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

Ohio Supercomputer Center

Director-00

Working collaboratively with the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the Senior Vice President for Research at The Ohio State University, the Executive Director has responsibility for overseeing the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC); candidates for this position must have a clear vision for the potential of advancing super computing in higher education to increase opportunities and economic competiveness of the state of Ohio and nationally; OSC is a member of the Ohio Technology (OH-TECH) Consortium, a division of the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE); OH-TECH maximizes efficiencies within the consortia to benefit Ohio education and research, promotes economic opportunities for the State of Ohio and serves as the umbrella organization for OSC, the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), OhioLINK, and eStudent Services (eSS); OSC helps develop, promote, and deploy innovative supercomputing services for higher education, and is funded through ODHE by line item in the State of Ohio budget and works collaboratively with the Senior Vice President for Research as fiscal agent; OSC has an advisory board that is chaired by the Chancellor of ODHE and is comprised of university technology experts; the Executive Director of OSC, located in Columbus, Ohio, is responsible for the direction and management of the center's mission to enable shared, statewide computational research, storage and education, technology-based economic development opportunities and commercial innovation; the Executive Director has responsibility for overseeing and serving as the technology leader of Ohio's advanced computing and research, industrial innovation and computational science resources; candidates for this position must have a clear vision for the potential of advanced technology to increase research opportunities and economic competitiveness of the state of Ohio and nationally; the Executive Director directs OSC services, strategic planning, industrial programs, research, collaborations and client relationships; has responsibility for approximate budget of $6-10M which includes Operating, Capital and Research; increases academic research partnerships and external funding with Ohio's Higher education institutions; expands industrial programs and initiatives, technology-based economic development opportunities and commercial innovation; motivates staff to high levels of service, innovation, and collaboration; develops plan to achieve long-term funding and sustainability; encourages staff development; develops recommendations for future technology opportunities; focuses center staff on research opportunities to increase external funding; collaborates with OH-TECH units, academic and industrial clients to establish world-class research and industrial services programs; works with statewide advisory groups for networking and for research computing, and with the state university CIOs; directs all OSC activities, supervises senior management team, oversees budget; is a visionary advocate for computational research, storage and education, technology-based economic development opportunities and commercial innovation; seeks collaborations with universities, industry leaders, and research laboratories; advances OSC leadership to engage industry; is a national leader in the computational science education efforts both at the university level and with respect to industry clients.

OARnet

Director-00

Working collaboratively with the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the Senior Vice President for Research at The Ohio State University, the Executive Director has responsibility for overseeing the Ohio Academic Resources Network; candidates for this position must have a clear vision for the potential of advancing networking in higher education to increase opportunities and economic competitiveness of the state of Ohio and nationally; the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet) is a member of the Ohio Technology (OH-TECH) Consortium, a division of the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE); OH-TECH maximizes efficiencies within the consortia to benefit Ohio education and promote economic opportunities for the State of Ohio and serves as the umbrella organization for the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), OhioLINK, and eStudent Services (eSS); we are seeking to fill the position of the Executive Director of OARnet; located in Columbus, Ohio, OARnet delivers technology-based solutions that reduce costs, increase productivity and improve customer service; as a division of the ODHE's Ohio Technology Consortium, OARnet serves Ohio's education, health care, public broadcasting and government communities; OARnet's fiber-optic backbone stretches more than 2,240 miles, thereby lowering broadband access cost; on behalf of its members and clients, OARnet negotiates volume purchase prices for software, hardware and/or network services; by centralizing technology hardware, software, and network requirements needed to support the overall community, OARnet reduces the cost of service delivery; offerings include a network operations center, co-location, emergency web hosting, and cloud computing; the Executive Director has responsibility for overseeing and serving as the technology leader of Ohio's advanced networking infrastructure; candidates for this position must have a clear vision for the potential of advanced technology to increase education and research opportunities and economic competitiveness of the state of Ohio and nationally; directs all OARnet activities, supervises senior management team, oversees budget and is responsible for network operations, personnel, budget and planning; responsible for providing clients with a production- based networking environment with emphasis on dependability, quality, and responsiveness 24 hours a day, 365 days a year; ensures that OARnet network services has both competitive prices and added value compared to alternate providers; budgetary responsibilities are in excess of 6 million dollars; assists research staff in obtaining grants for high performance networking research; this position is directly responsible for the management of the network providing Internet and supercomputer connectivity to approximately 120 higher education institutions in the state of Ohio, public schools, libraries, state of Ohio agencies, other activities supported by ODHE, and (under special conditions) non-profit and commercial clients; administrative oversight of the Ohio Gigapop under the direction of UCAID (University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development) and Internet II; directly manages the Senior Management Team and indirectly manages a total staff of approximately 50; 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; coordinates with the ODHE, OH-TECH, state agencies, and university partners on technology policies and shared service development; expands external funding options by seeking association, nonprofit, private opportunities and developing statewide teams to respond to major, federal research opportunities; leadership and participation in national forums, committees, and discussions.

SR Systms Dev/Eng-Sap

The Senior Network Engineer will be designing, deploying, and supporting 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; maintain and evaluate network management applications. Identify and report network performance and utilization; mentor junior network staff; active participation in nation and international networking conferences. <br><br> <b>Work Environment and Culture: </b>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), 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 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.

Ohio Technology Consortia Srvs

SR Systms Dev/Eng-Not Sap

Supports systems operations for the Shared Infrastructure Division of the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH) in collaboration with the Chancellor for the Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE), and in accordance with university policies, goals, and objectives; the Local Area Network (LAN) engineer installs, operates and maintains the network components in the LAN environments; this includes support of LAN, Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) and security components such as, but not limited to: switches, Domain Name Servers (DNS), DHCP servers, firewall and Virtual Private Network (VPN) devices; performs analysis and resolution of problems in the network; interfaces with clients, customers, WAN engineers and vendors as necessary for specific requirements; assists in the development and maintenance of network communications; uses knowledge of LAN systems to help design internal networks; tests and evaluates network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements; maintains and troubleshoots network problems, designs and recommends changes to network topology as appropriate; is responsible for network performance and uptime; maintains strict maintenance documentation, schedules maintenance and change procedures in accordance with unit policy and procedures; examines current network topologies and provides management with advice by outlining opportunities to provide better and/or more cost-effective network services. Experience in operating in an ITIL v.3 environment desired. 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; after hours and weekend work for maintenance may be required; other duties as assigned. This position requires the successful completion of a background check.