Associate Director of Strategic Architecture and Middleware

Riverside, CA
May 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

Commensurate with Experience

Position Information
Under the general direction of the Chief Technology Officer, the Associate Director of Strategic Architecture and Middleware is responsible for providing leadership to the Strategic Architecture and Middleware group within the Enterprise Infrastructure department of Computing and Communications. The Strategic Architecture and Middleware team is focused on three areas: developing standards, policies, and reference architectures to by used by C&C staff when delivering new services, project portfolio management and developing middleware functionality to support identity management and application integration. Finally, the Associate Director will be responsible for business process analysis and supporting the development of Lean IT methodologies within Computing and Communications.

Minimum Requirements
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with executive-level management on a regular basis.
Demonstrated ability to build and deliver technology strategy and solutions across multiple functions in a complex environment.
Requires knowledge of Enterprise Architectural principles, theories, and concepts.
Experience in the development of large-scale systems that support mission-critical IT environments.
Thorough knowledge relating to the design and development of IT architecture across the organization.
Familiarity with project management principles.
Familiarity with Lean IT practices and methodology.
Familiarity with ITIL and other IT Service Mangement frameworks.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience working in IT on a University of California campus.

Familiarity with UC Riverside Computing and Communications services and architecture.

Familiarity with application integration concepts.

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.

UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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