IT Careers at Purdue

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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

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

Best,
Gerry

P.S. Also of note for those looking to enhance their careers, the OVPIT Scholarship Program and the Emerging IT Professional Program.

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.

Web Designer/Front-End Web Developer - Agricultural Communication Service (Job Number:  1701469)

Work within a collaborative environment to design and develop websites that strategically communicate the College of Agriculture's goals using best practices for communication. Consult with clients, manage projects, design and develop websites. Train and assist with establishing and promoting web best practices and guidelines for the College of Agriculture.

Instructional Designer - IT Teaching & Learning Technologies (Job Number:  1701494) 

Instructional Designers at Purdue 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. Lead the instructional design specialists in building courses. Design, develop, and support professional development activities to support faculty in adopting best practices in teaching. 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.

Programmer/Analyst - CERIS (The Center for Environmental and Regulatory Information Systems) (Job Number:  1701483)

Responsible for design, development and installation of new software products or ‎enhancements to existing software. Build and extend complex data reporting, web based applications, software, database applications, mapping applications and/or smartphone applications.

Web Systems Administrator - IT Application Services (Job Number:  1701627) 

As Web Systems Administrator you will administer and build web application layer systems. You will be responsible for installing and ‎configuring web servers, monitoring systems activities, and tuning system parameters and configuration to optimize ‎‎performance and ensuring security & accessibility of systems, managing service user accounts, installing and monitoring applications, and identifying and applying ‎software upgrades and patches. You will utilize your skills to develop and maintain operating procedures which support the web infrastructure systems ‎environment.  You will also recommend and implement procedures required for effective management and use of web infrastructure systems resources.

Web Systems Administrator - West Lafayette - College of Science Administration (Job Number:  1701649)

As Web Systems Administrator, you will administer and build web application layer systems, as well as configure web servers, monitor systems activities and fine tune system parameters and configuration to optimize ‎‎performance and ensure security and accessibility of systems, create and maintain user accounts, and monitor applications. You will also develop and maintain operating procedures which support the infrastructure systems ‎environment. Additionally, you will recommend and implement procedures required for effective use of infrastructure systems resources. The Web Systems Administrator will work as part of a team to develop ‎innovative web applications and sites through incorporation of ‎modern web technology. You will be responsible for maintaining project ‎‎documentation and related materials. ‎You will work ‎with clients to assess and interpret end-user web application needs. You will also work closely ‎with client areas to identify needs and develop creative solutions focused on interactivity and ‎ease of use. Additionally, you will need to stay current with emerging web ‎technologies and recommend ‎development techniques that will support College of Science's computing capabilities. This posting represents two vacancies.

This position will either be filled as a Programmer/Analyst (exempt) or an Assistant Web Application Developer (non-exempt).

Programmer/Analyst duties:

Develop new and maintain existing applications written in a variety of programming languages. Work on the next generation of Powered By Krannert applications used by many different units across campus. Design, code, test, and debug software. Provide customer service through the use of systems analysis and design techniques to identify the requirements for new systems or enhancements to existing ones. Maintain system documentation. Participate in business process redesign and improvement activities supporting change, growth and flexibility through demonstrated teamwork, communication, and problem solving. Create functional prototypes of web components, websites, and web applications, using HTML, CSS, XML, and dynamic technologies such as JavaScript, JQuery, and other technologies.

Assistant Web Application Developer duties:

Develop new and maintain existing applications written in a variety of programming languages. Work on the next generation of Powered By Krannert applications used by many different units across campus. Design, code, test, and debug software. Interpret and document end-user information needs. Maintain system documentation. Participate in business process redesign and improvement activities supporting change, growth and flexibility through demonstrated teamwork, communication, and problem solving. Create functional prototypes of web components, websites, and web applications, using HTML, CSS, XML, and dynamic technologies such as JavaScript, JQuery, and other technologies.

Manager, System Deployment - Research Computing (Job Number:  1701738) 

Are you a highly motivated individual that wants to make a big contribution to online science? Join our HUBzero team as Manager, System Development. The HUBzero group operates like a small business within Purdue University and has a goal to create software that amplifies the ability for scientists and engineers to perform research and collaborate. Join our team and your efforts will be directly connected to outside impact. The Manager of System Deployment will manage the middleware and system deployment team. Work with clients to assess and interpret code contributor needs. Collaborate with ‎internal and ‎external partners to develop innovative technology solutions that leverage available ‎technology to enhance ‎performance, usability, and sustainability. Determine and/or approve the physical or technical design for projects. Provide overall leadership and direction for assigned staff. Manage or participate on special projects and other IT initiatives as needed.

Assessment Data Analyst - Graduate School (Job Number:  1701774) 

The Assessment Data Analyst's primary responsibility is to collect and analyze graduate student data for the Purdue Graduate School and other departments across the University, including program assessment and report building. Other responsibilities include compiling, integrating, and analyzing graduate student data to meet reporting needs by manipulating large data sets, building queries to extract and analyze data from the enterprise data systems (Banner and SAP), and other relevant data sources, and preparation of accurate and meaningful reports within assigned deadlines. The analyst is expected to respond efficiently and accurately to internal / external requests and surveys and to help streamline and improve data collection / reporting. The analyst will work with functional and technical staff members to assist in resolving internal data integrity issues.

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 two vacancies. 

Web Systems Administrator - College of Science Administration (Job Number:  1701833)

As Web Systems Administrator, you will administer and build web application layer systems, as well as configure web servers, monitor systems activities and fine tune system parameters and configuration to optimize ‎‎performance and ensure security and accessibility of systems, create and maintain user accounts, and monitor applications. You will also develop and maintain operating procedures which support the infrastructure systems ‎environment. Additionally, you will recommend and implement procedures required for effective use of infrastructure systems resources. The Web Systems Administrator will work as part of a team to develop ‎innovative web applications and sites through incorporation of ‎modern web technology. You will be responsible for maintaining project ‎‎documentation and related materials. ‎You will work ‎with clients to assess and interpret end-user web application needs. You will also work closely ‎with client areas to identify needs and develop creative solutions focused on interactivity and ‎ease of use. Additionally, you will need to stay current with emerging web ‎technologies and recommend ‎development techniques that will support College of Science's computing capabilities.

SCCM Administrator - IT Customer Relations (Job Number:  1701830) 

As System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) Administrator, you will create and maintain SCCM packages, collections, advertisements, queries, and inventory.  The software packages you will work with include creation of base desktop configuration.  You will utilize your skills and experience to monitor, maintain and administer the local SCCM site infrastructure and participate in the monitoring and administration of Enterprise SCCM Infrastructure.  You will provide regular status reports and maintain documentation for standard operating procedures as well as perform routine SCCM and Active Directory administration tasks.  Additionally you will research, test and train other staff on use of new systems management technologies. 

Data Analyst - Vice President Human Resources (Job Number:  1700139) 

Responsible for planning, designing, and creating operational and ad hoc reports of varying complexity per client specifications using various reporting, data extraction, and analysis tools relating to HR and Benefits data. Design, analyze, and implement methodologies used to collect and merge data from multiple sources. Responsible for data preparation for reports and development of reporting tools for the department, the University, and external agencies. Liaison with IT for HR computer and software needs. Approve/establish access to HR systems and active directory groups.

Primary focus is to facilitate accomplishment of each department's mission or strategic plan through the application of information technology resources. 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.  Direct and advise departments on their computer needs and budgeting requirements, and aid in strategic decisions to meet those needs.  Serve as liaison between the faculty and staff of each department and the technical services staff within the College or University.

Programmer Analyst - Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (Job Number:  1701885) 

As Programmer Analyst, you will play a key role in supporting the internally developed ADDL Laboratory Information System and Quality Management Systems. You will develop new applications in support of the mission of the ADDL. Additionally, you will author web pages and templates in order to generate dynamic web pages, including web portals for use by ADDL clients and VTH clinicians. You will also serve as liaison between internal customers to ensure timely and proper resolution of problems. In this role, you will also provide essential backup for some functions of the Computer Systems Manager.

Front End Web Developer - Marketing and Media (Job Number:  1701906) 

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 (websites, email, video, photography, PowerPoint, 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 digital best practices to serve as the departmental electronic communication expert.

As Storage Administrator, you will install, modify and maintain complex, heterogeneous, storage environments, including High Performance Research File Systems. You will also perform systems administration duties related to storage systems and storage system clients including ‎backups, system and application software installation and configuration, fulfillment of provisioning requests, hardware replacements, and participation in Storage related project work. Additionally, you will participate in routine systems management tasks including on-call duty.  The Storage Administrator will participate in supporting ITaP’s Research Computing infrastructure by providing access to leading-edge data storage systems that enhance and further the large-scale scientific computing of Purdue’s Research community. In addition, this position supports file storage services for every member of the Purdue community.

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.

Technical Operator VIII (Night Shift) - IT Customer Relations (Job Number:  1702002) 

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. 

The Technical Support Analyst (Helpdesk Technician) provides computer hardware and software support for the Faculty, Staff, and Students in the College of Veterinary Medicine. This includes installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of computer systems and other electronic devices. This position will be required to provide after-hours emergency technical support for hospital systems on an on call rotation.

Business Intelligence Analyst - IT Enterprise Business Relationship Mgmt. (Job Number:  1702053)

The Business Intelligence Analyst is responsible for expertise in the operations, training and support of enterprise business intelligence (BI) solutions. Works closely with end users, business partners, and technical teams to gather requirements and provide solutions to business problems. Leads and mentors end users, business partners, other business analysts, and technical staff on report/dashboard development techniques and best practices. Delivers instruction and instructional materials. Ensures data quality in the BI environment. Provide critical thinking and problem solving skills to assist in delivering successful BI solutions. Focuses on the removal of barriers to BI adoption. Proactively identifies, builds, and maintains relationships with business process owners and colleagues. Produces quality deliverables on time and within budget.

Principal Research Engineer - Research Computing (Job Number:  1701910)

ITaP Research Computing (RCAC) 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 both Purdue faculty and staff and also ‎research ‎partners nationwide.‎ We seek a principal research engineer with expertise in large-scale secure computing and storage systems to support cutting-edge regulated research. This individual will provide technical leadership and set the direction for Purdue's secure research computing and storage services, which provide scalable and cost-effective secure research computing services to Purdue researchers. This position will provide technical leadership for Purdue's computing services to support regulated research, including but not limited to: export control, ITAR, FISMA, HIPAA, or human subjects. Secure computing services may include on-campus or cloud-based infrastructures. This individual will work closely in interdisciplinary teams with faculty, research scientists, IT staff, vendors, and university leadership to develop research cyberinfrastructure solutions.

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.

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.

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