Advancing Technologies Technician, Schulich School of Engineering – Calgary

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    University of Calgary
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    negotiable / monthly
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Job ID:20356Updated:March 24, 2020Location:Main CampusPosition OverviewTheSchulich School of Engineering  is currently seeking a Full-time Limited TermAdvancing Technologies Technician  approximately 1 year.This position reports to the Manager, Strategic Projects, and will develop knowledge and content for curriculum and learning workshops within the digital engineering and robotics areas. This position will work within Zetta (The SSE hub for digital research and teaching innovation), and provides expert support to faculty, TAs, students, and staff.The areas of knowledge this position supports includes current and emerging technologies such as SAAS, PAAS, IoT, data & visualization, AI and machine learning, VR, AR (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud, MS Azure, Hadoop, GoodData, TensorFlow, etc.). Technical support will also be expected for Robotics engineering and the Engineering Maker Multiplex.Position DescriptionSummary of Key Responsibilities(job functions include but are not limited to):Incorporate and integrate the wide range of emerging leading-edge technologies into Zetta, the SSE makerspace, and SSE academic curriculaIdentify and implement training opportunities in the suite of emerging technical offerings that are substantially altering the business and social environment.Participate in the ongoing design of Zetta’s physical and digital infrastructuresResponsible for the overall operations of Zetta, including developing and maintaining operating processes, scheduling learning opportunities, and access allocationsDevelop and maintain the Zetta programming planProvide guidance for Zetta-employed teaching and learning assistants, and workshop facilitatorsDevelop and deliver course/workshop programming ideas, content, and eventsPlan and design specialized systems and applications to meet the needs of operations, research, and academics.Apply specialized skills and knowledge in the maintenance and development of core systems and complex programs and projectsLiaise with IT to ensure IT requirements are met for incorporating new technologies into ZettaIdentify new applications that aid our students in Teams and Clubs and other extracurricular pursuitsSupport faculty in the discovery, evaluation, engagement, and adoption of new technologiesSupport faculty and TAs in the training, integration, documentation, and support of technology in academic courses, lectures and labsMaintain Zetta equipment, environment and inventories.Develop and maintain technical documentation for ideas, processes and procedures.Maintain knowledge of developing technological advancements and make recommendations for incorporating them into ZettaQualifications / Requirements:Undergraduate Degree in Software Engineering or Computer ScienceMinimum 3 years of recent, related experience in emerging technologiesMay consider a combination of education and experienceProven programming experience required, especially for systems integrationKnowledge of networking systems, and communication protocols preferredHigh level of technical proficiency in cloud platforms such as Google, Apple, Amazon and others.Data querying and analysis skillsStrong troubleshooting and debugging skillsAbility to deliver integrated solutions leveraging multiple technologies/platformsCapable of negotiating rapid change and innovating changeProject/development leadership experience preferredExperience with course/workshop development and deliveryCustomer relations skills/experience preferredTeaching/coaching experience preferredApplication Deadline: April 7, 2020We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.Additional InformationThis position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Technical Job Family, Phase II.To find out more about management and staff opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view ourManagement and Staff Careers website. For more information about the Schulich School of Engineering visitCareers in the Schulich School of Engineering. About the University of CalgaryThe University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their professional success while they are here. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply, however preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.