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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Gerry

Open Information Technology Positions

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 June 21, 2017. If you select a position that is no longer active, you will receive a notice that the position is no longer available.

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.

Technical Operator VIII (Shift 2) - IT Customer Relations (Job Number:  1700575)

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. 

Emerging Technologies Experience Specialist – Libraries (Job Number:  1700935) 

Under the direction of the Director of Libraries IT, the Emerging Technologies Experience Specialist serves as the primary point of contact for the Wilmeth Active Learning Center's Maker Space, GIS Lab, and Data Visualization center. Provides user experience expertise and support for emerging technologies used in research and teaching in the Libraries' Maker Space, GIS Lab, and Data Visualization center. Partners with faculty and staff on developing data visualizations and using the newest visualization hardware and software such as Tableau for active learning and research activities. Provides liaison support to Libraries' staff that schedule these technologies/spaces for classes/teaching and research. Based on user experience expertise, recommends changes and configuration of hardware and software. Demonstrates how emerging technologies can enhance user experience in teaching, active learning, and research activities. Works closely with other Libraries IT staff to support hardware, software, and user experience.

Information Systems Auditor - Internal Audit (Job Number:  1700929) 

As Information Systems Auditor, you will develop and perform activities related to the risk assessment and auditing of information technologies, systems, networking, procedures and controls including assisting in the planning and completion of the annual information technology audit plan. You will also perform audits and investigations for complex information technology systems at all campuses relating to security, confidentiality, integrity and availability of data. You will utilize your specialized internal auditing knowledge in completing information system audits as well as to identify information system compliance risks, controls that mitigate risks, and provide an assessment to demonstrate the effectiveness of the controls. You will analyze evidential data as a basis for an informed, objective opinion and preparing comprehensive reports. You will be responsible for preparing audit programs, independently conducting audit field work, and writing detailed reports. Additionally, you will assist other auditors in validating the reliability of the information system controls supporting business operations. You will maintain highly confidential information with strict adherence to Internal Audit's code of ethics and professional auditing standards. Some travel is required.

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. 

Reporting Analyst - College of Engineering Administration (Job Number:  1700924) 

As Reporting Analyst, you will be responsible for meeting the operational data reporting requirements of the College of Engineering Dean's Office including enrollment, grade, matriculation, graduation rate and other student related reporting. You will sustain and evolve the college's retention and scholarship reporting capabilities as well as create reusable reporting and analysis tools used by college administrators to facilitate decision making. Additionally, you will partner with other members of the Data Analytics and Information team to meet annual reporting requirements and data reference needs.

Senior Web Developer - College of Veterinary Medicine Admin (Job Number:  1700959)

As Senior Web Developer, you will coordinate the design and development of interactive, multifunction websites and create mobile friendly electronic materials for the College of Veterinary Medicine and its departments and units, as part of the Purdue Veterinary Medicine (PVM) Communications Team. You will utilize web development guidelines (WCAG) to create functional and easily maintainable websites and associated digital and multimedia communications in compliance with ADA standards. Additionally, manage and maintain the college’s Content Management System and implement the design of eye-catching, engaging, and interactive electronic materials. You will be responsible for tracking and responding to website utilization through web traffic analysis as well as leading and training a team of Web Content Contributors made up of departmental and unit staff representatives and acting as a liaison between students, faculty, staff, and departments. You will also assist in managing social media presence. You must be able to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment focused on rapid, high quality product development and high-end customer service. In this role, you will report to the Director of Web Communications.

Instructional Design Supervisor - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number:  1701012)

The Instructional Design Supervisor will facilitate and coordinate the effort to enhance teaching and learning through support and participation in University initiatives aimed at academic course improvement and student success. Collaborate with faculty to design and develop online, hybrid and face-to-face courses. Design digital course content with faculty members, assist with curriculum development, and integration of teaching and learning technology tools. Provide overall leadership and direction for assigned staff.

This posting represents two vacancies.

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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