IT Jobs at Purdue


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

At its best, career and 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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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.

Senior Full Stack Developer - Agriculture Information Technology (AgIT) (Job Number:  1801370)

This position offers an option for 100% telework / working from a remote location.

Agriculture Information Technology and Purdue Veterinary Medicine Information Technology support Purdue University’s position as a global leader in science and teaching, positively changing the world with an unwavering commitment to excellence. As a developer in our fast-paced group, you will have the unique and rewarding opportunity to shape the future by contributing to the development of innovative solutions that are directly linked to cutting edge technologies and data analytics. We're looking for an experienced developer to design and build new features and improve the reliability of our existing applications as we grow. You'll be working alongside a cross-functional and cross college team of project leads, developers, designers, and researchers to build innovative products that enhance the land grant missions of learning, discovery and engagement. The Plant Sciences initiative is one of the University’s most strategic endeavors and is a core project with the President’s Purdue Moves vision and strategy, The ideal candidate will exhibit creativity, a passion for learning new things, and an intuition for software design.

In this role you will design, develop and implement custom applications; provide technical leadership to team members and recommend development techniques that will support the strategic priorities of the College of Agriculture and the College of Veterinary Medicine. You will also work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming of custom applications as well as work as part of a team to develop innovative applications through the incorporation of technology standards. Additionally, you will work closely with faculty and staff to identify needs and develop creative solutions towards Teaching, Research and Extension. You will need to stay current with emerging technologies. Finally, you will work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment focusing on rapid, high quality product development and high-end customer service.

ResNet Service Administrator - IT Process Management (Job Number:  1801183) 

As the ResNet Service Administrator you will coordinate support services for over 13,000 students across 7,000 rooms with IT in partnership with the management teams within Residential Living. You will manage a student technical team for support of ResNet issues. You will be responsible for the effective operation of residence network from the individual PC to the interface of the network. You will work cooperatively with Network Operations on main network issues affecting the Residence Halls, such as wireless density and piloting innovative approaches to wireless coverage. In this position you will ‎identify, communicate and mitigate risks to change readiness, change acceptance and change management ‎‎initiatives.‎ Also, you will provide analysis of metrics, processes, policies, and priorities and their effect on University Residences. Finally, you will ensure communication of changes through appropriate mechanisms to promote customer awareness.

Site Specialist - College of Health and Human Sciences (Job Number:   1801202) 

As Site Specialist, your primary focus will be to facilitate accomplishment of each department's mission or strategic plan through the application of information technology resources. You will develop, coordinate and maintain an enterprise level Windows and MacOS environment as part of an integrated HHS-IT team effort in support of research, instructional and outreach goals. You will also direct and advise departments on their computer needs and budgeting requirements, and aid in strategic decisions to meet those needs. Additionally, you will serve as liaison between the faculty and staff of each department and the technical services staff within the College or University.

Educational Technology Consultant - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number:  1801216)

As an Education Technology Consultant, you will serve the teaching and learning mission of the University.

You will consult with faculty to effectively implement the use of centrally supported technology tools and troubleshoot any issues they may encounter.

Additionally, you will develop and deliver workshops, training materials, and other sessions in a myriad of formats to communicate best practices, incorporate instructional design methodology, and inform faculty of the IT resources available to them.

You will collaborate with other campus units on projects such as piloting new technologies, promoting accessibility, and IT service management. You will also be asked to work with vendors to suggest enhancements to their products and services.

Lead Analyst, Strategic Contracts Group - Sponsored Program Services (Job Number:  1801238) 

As part of the Sponsored Program Services Contract Management team, work with the SPS Director of Contracting to negotiate complex and simple agreements.  Enhance the University's strategic partnerships with industrial and governmental entities.  Form and lead cross-departmental task groups to develop, negotiate and maintain contractual relationships.  Ensure smooth and responsive service to external partners who provide funding and other types of support and to faculty members, in support of the University's research mission.

Desktop Services Specialist - Process Management (Job Number: 1801305) 

Provide desktop support for customers. Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software issues including but not limited to computers, ‎printers, mobile devices, video conferencing, peripherals, which may require onsite support, remote technical assistance and diagnostics. Develop documentation for the knowledgebase, change management and production readiness. Create, test, and deploy software packages and computer images 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 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure including creating virtualized applications, maintaining and deploying images, space management, policy management, and research. Support the file services environment including reporting, creating folders, permissions management, managing space utilization, and consulting for file services needs.

Audit Specialist - Internal Audit Office (Job Number:  1801339)  

Responsible for leading and executing complex audits that integrate technologies and business concepts in a global higher education environment.  Lead the detailed execution and communication of the risk-based audit and plan.  Apply audit experience to resolve more advanced complex audit elements.  Use audit principles, skills and techniques so that integrated financial, compliance, operational and information systems audits are competently and efficiently performed in accordance with professional auditing standards.  Integrate audit strategies in order to achieve goals and initiatives.  Evaluate change-driven risk with consideration of flexibility and adaptability while evaluating key internal controls.  Highly confidential position requiring strict adherence to Internal Audit's code of ethics and professional auditing standards.  Some travel is required.

Research Data Specialist - Research Computing (Job Number:  1801341) 

The Research Data Specialist will design, deploy, administer, and update large-scale research systems, related infrastructure services, grid software stacks, and operating systems. The position will be primarily responsible for components of Purdue's computational research environments supporting regulated research. The successful candidate will work closely with researchers, systems administrators, and developers throughout the University and partner institutions. Consults with multiple IT colleagues, external research groups, and grant-funded initiatives. Administers existing cluster and grid infrastructure technologies, and researches/prototypes new systems and technologies. Document, audit, and keep up-to-date system security documentation. Participates in national computing activities by attending workshops, conferences, and potentially presenting research.

Associate Instructional Designer - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number:  1800947) 

As Associate Instructional Designer you will be assigned to build courses by implementing design from instructional designer and content from instructors. You will collaborate with Instructional Designers and faculty to develop and build course content, multimedia, and learning objects within the learning management system (LMS) that facilitate high quality learning experiences in face-to-face, online, and hybrid instruction. As Associate Instructional Designer, you will have the opportunity to demonstrate creative and innovative implementations of the LMS tools, multimedia tools, and a variety of other instructional technologies that enhance teaching and learning. 

Assistant Director of Software Development - School of Management (Job Number:  1800965

Serve as Assistant Director of Software Development to support information technology needs for the Krannert School of Management. Identify and document departmental needs and create specifications for projects. Assign work to team members, monitor deadlines, and keep the IT Director informed of team progress. Participate in business process redesign and improvement activities supporting change, growth and flexibility through demonstrated teamwork, communication, and problem solving, and serve as an additional programming resource for development activities. Has hiring, firing, promotion and reward authority within own area.

Network Engineer - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number: 1801000)

As the Network Engineer, you will maintain University data network functionality at optimum performance with minimal disruptions of service as well as plan and design implementation to install network switching and routing equipment. You will also utilize network monitoring tools to analyze usage trends and forecast potential ‎problems. Additionally, you will identify, determine problem resolution and repair network outages and malfunctioning network equipment. Finally, you will communicate outage and maintenance notifications.

Educational Technologist - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number:  1701768)

Are you interested in solving complex problems with educational technology? Do you have an insatiable curiosity for exploration of new educational apps and ideas? Teaching and Learning Technologies is looking for top notch candidates that exhibit creativity, a passion for learning new things, and an intuition of collaborating with faculty and staff at high levels.

The Educational Technologist will work with faculty, staff, and students to identify, analyze, and explore the the teaching and learning technology needs of the university identifying instructional gaps. You will utilize your expertise to recommend pilot technology initiatives and as successful recommend transitions of these initiatives to the organization. You will proactively collaborate with faculty, staff, and students to implement pilot technologies using research methodology. Additionally, you will assist faculty, staff, and students in the usage and best instructional practices of the pilot technologies.

 This posting represents four vacancies (three vacancies have been filled).

Security Specialist - IT Security & Policy (Job Number:  1801035) 

As a Security Specialist on our team, you will work with the very latest SAP technologies as Purdue moves its business systems into the cloud. You will help us close out the final phase of the Business Transformation Projects as Purdue implements SuccessFactors HCM. Put your Identity Management (IDM) skills to work with S4/HANA, Netweaver IDM and SAP GRC as part of a team of highly skilled IDM professionals.

Managing Advisor, e-Learning Specialist - Purdue Healthcare Advisors (Job Number:  1801112) 

Purdue Healthcare Advisors (PHA) has designed and launched Lean First, a novel enterprise-scale process improvement program that integrates lean transformation, behavioral science, online communities, continuous improvement at the point of service and micro-learning. We have built a Lean First consulting practice including a team of clinicians and improvement experts that is producing measurable clinical, financial and operational outcomes for clients in 51+ organizations while training, coaching and certifying an army of healthcare improvers.

In addition, we have developed an award winning methodology, software platform and training program to help client’s take a micro-learning approach to mastering complex competencies and achieving lasting behavior change. It has been tested in real-world settings including for example the development of leadership influence skills and practitioner innovation skills.

Technology plays a key role in Lean First and micro-learning. We need an e-Learning Specialist to lead the way!

Our learning management system and online community of practice runs on Brightspace, a comprehensive learning environment offered by D2L and we see a tremendous growth opportunity online. We have plans to offer a wide variety of digital badges in lean, create a new online micro-learning service to support behavior change and soft-skill development and even offer customized versions of our online community of practice to clients.

Instructional Designer - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number:   1800649) 

In this role, you will collaborate with faculty to design and develop online, hybrid and face-to-face courses. As well as design digital course content with faculty members, assist with curriculum development, and integration of teaching and learning technology tools. You will also lead the instructional design specialists in building courses. You will utilize your skills to design, develop, and support professional development activities to support faculty in adopting best practices in teaching. You will support Purdue's IMPACT program by partnering with the Center for Instructional Excellence and Libraries helping faculty redesign large foundational courses for student-centered learning.

This posting represents five vacancies. 

Financial Aid Administrator I - Division of Financial Aid (Job Number:  1800686) 

Advise and counsel students, parents, and other publics regarding financial aid. This includes but is not limited to financial aid eligibility, financial planning for college and/or early awareness programs, and using Professional Judgment to revise eligibility for federal programs. Program administration responsibilities for specific office function and one or more federal, state, institutional, or privately funded program(s).

As Web Developer and Content Specialist, you will support and maintain existing departmental web sites and web applications as well as create, update and deploy new web sites and web tools to meet departmental needs. You will also create new templates to support departmental course web pages, faculty web pages, and research group web sites. Additionally, you will assist faculty and instructors in deploying and supporting course web pages. Also, you will work with other staff in the development of new content for web presence. You will utilize your knowledge to ensure compliance with all applicable standards and University policies.  Finally, you will provide technical expertise to solve novel problems in the development and deployment of new content.

Windows Systems Administrator - College of Science (Job Number:  1800713) 

Configure, install, and support College wide windows systems for various uses including, but not limited to O/S, file share services, group policy configuration, active directory management and overall troubleshooting of windows systems including application configuration. Maintain O/S security, ensure proper network operation and end-user support for level 3 issues with each windows system. Assist with O/S deployment to desktops including direct user support and contact where necessary. Support VMWare and Hyper V environments when necessary. Handle patch deployment processes where necessary. Provide technical computer support as needed for faculty, staff, and students in the areas of instruction, research, and administrative computing. Plan for future hardware/software upgrades.

IT Service Support Manager - IT Process Management (Job Number:  1800771) 

The IT Service Support Manager will champion the implementation, management ‎‎and use of the ITaP Service Management Program, including Incident Management, ‎Change Management, Release Management, ‎Problem Management and ‎‎Configuration Management. Lead change management functions across multiple platforms, reviewing and auditing changes ‎for approval. ‎Identify, communicate and mitigate risks to change readiness, acceptance and change management ‎‎initiatives.‎ Design, document, deploy and oversee the change management process for ITaP. Support organizational and operational policies, procedures, and goals to administer the functions of the ITIL ‎‎‎‎Service ‎Management Support and Delivery disciplines. Consult with divisional service management staff, other departments and ‎vendors ‎regarding ‎problems, ‎‎projects, initiatives, etc. Work with divisional units to improve ‎existing operational processes. Provide ‎‎mentoring to ‎‎divisional service ‎management personnel, process owners and process coordinators ‎within ‎‎ITaP. Manage and coordinate a change ‎control program covering all production operations including policies, ‎‎‎forms, procedures and tracking/auditing systems to govern the ‎movement of new/upgraded services from ‎‎‎the test to the production environment including analyzing documentation and reports ‎for management ‎‎‎regarding change control activities.‎‎

UNIX Systems Administrator - IT Infrastructure Services (Job Number:  1800832)  

The successful candidate will administer the UNIX server environment including hardware, network and software infrastructure components. Install and ‎configure operating systems, monitor system activities and fine tune system parameters and configuration to optimize ‎‎performance and ensure security of systems. Create and maintain user accounts, install and monitor applications, and identify and apply appropriate ‎software upgrades and patches. Recommend, develop, maintain and implement operating procedures to support the infrastructure systems ‎environment.

Technical Operations Coordinator - IT Customer Relations & Process Management (Job Number:  1800635) 

As Technical Operations Coordinator, you will serve as Customer Service/Desktop Services (CSDS) Asset Manager and work with all areas of CSDS. You will be responsible for accurate tracking of assets and the lifecycle of those assets. Maintain asset data quality and appropriate reports for development and implementation of policies and standards (both hardware and software). Additionally, you will be responsible for the processes and procedures to maintain the completeness of that data. Perform analytical and technical work in the planning, design and installation of new and existing asset management processes. Provide primary data for Equipment Lifecycle Replacement (ELR) replacement planning and project. You will work closely with CSDS Tier 2, Tier3 and Projects and Process staff during ELR with a focus on the Salvage process. You will work with over 6000 customers and track over 4700 desktops and laptops.

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.

CERIS (The Center for Environmental and Regulatory Information Systems) at Purdue is seeking an experienced Programmer/Analyst. Experience with creating websites that interact with relational databases is highly desired. Programmers will get the opportunity to develop new applications using innovative technologies and collaborate with peers and colleagues across the College of Agriculture as well as with other University IT units.

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