This is a two-year term position from the start date, with the possibility of renewal based on funding and performance.
We are unable to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
The Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS) is an interfaculty initiative that helps social scientists leverage advances in computing technology, quantitative methodology, and behavioral research – toward the goal of understanding and solving some of the greatest problems that affect human societies. The IQSS approach includes: providing an environment (physical space, events, services) that encourages scholars to convene and collaborate; developing powerful (and broadly useful) statistical, computational, and analytical infrastructure and tools; building bridges between the many different scientific communities concerned with real world problems; removing impediments to discovery by providing exceptional administrative services; and supporting and showcasing innovative ideas through the creation of scientific programs.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Knowledge of information technology applications, processes, software and equipment
At least three years experience leading software development processes such as Agile
Technical knowledge of research computing and/or high performance computing.
Experience using software code management tools such as Github.
Experience using project management and reporting software such as Waffle, Trello, etc.
Experience with scalable research computing systems.
Experience applying UX/UI best practices.
Experience supporting highly-technical products, in particular, operating environments, used by scientists/researchers.
Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 47397BR
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