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.

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Open Information Technology Positions

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

Notice: These positions are updated at the end of each month. The last update occurred on August 28, 2017. If you select a position that is no longer active, you will receive a notice that the position is no longer available.

Senior Web Application Developer - Agriculture Information Technology (AgIT) (Job Number:  1701327) 

Design, develop and implement web applications; provide technical leadership to team members and recommend development techniques that will support the strategic priorities of the College of Agriculture. Work as part of a team to develop innovative web applications through the incorporation of technology standards. Work closely with faculty and staff to identify needs and develop creative solutions towards Teaching, Research and Extension. Stay current with emerging technologies. Work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment focusing on rapid, high quality product development and high-end customer service.

Manager, Informatics - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number:  1701351) 

Purdue is reinventing the learning experience by creating innovative digital tools based on educational research and experimental design. We’re looking for a passionate, high-performing individual who can motivate and drive a diverse team of developers. This individual will ensure that staff are creating, maintaining, and scaling a suite of innovative software that supports student success. Strong decision-making skills are key, especially with evaluating risk and deciding when to innovate and when to not. As a leader in our fast-paced group, this individual will have the unique and rewarding opportunity to shape the future of learning and student success.

Manager, Network Operations - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number:  1701373)

Purdue University is actively recruiting a Manager, Network Operations. Reporting to the Director of Networking & Telecommunications this individual will manage a team to maintain a reliable network with high levels of performance for the Purdue University campus community. Provide direction for current and future University networks. Provide technical leadership and operational effectiveness to a campus wide voice, video, and data network. Proactively communicate with customers, engineers, and vendors to collaboratively identify issues and resolve them with the up-most urgency. Oversee a robust Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Core network supporting a large SIP (VoIP) network, data centers, super-computing, and wireless. Support peering network for IPV4 and IPV6 to regional campus and research partners. Develop network policies and procedures. Plan, develop, monitor, manage and report on the budgets required to support the network. 

Networking and Telecommunications at Purdue University deploys and enables reliable and high capacity data and voice network across the campus, as well as, to and from the outside world. This includes new and cutting edge network technologies for our internationally, highly ranked high performance computing clusters. We support academic, research, administrative and recreational network usage for tens of thousands of devices to deliver a high-quality service in a challenging environment. The core network infrastructure consists of 9024 Wireless access points, 7 wireless controllers and 1500+ network edge switches across 220 buildings on campus servicing 35,000 concurrent connections with peaks of 75,000 during the academic year.

Data Scientist - Research Computing (Job Number:  1701407) 

The Data Scientist will partner with researchers of high performance computing to solve "big data" problems in their ‎research including: interacting with novel big data architectures; 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 Data Scientist you will diagnose a wide range of data problems; ‎design, code, test, debug, install, document and maintain complex programs.  You will partner with Purdue researchers to understand what value and insights are possible and may be derived from their data. The Data Scientist will author and submit work for scientific publications as well as provide technical direction and leadership to ITaP staff and ensure the quality of RCAC services. 

Purdue Research Computing is a research computing ‎center providing advanced ‎computing ‎resources and ‎support services including access to ‎leading-edge computational and data storage ‎systems, as well as ‎expertise in a ‎broad range of ‎high performance computing activities, to support the ‎‎computationally-intensive research of ‎Purdue faculty, staff and ‎research ‎partners nationwide.‎ For more information, visit our website: https://www.rcac.purdue.edu/. 

HPC Systems Administrator - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number:  1701413)

This posting may be filled at multiple levels. The hiring manager will determine the job level based on skills and experience of the candidate. As HPC Systems 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.

Manager, IT Relationship Management - IT Customer Relations & Process Management (Job Number:  1701205)

Manage a team providing detailed analysis of new products, programs, projects or system operational processes. Guide the team to provide technical planning, ‎problem solving, and ‎‎coordination of computing needs for users of desktop ‎‎workstations in areas supported.‎ The successful incumbent will establish critical functional objectives; determine major task assignments and monitor performance to ensure compliance with established expectations. This position will also forecast future service growth based on knowledge of current and emerging technologies and products. Guide the team in managing life-cycle equipment replacement including determining annual needs for hardware using standardized processes and procedures. 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.

Program Manager - Research Computing (Job Number:  1701218)

Provide daily program management throughout the program life cycle to ensure consistent management of HUBzero programs. Identify, develop and nurture key partnering opportunities. Act as a key participant in the Science Gateways Community Institute's Incubator program. Assist in defining product vision and strategy working with excellent information technology professionals to execute. Define the program governance (controls). Plan the overall program and monitoring the progress. Manage risks and issues, taking corrective measurements when necessary. Coordinate the projects within the program and their interdependencies. Manage and utilize resources across projects. Promote IT services & evaluate opportunities for additional services. Manage program budgets by developing financial models to represent the financial requirements of programs & projects, assess financial impact of problems & potential solutions, and forecast growth and to monitor expenditures. Develop pro-forma financials for future projections and resource planning. Manage revenue recovery from HUBzero clients. Develop and manage stakeholders' communication. Assist in preparing proposals for research projects.

Coordinator of Digital Instruction - Physics and Astronomy (Job Number: 1701131)

Manage and maintain existing and emerging digital technologies, aid in the development of courses, and lead new instructional innovations.  Work with faculty in development of digital materials and provide leadership for the latest developments in teaching and learning technologies.  Troubleshoot online course modules and assist faculty with problem resolution.  Coordinate development of online course resources (course web sites, learning objects, digital media, online quizzes and surveys, instructional simulations, etc.).  Coordinate with other Purdue entities and maintain course-related social networking sites. 

Senior HPC Systems Administrator - Research Computing (Job Number: 1701106) 

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. Responsible for large sections of Purdue's computational research environment and help set direction of future research systems. Work closely with researchers, systems administrators, and developers throughout the University and partner institutions to develop large-impact projects and computational systems. Lead IT colleagues and actively contribute to internal and external research projects, along with grant-funded initiatives. Develop and improve existing cluster and grid infrastructure technologies; and researches and prototype new systems and technologies. Write proposals outlining new acquisitions, and lead efforts to improve service delivery to Purdue's researchers. Participate in national computing activities by attending workshops, conferences and presenting research.

Service Desk Specialist - IT Customer Relations (Job Number:  1701187)

The Service Desk Specialist will address technical issues to ensure a quick restoration of service or proper escalation. Provide real time escalation points for customer, technical and administrative issues. Provide tier 1 remote desktop support and work with tier 2 desktop support staff to escalate advanced issues. Follow up on all trouble reports. Proactively generate technical documentation in the form of knowledgebase articles.

Data Systems Manager/Developer - Civil Engineering (Job Number:  1701119)

Develop, manage, and supervise the operation of LTAP (Local Technical Assistance Program) data management systems. Manage the LTAP website. Manage and direct IT consultants and staff. Coordinate with ITaP and ECN to manage the LTAP data infrastructure. Act as a liaison to local agencies to provide assistant with data. Manage IT requirements to develop and deliver data systems training.
LTAP is the data warehouse for local agency data in the state of Indiana. Data management systems will be developed and will be managed by LTAP. Starting data includes asset management, annual report, and safety. It is anticipated new data sets will be added in the future.

Systems/Virtualization Administrator - Engineering Computer Network (ECN) (Job Number:  1701169)

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.

Associate Network Engineer - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number:  1701066) 

The Associate Network Engineer is a new position inside the Purdue Networking team. You will get the chance to contribute to the continued growth and success of networking Tier II as well as learn and expand your networking knowledge and gain valuable experience in a large enterprise environment. In this role, you will contribute heavily in the upcoming network roll out planned for the next 18-24 months. Your role will be to help maintain optimal performance of the University data network, geared towards keeping service disruptions to a minimum. You will utilize network monitoring tools to analyze usage trends and proactively forecast potential ‎problems as well as identify network outages and effectively communicate outage notification information to other individuals and groups. In many cases, you will assist with work towards resolution of the underlying outage cause. You will communicate scheduled outage maintenance notifications.

Active Directory Systems Engineer - IT Security & Policy (Job Number:  1700483)

The Active Directory (AD) Systems Engineer will be part of a growing team within the Identity & Access Management Office (IAMO). You will collaborate with team members in the design, deployment, and operation of AD, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and related enterprise services for Purdue’s central campus. This is an exciting time as the scope of central AD services has grown greatly in recent years as departmental ADs have been merged into Purdue’s central AD. Among other projects, we are currently implementing a green field replacement for our existing AD, using software technology from Quest to provide better control.

As part of the IAMO, you will be working with other IAMO team members to create integration points between AD and other IAMO identity management services.

Software Engineer - Research Computing (Job Number:   1700486) 

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. Utilizing a variety of software technologies to help design, develop, and unit test applications, the Software Engineer will frequently work to resolve defects encountered during various testing cycles, and must be capable of adapting to changing priorities. The Software Engineer will 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. Documentation is required to help train operational staff to provide support, and provide some level of direct support to end users. 

The Research Computing department provides advanced computing resources and support services including access to leading-edge computational and data storage systems, as well as expertise in a broad range of high performance computing activities, to support the computationally-intensive research of Purdue faculty, staff and research partners nationwide.

Security Analyst - IT Security & Policy (Job Number:   1700865)

As Security Analyst, you will provide security incident analysis, response, remediation support and customer support for IT security services. You will provide administrative support of security tools and technologies as well as evaluate existing security processes and recommend improvements and maintain existing or new documentation. Additionally, you will provide daily monitoring of security data from security tools (i.e., SIEM, IDS, etc.), correlate data and respond appropriately. You will also track and report events and vulnerabilities to customers and management. Finally, you will provide vulnerability management support to customers. 

Business Analyst - Student Systems - IT Application Services (Job Number:  1700916) 

This positing represents two Business Analyst - Student Systems vacancies that may be filled at different levels. The hiring manager will determine the job level based on skills and experience of the candidate. The Business Analyst - Student Systems 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. Ensure quality solution deployment through execution of solution test plans and scripts. Provide guidance to business areas in developing tests and training plans and materials. Participate in the development of overall business solutions designs including re-engineering business processes, organization and application architecture. Support the design of business process and integration of business systems. Develop and maintain a deep and broad understanding of system capabilities and alternative approaches to business solutions.

IT Research Security Analyst - IT Security & Policy (Job Number:  1700946)

As IT Research Security Analyst, you will work directly with the Research Information Assurance Officer to support the IT research needs for Classified and Unclassified efforts. You will act  as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) for research projects for defense related IS and review all Export Control Technology Control Plans. You will develop, document, implement and monitor the information security plans and awareness material for classified and unclassified efforts. Also, you will provide assurance of security controls for IS related to regulations (e.g. FERPA, HIPAA, PCI, GLBA, FISMA) pertaining to non-defense research projects and University administrative areas, perform review of Export Control Technology Control Plans, and  support the primary Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in assurance of security for information systems for defense related research projects. You will work closely with information technology staff and faculty. This posting represents two (2) vacancies. 

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.

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.

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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