University of Utah Systems Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 04/10/2017

Requisition Number PRN13957B

Job Title Systems Engineer

Working Title Systems Engineer

Job Grade F

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

Exempt position, typical schedule Monday through Friday. Some occasional weekend hours.

VP Area President

Department 01491 - Assoc. VP Research Integrity

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 47,600 to 90,400

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary

Reporting to the Director, installs, configures, writes code and maintains hardware operating systems and software. Actively performs daily, routine and complex system administration & maintenance, including hardware and software upgrades, system recovery and performance tuning. Participates in conjunction with application stakeholders and ensures that all software interfaces are up to date. Maintains documentation of the environment, including but not limited to backup software management, backup hardware management, Operating System hardening procedures, change management, work orders and on-call.


•Maintains and develops a rapidly evolving online learning learning and data management systems (LDMS).

•Analyzes data from disparate systems and converts and imports that data into theLDMSapplication database.

•Designs and codes all aspects of theLDMSapplication from data-modelling to user interface.

•Maintains and develops technical and user documentation including a user manual, online help system, and technical documentation.

•Required technologies and skills include:



oSQL(preferably MySQL)






oDatabase modelling

oUI design

oTechnical and User documentation

•Desired technologies and skills include:










•Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision while meeting the requirements of the Research Education program, and simultaneously assessing, designing, and integrating components to meet the needs of external clients.

•Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty or equivalency and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


Experience developing enterprise web applications for instructional and educational support is preferred.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.