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 October 19, 2016. If you select a position that is no longer active, you will receive a notice that the position is no longer available.

Strategic Data Manager - College of Health & Human Sciences (Job Number:   1600115) 

To acquire and analyze data and provide reports on the data for academic administrators (the dean, associate deans, associate deans, and department heads), faculty, and Student Services staff in the College of Health and Human Sciences (HHS). A key focus is on data related to important aspects of undergraduate and graduate education, but analyses and reports are needed on metrics associated with all the HHS strategic goals in the HHS Strategic Plan.

(see These reports must be adapted for different audiences, and they must provide a comprehensible and solid foundation for decisions about specific actions, programs, and policies. Also important is the analyst's contribution to fostering data-informed decision-making by increasing college-wide awareness of the data available and of the tools for obtaining and interpreting those data.

Full-Stack Developer - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number: 1601463) 

Studio by Purdue ( is reinventing the learning experience by creating innovative digital tools based on educational research and experimental design. As a developer in our fast-paced group, you will have the unique and rewarding opportunity to shape the future of student success by contributing to the development of our suite of learning tools. We're looking for an experienced developer to design and build new features and improve the reliability of our applications as we grow. You'll be working alongside a cross-functional team of project leads, developers, designers, researchers, and educational technologists to build innovative products that enhance teaching and learning. The ideal candidate will exhibit creativity, a passion for learning new things, and an intuition for software design.

Program Administrator - Digital Education (Job Number:  1602183) 

Provide program administration for the self-supporting, non-traditional online classroom courses for non-degree students. Monitor program compliance, provide reports, authorize payments and close accounts. Participate in marketing and promotional activities. Oversee registration, logistics and enrollment accuracy. Work with faculty, instructors and program leads to plan credit and non-credit programs. Oversee website updates and accuracy. Administratively supervise support staff and students. Digital Education is growing and this is exciting times in this area.

Online Program Launch Director - Digital Education (Job Number:  1602096)

The Online Program Launch Director will work with academic units to launch new online degree programs, helping them successfully navigate all stages from initial idea development and market analysis, to development and launch of the new program. Work effectively with a diverse set of units on campus, and external partners, and focus on achieving goals and finding creative solutions to problems. Lead a group of professionals through areas where solutions are not inherently obvious, pursuant to the launch goal and sustainability after the launch. Build well-structured project plans that divide projects into pre-defined phases, and develop guidance documents that improve the efficiency of new program development. This position will report to the Senior Associate Director of Digital Education.

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.

Systems Administrator - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number:  1600414)

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 architecture, creation, support, and administration of multi-tier environments that are reliable, available and secure on Linux and Windows platforms. 

Strategic Data Manager - Business Office Agriculture (Job Number:  1602265)

The College is increasingly dealing with requests for data/impact reporting from a variety of places: Purdue administration, federal and state funding agencies, campus initiatives such as ADVANCE, etc. In addition, College leadership is in need of better data to support strategic decision-making, report to accreditation and funding agencies, and to communicate impact to stakeholders. The Strategic Data Manager will develop a data collection and reporting system, and manage and operate this system to support decision-making and reporting requirements in the College of Agriculture.

Video Engineer - IT Customer Relations (Job Number:  1602262) 

The Video Engineer will work independently to carry out needs assessment, design, construction, implementation and maintenance of the video and multimedia production facilities. This includes television studio, distance learning studio, electronic field production facilities, editing facilities, duplication facilities, broadcast networking, live streaming and routing facilities. Monitor ongoing projects and work load to ensure projects/tasks are on schedule and will meet customer objectives. Develop and implement proactive preventative maintenance procedures to avoid problems. Provide communication and coordination with management.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.  

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