Programmer/Analyst 3 (Cyber Infrastructure Programmer Analyst)

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
07/09/2019
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
89031
Level/Salary Band:
03 – K – Exempt
Work Unit:
Office of the Vice President for Research
Department:
Institute for CyberScience
Full/Part Time:
Full–Time

Description

The Institute for CyberScience (ICS) is seeking a highly motivated Programmer/Analyst with a passion for providing professional customer service and operational excellence for Advanced CyberInfrastructure to join our i-ASKteam. The position responsibilities include ensuring the proper operation, configuration, development and administration of applications and research codes. You will be an integral contributor to a dynamic and growing team of specialists supported by an exciting $45 million Penn State investment in advanced research cyberinfrastructure (ICS-ACI). Penn State’s elite researchers use our high-performance research cloud to solve real-world problems by conducting simulations, data mining, and other high-performance computing operations. You will participate as an important member of our community of specialists to support this ground-breaking work. As our Programmer/Analyst 3, you will work as part of a team to: assist research groups to analyze job usage and performance to improve productivity; work with Penn State researchers to diagnose issues related to scientific software applications and develop and present advanced technical solutions; identify routine issues that can be resolved more efficiently through automation, process improvement and/or user training; develop user support documentation and training materials to increase the effective use of the ICS-ACI resources; support the installation, configuration management, and operation of scientific software applications. Training, education and professional development opportunities are available and encouraged. To learn more about working for ICS, please visit http://ics.psu.edu/careers. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus four years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree in Engineering or Science discipline, familiarity with various Linux distributions and commands, and experience running scientific software in a university HPC setting. Experience with programming languages (e.g. C++, Fortran, or Java) and/or parallel interfaces, such as MPI and OpenMP are preferred. Other competencies that are a plus: experience with high performance computing clusters; working knowledge of configuring and building scientific software applications using Makefiles, autotools, CMake, and rpmbuild; experience with containers (singularity and docker); basic knowledge of any of the following: scripting skills (e.g. bash), Python, MATLAB, R, OpenACC. This is a fixed term position funded for one year with an excellent chance of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088