The Department of Physics in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati is seeking to fill the position of Computer and Information Analyst II. This full-time staff position will have responsibilities including, but not strictly limited to these areas
1. Providing support for computing infrastructure (hardware and software) for teaching laboratories and undergraduate research. The responsibilities will include:
Provide support for the elementary lab computers. Work with the elementary lab staff to determine the appropriate specifications for new machines and order and configure them.
Provide support for computers in the upper level lab and for capstone projects. These computers are used for modeling, data analysis, data acquisition and instrument control.
Support the department’s two computer classrooms/computational labs.
Install and insure the functionality of Mathematica and other commercial packages used in teaching and research.
Assist in the preparation of the department’s annual ITIE (Information Technology and Instructional Equipment) request.
2. Supporting the computing infrastructure (hardware and software) for faculty and graduate student research. The responsibilities will include
Install and maintain research Linux workstations, including high bandwidth networking as part of UCScienceNet. Provide support for both operating system and applications software.
Install and maintain GPUs and similar accelerators in research workstations. Install and maintain network-attached-servers.
Perform standard system and application software updates for computers in research laboratories and offices (Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems).
Install system upgrades, new software installations, manage licenses including those for university-licensed software
Manage servers, including data and license servers for certain software packages.
Assist research groups with hardware diagnostics and repair, or installation of optional components such as bus extensions or dedicated data acquisition / digitizing equipment.
Maintain functional network topology and help assure good performance.
3. Hire, train, and supervise student workers to support day-to-day computer operations.
4. Assist research groups with the planning, installation, configuration, and modification of computers, local network equipment, and printing facilities.
The Minimum Qualifications
The candidate must have at least an Associate’s degree in Information Technology, or equivalent preparation in a related field.
The candidate must have at least three (3) years of relevant professional experience, with progressively greater technical and supervisory experience.
The candidate must have significant experience and expertise with Linux, Windows, and Mac OS operating system and should be able to clearly demonstrate the ability to support users of all these architectures.
The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a related technical field such as Information Technology, Physics, or Computer Science.
Prefer at least five (5) years of relevant professional experience, with progressively greater technical and supervisory experience.
Prior experience hiring and supervising other technical personnel.
Significant experience working with GPUs and optional components such as bus extensions or dedicated data acquisition / digitizing equipment.
Prior experience using Internet 2 and configuring devices to use it.
Interested and qualified candidates must complete our online application at https://jobs.uc.edu (Search Requisition #38543). In addition to the online application you must attach a current copy of your resume or CV. In addition to these items, you must also include a cover letter, not to exceed one page, detailing your interest and qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to respond to a question describing your experience with, and commitment to diversity. We will begin reviewing applications as they are received and continue to accept and review applications until the position has been filled.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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