Hardware Technology Engineer, Identity & Collaboration - University Information Systems

Washington D.C
Apr 05, 2019
Jul 04, 2019
Full Time
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Hardware Technology Engineer, Identity & Collaboration - University Information Systems

The Hardware Technology Engineer manages and coordinates all aspects of services required to implement and maintain the GOCard system including peripherals. S/he provides software and hardware support of GOCard systems, including Blackboard Transact point of sale and door/access devices and applications, Windows, Datacard ID Works, and Lenel OnGuard; as well as end-user training on all modules of the card system, including off-campus vendors. Reporting to the GOCard Technical Support Coordinator, the Hardware Technology Engineer has duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Coordinates the ordering, installation, repair, maintenance and service of a variety of complex electronic card reading devices, communications lines, and associated peripheral and infrastructure equipment, such as Doors, points of sale, and infrastructure.
  • Provides project coordination on the implementation of new card program equipment, networks, and interfaces.
  • Determines and resolves compatibility issues with other hardware and software systems, the operating and applications systems; and plans, coordinates, schedules and manages system and software upgrades for Windows servers.
  • Maintains and keeps current all technical/system documentation related to the transaction processing systems, including service records.
  • Prepares life cycle schedule, advises department finance staff of the budgetary implications, and advises the Director of GOCard Services on the ability of the current infrastructure to support new requests for GOCard services.
  • Handles configuration and programming, as well as coordination with UIS regarding GOCard's systems: Lenel OnGuard, Blackboard Transact, JSA Online Card Office, and Datacard ID Works.
  • Performs programming functions such as interfaces to financial, student systems, and automating daily tasks.
  • Coordinates with UIS for system security scans and updates.

  • Associate's degree in Computer Science or Management Information - Bachelor's degree preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of electronic card reading, access control, electron and computer equipment, and communication devices
  • Ability to provide proper accountability and security of all incoming requests

Preferred qualifications
  • Lenel OnGuard and Blackboard Transact certifications
  • 2 to 3 years of experience with server management, including 1 year of programming experience

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