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(Archived) Technical Architect - Endpoint Management at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas

Last Updated: 5/22/23

Job Description

Requisition 202200493S

Position Title Technical Architect - Endpoint Management

FLSA status Exempt

Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 24. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category Professional

Department Endpoint Management

Informational Technology

Educational Requirements for the Position
Bachelor’s degree with a major in computer science or related field from an accredited institution. Six years relevant experience in related field. A combination of education, experience, certifications, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities can be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position
Provides highly advanced technical work involving the design, development, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the university enterprise systems and their related components; assessing gaps or errors in the technical infrastructure; and recommending, designing, and implementing technical solutions.

Primary Responsibilities
Develops training materials for technical staff ensuring that they have the skill set to meet the needs of their campus constituents. Has a fundamental understanding of the application and system business processes. Responsible for planning, documenting, defining, and evaluating technical integration information for major applications, systems, and related components. Assists with defining and documenting technology platforms and dependencies for multiple environments (development, test, production, etc.). Promotes campus collaboration and communication. Recommends and implements technical solutions. Creates accurate and reasonable estimates and timelines. Works with data/system owners, data custodians, Office of Information Technology Services staff, and contracted resources in upgrading systems and reports to new versions. Identifies and documents gaps or errors in the technical infrastructure and collaborates with team members to find feasible ways to resolve them. Research and gains expertise on software, hardware, and integration techniques. Provides daily support of enterprise endpoint management systems. Participates in user review, verification, and testing sessions as directed and develops test plans, performs tests according to these plans, and documents the results. Ensures that architectural components optimally address business requirements. Leads/participates in technical and infrastructure requirements engineering initiatives. Coordinates with other architects, project managers, and team leads to ensure the development matches the system model. Monitors emerging technologies and technical releases from product vendors to evaluate applicability toward current efforts. Understands, documents, and monitors application and system layering dependencies and component dependencies. Understands and monitors impacts to and dependencies between existing technical and network environments. Defines and directs proof-of-concept tasks for proposed architectural interactions. Monitors software product, supporting tools, and platform licensing taxonomies for compliance and readiness. Defines, plans, proposes, and selects enabling technologies to support packaged or custom applications. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Trains others. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications
Requires a demonstrated ability to establish congenial work relationships and to communicate effectively within department workgroup, throughout the university with managerial and executive staff, state organizations, and with outside vendors. Interprets, develops, and implements complex policies affecting the university level. Work requires critical judgment, the highest level of initiative, and complex reasoning to solve division and university issues. Work requires attention to detail as errors can be potentially serious.

Up to 80% of this position, over the fiscal year during off-peak periods, may be performed remotely as determined by the supervisor.

Full Time

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EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.

Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States
A Great Name in Texas Education! Named for Texas’s greatest hero, Sam Houston State University (SHSU) continually honors its historical roots through academic excellence. For more than 140 years, SHSU has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, “The measure of a Life is its Service,” resonates among its approximately 21,612 students, eight college...