Job ID: 195385

Engineering and Integration Services Manager (0532U) 43178

University of California, Berkeley

  • Sep. 26, 2022
  • Engineering and Integration Services Manager (0532U) 43178
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Information Technology

Engineering and Integration Services Manager (0532U) 43178

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit

Departmental Overview

Berkeley IT believes in and fosters a workplace environment where people can bring their diverse skills, perspectives and experiences toward achieving our goals through a process of critical inquiry, discovery, innovation, while simultaneously committing to making positive contributions towards the betterment of our world.

In addition, members of the Berkeley IT community have created and endorse the following values for our organization to augment and amplify the campus principles:

- We champion diversity.
- We act with integrity.
- We deliver.
- We innovate.

Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging are more than just suggestions for us. They are the guiding principles underlying how we come together, develop leaders at all levels of the organization, and create an environment that unites us. We affirm the dignity of all individuals, call upon our leaders to address critical issues with integrity and intention, respect our differences as well as our commonalities, and strive to uphold a just community free from discrimination and hate.

Team Overview
Data Solutions resides within the broader Berkeley IT Campus Applications & Data unit, which ensures that the University's mission-critical applications and data are aligned, designed, integrated, and managed together. Data Solutions consists of Engineering & Integration Services, responsible for data integration and architectural considerations across campus applications, as well as the Data & Analytics team, responsible for campus-wide analytics and reporting. These are exciting areas that will experience growth and the need for innovation as the campus develops the governance, services and culture that support data as a critical campus asset.

Application Review Date
The minimum posting duration of this position is 14 calendar days. The department will not initiate the application review process prior to 10/7/2022

UC Berkeley's Engineering and Integration Services (EIS) seeks a hands-on technical lead with supervisory responsibilities for a team of 6 data architects, developer/engineers, analysts and operations specialists. The team is charged with designing, implementing, and maintaining the APIs and integration infrastructure that allows campus data assets to flow among our major student, finance and HR applications, as well as ancillary consumer applications. EIS currently manages dozens of separate APIs in a custom implementation of AWS's API Gateway controlled by a developer portal written in Ruby on Rails. It provides API development and developer support in Java + Spring Boot for most of those, as well as DevSecOps support using GitHub, Jenkins, Nexus, AWS CodeControl, SaltStack, Python, and Unix. Many vital integrations also rely on ActiveMQ messaging. The technical lead collaborates with the team and broader Berkeley IT to define campus cross-system architecture and data integration strategy. The candidate should have solid skills in people management, operations, customer relations, code development/deployment, testing/quality assurance, process discipline, metadata management and documentation.

Required Qualifications

  • Broad knowledge of key architecture domains (portal, application, data, infrastructure, integration/middleware, and security)
  • Understanding of core technologies, such as open standards, database, and integration technologies
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable big data' stores.
  • Ability to bring order to ambiguous situations; must be able to document issues and requirements, determine root causes, and develop solutions through concrete analysis and insights.
  • Knowledge of other related areas of IT. Ability to apply department processes and procedures to work.
  • Demonstrated ability to translate business needs into long-term architecture solutions. Expertise relating to the design and development of software across the organization.
  • Enterprise-level understanding of and experience with key modeling and description languages used to map highly complex business processes to architectural components, develop common, large-scale data resource architectures, and create reference frameworks.
  • Significant experience with the integration of highly complex, diverse, internally and externally developed implementations of business functions to build enterprise-class, scalable systems.
  • Should be knowledgeable about data quality and governance issues and requirements.
  • Experience with metadata management and tools.
  • Welcomes differing skills, outlooks, and experiences of others working toward shared goals.
  • Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Demonstrates problem solving skills. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.
  • The ability to collaborate with coworkers and staff to create a high-quality results-driven, team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with internal and external groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with executive-level management on a regular basis.
  • Excellent interviewing and listening skills.
  • Good negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
  • Strong facilitation, organization and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to the advancement of diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and justice.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated facility with *nix operating systems and command line utilities
  • Demonstrated experience with object oriented languages (Java with Spring and Python preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience with a web application framework (Ruby on Rails preferred)
  • Demonstrated experience with a software configuration management platform (SaltStack preferred)
  • Working knowledge of enterprise integration patterns and their implementation in Apache Camel and ActiveMQ
  • Working knowledge of version control and CI/CD tools (GitHub and Jenkins preferred)
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: CloudFront, Virtual Private Cloud, Elastic Load Balancing, Elastic Compute Cloud, API Gateway, ElastiCache/Redis, CodeCommit
  • Experience with containerization and containerization orchestration
  • Knowledge of Oracle/PeopleSoft ERPs, especially their common data structures and Integration Broker

Salary & Benefits

This position is exempt, monthly paid position. Annual pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of 124,500 to 178,900. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment in the Resume section.of your application.

Referral Source info
This job is part of the Employee Referral Program. If a UC Berkeley employee is referring you, please ensure you select the Referral Source of "UCB Employee" and then enter the employee's Name and Berkeley email address in the Specific Referral Source field. Please enter only one name and email.
Other Information

This position is eligible for flexible, hybrid or fully-remote work (telecommuting) based on candidate availability and business needs.

Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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