IT Careers at Purdue

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On a monthly basis, information technology vacancies will be advertised here.

At its best, career & professional development is a partnership between you and your manager. The purpose of the employment website is to:

  • provide greater transparency into the variety of information technology opportunities on campus
  • emphasize information technology as a career with multiple career tracks: technical, management, project management, etc.
  • spark a dialogue between you and your manager about the necessary experiences that facilitate both vertical and lateral movement needed for career advancement

For more information, please visit Taleo or click the title of each position.


To apply for information technology student employment opportunities, please visit the Student Employment website.

Notice: These positions are updated around the 22nd of each month. The last update occurred on May 20, 2016. If you select a position that is no longer active, you will receive a notice that the position is no longer available.

Video Engineer - IT Customer Relations (Job Number:  1600570) 

The Video Engineer will work independently to carry out needs assessment, design, construction, implementation and maintenance of the video and multimedia production facilities. This includes television studio, distance learning studio, electronic field production facilities, editing facilities, duplication facilities, broadcast networking, live streaming and routing facilities. Monitor ongoing projects and work load to ensure projects/tasks are on schedule and will meet customer objectives. Develop and implement proactive preventative maintenance procedures to avoid problems. Provide communication and coordination with management.

System Administrator - Associate - Agriculture Information Technology (AgIT) (Job Number:  1600629) 

Purdue AgIT is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator to provide effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation and maintenance of hardware, software and related infrastructure. Provide tier 3 support and mentoring for the Support Services team - who provide tier 1 and 2 desktop support to College of Agriculture staff and faculty. Develop processes that allow faculty and scientists to complete cutting edge research without interruption from IT or desktop support issues. Collaborate with peers and colleagues across the College of Agriculture as well as with other University IT units. Create and maintain packages for software deployment and computer imaging. Ensure that all equipment and related procedures adhere to University policies and values.

IT Analyst - Web Applications - Engineering Computer Network (ECN) (Job Number:  1600680)

The IT Analyst - Web Applications position implements and coordinates design, development, and maintenance of websites, web applications, and print publications for the Office of Research Communications (ORC) in compliance with ADA and W3C standards. ORC serves Purdue’s Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships (EVPRP) and supported research areas in Discovery Park. Responsibilities include: coordinating with various stakeholders to define and develop high-quality solutions; creation and support of web applications for internal and external clients; supervising and managing projects assigned to graduate student assistants; serving as the SharePoint site collection administrator for EVPRP and Discovery Park; and evaluation of new technologies/processes necessary to facilitate the business goals of EVPRP and Discovery Park.

Database Administrator - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number:  1600686)

The Database Administrator is responsible for the creation, support, and administration of Oracle, SQL & MySql databases on UNIX and ‎Windows platforms. This position will recommend and establish standards, policies, and procedures for database construction and use, and programming and application administration. Responsible for providing design recommendations and expertise regarding the integration and architecture of commercial application packages, databases and relevant applications. Responsible for identifying and recording gaps between business requirements and product functionality and alternative work arounds based on technical feasibility. Implement, ‎troubleshoot, and maintain various database environments, including tuning, ‎maintaining, and integrating the physical database structures for the most efficient utilization of the environment. Responsible for the specification and development of custom tools and utilities to extend applications; maintaining monitoring and data gathering systems for reporting and performance forensics purposes. Maintain an understanding, and then apply current technology trends within the industry to the university supported systems.

Student Systems Administrator - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number: 1600414)

Provide technical coordination and support for the implementation and maintenance of a suite of Banner and Blackboard products focused on the student, faculty and business office experience. Primary responsibilities include the administration of Ellucian Banner, Blackboard Learn, and Oracle database software, including architecture, creation, support, and administration of multi-tier environments that are reliable, available and secure on Linux and Windows platforms. Recommend and implement standards, policies, ‏and procedures to achieve agreed upon service levels by tuning, maintaining, and supporting a breadth of application infrastructure. This position is responsible for providing design recommendations and expertise regarding the integration and architecture of commercial application packages. Responsible for identifying and recording gaps between business requirements and product functionality and alternative work arounds based on technical feasibility. Responsible for the specification and development of custom tools and utilities to extend applications. Will maintain, monitor and gather data gathering systems for reporting and performance forensics purposes. Work in a team environment that values camaraderie.

Manager, Voice Operations - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number: 1600469)

The Manager, Voice Operations manages the operation and maintenance of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services and related telecommunication systems including analysis, coordination and implementation. Leads the team responsible for the analysis/troubleshooting, system & networking monitoring of all VoIP solutions, day to day maintenance and support as required. Manages support efforts for various hardware, software and equipment issues and problems as well as service or maintenance for the various telecommunications equipment and systems. Serves as a technical resource for the resolution of moderate to complex voice, and voice mail system problems. Responsible for the installation, maintenance and overall performance (up time, adherence to SLA, etc.) of the voice network including line configurations, and installations, voice mail and reporting. Leads the development and implementation of best practices, policies, processes and procedures for the telecommunications team.

Desktop Services Specialist - IT Customer Relations (Job Number: 1600503) 

One position is a Tier 1 support position which will address technical issues to ensure quick restoration of service or proper escalation in a service desk environment. Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software issues including but not limited to computers, ‎printers, mobile devices, video conferencing, peripherals, which may require remote technical assistance and diagnostics. Identify, recommend, develop, and maintain documentation for the knowledgebase to facilitate quick resolution for customer and support staff. Deploy software packages within centralized desktop management systems for Windows and Macintosh operating systems. Proactively support the day-to-day security of the desktop environment, including desktop operating systems, firewalls, antivirus, and software patching. Support the file services environment including permissions management, managing space utilization, and consulting for file services needs. This posting represents 2 vacancies. 

Instructional Design Specialist - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number:  1600241)

The Instructional Design Specialist position works collaboratively with Instructional Designers and faculty to build courses , develop course content, multimedia, and learning objects that facilitate high quality learning experiences in face-to-face, online, and hybrid instruction. This position is located on the Course Design and Development team in Teaching & Teaching Learning Technologies, a division of ITaP, Purdue's central IT organization.

SCCM Administrator - IT Customer Relations (Job Number:  1600219)

The System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Administrator's duties entail the creation and maintenance of SCCM packages, collections, advertisements, queries, and inventory.  Software packages include creation of base desktop configuration.  Monitor, maintain and administer the local SCCM site infrastructure and participate in the monitoring and administration of Global SCCM Infrastructure.  Provide regular status reports and maintain documentation for standard operating procedures.  Perform routine SCCM and Active Directory administration tasks.  Research, test and train other staff on use of new systems management technologies. 

Data Analyst - College of Health & Human Sciences (Job Number: 1600115)

To acquire and analyze data and provide reports on the data for academic administrators (the dean, associate deans, associate deans, and department heads), faculty, and Student Services staff in the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS). A key focus is on data related to important aspects of undergraduate and graduate education, but analyses and reports are needed on metrics associated with all the HHS strategic goals in the HHS Strategic Plan (see These reports must be adapted for different audiences, and they must provide a comprehensible and solid foundation for decisions about specific actions, programs, and policies. Also important is the analyst's contribution to fostering data-informed decision-making by increasing college-wide awareness of the data available and of the tools for obtaining and interpreting those data.

IT Security Engineer - IT Security & Policy  (Job Number:  1600042) 

The IT Security Engineer will build and help manage new security services or security tools offered to Purdue University. Design and develop training, processes, tools, and technologies that help proactively reduce risk to Purdue assets. Design, test, and/or implement modifications to security controls and security monitoring tools utilized by other staff. Evaluate and implement security measurements. Monitor for security vulnerabilities and take appropriate action. Maintain existing security tools and applications.

Instructional Designer - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number:  1501542) 

The instructional designer (ID) position provides professional services to faculty and staff to support the teaching and learning mission of the university. Provides one-on-one professional and consulting services to faculty and instructors in the design and development of hybrid and fully online courses. Collaborates with faculty and instructors in areas such as course development, media development, instructional design, and assessment and evaluation of instructional outcomes. Supports the work of the transformation course design. Develops and supports training activities for best practices for the use of instructional technology tools.  

Educational Technologist - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number: 1600101) 

The Educational Technologist will work with faculty, staff, and students to identify, analyze, and explore the teaching and learning technology needs of the university identifying instructional gaps. Recommend pilot technology initiatives and as successful recommend transitions of these initiates to the organization. Proactively collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to implement pilot technologies using research methodology. Assist faculty, staff, and students in the usage and best instructional practices of the pilot technologies.

Desktop Specialist - Agriculture Information Technology (AgIT) (Job Number:  1502497) 

Responsible for installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of all client Windows and MAC hardware as well as all software used within the organization across the College. Act as a mobile helpdesk; quickly visit a client at their location to restore or enhance productivity. Ensure the stability and continuity of client and network operations. React quickly to unexpected and emergency situations requiring prompt evaluation of problems and actions to resolve the problems.

Systems/Virtualization Administrator - Engineering Computer Network (ECN) (Job Number:  1502533)

Administer the server environment including hardware, network and software infrastructure components. Design, install and configure systems, monitor systems activities and fine tune system parameters and configuration to optimize performance and ensure security of systems. Guide the installation and monitoring of applications in a virtual environment, and maintain the hypervisor infrastructure to include internal and customer facing components. Develop and maintain operating procedures which support the infrastructure systems environment. Recommend and implement procedures required for effective use of infrastructure systems resources. Educate customers on the proper use of virtual resources and assist with optimizing the environment to fit their needs.

Web Developer and Content Specialist - Mechanical Engineering (Job Number:  1502546)

Support and maintain existing departmental web sites and web applications. Create, update and deploy new web sites and web tools to meet departmental needs. Create new templates to support departmental course web pages, faculty web pages, and research group web sites. Assist faculty and instructors in deploying and supporting course web pages. Work with other staff in the development of new content for web presence.  Ensure compliance with all applicable standards and University policies.  Provide technical expertise to solve novel problems in the development and deployment of new content.

System Support Analyst - IT Application Services (Job Number:  1501980) 

The System Support Analyst is the first level of operational production support within IT Application Services. Responsible for systems administration with configuration responsibilities as well. Responsible for analyzing, troubleshooting, designing, constructing, and testing configuration and programs to fix production issues. Provide functional or technical support. Responsible for monitoring all interfaces and system operations. Troubleshoot and debug programs, databases, reports, or interfaces in response to customer trouble tickets. Maintain and update support documentation. Coordinate the automation of test scripts. Assist with the process integration of systems, which includes integration mapping either functionally or technically.

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