Information Sciences Institute (ISI), a unit of USCâs Viterbi School of Engineering, is a world leader in the research and development of advanced information processing, computing, and communications technologies. ISI operates one of the worldâs largest academic high-performance computing clusters. ISI has three research campuses:Â one in Marina Del Rey, CA; one in Arlington, VA; and one in Waltham, MA.
*This position is located in Marina del Rey, CA.*
Information Sciences Institute (ISI) seeks a Programmer Analyst I for a 8-month, fixed-term position.
Analyzes, assesses & modifies existing programs to conform to system changes or to make improvements in the existing program
Stays informed of new developments and technologies
Assists with the analysis, design, documentation, testing and maintenance of programs
Writes, tests, debugs, translates and documents programs and applications according to specifications to enhance functionality and/or performance as necessary
Assists in researching, identifying, analyzing and fulfilling requirements of all internal and external program users
Assists users with procedural or minor technical problems
Follows protocols and procedures to ensure application security
Proven understanding and use of Python and data science packages such as pandas, numpy and sci-kit learn
Hands-on experience with big data technologies in one or more cloud computing ecosystems (AWS or Microsoft Azure)
Experience with natural language processing and neural language models such as BERT and RoBERTa
Experience with GPU-based computing and deep learning (and/or representation learning) libraries
Experience with network science and software packages for network science, such as networkx
Background in Knowledge Graph technologies, including commonsense reasoning and knowledge graph embeddings, is preferred
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined work experience and education as equivalentMinimum Experience: 0 - 6 monthsMinimum Field of Expertise: General knowledge of programming and documentation procedures and programming methods and operator instructions. Knowledge of one or more appropriate computer languages.
Internal Number: REQ20094917
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