The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) provides high-performance computing (HPC) services for Ohio's university researchers and industrial clients. The Web & Interface Applications Group develops software solutions including OnDemand, science gateways, and HPC interface apps. This engineer position will work as part of a team designing, developing, and testing web and Linux applications and web services that leverage OSC resources. Specific responsibilities include quality control, unit testing, usability assessment, as well as community engagement, documentation development/upkeep, and metric tracking. The ideal candidate will be a software developer, with a focus on testing or usability research.
Work Environment and Culture: The Web & Interface Applications Engineer will report to the Director of Strategic Programs at the Ohio Technology Consortium (OH-TECH) main office, located on The Ohio State University's West Campus. The Consortium functions as an umbrella organization for Ohio's statewide technology infrastructure that includes: the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC), the Ohio Academic Resources Network (OARnet), and the Ohio Library and Information Network (OhioLINK).
Funded by the Ohio General Assembly through the Ohio Department of Higher Education, OH-TECH reports to the Chancellor of the Ohio Department of Higher Education. All fiscal and legal services are provided by The Ohio State University, with direction from the Vice President of Research. Through committees and direct contact with faculty and student researchers, OH-TECH is well positioned to meet the needs of those who require our resources. And to plan for future acquisitions and services, OH-TECH relies upon the guidance of the Ohio Department of Higher Education and the advice of committees to achieve and sustain national eminence.
The Ohio Supercomputer Center provides supercomputing, cyberinfrastructure, research and educational resources to a diverse state and national community, including education, academic research, industry and state government.
Bachelor’s degree in a computing, science, mathematics or engineering discipline, or combination of education and relevant professional experience; proficient in Linux/UNIX user environment; experience programming in a modern web programming language such as Python or Ruby, and ability to develop web applications with Ruby/Rails or Python/Django; experience with automated web testing tools and usability assessment; good verbal and written communication skills; ability and clearance to work on export controlled projects.
Interest in high-performance computing or modeling and simulation. Active on Github, Bitbucket, or other alternative; experience doing software development with a team of developers.
Target Salary: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Information Technology (IT)
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
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