Sharif Nijim

Concurrent Assistant Teaching Professor

Sharif  Nijim

Contact Information

  • Office: 209 Information Technology Center
  • Phone: 574-631-5545
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Sharif Nijim is an IT Architect at the University of Notre Dame. His main areas of focus include cloud computing, devops, enterprise architecture, APIs, and creating positive disruption. Sharif served as the lead architect for Notre Dame and on the initial higher education advisory board for Box as part of its coming to be as an Internet2 Net+ service. Prior to joining Notre Dame in 2007, Sharif was the Director of Quality Assurance and Special Projects for TravelCLICK. He also co-founded and served on the board of a customer data integration company, serving the airline industry. Prior to that, he spent over a decade building enterprise-class transactional, decision support, and customer data integration systems for clients including Federal Express, SBC/Ameritech, and United Airlines. In his free time, Sharif enjoys creating memories with his family, motorcycling, and unplugging. He tweets as @snijim.


BA, University of Notre Dame