Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is a community of Information Technology professionals committed to understanding our users and devoted to making it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology. We are recruiting an IT workforce that has both breadth in their ability to collaborate and innovate across disciplines – and depth in specific areas of expertise. HUIT offers opportunities for IT professionals to learn and work in a unique technology landscape and service-focused environment. If you are a technically proficient, nimble, user-focused and accountable IT professional who also connects with the importance of collaborating well in a team environment we are looking for you!
We support the infrastructure and development of Harvard's internal system by leveraging a DevOps Agile model, working across many technologies and customers, and continuously looking for better ways to support Harvard's computing needs. We are looking for a Windows Engineer / DevOps Engineer specializing in Microsoft technologies, also able to support a Linux environment. The Windows Engineer / DevOps engineer will work as a full stack engineer, proficient as a DBA, system admin, or developer, understanding what the needs and approaches for each area and be able to triage at each level. The person will provide troubleshooting, administration and automation for infrastructure, applications, and database components of both on premise and Cloud Application systems for Harvard University. They will work in a highly diverse technical environment both on prem and Cloud, Linux and Windows, and many existing and new tools leverage to continuously improve process and the system environment. We work in an Agile structure, with each member of the team belonging to a Scrum Team.
As a member of the Harvard community, this individual will work collaboratively, developing solid working relationships with across Harvard staff, management, consultants, and vendors. This individual will also provide mentorship and guidance to HUIT technical teams, build awareness of database and application best practices and operational procedures, and be able to find and leverage improvements from across the organization. HUIT seeks motivated, improvement-oriented technologists with a problem-solving mindset who are comfortable self-directing and enjoy a team-based working environment. The individual must be able to succeed in an environment of many technologies being worked on simultaneously and different nuances based on customer needs.
**Please note that once hired, the internal title will be DevOps Engineer**
Please note: Harvard University requires pre-employment reference and background screening.
Harvard University Information Technology is unable to provide work authorization and/or visa sponsorship.
This position has a 180-day orientation and review period.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complimentary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
Join Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) to assure Harvard's leadership in IT!
More about HUIT:
Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT) is responsible for the strategy, planning, and delivery of information technology across the University.
To assure Harvard's leadership in IT: We strive to make it easier for faculty, students, and staff to teach, research, learn, and work through the effective use of information technology.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
BS/MS in Computer Science or related field/degree, and/or equivalent work experience.
Specific experience with Microsoft SCCM and/or Ansible on Microsoft with hands on experience deploying, administering, troubleshooting, and mentoring all aspects of the technology.
Five years' experience working as a Windows Administrator (Active Directory preferred) supporting enterprise level implementation in a multi domain, multi forest environment.
Fluency in coding, rapid prototyping especially automation using PowerShell/WinRM
3+ years supporting production systems in a predictable and stable state
Strong cross group collaboration skills
Ability to handle periodic live service 24x7 on-call responsibilities and work in dev-ops model
Able to learn new Cloud technologies, trends, and supporting tools
Build, Administer, and Triage AWS infrastructure with a focus on Microsoft Windows workloads including Active Directory.
Learn, cross train and collaborate in other technical areas in order to support our environment. (IE. Linux, DBA)
The following skills are a plus:
Certification in any of the AWS learning paths
Experience with Microsoft Azure
Experience building and administering Windows 2016
Experience with logging and monitoring tools like SPLUNK and Nagios
Experience in disaster recovery, project management, and/or knowledge of ITIL and Agile
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. T...he University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.