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See the list below for current openings across Northwestern IT: 

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.  In 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.  We facilitate data-enabled research and training across disciplines and fields.  We value continual learning, problem-solving, and sharing our diverse backgrounds and skills with each other and researchers.

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Learning Engineer - Teaching & Learning Technologies

  • HR Job ID: 35984
  • Hiring Manager: Vicky Getis
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 4/24/19

Reporting to the Manager of Faculty Support Services in NUIT Academic and Research Technologies (A&RT), the Learning Engineer provides curriculum design and course development services to faculty-driven initiatives from across the University. The Learning Engineer works in close coordination with instructors who have been awarded seed-funding from the Provost in support of digital/online projects that will enhance NU students’ learning through the innovative use of technologies. The job holder is often the principal project manager for engagements by Northwestern IT with NU schools and departments for the development of new online courses. The Learning Engineer uses instructional design expertise to help A&RT’s Faculty Support Services team to assess, design, and co-develop blended digital learning experiences with instructors using North western’s Canvas educational platform and other educational technology applications, such as Yellowdig (social media), BlueJeans (videoconferencing) and Zaption (video quiz framework).

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Learning Technologist - Teaching & Learning Technologies

  • HR Job ID: 35869
  • Hiring Manager: Vicky Getis
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 4/10/19

The Learning Technologist provide support for the LMS and other educational technologies; interact with vendors; participate in testing and pilots. This position reports to the Lead Learning Technologist/TLT Platform Support Svcs Lead.

Your day-to-day work will involve answering support tickets; interacting with colleagues, faculty, and vendors; participating in testing and technology pilots. You will contribute to communication efforts to keep faculty and staff up-to-date on the dynamic instructional landscape. You will tackle problems, take an experimental approach, and scout out new solutions.

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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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Systems Analyst - Enterprise Systems Alumni & Financials

  • HR Job ID:  35668
  • Hiring Manager: Sherry Majkszak
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 3/15/2019

The Systems Analyst performs tasks related to the design, implementation, support/maintenance, and enhancement of NU's enterprise, vendor and in-house developed applications. This role documents functional requirements, analyzes requirements in the context of software and processes, develops and executes test plans, assists with and documents business process improvement efforts, and works with production issues. This position completes content, process, and procedures for technical and functional system work that is low to medium in complexity. The System Analyst typically works with senior staff, but may coordinate smaller or less complex projects independently.

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Associate Developer - Data Management and Analytics

  • HR Job ID:  36258
  • Hiring Managers: Rob Hartzler
  • Location: Evanston
  • Post Date: 5/28/2019

The Associate Developer completes maintenance on existing software products. Assists in developing code, tests and debugging new software or making enhancements to existing software. Writes programs according to specifications from senior staff. Perform basic system integration tasks. Manages Northwestern University’s Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) environment. Maintains code to support SOA management applications and maintains code for real-time data integration solutions. on progress, and handling customers with a consummately professional attitude.

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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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