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

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Notice: These positions are updated around the 22nd of each month. The last update occurred on May 23, 2017. If you select a position that is no longer active, you will receive a notice that the position is no longer available.

Research Data Analyst - Office of Institutional Research, Assessment & Effectiveness (Job Number:  1700705) 

The Research Data Analyst will be embedded in the Office of Digital Education and report administratively through the University’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness. This individual will interface with central data offices to extract, process, and analyze data to build dashboards and standardized reports in support of the mission and operations of the Office of Digital Education. They will work collaboratively with stakeholders to develop strategies for the development and dissemination of information for use by the University, Office of Digital Education, and specific Colleges or Departments. They will conduct research primarily based in quantitative analysis, but with qualitative components as needed. They will recommend and implement strategies to enhance the data environment at the University and play a key role in communicating ongoing efforts to deliver higher education at the highest proven value.

Software Engineer/Analyst - Engineering Computer Network (ECN) (Job Number:  1700754)

Create solutions to meet infrastructure computing needs by designing and developing applications using databases, web and internet technologies, and graphical user interfaces. 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. Utilizing a variety of software technologies to help design, develop, and test applications, will frequently work to resolve defects encountered during use, and must be capable of adapting to changing priorities to add new functionality to the application(s) as requested. Define and translate team requirements into highly usable applications that further the support mission of the Engineering Computer Network. Maintain and extend existing applications to enhance the Engineering Computer Network’s Windows Infrastructure. Successful candidates must be able to react quickly to unexpected or urgent situations requiring prompt evaluation of problems and actions to resolve the problems. Documentation is required as both a programming reference and to help train operational staff to provide support.

Virtualization Systems Administrator - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number: 1700779) 

As Virtualization Systems Administrator, you will administer the virtual server environment including hardware, network and software infrastructure components. Additionally you will design, install and ‎configure virtualization 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. You will also develop and maintain operating procedures which support the infrastructure systems ‎environment. You will be responsible for recommending and implementing procedures required for effective use of infrastructure systems resources as well as educating customers on the proper use of virtual resources and assisting with optimizing the environment to fit their needs.

Technical Operator VIII (Night Shift) - IT Customer Relations (Job Number: 1700778)

Reporting through Learning Spaces in IT Customer Relations at Purdue University, the Technical Operator will support instructional technology in classrooms and other supported facilities. This includes support for calls from classrooms, direct support of technology in classrooms and support and training of individual instructors in classrooms. The individual will install, monitor, replace or repair classroom equipment. Monitor systems and services and notify appropriate staff during service outages. Maintain awareness of issues with current classroom technology as well as new classroom technologies. 

Learning Spaces provides design, installation, and support for instructional technology across the entire campus. Technology and room design is constantly evolving to help support active learning styles. This is an opportunity to work with the latest instructional technology, and an entry into a growing and dynamic field. 

Career Services Systems Associate - Center for Career Opportunities (Job Number:  1700800)

The Career Services Systems Associate oversees and administers all the operations and communications-related resources and data management of the Career Center.

OSX Systems Administrator - College of Science Administration (Job Number:  1700809)

As OSX Systems Administrator, you will configure, install, and support college-wide Mac systems for various uses including, but not limited to, instruction, research, and administrative computing. You will maintain OS security, ensure proper network operation and end-user support for level 3 issues with each Mac system. You will be responsible for developing OS deployment to desktops including direct user support and contact where necessary as well as managing patch deployment processes, where necessary. Additionally, you will provide technical computer support as needed for faculty, staff, and students. You will also plan for future hardware/software upgrades.

Manager, Web Communications - College of Engineering Administration (Job Number:  1700456)

This administrative position has two parts: managerial and technical. It oversees the technical College of Engineering (CoE) web infrastructure, supervising a staff of web developers and student workers. Under the direction of the Director of Communications, this hands-on manager implements Web-based communications, projects, and policies to advance College priorities. Responsible for prioritizing the workload of the web team, problem-solving, and troubleshooting as necessary. Within a collaborative environment, works with digital specialist staff and other staff in the Engineering Dean's Office, schools, and programs to manage projects, identify needs, and develop creative solutions focused on ‎ease of use. Monitors analytics and metrics to continually improve quality of CoE websites and related digital communications. Maintains project ‎‎documentation; assesses and interprets end-user web application needs. Stays current with emerging web ‎technologies and recommend ‎development techniques that will support College of Engineering's computing capabilities.

Emerging Information Technology Professionals Program (EITPP) – OVPIT (Job Number:  1700424) 

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.

Video Technician VIII - IT Customer Relations (Job Number:  1700654)

Our IT Customer Relations department is seeking a Video Technician VIII to join their team. The Video Technician VIII will construct, implement and maintain the video and multimedia production facilities. These include: television studios, distance learning studios, electronic field production, editing, duplication, broadcast networking, live streaming and routing facilities.  As Video Technician VIII, you will be responsible for the operation of live streaming for video and multimedia production facilities. Another duty of the Video Technician VIII is to provide testing and monitoring of live streaming.

Senior Software Engineer - IT Security & Policy (Job Number:  1700647)

The Senior Software Engineer will create solutions to meet advanced computing needs by designing and developing applications that require high performance and distributed computing resources, scientific data sets, web and internet technologies, and graphical user (for research areas) interfaces that support recognized authentication protocols for IT Security & Policy. Utilizing a variety of software technologies to help design, develop, and unit test applications, the Senior Software Engineer will frequently work to resolve defects encountered during various testing cycles, and must be capable of adapting to changing priorities. The Senior Software Engineer will work within a team environment to gather requirements, participate in design review, 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 for researching areas. Documentation is required to help train operational staff to provide support, and provide some level of direct support to end users.

Business Development Specialist - Research Computing (Job Number:  1700605)

The Business Development Specialist will be responsible for identifying key partnerships that can advance HUBzero's visibility and increase its potential customer pipeline, for developing new leads for HUBzero hosting and services, and for advancing deals through a sales funnel to closure. HUBzero operates like a startup company in the Purdue ecosystem, but is reponsible for its own revenue. This position is a key role with in the HUBzero organization. Reporting to the HUBzero director, the focus of this position will be to work with existing paying HUBzero customers to expand consulting and hosting services within those customer accounts and their respective institutions. In addition qualify, develop, and convert prospective HUBzero customers into paid engagements for hosting and/or consulting services. While the primary goal is to develop and close deals, this individual will work closely with other members of the HUBzero team, including management, software development, and professional services on various aspects of customer relationship management. The ideal candidate is an energetic individual seeking a dynamic environment with opportunities to broaden their skill-set and knowledge, while applying proven sales techniques.

Managing Advisor, Health IT Security - Purdue Healthcare Advisors (Job Number:  1700502)

The Managing Advisor for Security has expertise in the field and is able to demonstrate success leading projects / engagements and multidisciplinary teams. Find innovative solutions to assist clients in meeting goals and objectives, provide input into strategic program development, and generate ongoing sales. Work collaboratively with leadership to improve services, while meeting operational, clinical, and financial objectives of healthcare providers (physicians, clinics, and hospitals). As a direct report to the Senior Advisor, provide direct support to ambulatory and hospital facilities statewide to guide providers in obtaining the security requirements for meaningful use of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems in use. Provide customer service with the intent of reducing healthcare information security risks by using Meaningful Use regulations, HIPAA regulations, and other standards to assess and identify current policies, technology, and procedures accordingly. Analyze assessment data, report findings to management and staff, and work with clients to build plans remedying any deficiencies. Support the Purdue Healthcare Advisors (PHA) mission to improve patient care by enabling healthcare organizations in building the capacity for change.  

PHA serves a variety of healthcare related organizations including but not limited to healthcare providers, hospitals, health systems and public health. PHA has three primary service lines; Health IT Security, Process and Cost Improvement, and Quality Reporting, as well as general healthcare consulting services.  

Strict adherence to Purdue’s confidentiality policies. The office for this position is located in West Lafayette, IN (residence must reside in Indiana) with travel up to 75% of the time (in and out-of-state). Remote work from home may be available. 

Desktop Services Specialist - IT Customer Relations (Job Number:  1602209)

As Desktop Services Specialist you will address technical issues to ensure a quick restoration of service or proper escalation. 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. Develop documentation for the knowledgebase and deploy software 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.

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.  

Voice Systems Administrator - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number:  1700198)

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.

Media and Instructional Technology Specialist - Veterinary Medicine (Job Number:  1700189) 

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.

Desktop Analyst - PC/Mac - Agriculture Information Technology (AgIT) (Job Number:  1700230) 

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.

Application Developer - IT Application Services (Job Number:  1700243)  

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.  We are looking for a front-end application developer with experience writing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript along with a basic understanding of Object-Oriented Programming. This developer will help support existing – and create new – interactive applications for Digital Education, Conferences, University Calendar, and others.

Full Stack Developer - West Lafayette - Research Computing (Job Number: 1602686) 

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.

Unix Systems Administrator - Engineering Computer Network (ECN) (Job Number:  1402744) 

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.

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