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IT Careers at Purdue

Build a career in ITColleagues,

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.

Best,
Gerry


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 August 12, 2014. If you select a position that is no longer active, you will receive a notice that the position is no longer available.

 Academic IT Specialist - Biological Sciences - Job Number: 1401742

Develop, coordinate and maintain an enterprise level direct support environment as part of an integrated Science IT team effort in support of Biological Sciences research, instructional, and outreach goals. Develop and ensure the stability and continuity of computing resources used by the department and react quickly to unexpected and emergency situations requiring prompt evaluation of problems and actions to resolve issues. Keep up with and understand new and emerging technologies and, where a benefit to department programs is perceived, encourage and assist in the adaptation of such new technologies.

 Desktop Support Specialist - College of Science Administration - Job Number: 1401945

Provide direct end-user technical support to users in the College of Science. Install, configure, and maintain system configurations including hardware, software and network connectivity including wireless.  Troubleshoot and resolve desktop hardware and software issues. Perform testing on new operating systems, software versions and assess the impact of new software and hardware capabilities. Provide day-to-day technical support for users of department workstations (Windows, Mac or UNIX). Determine ‎software compatibility, equipment needs, required networking file storage needs, etc. Install, troubleshoot and resolve hardware and ‎software issues for new and existing workstations, server connections for the workstations, printers, and peripherals. Serve as a technology support staff team member ‎providing platform independent technical assistance.

Assistant Web Application Developer - School of Management - Job Number: 1401983

The successful candidate will serve as an additional programming resource for application development activities. Develop new and maintain existing applications written in a variety of programming languages. Design, code, test, and debug software. Interpret and document end-user information needs. 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.

Director, Customer Services - IT Customer Relations - Job Number: 1402053

Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Teaching & Learning Technologies and IT Customer Relations, the Director of Customer Service will provide leadership to the service desk who serve as a centralized operation for all "first point of customer contact", including telephone, email and walk-in contacts from all customer segments. The Director will provided leadership to the Customer Service Desktop Support (CSDS) Service Management team who monitor the quality of services and support for Windows and ‎Apple-based desktop ‎‎workstations in areas supported.‎ Oversee and champion the implementation, management ‎‎and use of service management best practices, processes and ‎principles in support of university business for the team as they relate to IT services.

 Scientific Applications Analyst - Research Computing - Job Number: 1402047

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. Utilize creativity and innovation to solve conceptual ‎computing problems raised by cutting edge research. Will diagnose a wide range of application and data problems; ‎design, code, test, debug, install, document and maintain complex programs.

 Human Resources Information Analyst - Vice President for Human Resources - Job Number: 1402064

This position is a critical link between the enterprise HR applications and the stakeholders of the data in those systems.  This position will be responsible for planning, designing, and creating operational and ad hoc reports of varying complexity per client specifications using various reporting, data extraction and analysis tools. Design, analyze, and implement methodologies used to collect and merge data from multiple sources.  Responsible for data preparation and regulatory reporting required by the state and federal government.  Work closely with staff in ITaP and the Payroll Service Center to manage integrity of data in the SAP system.  Identify necessary data cleansing activities and coordinate this process with the appropriate data entry area.  Develop programs for the department, the University and outside agencies. Serve as the primary technology expert and analysis/report developer for Human Resource Services.

 Manager, BI Operations and Development - IT Applications Services - Job Number: 1402052

The successful candidate will provide leadership, vision and direction to business intelligence competency center (BICC) operations and development staff to support the University’s business intelligence and data warehousing efforts. Direct activities in maintenance and production support as well as development of additional business intelligence solutions. Partner with other areas inside and outside the BICC to create and maintain BI solutions. Maintain a high level of operational credibility of BI solutions.

 Manager, Portfolio & Project Management - IT Infrastructure Services - Job Number: 1402065

The Manager of Portfolio & Project Management operates with considerable latitude in performing highly complex duties related to overseeing and managing the infrastructure services governance portfolio. Participates in strategic planning, portfolio planning, risk/issue management, and assessing future needs to identify projects that achieve goals and objectives and/or improve or streamline functions. Provides expertise in developing new concepts, techniques, and standards. Leads the portfolio management process for ITIS and engages partners and other stakeholders in the planning and deployment activities. Actively participates in the overall IT governance processes. Provide overall leadership and direction for assigned staff.

 Limited Term Web Designer - College of Health and Human Sciences - Job Number: 1401994

Create new and modify existing web sites for College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS) clients.  Develop and implement new features and functionality as technological advances and market demands warrant.  Research, evaluate, recommend, and test technical solutions to continuously enhance electronic communication and data integration.  Be proactive in developing solutions that will help prevent technical problems and troubleshoot as necessary and resolve issues in a timely and continuous basis.  Monitor electronic communication trends, technological advances and higher education web practices to serve as an HHS communications expert.  As a member of the HHS communications staff, be prepared to perform other duties in general support of overall goals. This is a Limited -Term, one year position with no benefits offered.

 Industrial Design Projects Manager - Electrical and Computer Engineering - Job Number: 1402138

Responsible for connecting multiple student teams with their commercial entity for their senior design project. Will monitor the quality of the connection and will be responsible for scaling up the number of teams and relationships.  Design, fabricate and supervise the construction of suitable designs.  Participate in class curriculum development as needed.

 Application Developer - Technical Assistance Program - Job Number: 1402166

The Application Developer will participate in various development projects throughout the natural development lifecycle.  This developer will work closely with Purdue departments, partners, and outside service providers to select, develop, and maintain a broad range of information technology software, systems, and services needed to successfully undertake and complete TAP’s many engagements.  This position is both a developer and full solutions provider as the successful candidate will provide a wide range of solutions architecture to meet various business needs.  Understanding current and future TAP business will be essential to the success of the candidate.  

 Project Manager - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies - Job Number: 1402171

The Project Manager will provide expertise in managing small and medium single 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.

 Assessment and Data Analyst - Office of Institutional Research, Assessment & Effectiveness - Job Number: 1402192

The Assessment and Data Analyst will collaborate with other units on campus to manage the assessment of various campus initiatives and programs.  This person would be responsible for analysis of student longitudinal performance on grades, DFW, retention and graduations rates and other measures of student success.  The analyst would also be responsible for assessing and analyzing, at the programmatic level, improvement in core learning outcomes (e.g., critical thinking or integrative knowledge) for students. IMPACT is a campus-wide course redesign initiative aimed at engaging students more fully in their learning and stimulating the creation of more student-centered learning environments, with the expectation that this will improve student success and completion, particularly in large, foundational courses at Purdue University.

 Director, Office of Institutional Research - Office of Institutional Research, Assessment, and Effectiveness - Job Number: 1402217

Reporting directly to the Chief Data Officer, the Director, Office of Institutional Research will provide leadership for the Office of Institutional Research in planning, design, data collection, conducting, analyzing, interpreting, presenting, and validating institutional research studies using the full spectrum of university data to provide information to senior university administration. Develop and maintain processes to ensure data integrity, accuracy, integration, and comparability across multiple sources for enterprise data.

 HPC Systems Administrator, Associate - IT Infrastructure Services - Job Number: 1402214

The HPC Systems Administrator, Associate will deploy, administer, and update large-scale research systems, related infrastructure services, grid software stacks, and operating systems. The position will be responsible for components of Purdue's computational research environment, and will work closely with researchers, systems administrators, engineers, and developers throughout the University and partner institutions. Administers existing cluster and grid infrastructure technologies, and assists in prototyping new systems. Participates in national computing activities by attending workshops, conferences, and potentially presenting research.

Student Systems Administrator, Associate - IT Infrastructure Services - Job Number: 1402183

The Student Systems Administrator, Associate will 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 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. Will maintain, monitor and gather data gathering systems for reporting and performance forensics purposes.

 Extension Web/Database Content Specialist - College of Agriculture Administration - Job Number: 1402135

The Extension Web/Database Content Specialist is expected to support Extension by assisting staff with the use of relevant technology tools towards effective communication with its constituents as well as internally to its state-wide organization.  It will assist the organization to achieve greater efficiency in delivery of information, effective collaboration, efficient reporting of metrics, etc.  The position will also focus on helping Extension Educators throughout the State in identifying specific technologies that can assist with the effective delivery of Extension educational programming to the public.  This includes the use of social media, blogs, wikis, collaboration tools, LMS, Purdue Studio apps, etc. to reach a broader, evermore technically savvy audience.

Support Specialist, Instructional Development Center - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies - Job Number: 1402232

The Support Specialist, IDC will 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. Develop training materials and conduct training workshops for faculty, staff and students on teaching and learning technologies for the classroom. Develop online resources, such as knowledge base articles, tutorials, and help documentation.

 Statistical Data Analyst - Graduate School Administration - Job Number: 1402227

The primary responsibilities of this position are the collection and analysis of graduate student data for the Purdue Graduate School, as well as other departments across the University and some external entities, and to provide statistical, analytical, and technical support for strategic planning, assessment, and administrative decision-making by the Graduate School and other areas of the University.

 Project Manager - IT Customer Relations - Job Number: 1402248

The Project Manager will provide expertise in managing small and medium single 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.

 Manager, Course Design and Development - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies - Job Number: 1402244

The Manager, Course Design and Development, will facilitate and coordinate the effort to enhance teaching and learning through support and participation in University-wide initiatives aimed at academic course improvement and student success, such as IMPACT (Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation) and distance education course development. Support faculty in the sound design and development of courses. Provide overall leadership and direction for assigned staff.

NCN Technical Director - Network for Computational Nanotechnology - Job Number: 1402259

The NCN Technical Director is critical to the strategic planning and design of  the world's largest nanotechnology user facility. This position is responsible for directing all aspects of the technical environment including oversight and support of customers in their use of simulation tools. He/She is also charged with ensuring that all required documentation is in order and any necessary training  is available to minimalize customer usage barriers.   The ideal candidate will serve as the "face" of the environment, providing a personal connection to the community with regard to future site development and customization while helping guide the research and assessment efforts as they relate to the site and its vast amounts of user data.

IT Research Security Analyst - IT Security & Policy - Job Number:1402291

Reporting to the Director, Information Assurance the IT Research Security Analyst will work directly with the Facility Security Officer to support the IT research needs for Classified and Unclassified efforts. The position will act as the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) and charged with reviewing all Export Control Technology Control Plans. The IT Research Security Analyst will develop, document, implement and monitor the information security plans and awareness material for classified and unclassified efforts. The position will work closely with information technology staff and faculty.

 Network Engineer - IT Infrastructure Services - Job Number: 1402294

The Network Engineer will maintain University data network functionality at optimum performance with minimal disruptions of service. Plan, design, implement, ‎and install specialized network switching equipment. Utilize network monitoring tools to analyze usage trends, and forecast potential ‎problems. Identify network outages and determine required problem resolution, including outage and maintenance notifications. ‎Trouble-shoot, evaluate and repair malfunctioning network equipment, both fiber optic and electronic.

Director, Research Services and Support - Research Computing - Job Number: 1402285

The Director of Research Services and Support will provide vision and leadership for user services, IT service management, and project management within Research Computing in the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology. ‎Establish and direct the overall strategy, direction, and operational plans for the consistent application of ‎user service, service management, and project management methodologies across all Research Computing projects. Implement and oversee the strategic direction for research user support. Work extensively with the user community to maintain the highest level of service and satisfaction through effective service delivery.

Project Director - Research Computing - Job Number:1402284

In conjunction with the Director, Research Services and Support the Project Director will establish and direct the overall strategy, direction, and operational plans for the consistent application of project & service management ‎and methodologies across projects. Lead the implementation and completion of successful, cost-effective, on-time delivery of projects. Identify, develop and nurture key partnering opportunities. Assist in defining product vision and strategy working with excellent information technology professionals to execute. Promote IT services & evaluate opportunities for additional services. Develop financial models to represent the financial requirements of a project, assess financial impact of problems & potential solutions, forecast growth and monitor expenditures. Develop and implement strategic communication plans. Assist in preparing proposals for research projects.‎ Manage the hiring process for the project team.

Application Development Manager - Agriculture Information Technology (AgIT) -Job Number: 1402279

The Application Development Manager will Lead the daily activities of the AgIT Application Development team. Responsible for supervising staff, facilitating communication between developers/clientele, providing high profile project and portfolio management, and exploring new and potential technologies. Also responsible for day-to-day coordination of AgIT's project portfolio and effort reporting, and serve as the department's representative in a variety of administrative meetings.

Sr. Educational Technologist - Academic Technologies - Job Number: 1402281

The Sr. Educational Technologist will provide professional services to faculty and staff supporting the teaching and learning mission of the university. Collaborate with faculty ‎on course development projects in areas such as online learning, media development, instructional design, and assessment and ‎evaluation of instructional outcomes. Conduct one-on-one consultations with faculty, staff and students. Develop faculty training ‎programs designed to promote best practices in teaching and learning technologies.

Senior Scientific Applications Analyst - Research Computing - Job Number: 1401791  

The Senior 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.  Utilize experience, creativity and innovation to solve conceptual ‎computing problems raised by cutting edge research. Diagnose a wide range of application and data problems; ‎design, code, test, debug, install, document and maintain complex programs. 

System Engineer - Veterinary Medicine - Job Number: 1404836 

This position will manage and perform daily infrastructure operations; maintain and monitor network server hardware and software; plan, schedule, and perform hardware and software preventative maintenance as required; work with vendor support personnel on specialized equipment; work on assigned projects to enhance educational and research computing in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Academic IT Specialist - Entomology - Job Number: 1401810 

The primary role of this position is to expedite connections to the IT resources necessary for both faculty and staff success in the Department of Entomology. The department operates 160 computers (PCs, Macs, desktops, laptops), 8 servers, 41 printers (including a large format printer), tablets, AV devices, smartphones and more than 50 software packages, all on a local area network embedded in the university IT network system. This position serves as the point of contact for department IT activities and coordinates our specialized IT support requirements including the ability to evaluate problems and react quickly to resolve issues.

Information Specialist - Engineering Professional Education - Job Number: 1401835

Deliver online course content, provide technical support to distance students, deliver promotional content and develop functional processes. This position will use expertise in technology, processes and operations to efficiently solve problems within our functional areas. This position will design, develop and maintain mechanisms used for online delivery through specialized systems.

Data Analyst - Programmer - Bindley Bioscience Center - Job Number: 1401875

The successful candidate will perform data analyses with high volume complex data sets and available software analysis packages. Perform programming to connect existing and developed bioinformatics solutions into a seamless data analysis pipeline.

Instructional Developer - College of Technology Administration - Job Number: 1401025 

Provide professional and consulting services to faculty and instructors of the Purdue Polytechnic Institute. Collaborate with faculty and instructors on course development projects in areas such as curriculum development, instructional design, and integration of technology tools in teaching and learning, and evaluation of instructional outcomes. Consult with faculty developing new curricula.  Developing training programs designed to promote best practices in teaching and learning.

Research Economist - Agricultural Economics - Job Number: 1401398

The Center for Global Trade Analysis, housed in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, is the home of the Global Trade Analysis Project (GTAP), a global network of researchers and policy makers conducting quantitative analysis of international policy issues. As a data team member, he/she will contribute to the maintenance, development and documentation of the GTAP Data Base and related data and software products through direct contribution and collaboration with external contributors; maintain an active research agenda in an area of interest to the Center; and participate in GTAP outreach activities including communication with stakeholders and other experts and teaching in the GTAP short courses.

IT Services Specialist - School of Management - Job Number: 1401378

The successful candidate will facilitate the deployment, configuration, repair and disposal of desktop, mobile and virtual computing hardware and software. Partner with Operations, Client Services and Development staff to create, test and implement programmatic/automated solutions supporting desktop, mobile and virtual administration needs.

Student Systems Functional Lead - IT Application Services - Job Number: 1401547

The Student Systems Functional Lead is responsible for leading engagement and working with partners as the expert in business needs discovery, relationship management and communication, and technology management. Participate in the development of overall business solution designs including reengineering business processes, organization, and application architecture. Provide problem diagnosis and technical consulting for complex production issues as needed. Identify requirements for comprehensive business opportunities. Provide functional leadership to a team of business analysts.

Marketing Strategist - Marketing and Media - Job Number: 1401563

Reporting to the Assistant Director, Creative Services, this individual will be responsible for assisting college partners in the development of strategic marketing and communications plans and solutions. As the expert marketing partner with college clients and the critical liaison between the creative team that produces their custom materials and the college, the Marketing Strategist will help develop the client’s overall marketing plan, be an effective relationship builder and a strong communicator, as well as a creative client-focused problem solver. The Strategist will understand the college's goals, articulating these goals throughout the organization, and develop marketing, communication, and response measurement plans that deliver on these goals.

Business Process Manager - IT Application Services - Job Number: 1401460

Reporting directly to the Senior Director of the Distributed Systems Competency Center, the Business Process Manger is responsible for engaging and working with partners, as the liaison in business needs discovery, relationship management and communication, and technology management. Participate in the development of overall business solution designs including reengineering business processes and application architecture. Provide problem diagnosis and technical consulting for complex production issues as needed. Identify requirements for comprehensive business solutions to support complex university processes. Take a lead in facilitating strategic consulting and identifying improvement opportunities. Work closely with the Project Management Office to submit project requests and to monitor projects within the portfolio.

Supervisor, Broadcast Network Services - IT Customer Relations - Job Number: 1401453

The Supervisor of Broadcast Network Services (BNS) position independently carries out needs assessment, design, construction and maintenance of the systems and services, including feeds from classrooms and campus television studios, satellite uplinks and downlinks, fiber distribution networks, statewide video and data networks, Video Express sites, off-air recordings, distribution to campus and community cable and televisions systems, videoconferencing and central video conference bridge, video streaming, duplication services and other telecommunications networks.  Will also oversee designs and implementation plans for audio and video telecommunication systems.

Business Solutions Functional Lead - IT Application Services - Job Number: 1401180

Reporting directly to the Manager of Business Solutions, the Business Solutions Functional Lead is accountable for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system development and interface solutions and will participate in the development of overall business solution designs including reengineering business processes, organization and application architecture. Provide problem diagnosis and technical consulting on complex production issues as needed. Assist in the development of strategic and tactical plans. Communicate architecture strategy and delivery capabilities and be effective in managing expectations while demonstrating understanding of needs of business. Take a lead role in facilitating business partners' strategies and identifying improvement opportunities. Provide functional leadership to business analysts ensuring the development of skills and processes to further enhance the organizations capabilities.

Application Developer - 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 - 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.

Web System Developer/Programmer - 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 - 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.

Application Administrator - 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.

Senior Software Engineer - 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.

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.