- System design
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UW Information Technology (UW-IT) is the central information technology organization for the University of Washington, responsible for strategic planning, oversight, and direction of the UW’s IT infrastructure, resources, and services. UW-IT provides critical technology support to all three campuses, UW medical centers, and research operations around the world. UW-IT partners with the UW community to enable innovation, learning, discovery, and service.
The Unisys/MCP Mainframe Engineering team provides knowledgeable system design, administration, software engineering, and operational support for platform services supporting academic and administrative application systems. The team designs, implements, and operates enterprise-level servers, supporting tools, system software, and infrastructure. Projects undertaken will typically involve providing integrated solutions with distributed applications running on evolving versions of both Windows and Linux operating systems, as well as, cloud based SaaS solutions which support the University.
The Software Engineer position requires a team-oriented IT professional, experienced in designing, implementing and managing complex mainframe systems and infrastructure in a highly-available environment. This position directly supports the research, teaching, and administrative missions of the University.
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or a related field or equivalent experience.
Minimum four years Unisys ClearPath MCP Systems Programming and system integration experience. Knowledge and ability to effectively program utilizing ALGOL, COBOL computer programming languages, or equivalent experience on other platforms.
Knowledge of systems tuning techniques such as messaging, database organization and disk io, both physical and logical.
Knowledge and good decision making skills concerning security issues, incident handling, system design, and disaster recovery.
Experience designing and supporting HA environments.
Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and apply new technologies.
Experience in complex technical projects involving multiple teams.
Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, both independently and as part of a team.
Demonstrated excellent written/oral communication skills, technical documentation skills, user liaison skills, and personal interaction abilities.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience in ClearPath Libra Software Series OPS console System PCD editor OCManager Qualifications.
Knowledge of Unisys mainframe operating environment and utilities including ClearPath Software Series Log Analyzer, DMSII, and SecurityCenter,
Experience in a research university or other academic institution.
Experience with many of the following technologies: Cloud hosting, VMWare, .Net, Java, XML, COMS, DMSII, SURE, DNS, VPNs, IPSec, Firewalls, REST, Web services, LDAP, SSH, and X509 digital certificates.
Experience with ITIL processes
Working conditions can include remote work, open office environments and university data centers.
This is an essential position and is required to report to work remotely when UW suspends operations.
Position participates in an on-call rotation and must be able to respond to outages during off-hours.
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Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
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COVID-19 VACCINATION REQUIREMENT
Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.1, employees of higher education and healthcare institutions must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no later than October 18, 2021 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.