Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Location: Hyde Park Campus
Serves as a multi-disciplinary technical expert in supporting and advising faculty on using sensitive high-end computing environments and related technologies for their research.
Engages the community of researchers using sensitive data at UChicago across application areas.Â
Works closely with faculty to identify, develop, and implement useful computational methods and resources that support or advance their research.
Assists faculty, researchers, and students with using resources and services available in the UChicago Secure Data Enclave (SDE) and through the UChicago Secure Research Data Strategy.
Serves as a central resource and point person for RCCâ™s secure computing environments. Assists with onboarding new users.
Plans and delivers SDE training to faculty, staff, and other researchers.
Develops and maintains user guides, training materials, and other documentation.Â
Installs, configures, and maintains software and tools.
Ensures proper process workflows are followed, recommends data protection best practices, and ensures requirements outlined in the standard operating procedures for working with sensitive research data are followed.
Evaluates new technologies and software products to determine feasibility and desirability of incorporating their capabilities within research projects.
Supports and contributes to research grant proposal development.Â
Provides computational science advance technical support in your area of expertise.
Participates in the product development life cycle, providing professional assistance to the design of front-end applications and database systems back-end schema. Analyzes high-level system specifications and makes sure that all application development standards are met.
Evaluates past and present technologies to help develop new tools. Ensures all the new tools have been through quality control reviews.
Performs other related work as needed.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Work in a research related institution.
Background in a high-end computing environment.
Expertise with at least two of the following: C/C++, Python, R, Matlab, Julia.
Compiling and building scientific applications.
Working knowledge of job schedulers such as SLURM or PBS and ability to write shell scripts.
Proficient in statistical and numerical methods.
Git and svn.
Knowledge of data security and privacy standards and best practice.
Familiarity with data management considerations of sensitive data.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, and presentation skills.
Understand and translate researchersâ™ scientific goals into computational requirements.
Identify and gain expertise in appropriate new technologies and/or software tools.
Function as part of an interactive team while demonstrating self-initiative to achieve projectâ™s goals and Research Computing Centerâ™s mission.
Strong analytical skills and problem-solving.
Work well with faculty and researchers.
Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of faculty and researchers.
Cover letter (preferred)
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Internal Number: JR09835
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