IT Careers at Purdue
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.
Open Information Technology Positions
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 March 23, 2017. If you select a position that is no longer active, you will receive a notice that the position is no longer available.
Purdue’s Emerging Information Technology Professionals Program (EITPP) is looking for high-performing and highly motivated upcoming college graduates interested in becoming part of something that moves the world forward.
The Emerging Information Technology Professionals Program (EITPP) is a three-year program with two rotational job assignments. Participants choose from multiple assignments focused on top Purdue IT initiatives in research, teaching, big data and operational excellence. Program members lead by doing—gaining real-world experience by working on important and challenging initiatives alongside some of the brightest minds in the world. This three-year experience will help you uncover your potential for leadership, advance your technical skills, and build a strong foundation for a rewarding career.
As an opportunity for future professionals of Purdue’s IT organization, EITPP participants will receive a tailored blend of professional and leadership development, challenging work experiences and mentoring designed to accelerate your development as a professional – and as an emerging professional in information technology. As an additional investment in your career, we offer EITPP participants a scholarship, giving you an opportunity to earn your master’s degree.
Web/Database Content Specialist - Agriculture Administration/Cooperative Extension Service (Job Number: 1700431)
Support Purdue Extension by assisting Faculty, Extension Educators, and their support staff with the utilization of web and database systems to help achieve greater efficiency in delivery of information, effective collaboration, efficient reporting of metrics, etc. This includes the use of social media, blogs, wikis, collaboration tools, LMS, Purdue Studio apps, 4HOnline and Fair Entry, etc. Test and use new technology to help further programs and initiatives of Purdue Extension.
HPC Systems Administrator - Associate / HPC Systems Administrator - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number: 1700426)
This position will be filled as a HPC Systems Administrator – Associate or at the HPC Systems Administrator level. The hiring manager will determine the job level based on the candidate's skills, experience and qualifications.
As HPC Systems Administrator - Associate/ HPC Administrator you will design, deploy, administer, and update large-scale research systems, related infrastructure services, grid software stacks, and operating systems. You will also be responsible for components of Purdue's computational research environment, and work closely with researchers, systems administrators, engineers and developers throughout the University and partner institutions. This individual will also consult with multiple IT colleagues, external research groups, and grant-funded initiatives. Additionally, you will administer existing cluster and grid infrastructure technologies, and research/prototype new systems and technologies. Finally, you will participate in national computing activities by attending workshops, conferences, and potentially presenting research.
Reporting to the web manager in the College of Engineering Communications, the web developer is a back-end web expert. Guided by the communications strategy of the College, the web developer will maintain and extend our existing web applications to enhance the College of Engineering’s web presence and to support College goals. The web developer will define and translate client requirements into highly usable web applications that further the educational mission of the College for our faculty, staff, and students as well as the wider community. The web developer will collaborate with members of the Communications team to develop, maintain, and improve the College's website by following review processes, meeting deadlines, and providing quality service for every project or initiative; develop specialized web server software using various apps and development tools; provide faculty and staff with tech support and consultation in developing techniques and software for delivering web content; evaluate and experiment with new methods for delivering and managing web content and keep staff informed of new technologies and software for managing info for web delivery. Methods and techniques would be coordinated with ECN. As a member of the Communications team, the developer will play a critical role in helping to plan for the migration of legacy systems to newer technology.
As Voice Systems Administrator, you will maintain the University Cisco Unified Communications system which includes Communications Manager, Unity Connection, Presence, Contact Center Express, gateways, Analog Telephone Adapter (ATA), Cisco Emergency Responder, Softphone Clients and third party hardware and software integrations. You will also perform configuration, management, system upgrades and day-to-day operational support and maintenance. Additionally, you will support and use software programs to monitor and maintain the VoIP system.
As 4-H Technology Integration Specialist, you will support the Indiana 4-H Youth Development Program by assisting Extension staff with the development, implementation, delivery, and evaluation of new and innovative educational materials, resources and technologies to enhance 4-H programs and learning experiences. In this role, you will participate in program planning and development discussions in addition to participation in Indiana 4-H Program activities when appropriate.
Data Scientist - Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Effectiveness (Job Number: 1700179)
Reporting to the Director of Institutional Research, as Data Scientist you will provide statistical data analysis and database construction of elements relevant to the effectiveness of Purdue in student success, faculty activity, and resource management. You will also conduct research to inform decision making by the President, Chief Information Officer, Chief Data Officer and other senior level administration. As Data Scientist, you will be responsible for engaging the community to develop applications to use results and insights gained from big data analytics.
As Media and Instructional Technology Specialist, you will provide Multimedia and Instructional Technology consulting and support for the College of Veterinary Medicine. You will consult and collaborate with faculty on course development projects as well as provide video conferencing support. Additionally, you will be responsible for developing faculty, staff, and student training to promote best practices in instructional design and media.
Assist with developing, coordinating and maintaining an enterprise level Windows, MacOS, and Linux environment as part of an extremely fast paced, integrated ECN team effort in support of research and instructional goals of the College of Engineering, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, and the Office of the Vice-President for Research and Partnerships (EVPRP).
This position is responsible for the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of all client Windows and Mac hardware, as well as all software used within the organization and across the state of Indiana – over 3,500 computers and users. Individuals will coordinate updates, fixes and implementations around the schedules of supported faculty and staff. This position exists to ensure the stability and continuity of client and network operations as well as providing excellent customer support to end users; successful candidates must be able to react quickly to unexpected and urgent situations requiring prompt evaluation of problems and actions to resolve the problems.
Develop, coordinate, and maintain an enterprise level Windows, MacOS, and Linux environment as part of an extremely fast paced, integrated ECN team effort in support of research and instructional goals of the College of Engineering, Discovery Park and the Purdue Polytechnic Institute.
This positing represents multiple Full Stack Developer vacancies that may be filled at multiple levels. The hiring manager will determine the job level based on skills and experience of the candidate. The Full Stack Developer will design, develop and implement web applications. Work as part of a team to develop innovative web applications through incorporation of modern web technology. Work closely with client areas to identify needs and develop creative solutions focused on interactivity and ease of use. Stay current with emerging web technologies and recommend development techniques that will support Purdue’s computing capabilities.
The Scientific Applications Analyst will consult with researchers of high performance computing in the steps necessary to complete their research including: interacting with operating systems, operational policies and procedures; the evaluation and implementation of new technologies and algorithms; and the development of materials for documentation and training. This individual will utilize experience, creativity and innovation to solve conceptual computing problems raised by cutting edge research. As Scientific Applications Analyst you will diagnose a wide range of application and data problems; design, code, test, debug, install, document and maintain complex programs.
HPC Systems Administrator - Associate / HPC Systems Administrator - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number: 1602643)
This position will be filled as a HPC Systems Administrator – Associate or at the HPC Systems Administrator level. The hiring manager will determine the job level based on the candidate's skills, experience and qualifications. As HPC Systems Administrator - Associate/ HPC Administrator you will design, deploy, administer, and update large-scale research systems, related infrastructure services, grid software stacks, and operating systems. You will also be responsible for components of Purdue's computational research environment, and work closely with researchers, systems administrators, engineers and developers throughout the University and partner institutions. This individual will also consult with multiple IT colleagues, external research groups, and grant-funded initiatives. Additionally, you will administer existing cluster and grid infrastructure technologies, and research/prototype new systems and technologies. Finally, you will participate in national computing activities by attending workshops, conferences, and potentially presenting research.
The Video Engineer will work independently to carry out needs assessments, 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. This individual will monitor ongoing projects and work load to ensure projects/tasks are on schedule and will meet customer objectives. Additional responsibilities include developing and implementing proactive preventative maintenance procedures to avoid problems. The Video Engineer will provide communication and coordination with management.
The Senior HPC Systems Administrator will research and design large-scale research systems, related infrastructure services, and operating systems, as well as lead or significantly support research projects. This person will be responsible for large sections of Purdue's computational research environment and help set direction of future research systems. As Senior HPC Administrator you will work closely with researchers, systems administrators, and developers throughout the University and partner institutions to develop large-impact projects and computational systems. This individual will also lead IT colleagues and actively contribute to internal and external research projects, along with grant-funded initiatives. The Senior HPC Administrator will also be responsible for developing and improving existing cluster and grid infrastructure technologies; and researching and prototyping new systems and technologies. Additionally in this role you will write proposals outlining new acquisitions, and lead efforts to improve service delivery to Purdue's researchers as well as participate in national computing activities by attending workshops, conferences and presenting research.
The Enterprise System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Administrator will be responsible for the maintenance of the University-wide Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) environment as part of the SMARTcomputing program. Monitor, maintain, and administer the SMARTcomputing SCCM site infrastructure and SMARTcomputing SQL database. Work with SMARTcomputing Technical Oversight Committee, Service Oversight Committee, and hardware vendors to define and test base desktop configuration. Manage and maintain core software packages and operating system deployment (OSD) process for supported hardware models.
The UNIX systems Administrator is responsible for the installation, configuration and administration of Linux Operating Systems for the Engineering Computer Network. Primary duties will include the installation and management of a variety of different license management software. This includes the renewing and procurement of new and existing licenses. Secondary duties will include the evaluation, recommendation, installation and maintenance of third party software packages. Diagnosing and resolving system and software problems. Identify and apply appropriate software upgrades and patches. Provide leadership to the User and Desktop Support group to develop support procedures of UNIX systems.