SKC Communications: AV Integration Technician – Tier I Installer


AV Integration Technician – Tier I Installer

Category: AV Integration

Location: Shawnee Mission (Kansas City)

SKC has a great opportunity to join our fast growing Audiovisual Integration team as a Tier I Installer.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Work with Lead AV Technician to complete all phases of installation projects.
  2. Tasks including rack assembly, equipment placement and equipment mounting are to be performed in  accordance with system diagrams, both in-house and on-site.
  3. System cabling is performed in accordance with system diagrams, both in-house and on-site.
  4. Termination is performed in accordance with system diagrams, both in-house and on-site.
  5. Equipment external to racks is installed and custom panels or products are fabricated as directed by Lead AV Technician or Project Engineer.
  6. Assigned tasks relating to job site work are maintained in an organized and clean manner.
  7. Assigned tasks are regularly completed within the budgeted time, & performed to meet or exceed quality standards established at SKC.
  8. Provide feedback to facilitate improvements to the installation process.
  9. Provide any other support to ensure SKC operates up to standards on a daily basis.
  10. General knowledge of construction & AV industry.
  11. Ability to read schematic diagrams and building drawings.
  12. Provide any other support to ensure SKC operates up to standards on a daily basis.


Work Environment

SKC Communication Products, LLC promotes from within and strives to recognize each associate’s individual talents. SKC believes that our associates are our company’s most valuable asset. Consequently, SKC enjoys low turnover, promotes from within and fosters a strong team atmosphere. SKC offers a business casual environment, and we encourage our employees to be creative and enjoy the time they spend at work.

The work environment characteristics may involve dust and decibel levels over 90DB. Equipment will be provided for the safety of the employee at all times.

Special Physical Requirements

Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The employee must be able to regularly lift 25 pounds and occasionally lift 75 pounds. Specific vision acuity requirements include close vision, depth perception, and color recognition. This person will frequently be required to be on step ladders up to 12’ and extension ladders to 26’. Occasional use of a man-lift up to 40’ will also be required.

Travel     10-15%


Education College/Technical degree preferred


Level 1     0 + years.

Level II     2 + years

Level III    5+ years

General Qualifications

Ability to analyze customer situations, make decisions and solve problems under pressure.  Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and detail.  Basic numeric skills.  Ability to maintain positive working relationships with management, co-workers, clients and vendors.  Ability to communicate effectively face-to-face, in groups, and via telephone and written communication.  Ability to travel.  Ability to sit for long periods of time entering computer data, researching leads, and telephone communication (up to eight (8) hours).  Ability to be detail oriented, work without supervision and must be available during working hours

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities required of individuals so classified. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

It is the policy of SKC Communication Products, LLC to hire and retain individuals based upon their relative merits, abilities, experience, ambition and availability to best serve the public interest without regard for factors such as race, color, gender, religion, creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, lay-off and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. All policies, practices and actions taken will conform to applicable State and Federal laws, and all employment processes will be in accordance with Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action guidelines and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

SKC Communication Products, LLC (SKC) is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

University of Kansas: IT Full-Stack Engineer

Auto req ID 5473BR
Posting Title IT Full-Stack Engineer
Position Number 00208119
Department Information Technology
No. of Positions 1
Location/Division Lawrence
FTE 1.0
Reg/Temp Regular
FLSA Status Nonexempt
Employee Class U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Work Schedule 8 to 5 Monday thru Friday, with possible after hours call in/call back.
Job Family Information Technology-KUL
Position Overview This position provides application administration, development, and support services for the KU Libraries. The emphasis is on library management and scholarly communications systems such as Integrated Library Management System and catalog, interlibrary loan system, institutional repository, digital collections systems, and other applications related to teaching, learning and research at the university.  This position is responsible for the development, maintenance, and support of software from conception to end of life.  This responsibility includes application installation, configuration, customization, maintenance, troubleshooting, and the addition, removal, or modification of features in pre-existing software and creation or modification of new in-house software applications.  This position will utilize existing purchased or open-sourced software (such as DSpace, Islandora, Omeka, etc), and will be asked to investigate and create custom solutions.   Some of these custom solutions will include, but not be limited to integration and automation development.  This position will be using Linux and Free and Open Source Software extensively on a daily basis.

An example project for this position would be the following.

  • Pull in a new software release from a third party git repository into our git repository.
  • Merge the changes in the new release with our current code base, including custom features at the source code level.
  • Work with staff to test/validate new release, expose new features of release, update KU-custom features, and create new features.
  • Install new release into production during approved maintenance windows. Support & troubleshoot moving forward.

Reporting in KU Information Technology, the position works in partnership with Libraries staff to provide quality information services to the user community.  This position will be communicating with staff in both the Libraries and Information Technology on a daily basis.  This position will have after-hours on-call responsibilities.

Security Profile

  • This position shares in responsibility for information security by following all applicable security policies and procedures.
  • This position is authorized to use elevated privilege accounts in the performance of job duties.
  • This position is authorized to issue password resets in accordance with established procedure in the performance of job duties.
  • This position is authorized to handle sensitive or confidential data in accordance with established procedures in the performance of job duties.
Job Description 65%  Application Support

  • Upgrades and maintains applications and auxiliary software on the server using knowledge of library operations, standards and data protocols.
  • Coordinates server support initiatives with unit(s) responsible for desktop and client support.
  • Works with Libraries staff to verify, document, report, and resolve incidents and problems to technical support staff, either internal or vendor.  Tracks, tests, and reports resolution.
  • Configures and customizes solutions to meet needs identified by library staff
  • Writes and organizes technical documentation required to maintain applications, augmenting vendor documentation as needed.
  • Works closely with appropriate staff in Libraries and Information Technology computing units to monitor and delivery quality services to end users.

15%  Assists in innovating new services and solutions.

  • Works closely with Libraries and IT management groups to consider and implement new solutions and services that allow users to access, integrate, manipulate, and use electronic information.
  • Assists in analyzing technologies that affect system integration and interoperability, data migration, and digital preservation.
  • Builds, tests, and deploys new custom software solutions using management and team approved languages and methodologies.

10%  Project Planning

  • In consultation with the designated IT and Library staff, creates project plans and carries out prioritized projects related to ongoing support and service delivery, coordinating with other IT and Library units as needed.
  • Assists in identifying and analyzing user requirements for configuring and upgrading existing systems and services or implementing new ones.
  • Utilizes knowledge of library operations, data formats and standards, information exchange protocols in working with planning teams for solutions that are cognizant of the privacy, licensure, and security aspects of various types of digital data.
  • Participates in IT Service management including preparation of change management requests for approval and participation in incident and problem resolution.
  • Meets regularly with IT and Libraries service teams.

10% Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications 1.     Associate Degree and three years relevant experience.

2.     2 years experience installing, upgrading, configuring and maintaining server-based applications in an enterprise UNIX/Linux environment.

3.     1 year of experience doing professional software development, including experience developing web applications.

4.     1 year of experience working with relational or NoSQL based databases.

5.     Knowledgeable in procedures for applying upgrades, patches, and fixes provided by Software vendors.

6.     Effective written and interpersonal communication skills as evidenced by application materials.

7.     Experience working in a team environment as evidenced by application materials.

Preferred Qualifications 1.     Experience supporting systems for library management, digital library services, scholarly communication and research support, or learning management.

2.     Familiarity with metadata standards and formats for library systems (e.g., MARC, Dublin Core, METS, MODS) and protocols for search and retrieval (e.g. OAI-PHM, Z39.50)

3.     Experience working in an DevOps based environment.

4.     Experience writing scripts using a scripting language (shell, Perl, Ruby, Python).

5.     Experience developing in a web backend programming language (PHP, Python, Java, Server-Side JavaScript etc.)

6.     Experience developing web frontends (HTML, CSS, client-side JavaScript, XML, XSLT, Drupal)

7.     Experience using a web framework. (Symfony, Spring, Struts2 , Play, Django)

8.     Experience using SQL to extract data for manipulation or reporting.

9.     Experience using Docker, Vagrant, and/or a configuration management tool (Puppet/Chef)

10.  Experience administering Apache, Tomcat, Solr, and/or ElasticSearch.

11.  Experience administering mysql, PostgreSQL, and/or Oracle based applications.

12.  Experience using a version control system (Git preferred.)

13.  Bachelor’s Degree

Additional Candidate Instruction A complete online application consists of:

  • A cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met.
  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 Professional References

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Review of applications begins March 21, 2016 and will continue until a qualified pool is assembled.  To ensure priority consideration apply before this date.

Contact Information to Applicants Matt Copeland, IT Technology Coordinator,
Advertised Salary Range Contingent on Qualifications
Application Review Begins 21-Mar-2016









To Apply:




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HyVee – Supply Chain Developer

Supply Chain Developer

We have an opening in the Information Technology Department for a Supply Chain Developer.

The following partial job description explains this full-time position.

General Function

The Supply Chain Developer designs, creates, tests, implements and supports solutions through a variety of third-party applications and platforms, ensuring that all function seamlessly and efficiently. The successful candidate will have strong problem solving skills, ability to work in a collaborative environment, and can connect technology to real-world business challenges.

  1. Designs, creates, modifies, and tests solutions to enable optimal operation of Supply Chain Applications. Technologies involved include but are not limited to webMethods, SQL, and high-level programming languages such as C and Java.
  2. Troubleshoots applications and platforms to correct defects and resolve issues.
  3. Organizes and documents technical requirements; creates technical design specifications.
  4. Works with Support Services Personnel to improve customer service to system users.
  5. Champions company standards and best practices. Work to continuously improve software delivery processes and practices.
  6. Reports to work when scheduled and on time.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Attends and participates in industry and company meetings, including meetings for Analysts/Programmers, Task Review, Team, Departmental, and Manager.
  2. Participates in off-hours on-call rotation.
  3. Performs other job-related duties and special projects as required.

Education and Experience

Degree in computer science, management information systems, supply chain, related field or equivalent work experience required.

Equipment Required

Mainframe and/or Windows computer software and application development tools. PC, telephone and calculator

Supervisory Responsibilities

Instructing, assigning work, reviewing work, planning the work of others, maintaining standards, and coordinating activities

If you are interested and meet the qualifications, please apply on line at For more information, candidates can email

The deadline for applying is Friday, March 18th at 12:00 noon. Please submit your resume/cover letter to