Job ID: 2022-14778 Type: Full-Time # of Openings: 1 Category: Information Technology
Do you want to help enable and advance groundbreaking academic research? Do you have a background in research and love to write and optimize code? Do you want to support the use and development of software in a centralized high-performance computing environment?
Princeton Research Computing, a consortium of campus groups led by the Princeton Institute for Computational Science & Engineering (PICSciE) and the Office of Information Technology’s Research Computing group,is recruiting a full-time research software and programming analyst to join its team.
In the Researcher Engagement group, we provide computational expertise to help researchers from all disciplines get work done by removing barriers to success in research. Our group is committed to creating a collaborative environment in which the best software engineering practices are valued, and to sharing and applying cross-disciplinary computational techniques to new and emerging areas.
In this position, you will be an integral member of a team focused on supporting the research computing community. You will guide users in their choice of systems, software and programming languages, as well as help users find solutions to their computing research problems. In this work, you will work closely with IT colleagues, and faculty, students, and postdoctoral researchers to enable and accelerate their research computing efforts.
If you have a strong background in scientific programming or data science, high performance computing, and academic research, you have the right skill set to make an immediate impact on research computing at Princeton. This position reports to the Director of Researcher Engagement.
Providing intermediate to advanced support in programming (e.g., C/C++, Fortran, Python, R, MATLAB), parallel programming (e.g., MPI, OpenMP), running GPU codes (e.g., PyTorch and TensorFlow) and debugging
Processing help tickets
Supporting novice users in cluster use, installing software, using the scheduler, and troubleshooting
Facilitating one-on-one and group help sessions
Organizing outside technical instruction
Collaborating with other instructors on workshops and training program
Developing and updating training materials for workshops and the Princeton Research Computing website
System and software Support
Install licensed software on clusters
Assist with github.com service
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
At least 3 years or more of experience in programming, including compiled and high-level scripting languages
Strong knowledge of at least one development tool and the desire to learn others.
Experience with Red Hat Linux, or derivative such as CentOS
Experience with one or more database systems, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
Strong knowledge of development tools, including debuggers and compilers
Experience working in software development teams
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to respond promptly and professionally to requests for assistance from faculty, staff and students
Ability to manage projects and multiple priorities
Strong oral and written communication skills
Machine learning, AI, or GPU programming
Quantum computing knowledge
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