This is a 12-month term appointment from date of hire with the possibility of renewal.
We regret that Harvard does not offer work authorization or visa sponsorship for this position.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
We invite individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and abilities to be part of our community.
About FAS Research Computing Harvard University's Research Computing continues to evolve, expand services and support to its leading research faculty and their collaborators around the world. These services include maintaining over 100,000 cores of high-performance computing, cloud computing, virtual machines, storage, databases, instrumentation core facility workstations, and other development platforms as well as directly engaging with researchers through help requests, online chat, office hours, training, and in-depth consultations. Research Computing has numerous other successful collaborations, including building the MGHPCC (http://www.mghpcc.org/) in Holyoke, MA with leading partner universities. It is with these institutions that the newly NSF-funded NESE project was launched (https://projectnese.org) that will create a regional data science repository. Boston University and Harvard also have a strong collaboration supporting the US Atlas Project (http://www.usatlas.bnl.gov/) as the North East Tier 2 (NET2) site, which is connected to the Open Science Grid. The Advanced Cyberinfrastructure, Research & Education and Facilitation project (https://aci-ref.org), has enabled us to develop a team of facilitators. Research Computing at Harvard has a track record of building partnerships to accelerate research and collaboration.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Knowledge of data structures, database, storage, data aggregation, data mapping, and data architecture
Experience building and optimizing data pipelines, architectures, and data sets.
Proficient in database language and tools (SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL).
Advanced programming skills (R and Python are preferred).
Experience with Linux and distributed computing is a PLUS.
Comfortable working with version control systems such as git.
Basic statistical expertise would be preferred.
Strong project management and organizational skills.
Demonstrated success in working in a cross-functional team in an agile environment.
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: 51936BR
About Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.