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. An overview of the benefits is available here. A detailed document is also available. 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

OARnet

Systems Developer/Engineer

This position will provide engineering support for the production OARnet IP/MPLS backbone; testing, configuration, and deployment of networking hardware and services; troubleshooting complex network issues; interfacing with internal and external customers to facilitate network service deployment and problem resolution; evaluate networking equipment, protocols, and services.

Administrative Associate 2

In collaboration with the Ohio Board of Regents and the Chancellor of the University System of Ohio (Education Technology Division) provides support for OARnet; serves as administrative assistant to the Executive Director and supports management team; assumes responsibility for the effective administrative operations of OARnet including, project and task tracking; including working with senior staff and business office on business metrics, purchasing, budget tracking, hiring, and performance management; initiates and develops administrative procedures; coordinates and arranges workshops, conferences and special events both on and off site; coordinates logistics, notifies participates, produces registration and other materials; manages registration and fee payments; compiles participant data and financial reports on each program or workshops; assesses need of workshop programs and ensures adequate levels of materials and supplies; maintains user group contact databases for OARnet; schedules internal and external meetings; coordinates website updates; assists with interacting with the Ohio Board of Regents and other government agencies; acts as OARnet travel coordinator; performs all functions associated with processing travel requests, travel reimbursements and placement of purchase orders for travel related activities; enters travel data into database and maintains records and files; responsible for providing information, updates, education and recommendations based on OSU travel policies and procedures to management and OARnet staff; responsible for ensuring staff stays compliant with travel and reimbursement policies and procedures; stays current with OSU travel and reimbursement policies; trains current and new employees on travel process and procedures; assists in maintaining senior leadership calendars as needed; assists with compiling of presentations; 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; other duties as assigned.

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.

SR Systms Dev/Eng-Not Sap

The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) seeks a Senior Network Engineer to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to provide engineering support for the production OARnet IP/MPLS backbone, to test, configure, and deploy network hardware and services, to troubleshoot complex network issues, to interface with internal and external customer to facilitate network service deployment and problem resolution, and to evaluate networking equipment, protocols, and services.

Role and Responsibilities: The Senior Network Engineer will design, deploy, and support all aspects of the OARnet DWDM IP/MPLS network, identify and recommend changes in network infrastructure, lead interaction with partners to facilitate connectivity to state-wide backbone, evaluate new network products and technologies. The Senior Network Engineer will maintain and evaluate network management applications, identify and report network performance and utilization, mentor junior network staff, and actively participate in national and international networking conferences. 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.

Work Environment and Culture: The Senior Network Engineer will report to the OARnet 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), 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. 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 Educations Ohio Technology Consortium, OARnet serves Ohio’s education, health care, public broadcasting and government communities. On call support, will be placed in an on-call rotation for off-hours and weekend break/fix support.

Systems Developer/Engineer

The Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) seeks a Network Management Engineer to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to assume responsibility for providing development and support of network monitoring and management functions for OARnet backbone.

Role and Responsibilities: Assumes responsibility for providing development and support of network monitoring and management functions for OARnet backbone; implements data visualization, usage summarization, device automation, and network monitoring tools for internal and external use. Other duties as assigned.

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.

Work Environment and Culture: The Network Management Engineer will report to the OARnet 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), 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. 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 Educations Ohio Technology Consortium, OARnet serves Ohio’s education, health care, public broadcasting and government communities. On call support, position will be placed in an on-call rotation for off-hours and weekend break/fix support.