The Center for Information Technology Services (CITS) is hiring for an IT Application Integration Engineer. This position is responsible for developing and coordinating integrated software programs and application solutions aimed at modernizing and consolidating independently designed applications across Business Units. The Engineer determines how existing applications, legacy systems, databases, web interfaces and/or hardware logic, which may be on multiple platforms, work together to optimize system requirements and performance. Leads projects relating to business information systems, hardware, software, or other specific components.
This is an exempt, regular position and offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and observed holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Plans, executes, and manages the integration of new applications into existing systems and software throughout the Business Units.
Interfaces with end users to gather business requirements to ensure successful and seamless integration.
Manages projects that span a broad range of systems; may integrate local system with complex enterprise-wide components.
Enhances or improve business processes via integration and minimize the impact of integration on affected business units.
Reviews integration results by evaluating reports and data to make recommendations and enhancements to future integrations.
Consults with management to determine information requirements of various departments and activities to determine boundaries and priorities of new projects, and to discuss system capacity and equipment acquisitions.
Reviews reports of computer and peripheral equipment production, and maintenance to ascertain costs, operating changes and assess integration needs.
Participates in component and data architecture design, software product evaluation and buy vs. build recommendation.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field (Master's degree and additional certification is preferred and can be used to substitute for relevant experience).
Experience: 5 years of programming/systems analysis experience with emphasis in applications and systems architectural design and development, database and middleware technologies.
Other: Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
In-depth knowledge across multiple technical environments.
Proven experience in linking cross-functional applications between disparate business units and systems.
Direct, hands-on experience with automated integration tools.
Strong knowledge of systems and software quality assurance, best practices and methodologies.
Skilled in maximizing system resources with the ability to make sound judgements based upon comparisons and interpretations.
Knowledge of Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) methodologies and processes as object-oriented programming, cross-platform programming communication methods using message brokers, enterprise-wide content and data distribution.
Capable of enforcing network policies and using a consultative/change management approach when recommending changes to policies.
Excellent time management skills along with the ability to delegate responsibility to others.
Highly self-motivated with a strong attention to detail.
Outstanding interpersonal communication skills which include, strong verbal, writing and documentation skills.
Advanced level of business knowledge.
Current knowledge of data privacy practices and laws.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed, contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E0746G
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Organization: CITS Operations
Job Posting: Apr 12, 2019
Unposting Date: May 13, 2019, 3:59:00 AM
Internal Number: 119061
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.