Digital Infrastructure Manager


On Site
$120,000 - $160,000
Contract - W2
Contract - 5 Year(s)


system design
storage area networks
Information Systems
Enterprise Systems Architect
Enterprise Systems
Computer Science

Job Details

We are currently seeking a Technical Solutions Architect to join the Digital Repository department within the Libraries. This position provides technical leadership, analysis, and design from both a technical and business viewpoint. The Technical Solutions Architect works with business teams and stakeholders to scope projects and define high-level requirements. The position will develop enterprise-level application and custom-integration solutions and ensure that system architectures are functional and robust. The position defines multiyear architectural roadmaps for Digital Repository services and systems. The Technical Solutions Architect conducts research in emerging technologies and identifies technologies with high-potential business value and evaluates how they would meet the Digital Repository's business needs.


  • Bachelor s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related field. Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
  • A graduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or Engineering is preferred.
  • Possess a minimum of 10 years of experience managing, designing, and implementing complex on-premise technical solutions.
  • Experience with network attached storage, storage area networks, tape storage systems, firewalls, network security and network routing.
  • Linux/Unix knowledge.
  • Familiarity with Media Assess Management workflows is preferred.
  • Substantial knowledge of security concepts and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead in a highly matrixed, heavily federated organization through a combination of influence, partnership, and authority. The ability to create original concepts/theories and to work independently.
  • The ability to develop and maintain key relationships necessary to achieve business objectives.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, able to provide both detailed information as well as summaries to varied audiences.
  • The ability to build strong, positive working relationships and rapport with diverse groups of team members.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Provides technical analysis and design of IT systems, for the Digital Repository.
  • Partners with business teams and stakeholders to scope projects and define technical and budgetary requirements. Develops appropriate enterprise-level solutions including all new systems, major enhancements to existing systems and adapting existing solutions. Manages system design and development through release and support.
  • Ensures that system architectures are functional, robust and appropriate for the specific business and technical needs. Reviews technical team deliverables for compliance with architecture standards, guidelines and leverages best practices. Ensures delivered solutions are monitored, have a support plan, and adequate business controls.
  • Defines multi-year architectural evolution and roadmaps for Digital Repository.
  • Conducts research in emerging technologies and continuously identifies technologies with high-potential business value and specifies their appropriate usage in developing business solutions.
  • Provides day-to-day technical support for USCDR IT systems and technical leadership for the USCDR IT support staff. Ensures that failures, incidents or end user problems are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Develops and integrates technology acceleration and innovation processes with the overall project management practices, Engineer-to-Engineer processes, and software development lifecycle.
  • Serves as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) to individual projects in the areas of IT architecture and technology selection decisions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.