Employment

Work with Us at DECS

DECS provides IT services and support for the faculty, staff, students and guests of the College of Engineering at Michigan State University. To learn more about DECS, see our About DECS page.

Our department is made up of a group of highly-skilled full time staff, graduate assistants and undergraduate students. Our department's success depends extensively upon the quality of our employees. If you are a highly motivated individual desiring work in a modern, fast-paced and evolving IT department, see below for more information about possible job opportunities.

Full-Time Employee Positions


Software Developer

MSU College of Engineering is seeking a software development professional. The job requires knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year degree in computer science, information systems, business, or other related field; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in developing and managing web applications; strong knowledge of and experience with object oriented programming principles; experience in Java, J2EE, MVC web development, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX; strong knowledge of and experience with one or more relational database management systems (MySQL, Postgres, Oracle) and SQL; proficient understanding of OWASP security principles; strong verbal and written communication skills; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

In summary, the software developer will implement interactive web applications using Java/J2EE technologies. The candidate will participate in all phases of the application development cycle consisting of meeting with clients to collect and analyze requirements, preparing the application and database design, implementing the application and maintaining it through its lifetime. The candidate will also participate in the assessment of security vulnerabilities of the applications and work on resolving the discovered vulnerabilities.

To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.msu.edu and refer to posting number 3667. The closing date of application is August 2, 2016.

Systems and Security Support Specialist

MSU College of Engineering is seeking a systems and security support specialist. The job requires knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in computer science, information systems, or a related information technology field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in operating an information systems; UNIX, LINUX, Windows BSD, Apple OSX; experience with distributed services and resources; systems and application programming experience in PHP, Perl, UNIX/LINUX/Win scripting; administrative/production experience with Active Directory, Kerberos, LDAP, SharePoint, Zimbra and Terminal Services; familiar with fostering collaboration with systems security administrators to protect information and its infrastructure from external or internal threats; performing risk assessment and assuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements regarding information access, security and privacy; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

In summary, the systems and security support specialist will provide network desktop, mobile, and remote administrative support for the technology infrastructure (servers, resources, and users) in the College of Engineering; will organize, plan, and participate in the development and support of evolving information systems; provides quick and simple solutions in a complex environment; will migrate and/or coordinate the migration of application systems from test to quality assured production environments; researches, plans and evaluates current/future operating system technologies. Will develop and deliver educational and training programs for information security and privacy matters; design and implement continuing training/info practicing for faculty, staff, and administrators; coordinate information security policies, standards and procedures, maintain knowledgebase by keeping abreast of latest security and privacy legislation, regulations, advisories, alerts and vulnerabilities; ensure compliance with external agencies; and maintain information on the topic of security awareness, alerts, training and other informational security practices via various media outlet strategies.

To apply for this position, visit our website at http://jobs.msu.edu and refer to posting number 3715. The closing date for applications is August 2, 2016.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

 Student Employee Positions


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Division of Engineering Computing Services Michigan State University is an equal opportunity employer