Professional and Classified Employment

A selection of employment opportunities with System Computing Services is listed here. For a full and up-to-date listing of all employment opportunities available with the Nevada System of Higher of Education (NSHE) please take a look at the  NSHE System Administration careers page.

Job Description

Learn more about the Principal Network Engineer (Elko) position and apply through workday.com

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations to fill the position for Principal Network Engineer. This is a renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative positions that will report to the Director of Infrastructure Services. The position will be located in Elko Nevada.

The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college, four community colleges, and a research institute. The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience rapid growth, with significant challenges and opportunities in serving over 100,000 students and 15,000 employees.

NSHE maintains a wide area network (NevadaNet) and multiple data centers along with a wide variety of systems and applications to provide services to its institutions. The Principal Network Engineer position is an integral part of the overall network services team. Under general supervision, incumbents perform a wide range of work at the highest level of complex and sophisticated economic and technical analysis, design, installation, testing, maintenance and troubleshooting connectivity hardware and software associated with the NSHE NevadaNet network, including routers, switches, fiber optic long haul transport and distribution equipment, firewalls, servers and other connectivity devices, racks, cabling, and power.  The incumbent also provides the highest-level data and video network engineering, operations, and security support services to NevadaNet constituents as required. Successful performance of the work requires a thorough knowledge of data and video communication network design and maintenance in a large-scale networking environment and must exercise sound judgment within established guidelines. The incumbent will also provide supervision and administrative oversight of a subordinate staff.

STARTING SALARY: Grade D (starting salary range approximately $110,000 – $120,000 and benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life, and retirement.)

APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE:  January 1, 2023

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required; a degree in a technical discipline – Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical or Communications/Network Engineering and/or an advanced degree is preferred. Additionally, a minimum of six years of direct work experience relating to data, video, or voice communications network design, equipment installation, operation, monitoring, troubleshooting, and problem resolution in a large corporation, university, or public utility environment is required. This position also requires excellent analytical skills, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment.

Alternately, ten or more years, direct work experience relating to data, video, or voice communications systems/networks in a large corporation, university, public or private utility coupled with at least two years of formal education or training in a related field may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree as qualifications for this position.

Travel statewide will also be required as necessary to gather information needed for technical analysis and/or preventive maintenance activities necessary to accomplish the desired objectives.  Travel both inside and outside the State of Nevada will also be required from time to time to attend training, or to represent SCS at conferences and administrative meetings.  Since a portion of this travel may be by motor vehicle, the incumbent will be required to have a valid Nevada driver’s license.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Successful candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities.  Applicants should address following items in their letter of application when applying for this position.

  • Extensive experience in IP wide area data network design, equipment installation, operation, troubleshooting/problem resolution, testing, monitoring and maintenance
  • Extensive experience in the implementation and management of moderately complex LANs and WANs using IP routing protocols such as BGP and OSPF
  • Extensive experience in the deployment and management of network security technologies such as access lists, firewalls, and DDoS detection
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a collaborative, team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage, coordinate, deploy and maintain highly complex technical networking projects and systems
  • Extensive experience in creating and maintaining project-related documentation, network diagrams, testing plans, and deployment plans.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, creativity, verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the demonstrated ability to be a productive team member.
  • Researching and providing in-depth analysis related to new technologies, tools, and methodologies
  • Microsoft (Visio, Word, Excel)
  • Network bandwidth capacity/availability planning and reporting

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following areas of responsibility within Network Services:

  • Designs, procures, installs, configures, tests, and performs diagnostic and preventive maintenance activities in support of NSHE wide area and data center network operations
  • Collaborates with network end users for the purpose of assessing and implementing ongoing customer network requirements
  • Monitors NSHE video/voice/data performance to ensure overall network quality, availability, and security
  • Technical support for NSHE statewide network services such as Internet1 and Internet2 connectivity, videoconferencing and other NevadaNet services. 
  • Supervision of subordinate staff
  • Network equipment inventory and maintenance contract administration
  • Documents network topology, asset inventories, customer and vendor service agreements other administrative, technical, or historical documentation requirements

Limited travel with overnight stays is required in support of activities related to either position.

TO APPLY: The application process will be handled through the Workday on-line search process.  Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of four professional references willing to be contacted.  Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience.  Applications will be considered incomplete without all requested materials.  References will only be contacted for those who advance to the final phase of the search and with prior consent of the applicant.  The review of materials will begin immediately.  Materials should be addressed to Sherry Olson, Human Resources, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://nshe.nevada.edu/leadership-policy/administration/human-resources/. For assistance with NSHE’s on-line applicant portal, contact Sherry Olson at (775) 784-4901.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS:  Current employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSHE institutions.  Once you log into Workday and type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.  Locate the specific job posting by typing the requisition number (e.g. R0000000) in the search box

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications may be submitted until the position is filled.  The review of materials will begin immediately, however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by November 20, 2022.

Job Description
(With REVISIONS to Job Posting as of October 26, 2022)

Learn more about the Network Analyst position and apply through workday.com

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations to fill a Network Analyst or Senior Network Analyst. This is a renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position that will report to either the Principal Network Engineer in Reno, NV or the Senior Network Analyst in Elko, NV.  The position will locate in either Reno or Elko, Nevada (at the discretion of the successful candidate).

The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college, four community colleges, and a research institute. The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience rapid growth, with significant challenges and opportunities in serving over 100,000 students and 15,000 employees.

NSHE maintains a wide area network (NevadaNet) and multiple data centers along with a wide variety of systems and applications to provide services to its institutions. The Network Analyst position is an integral part of the overall network services team.  The position will participate in or be responsible for the project design, management, and deployment of complex networking projects, network troubleshooting and network support, and is responsible for the deployment and management of network devices, security devices, network monitoring systems, and related equipment. Duties will include preventative maintenance at remote network sites.

STARTING SALARY:  Grade C ( starting salary: Network Analyst: $65,000 – $80,000 or Senior Network Analyst: $85,000 – $110,000 commensurate with education, experience, and training) Benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life and retirement. 

APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE:  December 1, 2022

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Network Analyst: The successful candidate must have earned a two-year degree in engineering, computer science, or the information technology field; or have two years progressive work experience directly applicable to the position.  A valid Nevada driver’s license is required. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is preferred.

Senior Network Analyst: The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.  A degree in computer science, Information Systems, or related field is preferred. Alternatively, six or more years, direct work experience relating to data, video and/or voice communication systems/networks with at least two years of formal education or training in a related field may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree as qualifications for this position.  A valid Nevada driver’s license is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:  Successful candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities.  Applicants should address following items in their letter of application when applying for this position.

The Network Analyst must possess the following:

  • Experience with data/video/voice communications, network design and implementation procedures
  • Experience with Cisco routers (IOS, IOS-XE and IOS-XR)
  • Knowledge in routing protocols including OSPF
  • Experience in Wide Area Network equipment installation, operation, troubleshooting/problem resolution, testing, monitoring and maintenance
  • Experience with installing and testing structured cabling
  • Experience in system performance monitoring and reporting
  • Experience in creating and maintaining project-related documentation, network diagrams, testing plans, and deployment plans
  • Certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) or ability to obtain either certification within one (1) year of appointment as a condition of continued employment

The Senior Network Analyst must also possess the following:

  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of routing protocols including OSPF, BGP, and MPLS
  • Knowledge or experience with optical DWDM transport networks
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully design, deploy and maintain networking projects and systems
  • Certification as a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) is required.  A Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or a Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) is preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following areas of responsibility within Network Services:

  • Monitor NSHE video/voice/data performance to ensure overall network quality and availability
  • Provide technical support for NSHE statewide network services such as Internet connectivity, videoconferencing, and other NevadaNet services
  • Install, test, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and performs preventative maintenance activities in support of NSHE’s statewide network and data center network operations
  • Document network topology, asset inventories, customer and vendor service agreements and other administrative, technical, or historical documentation requirements

Additionally, the Senior Network Analyst will be expected to:

  • Provide Tier-3 level troubleshooting
  • Collaborate with network end users for the purpose of assessing and implementing ongoing customer network requirements

Limited travel with overnight stays is required in support of activities related to either position.

TO APPLY: The application process will be handled through the Workday on-line search process.  Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of four professional references willing to be contacted.  Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience.  Applications will be considered incomplete without all requested materials.  References will only be contacted for those who advance to the final phase of the search and with prior consent of the applicant.  The review of materials will begin immediately.  Materials should be addressed to Sherry Olson, Human Resources, and are to be submitted via on-line application at http://system.nevada.edu/Careers/index.htm.  For assistance with NSHE’s on-line applicant portal, contact Sherry Olson at (775) 784-4901.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS:  Current employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSHE institutions.  Once you log into Workday and type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site.  Locate the specific job posting by typing the requisition number (e.g. R0000000) in the search box

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications may be submitted until the position is filled.  The review of materials will begin immediately, however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by November 6, 2022.

Job Description

Learn more about the Workday Business Intelligence Developer position and apply through workday.com

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations for the position of Workday Business Intelligence Developer or Senior Business Intelligence Developer. This is a renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Assistant Director for Development and Integration. The position may be located in either Reno or Las Vegas, Nevada.

The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college,

four community colleges and a research institute. The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience growth with significant opportunities in serving over 105,000 students and 12,000 employees.

The positions will support the NSHE Workday system environment and provide continuing data reporting and business intelligence support of Workday’s cloud-based administrative solution creating a unified Human Resources, Payroll and Financial Management system for the Nevada System of Higher Education.

SALARY GRADE: C (starting salary range approximately $70,000 – $93,000 and benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life and retirement.)

APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE: June 1, 2022

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Successful candidates must have an earned Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or a related field with five years of directly applicable experience.

Preferred experience:

  • 5+ years developing reporting solutions with ERP software
  • 5+ years Human Resource, Payroll or Financial software application experience
  • 5+ Years Business Intelligence reporting experience
  • 5+ Years Data warehousing experience and/or Big Data
  • EDI, Web Services, XML, XSLT, Java experience
  • Workday ERP systems and reporting
  • The incumbent must have the ability and interest to learn new techniques, tools and methodologies
  • Background and experience in higher education and/or expertise for a large enterprise or university

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Successful candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities. It is recommended that applicants for this position address each of the following items in the letter of application:

  • Strong analysis and ability to creatively solve complex problems;
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • strong interpersonal skills and tact;
  • strong customer service and service management focus
  • ability to function in a team;
  • ability to understand the technical aspects of the information technology services
  • provided by SCS;
  • ability to understand SCS resources and procedures;
  • ability and interest to learn new techniques, tools and methodologies.

RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following areas of responsibility:

The major purpose of this position is to develop, support, and maintain various types of data reports, queries, and extracts for the Workday enterprise system environment. Responsibilities will include design and analysis, gathering functional requirements, reporting system administration, maintaining documentation, and development skills using various types of analytics tools and Workday reporting features. Design timely and accurate dashboards, reports, presentations, and visual aids used to educate, inform and influence the decisions of HR/Finance and business leaders within NSHE. Analyze existing production reporting and programming logic to provide more efficient operations or to identify difficulties. Revise logic and procedures involved, as necessary. Identify the data model and security requirements including role-based permissions for HR and Financial reporting solutions. Provide necessary statutory and legally required reports globally as mandated by government agencies, state agencies and /or work councils. Develop, test and evaluate reports, dashboard and big datasets. Effectively communicate with NSHE stakeholders throughout the development processes.

TO APPLY: The application process will be handled through the Workday on-line search process. Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of four professional references willing to be contacted. Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience. Applications will be considered incomplete without all requested materials. References will only be contacted for those who advance to the final phase of the search and with prior consent of the applicant. The review of materials will begin immediately. Materials should be addressed to Sherry Olson, Human Resources, and are to be submitted via on-line application at http://system.nevada.edu/Careers/index.htm. For assistance with NSHE’s on-line applicant portal, contact Sherry Olson at (775) 784-4901 or solson@nshe.nevada.edu.

INTERNAL APPLICANTS: Current employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSHE institutions. Once you log into Workday and type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate the specific job posting by typing the requisition number (e.g. R0000000) in the search box

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications may be submitted until the position is filled. The review of materials will begin immediately, however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by May 1, 2022.

Job Description

Learn more about the Workday Integration Developer or Workday Senior Integration Developer position and apply through workday.com

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) invites applications and nominations for the position of Workday Integration Developer and/or Senior Workday Integration Developer. This is a renewable, full-time, non-tenured, administrative position and reports to the Assistant Director, development and Integrations. The position will be located in Reno or Las Vegas, Nevada.


The NSHE is comprised of eight institutions: two universities, a state college, four community colleges and a research institute. The public system of higher education in Nevada continues to experience growth with significant opportunities in serving over 105,000 students and 15,000 employees.


A Workday Integration Developer is responsible for the development, support, and maintenance of Workday integrations provided by System Computing Services (SCS) to the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) community. SCS applications support the business functions of the NSHE campuses which include but is not limited to, Payroll, Finance, HRMS, Benefits and Student Financials.


SALARY GRADE: C (Workday Integration Developer: $80,000 to $95,000 OR Senior Workday Integrations Developer: $95,000 to $110,000 commensurate with education, experience, and training) Benefits package includes health, dental, vision, life, and retirement benefits.


APPROXIMATE STARTING DATE: August 1, 2022


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Workday Integration Developer: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required + 2 yrs. directly applicable experience. A degree in Information Systems or a related field is preferred. Alternatively, 6 or more year’s direct experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems (PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, Salesforce, Netsuite, Taleo, or other SaaS and On-Premise ERP systems) and at least two years of formal education or training in a related field may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree. Candidate should have functional experience in the areas of Finance, HCM, or Payroll/Time Tracking, Report Writing, Security or Workday integrations.


Senior Workday Integration Developer: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required + 4 yrs. directly applicable experience or Master’s Degree in computer related field with 2 years directly applicable experience. Alternatively, 8 or more year’s direct experience in Enterprise Resource Planning
(ERP) systems (Workday, PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle) and at least two years of formal education or training in a related field may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree. Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years of Workday integrations experience. Additional experience may include functional experience in the areas of Finance, HCM, Payroll/Time Tracking, Security or Report Writing.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: Successful candidates must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities. It is recommended that applicants for this position address each of the following items in the letter of application:


Required Skills:

  • Strong analysis and ability to creatively solve complex problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fostering trusting relationships with customers, co-workers and supervisors.
  • Provide excellent customer service.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and tact
  • Ability to function in a team
  • Ability to understand the technical aspects of ERP information technology services
  • Provide integration support to users of Workday.
  • Basic understanding for reports and how they function in Workday.
  • Should have ERP (SAP, PeopleSoft, Workday) experience in one or more core areas (Finance, HCM, Payroll)
  • Basic understanding of integrations within Workday.
  • Ability to analyze and document customer needs and requirements.

The Senior Workday Developer must also possess the following:

  • Provides advanced integration support to users of Workday.
  • Should have Workday fundamentals in two or more core areas (Finance, HCM, Payroll) along
  • with reporting and integrations and one must be at advanced level.
  • Intermediate level of understanding of reports and how they function in Workday.
  • Ability to create advanced and matrix type reports and to communicate complex functional
  • specifications and requirements to reporting team.
  • Basic understanding of calculated fields in Workday and how they function.
  • Advanced level of understanding of EIBs and Integrations in Workday. Must know most
  • integration types, how to use them and what integration type is best used for the given requirements.
  • Advanced ability to analyze and document customer needs and requirements.
  • The incumbent must have the ability and interest to learn new techniques, tools and methodologies.


RESPONSIBILITIES: The duties of this position will include, but not be limited to, the following areas of responsibility:

  • Design and Analysis. A detailed analysis of the problem is required to determine the best solution for all inbound and outbound interfaces with Workday. Research and problem solving are required to define a successful solution. An accurate initial definition of the work and a good design will affect the success of subsequent implementation and use. The rapid evolution of information technologies and tools requires researching and learning new techniques and adapting them to NSHE IT processes.
  • Implement a solution through coding, documentation, and testing. Skillful coding and thorough testing are required to create an efficient workable programming solution. Sufficient documentation will enable continued support of the application. Accurate, efficient, understandable, and easy to use applications impact the productivity, efficiency and accuracy of NSHE member institutions’ business practices.
  • Integration Support. Support existing integrations and keep them up to date based on ever changing Workday updates and vendor requirements. Updates to Workday happen twice yearly and require full analysis of all supported integrations and as vendor systems are updated so to must our systems be tested and updated accordingly to ensure integrations to vendors systems continue to function
  • Communication. Communicate with SCS colleagues and with campus customers throughout the processes of creating and maintaining applications. Communication with customers is essential in designing an application and assessing its success. Communication with the SCS programming, operations, systems and customer services staff is essential in forging the team support required for successful service to customers. For customer satisfaction and productivity, it is essential to understand the NSHE customers’ business processes and goals and how available IT applications can facilitate those processes and goals.
  • Other functions may be added as appropriate.

TO APPLY: The application process will be handled through the Workday on-line search process. Application materials must include a current resume, detailed cover letter, and names, addresses and telephone numbers of four professional references willing to be contacted. Applicants should fully describe qualifications and experience, since the initial review will serve to evaluate applicants based on documented, relevant qualifications and professional work experience. Applications will be considered incomplete without all requested materials. References will only be contacted for those who advance to the final phase of the search and with prior consent of the applicant. The review of materials will begin immediately. Materials should be addressed to Sherry Olson, Human Resources, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://nshe.nevada.edu/administration/human-resources. For assistance with NSHE’s on-line applicant portal, contact Sherry Olson at (775) 784-3401.


INTERNAL APPLICANTS: Current employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education MUST use the “Find Jobs” process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at NSHE institutions. Once you log into Workday and type “Find Jobs” in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate the specific job posting by typing the requisition number (e.g. R0000000) in the search box

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications may be submitted until the position is filled. The review of materials will begin immediately, however, for full consideration applications should be submitted by July 24, 2022