Employment Opportunities

Full-time staff members of OH-TECH and its member organizations are eligible for a variety of benefits as employees of The Ohio State University. To build a diverse workforce Ohio State encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. Ohio State is an EEO/AA employer. More information can be found at the Ohio State HR website.

Job openings are posted below and through The Ohio State University Employment Services office at jobsatosu.com. If you have questions, please contact:

Drew White (link sends e-mail)
1224 Kinnear Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212
(614)292-2318

Ohio Supercomputer Center

HPC Security Engineer

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) seeks an HPC Security Engineer to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to perform duties related to systems security and implementation of the security policy. Role and Responsibilities: OSC provides high-performance computing (HPC) services for university researchers and industrial clients. The HPC Systems Team delivers OSC’s production HPC systems, networking, and storage services through system design, procurement, deployment, security, and systems administration. This security engineer position supports the overall mission of the team and in particular duties related to systems security and implementation of security policy. This engineer will ensure security best practices are followed; deploy security policy implementations uniformly using configuration management; develop plans for security incident response; maintain secure environments for HIPAA, ITAR, and EAR data; develop and maintain authentication and authorization mechanisms for HPC and web based services; and balance between security concerns and client usability. This position will also work with the OH-TECH security officer to ensure security configurations meet the security policies set forth by OH-TECH and OSU. Work Environment and Culture: The HPC Security Engineer will report to the Chief Systems Architect at the Ohio Technology Consortium main office, located on Ohio State University’s West Campus. The Consortium functions as an umbrella organization for Ohio’s statewide technology infrastructure that includes: The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), OhioLINK and eStudent Services. Funded by the Ohio General Assembly through the Ohio Department of Higher Education, OH-TECH reports to the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education. All fiscal and legal services are provided by the Ohio State University, with direction from the Vice President of Research. Through committees and direct contact with faculty and student researchers, OH-TECH is well positioned to meet the needs of those who require our resources. And to plan for future acquisitions and services, OH-TECH relies upon the guidance of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the advice of committees to achieve and sustain national eminence. The Ohio Supercomputer Center provides supercomputing, cyberinfrastructure, research and educational resources to a diverse state and national community, including education, academic research, industry and state government.

Tech Implementation Specialist

OhioLINK seeks a Technology Implementation Specialist to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to be responsible for the implementation and maintenance of OhioLINK technology services that intersect with member library technology services. Role and Responsibilities: The Technology Implementation Specialist is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of OhioLINK technology services that intersect with member library technology services. OhioLINK’s member libraries implement myriad technology solutions that must integrate seamlessly with OhioLINK’s central services. Working closely with the Manager of OhioLINK Catalogs and Technical Implementation and other relevant OhioLINK staff, this person will enact procedures related to Authentication and Identity Management and the OStaff member collaboration site. This person also serves as a resource for relevant OhioLINK technology projects and is responsible for resolving related technical support requests. This position may require some in-state travel. Work Environment and Culture: The Technology Implementation Specialist will report to the Manager of Catalogs and Technology Implementation at the Ohio Technology Consortium main office, located on Ohio State University’s West Campus. The Consortium functions as an umbrella organization for Ohio’s statewide technology infrastructure that includes: The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), OhioLINK and eStudent Services. Funded by the Ohio General Assembly through the Ohio Department of Higher Education, OH-TECH reports to the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education. All fiscal and legal services are provided by the Ohio State University, with direction from the Vice President of Research. Through committees and direct contact with faculty and student researchers, OH-TECH is well positioned to meet the needs of those who require our resources. And to plan for future acquisitions and services, OH-TECH relies upon the guidance of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the advice of committees to achieve and sustain national eminence. OhioLINK creates a competitive advantage for Ohio’s higher education community by cooperatively and cost-effectively acquiring, providing access to and preserving an expanding array of print and digital scholarly resources in order to advance teaching, learning, research and the growth of Ohio’s knowledge-based economy. OhioLINK expects that all of its members will uphold and embody its vision of providing Ohio students, faculty and citizens with the best academic library content to achieve their goals and aspirations.

OARnet

SR Systms Dev/Eng-Sap

Senior Network Engineer (OARnet) The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) seeks a Senior Network Engineer to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to provide network support for the production OARnet IP/MPLS backbone. Role and Responsibilities: The Senior Network Engineer will be responsible for testing, configuration, and deployment of networking hardware and services, troubleshooting complex network issues. The Senior Network Engineer will interface with internal and external customers to facilitate network service deployment and problem resolution. The Senior Network Engineer will work in a team environment evaluating networking equipment, protocols, and services. The Senior Network Engineer will be designing, deploying, and supporting all aspects of the OARnet DWDM IP/MPLS network. This position will be responsible for identifying and recommending changes in network infrastructure, leading interaction with partners to facilitate connectivity to the state-wide backbone, evaluating new network products and technologies, maintaining and evaluating network management applications, and identifying and reporting network performance and utilization. Additional responsibilities include mentoring junior network staff and active participation in national and international networking conferences. This position is often required to be accessible via phone when not in the office and have Internet access to perform certain work duties from home; position requires travel within Ohio, occasional out-of-state travel, occasional off-hours work, on-call 24 hours/day (on rotating basis); other duties as assigned. Work Environment and Culture: The Senior Network Engineer will report to the Network Director at the Ohio Technology Consortium main office located on Ohio State University's West Campus. The Consortium functions as an umbrella organization for Ohio's statewide technology infrastructure that includes: The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), the Ohio Academic Resources network (OARnet), and OhioLINK. Funded by the Ohio General Assembly through the Ohio Department of Higher Education, OH-TECH reports to the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education. All fiscal and legal services are provided by the Ohio State University, with direction from the Vice President of Research. Through committees and direct contact with faculty and student researchers, OH-TECH is well positioned to meet the needs of those who require our resources. And to plan for future acquisitions and services, OH-TECH relies upon the guidance of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the advice of committees to achieve and sustain national eminence. OARnet delivers technology-based solutions that reduce costs, increase productivity and improve customer service - and has done so since 1987. As a division of the Ohio Department of Higher Education's Ohio Technology Consortium, OARnet serves Ohio's education, health care, public broadcasting and government communities. The OARnet network blankets the state, consisting of more than 2,240 miles of fiber-optic backbone, with more than 1,500 miles of it operating at ultrafast 100 Gbps speeds. OARnet expects all of its members will uphold and embody its core principles of providing connectivity to Ohio's colleges and universities, K-12 schools, public broadcasting stations, academic medical center, government agencies and partnering research organizations.

Business Relationship Manager

The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) seeks a Business Relationship Manager to support the overall mission of the group. This individual will be directly responsible for the development of partnerships between the OARnet team, VMware and our clients to consistently deliver an outstanding customer experience that exceeds expectations and creates positive, long-lasting relationships. Role and Responsibilities: Under general direction, utilizes OARnet and VMware resources to develop virtualization solutions for clients that will meet or exceed their current and future needs. Responsible for identifying emerging trends in technology solutions in order to better align the needs of our clients. These trends include virtualization, cloud computing and mobility solutions which are designed to promote new opportunities and assist our clients in areas that will continually improve their overall cost effectiveness and business efficiency. Serves as the primary contact with our clients and VMware. Responsible for gaining insight into the client’s business, having a sound knowledge of the client’s desired outcomes and developing a strong business relationship to assist the client in their virtualization requirements. Responsible for updating internal databases to reflect current service profiles, thereby ensuring our ability to identify critical information and guarantee the highest quality customer support. The position works with all levels of our client’s management, from strategic plans to day-to-day operations, and as such needs to exhibit exceptional communication skills. Works closely with OARnet and VMware Project Management teams to determine opportunities and execute solutions. Coordinates communications between customers, OARnet and VMware. Works collectively with VMware on planning strategies for special events. Engages the VMware service fulfillment team on issues related to software licenses, upgrades and renewals. Ensures the accuracy of all orders, license delivery and invoicing. Work Environment and Culture: The Business Relationship Manager will report to the Senior Business Relationship Manager at the Ohio Technology Consortium main office, located on Ohio State University’s West Campus. The Consortium functions as an umbrella organization for Ohio’s statewide technology infrastructure that includes: The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) and OhioLINK. Funded by the Ohio General Assembly through the Ohio Department of Higher Education, OH-TECH reports to the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education. All fiscal and legal services are provided by the Ohio State University, with direction from the Vice President of Research. Through committees and direct contact with faculty and student researchers, OH-TECH is well positioned to meet the needs of those who require our resources. And to plan for future acquisitions and services, OH-TECH relies upon the guidance of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the advice of committees to achieve and sustain national eminence. OARnet delivers technology-based solutions that reduce costs, increase productivity and improve customer service, and has done so since 1987. As a division of the Ohio Department of Higher Education’s Ohio Technology Consortium, OARnet serves Ohio’s education, health care, public broadcasting and government communities. The OARnet network blankets the state, consisting of more than 2,240 miles of fiber-optic backbone, with more than 1,500 miles of it operating at ultrafast 100 Gbps speeds. OARnet expects all of its members will uphold and embody its core principles of providing connectivity to Ohio’s colleges and universities, K-12 schools, public broadcasting stations, academic medical centers, government agencies and partnering research organizations.

Systems Developer/Engineer

Pro-actively monitors the OARnet backbone and acts as the first point of escalation for technical issues in a 24x7 NOC; creates and manages trouble tickets in coordination with the Service Desk to respond to network alarms and events; conducts network maintenance following established procedures; assesses, monitors, and confirms the impact of network outages and scheduled vendor maintenance; provides direct customer support and assists clients in troubleshooting performance and connectivity problems; identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves network circuit failures; follows escalation procedures to ensure that critical issues are addressed in a timely manner; actively works with Engineering and Client Services groups to support OARnet services; other duties as assigned. May be required to be available during off duty hours and/or on call. This is a second shift position.