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Designer. Admin. Geek.

Manages, plans, designs, develops, and supports the AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellowships (STPF) production and non-production application environments, software systems, and third party IT products.

  • Provides support for application architecture, design, maintenance, access, and security administration.
  • Troubleshoots hardware, software, and server issues and/or data issues when they arise.
  • Communicates solutions, issues, and risks directly to Project Director responsible for Outreach, Engagement and Communication Systems.
  • Responsible for ensuring the performance and reliability of STPF systems.
  • Assists or performs troubleshooting for hardware, software and system problems that involve CS application servers, web servers, process schedulers, and third party software and application modules.
  • Defines user requirements, coordinates system-wide updates, and installs upgrades and patches for STPF systems including application, security, and other upgrades.
  • Collaborates with STPF team to create recommendations for enhancements/changes that may involve custom design, and optional and third party products to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of STPF systems.
  • Monitors and maintains performance metrics for system features; and recommends and takes corrective/preventive actions based on those metrics.
  • Participates in design, development and implementation of test and production applications.
  • Performs configuration, change management and testing activities as required.
  • Consults users on technology changes that will impact work processes.
  • Works with multiple teams within the STPF application environments, including services and databases of high impact, high importance, and high complexity with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility of applications and tools.