Job # 036247
Department Code 20703-6031
Department Core Infrastructure Services
Job Title Cyberinfrastructure Engineer
Location Syracuse, NY
Pay Range Commensurate with Experience
Staff Level S6
FLSA Status Exempt
Standard University business hours
8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)
Hours may vary based on operational needs.
Job Type Full-time
Campus Syracuse, NY
Unionized Position Code Not Applicable
As part of that working knowledge the Cyberinfrastructure Engineer (CIE) should have familiarity with research computing technologies, including High Throughput Computing, High Performance Computing, virtualization, and operating systems. The CIE will need to have familiarity with scripting tools such as Perl, Python, or TCL.
The CIE will interact with national research computing organizations to become familiar with the available tools, available resources, innovative approaches, and best practices. A sample list of research organizations the CIE is expected to interact with includes Open Science Grid, HTCondor, and XSEDE. The CIE should be able to evaluate the appropriate use of national resources for Syracuse University researchers.
The CIE will provide an aggregation point for identifying common research needs, problems, and resources among the diverse Syracuse University research community. This aggregation is intended to build a sense of community across a diverse set of research computing efforts on campus, identify tools that might solve problems in multiple disciplines, and assist with reducing duplicative research environments where multiple researcher would benefit from pooling resources.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Minimum of five (5) or more years of directly relevant work experience required.
- At least five (5) years of professional experience supporting researchers utilizing significant computational resources.
- Expertise in the areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math a plus.
Job Specific Qualifications
- Knowledge of computing systems and services supporting research computing projects of all sizes.
- Knowledge of methods to apply computing resources to research.
- Collaborate with researchers to better understand their need, identify resources that will meet the need, and work with the researcher to apply the resources to their need. As part of this responsibility, the position holder must maintain a working knowledge of available research computing resources available at Syracuse University. Develop skills with strategic research tools and applications to assist with optimization of utilization and research output.
- Design, develop, build, and administer systems and services to support researchers.
- Provide an aggregation point for identifying common research needs, problems, and resources among the diverse Syracuse University research community. This aggregation is intended to build a sense of community across a diverse set of research computing efforts on campus, identify tools that might solve problems in multiple disciplines, and assist with reducing duplicative research environments where multiple researcher would benefit from pooling resources. Interact with national research computing organizations to become familiar with the available tools, available resources, innovative approaches, and best practices.
- Develop documentation and other resources to assist researchers on campus better understand and utilize available research computing resources.
- Present research computing opportunities in forums across campus, including faculty meetings, departmental meetings, and other appropriate venues.
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a resume and cover letter.
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Job Posting Date 12/05/2019
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