Administrative Careers - Information Systems/Technology
A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, Azusa Pacific University is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at six regional locations across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is edifying to God and to one another.
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APU is seeking employees who desire to engage in our thriving culture by cultivating community through professional interactions, demonstrating a posture of lifelong learning, and modeling Christ-like character. Working together, employees at APU commit to establishing a university atmosphere that is pleasing to God and edifying to one another.
The Enterprise Applications Engineer (App Engineer) is responsible for the installation, upgrading, development, optimization, troubleshooting, performance and availability monitoring of assigned production applications.
The App Engineer's Role is to ensure the long-term stability, integrity, business value, and efficient operation of the enterprise production systems that support core business. This individual is responsible for configuring, upgrading, supporting, and optimizing software that may be on-premises, remotely hosted, or software-as-a-service. The App Engineer will apply communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help identify, communicate, and resolve issues in order to maximize the benefit of IT systems investments. The App Engineer will work closely with the Enterprise Applications and IMT Engineering teams to develop and enhance current global application support model and processes. This role is responsible for identifying business criticality, long-range technical plans and level of support needed for business applications.
Required Education * A Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or related field, or equivalent work experience is required. * A Master’s degree in computer science, information systems or related field, or equivalent work experience is preferred. * ITIL Foundation certification, technical support certification or application certification preferred.
Required Experience * 5+ years of experience in a technical support role (e.g. systems administration, application software administration, Tier 2 or 3 support role, etc.). * Demonstrated growth over time in technical knowledge, problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities. * Expert-level technical skill in application planning, configuration, upgrading and optimization. * Strong customer service experience with an emphasis on customer satisfaction. * Experience with incident management and version control and system monitoring tools.
Desired Experience * Experience providing technical support and clear communications to all levels of organizational staff and leadership. * Hands on experience with process automation, best practice approaches, technology efficiency, and effectiveness. * Knowledge of Web Services and Services Oriented Architecture is desirable. * Proficiency in application software development and/or database design and maintenance. * Commitment to continuing improvement of technical capabilities to support multiple diverse applications.
Azusa Pacific University is a Christ-centered, multicultural community that values and seeks faculty and staff who are committed to diversity, work effectively with diverse populations, and engage others in ways that honor our rich cultural mosaic and biblical foundation.
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Azusa Pacific University will conduct a background check on all final candidates.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled unless otherwise stated. Azusa Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: S697
About Azusa Pacific University
Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California. A leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, APU is committed to excellence in higher education. Offering over 80 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU has been recognized as one of U.S.News & World Report's Best Colleges for seven years running.