MD Anderson Cancer Center Building Automation System Specialist in Houston, Texas

Oversee the Daily Support and Maintenance of all Building Automation System Servers, Software, and Field Processors - Consults with departmental personnel for problem definition and management requirements. Provides problem analysis and issue resolution within the section, and assistance to BAS end users. Document and maintain all levels of Building Automation Systems (BAS) information, servers, workstations and field processors tied into BAS. Assists in preparing user information, IP and Workstation Acronym addresses and NIC address for Institution's database. Configures software and hardware for expansion and upgrades of the Building Automation System architecture. Develops utility programs and applications. Coordinates work efforts of other IT & IS personnel for setup and configuration of computer servers, workstations, networks, and other specialty software systems and Information Security requirements.

CMMS, BAS System, Database and Application Upgrades - Responsible for the installation of new software and enhancement release upgrades in coordination with IS/IT departments. Analyzes source documents, data base structure and management report requirements. Coordinates systems improvements between Information Systems and user departments and provides necessary documentation and consultation for implementation of system. Review, analyze, recommend, receive approval, and coordinate plans & procurement of system upgrades. Coordinate and resolve software and hardware compatibility issues.

System Security, Audit and Disaster Recovery Plans and Operations Paperwork - Establish, administer, and maintain system security on all building automation systems. Develop levels of security, which enable appropriate user levels to update data for which they are responsible. Develops and maintains a database of application and OS software licenses. Prepares written documentation on the system's operations. Conduct audits to ensure data quality, write reports, and create data queries. Ensures compliance with internal controls. To that end, the incumbent will become familiar with, maintain a current knowledge of, and apply Internal Controls in the course of the conduct of their position and their role in BAS network administration.

Hardware and Software Integration and Technical Advisor for Programming Projects - Determines system integration requirements including BAS hardware and software configuration and troubleshooting. Coordinates other IS/IT resources and serve as liaison between inter-institutional computer facilities, computer vendor representatives, and other divisional/departmental system coordinators. Make general database performance improvements, ensure data integrity, recover corrupted data and eliminate superfluous data. Assists in programming of complex problems. Advises less experienced programmers in the development, testing, debugging and revising of programs. Provides guidance to and acts in a training and professional development capacity for less experienced Building Automation System programmer analysts. Consults with departmental personnel for problem definition and sequence of operation programming requirements.

Other duties as assigned.

Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Electronics, Mechanical Systems, Computer Technology or other related field. Seven years experience in building automation systems analysis, design, project management and programming. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.