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Lead Integration Engineer

Lead Integration Engineer

Oregon State University

Department: Admin Technologies (JIS)

Appointment Type: Professional Faculty

Job Location: Corvallis

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with skills, education and experience.

Job Summary:

The Administrative Technologies department is seeking a Lead Integration Engineer. This is a full-time (1.00 FTE),12-month, professional faculty position.

University Information & Technology (UIT) is a mission-driven, dynamic IT organization leading digital transformation at Oregon State University to achieve the university's ambitious goals of educating more students, making breakthrough discoveries in research, and expanding the university's outreach and service to Oregon and the world. UIT sets IT strategies for all OSU organizations and encompasses the central organization that manages IT operations for the university, including its three campuses and services that reach students worldwide.

This position is in the Administrative Technologies department which is part of the Technical and Solutions Architecture (TSA) unit within Oregon State University's University Information & (UIT) division, this position shares and supports the University's mission by assisting the University to extend all programs, teachings, research and communication throughout the world. The services provided by UIT-TSA units, including Academic Technologies, Administrative Technologies, Infrastructure, and Network & Telecom Services, assist the University community by facilitating transmission of knowledge and expertise to its members, thereby enhancing their ability to be productive, valued, and esteemed members of the University community, serving the State of Oregon. Services are provided to students, faculty, and staff for curricular, research, intellectual, and administrative activities and needs, as well as to the wider Oregon higher education and government community. There are approximately 175 faculty and classified employees in UIT, as well as 150 FTE student positions. UIT administers a total budget of $35+ million.

Reporting to an Associate Director of Administrative Technologies, the Lead Integration Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, and supporting an enterprise-wide integrations platform and data interfaces for the university's application ecosystem, including on-premise, custom written, and cloud-based applications.

In this role they will use application native integration tools (e.g. Enterprise Interface Builder and Workday Studio) and real-time Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) to keep data in-sync between enterprise applications and ensure data integrity throughout those systems. serves on the leadership team for Administrative Technologies and provides critical leadership on application and data architectures, business processes, and internal coordination on the operational aspects of all data integration services. This position has direct responsibility for setting a technical vision and ensuring implementation of that vision across all aspects of the application integrations architecture, including system to system data integrations, data management within the Operational Data Store, and data migrations.

The Senior Lead Integration Engineer works with the Administrative Technologies Director, integrations team, Chief Data Officer, and data team to effectively implement and consistently utilize approved data definitions, data models and data relationships to deliver quality application integrations and APIs. They provide vision, leadership and planning to assure that services are effectively and appropriately delivered to meet the diverse and dynamic needs of Oregon State University.

The scope of this position includes the supporting application and data integrations in the ERP suite (i.e., Ellucian Banner, Workday, Apigee APIs, Data Platform (Microsoft Fabric), Automic Workload Automation, and the Data Integration Tool Set). Additionally, the Senior Lead Integration Engineer will define the strategies and architecture for a focused team of application developers and analysts in the creation of new integrations for new products and services using existing or new technologies and applications, utilizing formalized application development methodologies and structured project management methodologies and tools. These outcomes are to enable data migration/conversion, ERP data integrations, and/or working with vendor connectors between major systems. The incumbent will work with other developers, administrators, and users to define the strategy and architecture to enable the processes of analysis, design, coding and testing to provide appropriate enhancements and maintenance for bulk and transactional data integrations (API's).

Data Statement : UIT has a commitment to deliver data as a strategic working asset and to enable data informed decision making across OSU. UIT leaders and staff will lead by example and use data to inform decision making at all levels in the organization. Persons in technology roles are also expected to design systems with data portability in mind and work within enterprise architecture and privacy guidelines.

DEI Statement: UIT has a deep commitment to and belief in the strength and value of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) both throughout our team and as an intentional and active practice to advance the vision, mission, and strategic efforts of the entire university. As a member of the UIT community, the person in this position is expected to foster and promote the values of DEI and demonstrate a commitment to inclusive excellence in their work.

Security Statement: Proactively securing and protecting OSU's digital assets and information systems is crucial to our missions of teaching and learning, research, and outreach and engagement. All OSU IT professionals have a direct responsibility to provision high quality and secure IT systems and services. Persons in technology roles are expected to be responsive to security related actions and requirements, and to collaborate to find secure ways to support the OSU community.

Why OSU?

Working for Oregon State University is so much more than a job!

Oregon State University is a dynamic community of dreamers, doers, problem-solvers and change-makers. We don’t wait for challenges to present themselves — we seek them out and take them on. We welcome students, faculty and staff from every background and perspective into a community where everyone feels seen and heard. We have deep-rooted mindfulness for the natural world and all who depend on it, and together, we apply knowledge, tools and skills to build a better future for all.


• Top 1.4% university in the world
• More research funding than all public universities in Oregon combined
• 1 of 3 land, sea, space and sun grant universities in the U.S.
• 2 campuses, 11 colleges, 12 experiment stations, and Extension programs in all 36 counties
• 7 cultural resource centers that offer education, celebration and belonging for everyone
• 100+ undergraduate degree programs, 80+ graduate degrees plus hundreds of minor options and certificates
• 35k+ students including more than 2.3k international students and 10k students of color
• 217k+ alumni worldwide
• For more interesting facts about OSU visit:


Oregon State has a statewide presence with campuses in Corvallis and Bend, the OSU Portland Center and the Hatfield Marine Science Center on the Pacific Coast in Newport.

Oregon State’s beautiful, historic and state-of-the-art main campus is located in one of America’s best college towns. Corvallis is located close to the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade mountains and Oregon wine country. Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, this beautiful city offers miles of mountain biking and hiking trails, a river perfect for boating or kayaking and an eclectic downtown featuring local cuisine, popular events and performances.

Total Rewards Package:

Oregon State University offers a with benefits eligible positions that is designed to meet the needs of employees and their families including:
• Medical, Dental, Vision and Basic Life. OSU pays 95% of premiums for you and your eligible dependents.
• Free confidential mental health and emotional support services, and counseling resources.
• Retirement savings paid by the university.
• A generous paid leave package, including holidays, vacation and sick leave.
• Tuition reduction benefits for you or your qualifying dependents at OSU or the additional six Oregon Public Universities.
• Robust Work Life programs including Dual Career assistance resources, flexible work arrangements, a Family Resource Center, Affinity Groups and an Employee Assistance Program.

Future and current OSU employees can use the to learn more about the full value of the benefits provided at OSU.

Key Responsibilities

25% Integration Strategy and Enterprise Integrations Framework:

• This individual will apply communication, relationship building, problem-solving skills and knowledge of best practices in applications and API integrations development methodology and IT project management to guide their development colleagues on issues related to the design, development, deployment, integration, testing, quality assurance/quality control, and support of new business functionality which may be hosted locally or purchased as software as a service
• In coordination with the Enterprise Architect, Office of Information Security, and UIT leadership identify overall technical direction/vision and help define application integration and API and integration standards to ensure robust, reliable, and technologically advanced IT integrations management as appropriate to the teaching and learning, research, and extension missions of Oregon State University.
• Serve as the Administrative Technologies representative on the Enterprise Architecture Review Board and advisor regarding the development of new enterprise business application integrations frameworks (e.g., mobile application framework) for OSU. Works in
• Develop operational guidelines, in coordination with operational Directors, for integration services and technical capabilities provided by UIT integrations team and ensure effective procedures are in place for critical aspects of work, including project planning and implementation, deploying, administering, and supporting complex application integration and API services that move data between essential University systems.
• Research new technologies and assist with defining, configuring, and implementing enterprise-class integration services.
• Develop and maintain procedural and technical documentation in alignment with enterprise architecture documentation standards.
• Participate in both short-term and long-range planning for enterprise-wide integrations

55% Integration Development:

• Maintains knowledge of core software offerings, particularly those APIs and systems that are essential for seamless communications
• Interviewing customers to determine requirements, designing implementation strategies consistent with the overall project plans, writing and modifying job control programs for current and new integrations.
• Design, automate and simplify system to system integration processes. Develop processes via tools like Workday, Apigee, Boomi/Talend, PL/SQL, SQL, Web Services and others to integrate data from system to system
• Develop and maintain secure and reliable system integration solutions
• Work closely with analyst programmers and OSU IT professionals and stakeholders to ensure that all systems are integrated to meet business requirements.
• Provides high quality and timely integration support, including responding to incident/ problem tickets and troubleshooting errors and issues with university integration systems.
• Create and manage data flows between systems and applications
• Create and maintain technical documentation
• Monitor system performance and modify as needed
• Provide support for integration-related tasks
• Follows OSU IT Change Management processes and implements quality improvement processes in integrations services and application delivery management.
• Ensure the provision of day-to-day support and maintenance, including addressing stability, performance, business continuity/disaster recovery, and appropriate protection and security of the data underlying these enterprise services.

10% Team Leadership:

• Orient and assist in onboarding new employees into the Integrations Team
• Work with the Administrative Technologies Director to discuss priorities and assign or reassign tasks to accomplish work in the team in order to be more effective and efficient.
• Provides leadership, technical direction, coordination, education, training, and technical support for these implementation and utilization of integration hub and SaaS application native integrations.
• Give directions, coaching and provide technical leadership to the integrations team concerning work procedures, and review of integrations work to ensure conformance to UIT standards
• Provide informal assessment of team members to the Administrative Technologies director.
• Creates technical plans to respond to technological change (such as more robust system-to-system data models, a move to cloud services, etc.) to meet University IT needs.
• Exhibit successful leadership in implementing large scale technology projects that support the University’s goals for teaching and student learning, research, extension and administrative process modernization
• Provide leadership to other data integration staff assigned to projects in implementing the technology vision and meeting project deliverables.

10% Professional Development:

• Maintains professional currency through active engagement in professional conferences and on/off campus training.
• Participates in and contributes actively to state, regional and national professional organizations.
• Develops professional development plans and supports the professional development needs of the staff.

What You Will Need

• A bachelor’s degree in a relevant area or similar qualification or equivalent knowledge and skills developed through professional experience.
• Eight years of IT experience with an emphasis on engineering and implementing application and data integrations including design, development, testing and deployment of integrations
• Minimum of five years of experience in administrative project planning and management; large systems design, implementation and production processing; customer problem resolution and troubleshooting; and systems design and analysis, preferably in an academic setting.
• Experience working with relational database management systems, and with complex ERP level systems.
• Excellent oral and written communications skills.
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a criminal history check and be determined to be position qualified as per University Standard: 05-010 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in youth programs may have additional criminal history checks every 24 months.

What We Would Like You to Have

• Master’s degree in field appropriate to the work assigned; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Experience with Ellucian/Banner software and/or Workday.Experience implementing and using an integration hub
• Experience working with Microsoft Fabric
• Experience with vendor selection, vendor negotiation/contracts, and vendor management.
• Experience working in Higher Education.
• Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

Special Instructions to Applicants

When applying you will be required to attach the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV; and

2) A cover letter indicating how your qualifications and experience have prepared you for this position.

You will also be required to submit the names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers as part of the application process.

For additional information please contact: Chris Young at or 541-737-7165

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

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OSU is a fair chance employer committed to inclusive hiring. We encourage applications from candidates who bring a wide range of lived experience including involvement with the justice system. This job has “critical or security-sensitive” responsibilities. If you are selected as a finalist, your initial job offer will be contingent upon the results of a job-related pre-employment check (such as a background check, motor vehicle history check, sexual misconduct reference check, etc.). Background check results do not automatically disqualify a candidate. Take a look at our website including the section for more details. If you have questions or concerns about the pre-employment check, please contact OSU’s Employee and Labor Relations team at

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