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

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.

Operations and Fiber Manager

Performance Profile: Operations and Fiber Manager (OARnet) Role and Responsibilities: While reporting to the Executive Director of OARnet in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the Chancellor of the University System of Ohio (Education Technology Division) responsible for the operation and ongoing development of the statewide technology infrastructure which includes optical fiber network and all internal systems operations and development, responsible for IRU renewal and fiber procurement, responsible for statistical analysis and review; directs network research and IT efficiency development projects related to new and emerging engineering innovations to ensure that the infrastructure is totally functional and up to date using ITIL framework; evaluates, recommends and implements hardware strategies and future growth options; develops long range strategic plan for OARnet; assists Executive Director in the overall operation of OARnet; participates on the OARnet Management Team; collaborates with OARnet, OARtech and other advisory committees to develop and implement policy; develops and evaluates research proposals to federal and state agencies for network R&D. Provides technical expertise and technical direction in maintaining and improving network and systems applications. Develops and implements new networking applications and protocols. Summary of Duties: Develops network specifications; identifies applications, protocols, processes and tools required for testing and implementing emerging technologies and disseminates data to internal and external constituents; renews fiber IRUs and procures new fiber or equivalent services, develops and provides technical oversight and training; serves as technical liaison to national network bodies and represents OARnet in cooperative network design and research projects. Creates and delivers presentations related to technology infrastructure; attends conferences. 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. Supervisory Responsibility: Directs and supervises systems, engineering and networking staff; other duties as assigned. Work Environment and Culture: The Operations and Fiber Manager will report to the Chief Technology Officer of OARnet 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.

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.

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.

Scientific Applications Engineer

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) seeks a Scientific Applications Engineer to support the overall mission of the group and in particular to perform duties related to software provisioning. Role and Responsibilities: The OSC Scientific Applications (SA) Group is responsible for provisioning, optimizing, and maintaining the library and application level software environment on OSC’s HPC systems. SA invites applications for a Scientific Applications Engineer to contribute to the overall mission of the Center with a focus on software provisioning. The individual in this position will perform software installations, license server administration, adhere to and make improvements to OSC’s software deployment processes and infrastructure, and create user-facing documentation. Additionally, the candidate will provide client support by responding to tickets regarding software requests and problems. The candidate must have strong communication skills and be willing to work in a distributed, team-oriented work environment. Work Environment and Culture: The Scientific Applications Engineer will report to the Director of Research Software Applications 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. 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. OSC expects that all of its members will uphold and embody its mission of empowering our clients, partnering strategically to develop new research and business opportunities, and leading Ohio’s knowledge economy.