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Starting salaries will vary depending upon the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
Information and Technology Services (ITS) is looking for an Operating Systems Programmer Senior/Intermediate to join the Information Assurance department within ITS. As part of a growing, high performance team with expanding responsibilities, you will have the opportunity to work in a very collaborative and dynamic environment to assess and improve the security posture of the University’s most sensitive and critical assets and provide security services for university systems. This position reports to the IT Security Design and Engineering Manager
This role will support commercial IT security-related applications such as Splunk, Humio, CyberArk, Passwordstate, request tracker for incident response (RTIR), and provide some support for custom developed applications such as Michigan intelligence for threat negation (MITN) and sensitive data discovery (SDD).
This role requires someone who can work under minimal supervision, proactively anticipating and resolving problems, has experience in a role providing excellent customer service and the ability to follow documented procedures and standards in a consistent manner.
This role consists of recommending, supporting, and maintaining existing commercial and open source applications to support IA’s mission including:
Applying system updates and patches
Maintaining a secure and stable system configuration
Monitoring system health and performance
Evaluating and proposing improvements to IA tools and capabilities
Troubleshooting user issues
Provisioning and configuring use of tools to meet user requests
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or equivalent combination of education, certification and experience
Minimum of 4 years application administration experience
Minimum of 3 years of experience supporting applications such as Splunk in a large scale deployment
Demonstrates the understanding of server infrastructure, including TCP/IP networking, virtualization environments or enterprise application design and delivery
Proficient in one or more programming languages, scripting languages and automation platforms such as Ansible
Demonstrated understanding of best practice processes for developing, managing, running and improving information technology services
Solid understanding of fundamental information security concepts including: Authentication, Authorization, Encryption, and Firewalls
Excellent organizational, analytical and independent problem-solving skills
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated success completing tasks within established deadlines
Demonstrated success in facilitating and communicating to others at all levels of an organization to move toward a common goal
Solid understanding of fundamental security related practices including: Risk Management, Incident Response, Vulnerability Management, System and Application Hardening, and Identity and Access Management
Experience with DevOps practices and tools such as GitLab
This position will be filled at the Operating Systems Programmer Senior Level salary range of $82,503 - $91,670 as the primary goal. The requirements listed below reflect the senior level expectation. Applicants with lesser experience are encouraged to apply and may be considered if the primary goal is not met. Lesser-experienced candidates will be reviewed at an intermediate level salary range of $69,252-$77,250.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
Normal amount of sitting, average mobility to move around an office environment; able to conduct normal amounts 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.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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