University of Utah IT Specialist in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 08/08/2018

Requisition Number PRN17953B

Job Title IT Specialist

Working Title IT Specialist

Job Grade E

FLSA Code Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M – F

VP Area President

Department 01555 - UIT INFRASTRUCTURE & OPS

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $50,000/yr.

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Performs information systems support and development in three or more functional areas, including but not limited to data control, applications training, data coordination and scheduling, data security administration, IT project coordination, web/software development, etc.



• Collaborate with customers to automate network processes

• Develop automated and scripted solutions that integrate with Enterprise Systems

• Operationally maintain the Orchestration systems in multiple environments

• Troubleshoot automation issues through entire stack

Assists in the installation and maintenance of network equipment. Uses knowledge ofLAN/WANsystems to help install and maintain internal and external networks. Tests and evaluates network systems to eliminate problems and make improvements. Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures of network support.

Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within areas of specialty. Performs a variety of tasks. Relies on experience, and judgment to perform the functions of the job. Works under general supervision. Typically reports to a supervisor.

This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalency and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within areas of specialty.

•Experience with scripting languages read/write syntax and logic used to complete move/add/change/delete into network assets, Python is preferred

•Experience with version control systems

•Experience with ServiceNow preferred

•Experience with Continuous Integration (CI) systems preferred

•Experience with working with a team and/or large programming projects preferred

•Software trending and reporting automation

•Tools that compare content and detect anomalies based on pattern matching and unexpected input/output

•Electronic output generation of disparate retrievable and/or stored data

•Automated population of tools and applications with content

•Understanding ofLAN/WANtechnologies or protocols, including but not limited to wired/wirelessLANenvironments, data center networking, intranet/extranet environments, IP/MPLS,OSPF,EGIRP, IP Multicast (PIM,MBGP) and Quality of Service.

•Experience with networking products such as routers, switches, load balancers, firewalls,NAC, andWANoptimization products.

•Knowledge of vendors such as Cisco, Juniper, Palo Alto, HP, Citrix, etc.


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.