Research Computing Facilitator Position Number New Division Finance and Administrative Affairs Department B025800 UITS RESEARCH COMPUTING Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Fixed Renewable FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100 Posting Type Staff Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee's University IT Services is seeking a talented Research Computing Facilitators with exceptional commitment to service excellence to join its team. As a Research Computing Facilitator, you will be an integral member of the High-Performance Computing team, collaborating with diverse and talented team members to help solve multidimensional information technology problems, improve customer experience, and generate value for our campus stakeholders across a broad base of departments and constituencies.
If you are passionate about being part of a dynamic and talented team of technology professionals who value integrity and excellence and want to help take us to the next level, then look no further.
Who We Are:
UWM, a doctoral/research intensive university, is Wisconsin's premier public urban university and offers a comprehensive liberal arts and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate level to over 29,000 students. UWM takes pride in being a student-centered institution that is deeply committed to diversity in its student body, faculty and staff, and programs. Our tree-lined, 104-acre campus is located on Milwaukee's upper-east-side, one of the city's most attractive residential areas and home to many faculty, staff, and students. For more information, please visit our website at www.uwm.edu
What We Offer:
Innovative, collaborative, and casual-work environment with flexible work/life balance schedules
Challenging and progressive career development
Competitive salary based on qualifications and experience with an expected salary between $75,000 - $90,000 annually
Excellent comprehensive benefits package
On-site health & wellness programs
On-site affordable day care
Best practice PTO policies and paid holidays
Open communication, recognition programs, and team-building events
And much more to motivated, results-oriented individuals who want to make a real difference in their community and role
Reporting to the Research Computing Director, the Research Computing Facilitators provide direct outreach and support services for High-Performance Computing (HPC) and other research computing related support to all research faculty, staff, graduate students, and academic programs. The position provides technical support for new and ongoing research projects and academic endeavors related to high-performance computing. They proactively engage with the research community to understand their scientific and computing requirements. They empower researchers to improve their research by sharing expertise about computational methods and available resources, giving access to HPC resources including local and cloud based and guiding researchers in using these methods and resources effectively and efficiently. Duties include software package installation and configuration, development and troubleshooting of computational workflows, providing on-boarding and training for researchers, monitoring activity to assure efficient and effective utilization of resources and working with other members of the Research Computing Support Team to ensure that research requirements are known and met.
The salary range for this position is between $75,000 - $90,000 per year
Bachelor's degree in a STEM related field and/or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience
Demonstrated programming experience in languages such as R, Python, Perl and/or Shell
Demonstrated experience operating in a Linux environment
Advanced degree in a STEM related field
Demonstrated experience supporting or conducting research in a higher education environment
Familiarity with shared memory and distributed memory parallelism (such as OpenMP and MPI), accelerators (such as GPUs), and large-scale file systems
Experience with high performance computing utilization including job schedulers
Strong understanding of high-performance computing topics as well as the data and programming efforts involved in HPC
Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide a cover letter addressing your education/experience as they apply to all minimum and preferred qualifications, a resume, and a document listing the names and contact information for three professional references. In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate's application materials whether she/he meets any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Application Deadline 10/22/2020 Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No If Continuous, Initial Review Date Position Contact Name Paris Reed Contact Phone 414-229-3413 Contact Email Reedpr@uwm.edu Application Notes
For the Research Computing Facilitator position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message "Your application has been submitted" is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.
UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact email@example.com or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.
CBC and Reference Check Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM's Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.
In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
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