National Center for Supercomputing Applications
The National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) advances discovery and innovation through extreme-scale computing, science-enabling software, and the skills of our expert staff. The center is part of the flagship University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign--a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement—and is located in a micro-urban community that combines cultural vibrancy with affordability and quality of life.
NCSA is currently seeking one or more Data Engineers to join the Blue Waters Project and collaborate with top researchers and scientists utilizing high performance computing (HPC). The Blue Waters project provides high-performance computational and data facilities, as well as intellectual resources, that enable computational science of unprecedented scale. Blue Waters is a leading platform for accelerating open scientific discovery through computation by some of the world’s most advanced teams addressing unique, ground-breaking computational and data science problems. The Data Engineer will lead support for data science problems on Blue Waters by deploying data science software and providing support to science teams. The incumbent will engage in the data science community to help improve the state of the art in data science tools on HPC platforms.
Required Education and Experience
This is a regular academic professional position at NCSA and is an annually renewable, 12/12, 100%-time appointment with regular University benefits. Salary is commensurate with experience and start date will be as soon as possible after the close date of the search. Applicants must possess required education and experience by start date of position. Interviews and hires may occur before the closing date; however, all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration. For further information regarding our application procedures, you may visit http://www.ncsa.illinois.edu or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, please create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your cover letter and CV/resume by the close date (3/16/17). Contact information for three references must be included on the application (letters maybe also be uploaded or sent to the contact below). For full consideration, candidates must complete the Hiretouch application process by the above date. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu).