IT Careers at Purdue

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On a monthly basis, information technology vacancies will be advertised here.

At its best, career & professional development is a partnership between you and your manager. The purpose of the employment website is to:

  • provide greater transparency into the variety of information technology opportunities on campus
  • emphasize information technology as a career with multiple career tracks: technical, management, project management, etc.
  • spark a dialogue between you and your manager about the necessary experiences that facilitate both vertical and lateral movement needed for career advancement

For more information, please visit Taleo or click the title of each position.


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

Notice: These positions are updated around the 22nd of each month. The last update occurred on September 23, 2016. If you select a position that is no longer active, you will receive a notice that the position is no longer available.

Front End Web Developer - Marketing and Media (Job Number:  1601854) 

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

Business Analyst - Student Systems - West Lafayette - IT Application Services (Job Number:  1601908) 

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.

Business Intelligence Developer - IT Application Services (Job Number:  1601917)

The Business Intelligence (BI) Developer provides technical expertise and direction in developing and supporting system-level programs, interfacing with customers on requirements. Participates in all phases of the BI development life cycle and as the team member responsible for the overall architecture and design of the data structures, ETL and access mechanisms as well as the development projects. Responsible for production support and maintenance of the data warehouse, and works with the team on system performance optimization and interoperability issues. Responsible for code extract and summarization routines, coding, testing and implementing complex programs, developing appropriate programs and system documentation according to established IT standards. Develops and restructures process routings, and creates index and view scripts.

Application Developer - IT Application Services (Job Number:  1601979) 

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 back-end application developer with experience writing .NET or other Object-Oriented languages with working knowledge of relational databases. This developer will help support existing – and create new – interactive applications for Digital Education, Purdue Conferences, the University Calendar Office, and other campus-wide initiatives.  

Assistant Systems Engineer - Engineering Computer Network (ECN) (Job Number: 1602009) 

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).

Extension Information Technology Specialist - Agriculture Administration (Job Number:  1601966) 

Build strategy, system-wide capacity, and market-driven solutions to empower Purdue Extension professionals to use current and emerging information technology tools to deliver highly effective Extension programming and reach new audiences. Anticipate needs or opportunities; explore new technologies; assess those technologies for usefulness; manage the technology through Purdue’s processes; and build Extension professionals' capacity to implement. Work with a team of campus and field staff, using IT solutions, to impact people’s lives across the state of Indiana.

Web Applications Developer – Libraries (Job Number:  1602002) 

In a collaborative environment, under the general supervision of the Director of Instruction & Digital Program Services, this position performs web development tasks in support of the Libraries teaching and research efforts, and in support of digital collection access. Work with Libraries faculty and units within the Libraries on web-based applications for information literacy instruction, the Libraries central website, faculty research, and collection access. This includes: creating exciting web spaces for Libraries Archives collections such as: Amelia Earhart and our new Space and Flight Archives; and creating visualizations for the Libraries 2017 Visualization Space.

Managing Advisor, Health IT Security - Purdue Healthcare Advisors (Job Number:  1601980)

The Managing Advisor of Security will work collaboratively with leadership to improve services. Work directly with ambulatory and hospital facilities around the state to help providers obtain the security requirements for meaningful use of their Electronic Healthcare Record (EHR) systems. Responsibilities include helping customers to reduce healthcare information security risk by using Meaningful Use regulations, HIPAA regulations and other standards to assess and identify current policies, technology, and procedures; analyzing assessment data; reporting findings to management and staff; and working with clients to build plans to remediate any deficiencies. Support Purdue Healthcare Advisors (PHA) mission to improve patient care by enabling healthcare organizations to build 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 confidentiality policies. The office location for this position is West Lafayette, Indiana with travel up to 75% of the time (in and out-of-state). There is a possibility for remote work from home within Indiana.

IT Systems Specialist - Bindley Bioscience Center (Job Number: 1602120)

We are seeking an IT systems specialist to manage the cyberinfrastructure and data needs of a multidisciplinary research center serving investigators across campus. The IT systems specialist is responsible for managing Bindley's instrument computers and data generated by the core facility instruments, as well as supporting the information technology and data analysis needs of Bindley scientists and staff. Manage and develop Bindley Bioscience Center's cyberinfrastructure. Develop, prepare, and maintain user and internal documentation of applications, utilities procedures and services. Assist in maintaining the Bindley web presence. Coordinate responsibilities with Purdue Information Technology department, Engineering Computer Network, and manage relationships. Maintain and upgrade applicable job skills.

Security Analyst - IT Security & Policy (Job Number:  1601661) 

The Security Analyst will provide security incident analysis, response, remediation support and customer support for IT security services. Provide administrative support of security tools and technologies. Evaluate existing security processes and recommend improvements and maintain existing or new documentation. Provide daily monitoring of security data from security tools (i.e., SIEM, IDS, etc.), correlate data and respond appropriately. Track and report events and vulnerabilities to customers and management. Provide vulnerability management support to customers.

UNIX Systems Administrator - College of Science Administration (Job Number:  1601436)

Support UNIX-based systems and services for instructional, research and administrative users as a member of the UNIX Systems Administration team in the College of Science.

Enterprise SCCM Administrator - IT Customer Relations (Job Number:  1601674) 

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.

Desktop Analyst - PC/Mac - Agriculture Information Technology (AgIT) (Job Number:   1601683)

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.

Instructional Design Specialist - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number:  1601719)

The Instructional Design Specialist position works collaboratively with Instructional Designers and faculty to build courses, develop course content, multimedia, and learning objects that facilitate high quality learning experiences in face-to-face, online, and hybrid instruction. This position is located on the Course Design and Development team in Teaching & Teaching Learning Technologies, a division of ITaP, Purdue's central IT organization.

Desktop Support Specialist - College of Science (Job Number:  1601755) 

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.

Electronics Technician – Chemistry (Job Number:  1601536) 

The Amy Instrumentation Facility in the Department of Chemistry at Purdue University has a long standing tradition of assisting faculty in a collaborative manner to develop new and novel instrumentation hardware and methodologies to solve their research and education objectives.  We pride ourselves in applying/developing new technologies to further science.  We have an opening in our electronics team for a highly motivated/self-starting individual seeking to apply their skills in this unique facility.  The successful candidate will serve as an assistant to Amy Facility electrical engineering and scientific staff in the design, fabrication, and repair of scientific equipment / instrumentation that are generally not commercially available. Direct responsibilities include PCB layout and fabrication, scientific instrument calibration / repair, and recommendation / procurement of hardware and electronic components needed in new construction, test fixtures, and repairs.

Video Technician VIII - IT Customer Relations (Job Number:  1601844)

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.

Application Developer - IT Application Services (Job Number:  1601845) 

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 Student Life, including Dining & Catering, University Residences/Residential Life, Dean of Students, Rec Sports, and others.

Assistant Programmer/Analyst - West Lafayette - Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) (Job Number:  1502182) 

This position will maintain the programs and infrastructure required by ADDL to perform daily operations. These programs are created in visual and access a SQL Server backend to collect, store, and report data to customers, state, and federal agencies. This position will also maintain, update, and expand the web presence of the laboratory. Work with section heads to define and clarify current and future programming needs.

Full Stack Developer - Research Computing (Job Number: 1601465)

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.

Desktop Support Specialist - College of Liberal Arts Administration (Job Number:  1601272)

Responsible for coordinating and providing technical support services to faculty and staff in the College of Liberal Arts. Coordinate services to install, upgrade, and support use of hardware, software, peripheral devices, and other technologies; develop and implement new uses of information technology to enhance academic, instructional, and research activities; maintain operational support for College networking systems; act as a liaison between College customers and other campus technology organizations. Work with a team of information technology staff to provide services to College faculty, staff and students.

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

Instructional Designer - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number:  1501542) 

The instructional designer (ID) position provides professional services to faculty and staff to support the teaching and learning mission of the university. Provides one-on-one professional and consulting services to faculty and instructors in the design and development of hybrid and fully online courses. Collaborates with faculty and instructors in areas such as course development, media development, instructional design, and assessment and evaluation of instructional outcomes. Supports the work of the transformation course design. Develops and supports training activities for best practices for the use of instructional technology tools.  

Desktop Specialist - Agriculture Information Technology (AgIT) (Job Number:  1502497) 

Responsible for installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of all client Windows and MAC hardware as well as all software used within the organization across the College. Act as a mobile helpdesk; quickly visit a client at their location to restore or enhance productivity. Ensure the stability and continuity of client and network operations. React quickly to unexpected and emergency situations requiring prompt evaluation of problems and actions to resolve the problems.

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