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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 15th of each month. The last update occurred on April 17, 2014. If you select a position that is no longer active, you will receive a notice that the position is no longer available.

Application Developer - West Lafayette - IT Application Services (Job Number: 1401108)  

The Application Developer will design, develop, test, and implement software applications, while maintaining multiple existing applications.  This position will provide ongoing support, including troubleshooting, resolution of all reported issues, and training when needed.  This individual will understand multiple applications across supported areas.

Business Analyst - Student - West Lafayette - IT Application Services (Job Number: 1400958)  

The Business Analyst - Student is responsible for partnering with the business and IT staff to build and maintain strong customer relationships, to serve as the primary contact point for the business to engage IT for solution analysis services.  Assist in the development of Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) solutions including implementing, enhancing, and testing business application software.  Provide critical thinking and problem solving skills to assist in resolving complex technical problems.  Implement designed business processes and functionality to specifications. Develop and maintain a deep and broad understanding of system capabilities and alternative approaches to business solutions.

Senior Application Systems Analyst - West Lafayette - IT Application Services (Job Number: 1400951)  

Data extraction and reporting of student data and recruitment data. Provide operational support to maintain undergraduate enrollment in relation to enrollment management goals. Provide technical support and training for users of the Enterprise Reporting system and the Student Recruitment system. Remain current with latest data access technology. Consult with internal and external constituents, including state and federal government agencies. Provide research for decision-making by upper-administration. Responsible for completing various surveys for student data.

Enrollment Analyst - West Lafayette - Enrollment Management Analysis and Reporting (Job Number: 1400925)  

Data extraction and reporting of student data and recruitment data. Provide operational support to maintain undergraduate enrollment in relation to enrollment management goals. Provide technical support and training for users of the Enterprise Reporting system and the Student Recruitment system. Remain current with latest data access technology. Consult with internal and external constituents, including state and federal government agencies. Provide research for decision-making by upper-administration. Responsible for completing various surveys for student data.

Fiscal Data Analyst - West Lafayette - Physical Facilities Fiscal Affairs - Business Services (Job Number: 1400836)  

The successful candidate will use established and administrative computing standards to create, modify and enhance reports for Physical Facilities Fiscal Affairs (PFFA) in support of fiscal operations. Will assist in the decision making process for the development of users tools for data collection and analysis. Will also assist with the design of the business process that supports data needs for Physical Facilities Fiscal Affairs and Partner Units overall. Will value diversity by working effectively with people from different viewpoints and backgrounds.

Digital Marketing Specialist - West Lafayette _ College of Technology (Job Number: 1400830)  

Perform a variety of tasks such as assisting with the development of digital marketing strategies, incorporating branding messages, creating, assisting, and providing support for departmental, faculty, and student organization websites, and assisting with server setup and testing.

Data Management Specialist - West Lafayette - College of Technology (Job Number: 1400813)  

Manage college and department level dashboards, metrics and assessment tools for the College of Technology.  Develop systems and processes necessary to consistently gather and maintain accurate data. Use established computing standards to develop, modify, maintain, and enhance query and reporting capabilities.  Work with data from multiple sources including but not limited to Banner, SQL, and other Purdue databases and resources using Cognos, Excel, and other reporting software. 

IT Service Manager (Job Number: 1401032)  

The IT Service Manager will oversee and champion the implementation, management ‎‎and use of service management best practices, processes and ‎principles in support of university business for departments as they relate to IT services.  This position will ‎identify, communicate and mitigate risks to change readiness, change acceptance and change management ‎‎initiatives.‎ ‎Provide ‎mentoring to business contacts, process owners and process ‎coordinators ‎within assigned departments.  Provide analysis of processes, policies, and priorities and their effect on ‎the business unit.  Ensure communication of changes through appropriate mechanisms to promote customer awareness.

Audio Visual Aids Technician VIII (Job Number: 1401038)  

Design, fabricate, install, maintain and operate audio-visual equipment and its infrastructure. Setup and remove portable AV equipment in a manner appropriate for the space and customer's needs. Share in the responsibility for service parts inventory and service documentation. Train student employees and act as functional supervisor during field installations and setups. 

Data Research Analyst - West Lafayette - Office of Institutional Research, Assessment & Effectiveness (Job NUmber: 1400563)  

Reporting to the Associate Director of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Effectiveness the position will provide statistical data analysis and database construction of elements relevant to the effectiveness of Purdue in student success, faculty activity, and resource management. The position will conduct research to inform decision making by the President, Chief Information Officer, Chief Data Officer and other senior level administration. It will perform data extraction, information analysis, and research report tasks to provide institutional information to internal and external constituents including federal and state agencies.


Programmer/Analyst - West Lafayette - School of Management (Job Number: 1400363)  

The successful candidate will serve as a Programmer/Analyst for application development activities. Develop new and maintain existing applications written in a variety of programming languages. Design, code, test, and debug software. Provide customer service through the use of systems analysis and design techniques to identify the requirements for new systems or enhancements to existing ones. Maintain system documentation. Participate in business process redesign and improvement activities supporting change, growth and flexibility through demonstrated teamwork, communication, and problem solving. Create functional prototypes of web components, websites, and web applications, using HTML, CSS, XML, and dynamic technologies such as JavaScript, JQuery, and other technologies.


Web System Developer/Programmer - West Lafayette - Engineering Computer Network(Job Number: 1301024)  

The successful candidate will design, develop, and support web services for the College of Engineering, College of Technology, Office of the Vice President for Research, and Discovery Park. This includes website and application development, troubleshooting, and documentation.

Director, Information Assurance - West Lafayette - IT Security & Policy(Job Number: 1400089)  

The Director, Information Assurance will ensure the activities of the policy, compliance and outreach staff actively reflect the strategic direction of ITaP and the University's strategic plan. Recommend future direction for information security policy development, education or awareness activities and various compliance and assurance activities. Oversee the development and maintenance of complex information security policy that is applicable to the Purdue University system.  Work with the University Security Officers Working Group and other pertinent stakeholders to develop University-wide IT policies. Evaluate the performance of various compliance and assurance activities including: risk assessments, data stewardship and awareness programs. Review federal, state and local pending legislation and regulation for issues that would affect information security at the University.

Education Reporting Business Analyst - West Lafayette - College of Education(Job Number: 1400100)  

Assist the Director in carrying out responsibilities related to the implementation and design of data collection for the College of Education and Teacher Education at Purdue. Manage, analyze, report and coordinate training. Collaborate with various IT Units related to database management support. Also be responsible for addressing reporting needs related to the OnePurdue Student Systems, Finance and Human Resources, Sponsored Programs.

Support Specialist - Instructional Development Center - West Lafayette - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number: 1400110)  

Serve as level 2 support provider, and problem resolver, for instructional uses of technology.  Respond to, and diagnose, incident tickets using an incident tracking and resolution system.  Analyze user requirements and provide recommendations to developers and administrators on instructional technology improvements. Respond to, consult with, and communicate with faculty, staff and/or students who report problems encountered while using technology. 

Site Specialist, User Services - West Lafayette - College of Education(Job Number: 1302963)  

This position is responsible for coordinating and providing Information Technology support to administrators, faculty, staff and students in the Purdue University College of Education. Coordinate services to install, upgrade, manage and support computer hardware, software, peripheral devices, mobile devices, printers, and other technologies. Develop and implement new uses of information technology to enhance academic, instructional, and research activities. Maintain operational support for departmental technology infrastructure including file storage, networking systems, lab technology, instructional and assistive technologies.

Senior Business Intelligence Analyst - West Lafayette - IT Application Services(Job Number: 1302936)  

The Senior Business Intelligence Analyst is responsible for technical leadership in the operations and support of enterprise business intelligence (BI) solutions.  Works closely with end users, business partners, and technical teams to gather requirements and provide solutions for business problems. Leads and mentors end users, business partners, business analysts, and technical staff on report development techniques and best practices. Ensures data quality in business intelligence environment. 

Cognos Administrator/Developer - West Lafayette - IT Application Services(Job Number: 1302919)  

The Cognos Administrator/Developer leads the administration of Cognos environments including operations, maintenance, security, optimization, and performance tuning. Supports and advises on backup/data recovery and archival processes. Responsible for developing Cognos Software Development Kit (SDK) solutions to meet business requirements. Works closely with the IT Infrastructure Services Application Administration group to provide seamless support. Works closely with clients to design, implement, and architect an enterprise environment that spans multiple divisions and groups, and integrates data and processes throughout the organization.

Information Literacy Instructional Designer - West Lafayette - Libraries(Job Number: 1301501)  

Working under the guidance of the Libraries’ Information Literacy Specialist, the ILID will lead efforts to collaborate with and guide faculty and instructors in the development of instructional designs for teaching learners to use information in embedded ways that support the attainment of instructional outcomes. The ILID will participate on interdepartmental teams that collaborate with faculty and instructors on course development projects in areas such as instructional design, evaluation of instructional outcomes, and curriculum development. The ILID will develop instructional material designed to promote best practices for addressing information literacy in the undergraduate classroom. The ILID will also collaborate with faculty or instructors in the development of classroom research projects.  Reporting to the Information Literacy Specialist who coordinates the Libraries’ involvement in IMPACT, the ILID will provide regular reports on the progress and status of their work with faculty and instructors.

Application Administrator - West Lafayette - IT Application Services(Job Number: 1302869)  

The Application Administrator will be responsible for administration and installation of up to 10 of the 30-40 enterprise and departmental applications supported. Provide expertise and assist customers, developers and partners with design decisions. Provide ongoing maintenance and application of updates and patches.  Maintain monitoring and data gathering systems for reporting and performance purposes. Work with vendors to address and resolve problems. The individual will be part of a rotating on-call cycle that is one week in length.

Instructional Support Coordinator - West Lafayette - Engineering Education(Job Number: 1302600)  

Coordinate and plan one of the First-Year Engineering (FYE) courses, including the in-class and out of class experience, in cooperation with faculty and other staff. Also includes management of centralized FYE course activities, such as developing course materials, dealing with student issues, and maintaining website interfaces. Also assists with the overall operation of the Ideas-To-Innovation (i2i) Laboratory and ARMS B061 classroom.

Senior Software Engineer - West Lafayette - Academic Technologies(Job Number: 1302647)  

The Senior Software Engineer will frequently work to resolve defects encountered during various testing cycles, and must be capable of adapting to changing priorities.   Work within a team environment to gather requirements, participate in design reviews, implement and /or integrate new functionality, maintain systems, and assist with quality assurance.  This position will provide leadership and mentoring to other team members.  Generate publications about applications to promote visibility and attract research funding.  Documentation is required to help train operational staff to provide support, and provide some level of direct support to end users.

Web Developer - West Lafayette - Office of Marketing and Media(Job Number: 1302723)  

Create new and modify existing web sites for the University Office of Marketing and Media and clients.  Use creativity and initiative to scope and continuously improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the department's electronic communication (web sites, email, video, photography, PowerPoints, etc.)  Use current tools and technology to program web applications as simple or as complex as necessary to achieve departmental goals.  Research, evaluate, recommend, and test technical solutions to continuously enhance electronic communication and data integrations.  Facilitate communications among the Digital Marketing group to keep all maintained pages up to date. 

Strategic Data Manager - West Lafayette - College of Science(Job Number: 1302230)  

To provide college leadership with better data to support strategic decision making, to more effectively monitor performance with regard to metrics, to more effectively support and make the case for new college initiatives and proposals, to report to accreditation and funding agencies, and to communicate impact to stakeholders.

Web Communication Coordinator- West Lafayette - Agricultural Economics(Job Number: 1302374)  

Web communication, streaming videos, social media to provide necessary communication to constituants. Help faculty with BlackBoard and other technology to assist in their teaching.

Software Engineer/Analyst - West Lafayette - Engineering Computer Network(Job Number: 1301861)  

This position provides administrative computing support for the existing Windows infrastructure of the Engineering Computer Network (ECN), providing support for 4000 client machines of the Colleges of Engineering and Technology, and for the Office of the Vice President for Research. The successful candidate will administrate existing servers, develop utilities to manage clients and client information, integrate data from multiple databases and display the information in IIS dashboards, implement data sharing between Microsoft SQL databases and central Oracle/MySQL databases, investigate and resolve issues with packaging and distribution of software to client systems, and provide documentation to users of ECN system.

Project Manager - West Lafayette - IT Infrastructure Services(Job Number: 1302072)  

The Project Manager will provide expertise in managing small and medium projects to successful completion and may provide assistance with management of larger projects. These projects may be contained within a single unit or span multiple business units. Assumes responsibility for projects with modest business impact. Projects managed are typically 1-6 months in length and involve individual technologies, vendors, or functions.

Software Engineer - Academic Technologies - Job Number: 1201785

The Software Engineer will create solutions to meet advanced computing needs by designing and developing applications that require high performance and distributed computing resources, scientific datasets, web and internet technologies, and graphical user interfaces. The Software Engineer will frequently work to resolve defects encountered during various testing cycles, and must be capable of adapting to changing priorities. Work within a team environment to gather requirements, participate in design reviews, implement and/or integrate new functionality, maintain systems, and assist with quality assurance.