perform complex system integration tasks.

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Developer

  • HR Job ID: 37138
  • Hiring Manager: Patricia Rajamanickam
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 9/23/2019

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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Associate AV Systems Engineer

  • HR Job ID: 36747
  • Hiring Manager: James Henning
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 8/8/2019

Under direct supervision, the AV Systems Engineer Associate will be responsible for AV services support, AV technical support, and videoconferencing support in defined technology enhanced classrooms and learning spaces for NUIT. The AV Systems Engineer Associate will provide basic training for faculty and other end users for classroom facilities. Candidate will develop and upkeep both in-room and on-line documentation. Candidate should have strong technical background demonstrating ability to diagnose and resolve technical issues independently. Candidate must have clear skills in teamwork.

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Data Center Technician

  • HR Job ID: 37063
  • Hiring Manager: RuthAnn Ostrowski
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 9/11/2019

The Data Center Technician provides onsite support for day-to-day Data Center work and larger scale Data Center design and build projects and moves. Under minimal supervision, monitors, diagnoses, and corrects operational status of the University’s business functions within the communication networks and Data Center services and components. Responsible for coordination between shifts which is required to ensure that all Data Center Systems run efficiently without interruption and Maintenance Program is completed efficiently.  Responsible for managing ticket queue and working tickets through to completion.  When appropriate, communicates business function status with internal University customers. Under minimal direction, installs, tests, and documents computing equipment. As scheduled, visits data center sites to confirm operating conditions are within normal tolerances or report findings and take appropriate measures to correct.

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Administrative Assistant 2

  • HR Job ID: 37328
  • Hiring Manager: Steve Beck
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 10/07/2019

Provides a variety of clerical & administrative support which may include drafting & typing letters, reports, charts, graphs, etc. using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and/or presentation software; basic bookkeeping; screening calls & visitors; preparing agendas & making arrangements including travel, etc. for meetings & special events; and/or managing supervisor's and/or department calendar.

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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

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

The Data Center Technician provides onsite support for day-to-day Data Center work and larger scale Data Center design and build projects and moves.  Under minimal supervision, this role monitors, diagnoses, and corrects operational status of the University’s business functions within the communication networks and Data Center services and components. This role is responsible for coordination between shifts which is required to ensure that all Data Center Systems run efficiently without interruption and Maintenance Program is completed efficiently.  The Data Center Technician is responsible for managing ticket queue and working tickets through to completion.  When appropriate, communicates business function status with internal University customers.  Under minimal direction, installs, tests, and documents computing equipment.  As scheduled, visits data center sites to confirm operating conditions are within normal tolerances or report findings and take appropriate measures to correct.

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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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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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