System Specialist I, Provisioning
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Remote - Remote,

Are you ready to make a difference? Are you passionate about transforming education? Do you want to use your expertise to support our innovative approach to math education? MIND Research Institute is the creator of ST Math, a breakthrough approach to learning mathematics using spatial temporal models embedded into interactive puzzles based on the way the brain learns. MIND Research Institute, the creator of ST Math, is looking for a highly effective System Specialist that can think outside the box and be excited to provide solutions to challenges when they arise. Join us in our mission to ensure that all students are mathematically equipped to solve the worlds most challenging problems!


MIND Research Institute is currently seeking a driven, innovative, and motivated problem solver to add to our team.


Most importantly, the right candidate will embody MINDs core values:

People: Collaborate with many different subject matter experts across the organization along with supporting the organizations initiatives on creating a strong, inclusive culture, as we continue to learn, grow, and move forward with one another.

Problem-Solving: Prioritize projects as you balance the needs of multiple internal requests.

Learning: Are you ready to share your skills and experience, while learning continuously from others as well? You will have to be willing to stretch and hungry to learn.

Our ideal candidate will have:
  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Detail-oriented

  • Problem-solver ready to focus on issues and find immediate solutions as well as developing preventive solutions

  • Experience working in the education system

  • Experience using SQL to investigate issues and create reports in databases

  • In-depth understanding of Account Provisioning needs for educators and students

  • Knowledge of different account provisioning options including OneRoster, csv and API processes

  • Familiarity with the SIS systems in use across the education system

  • Ability to investigate, analyze and solve issues using knowledge of the above

  • Knowledge of and experience using Jenkins to manage provisioning work


  • Provide tier 2 support for support team for roster issues

  • Monitor roster failures for follow-up as needed

  • Configure jobs for account provisioning based on district requirements

  • Work with implementation managers to

    • Test incoming csv and API data and analyze issues

    • Report issues using language a customer can understand

    • See provisioning process through to completion and customer startup

  • Use SQL to investigate and analyze issues in the DB by running queries

  • Work as liaison between Engineering and Ed Success to insure smooth operation and cooperation between departments


  • Document and report progress in provisioning and customer issues

  • Report on provisioning activities using established metrics and suggest improvements

  • Proactively identify problems with requirements (lack of clarity, inconsistencies) while testing, and communicates these issues early to help course-correct

  • Attend Triage meetings to report on findings and discuss issues

Additional Desirable Technical Skills:

  • Jira, Git and BitBucket or other software life cycle management tools

  • Reading and manipulating JSON and XML data exchange formats

After reading about the opportunity on our team, are you more excited than you were before? Does your work reflect out of the box solutions? Still saying Yes!? Then we absolutely want to talk with you!


This role can be based in Irvine, CA or anywhere in the United States, as long as you don't mind turning on your webcam to build a rapport. If remote, you may be visiting the sunny Southern California office 1-2x a year (when it is safe to do so). This position will report to the Director, Sustained Engineering.