University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

ID: 7134567
Posted: March 16, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the Center for High Throughput Computing (CHTC) as a software engineer working on implementing the next generation of large-scale distributed computing actively used by many of the largest science projects in the word! This is the perfect opportunity for a recent graduate to gain valuable experience developing system software in a large-scale Linux environment using Python and/or C++. You will work with colleagues to support and enhance the Open Science Data Federation which enables scientists and engineers to share data and access it from systems ranging from a laptop to tens of thousands of CPU cores as a part of a global computing infrastructure.

This will be part of the larger CHTC team and the workplace will be in upcoming start-of-the-art Computer, Data & Information Science building to be built in the center of campus. CHTC's software has been used to manage the Hubble Space Telescope, render movies at DreamWorks, and deliver the necessary compute cycles for two Nobel prizes. Candidates will need to feel comfortable advancing their own ideas and clearly communicating their overall vision to collaborators. As a part of the Computer Science department, the Center is supportive of staff continuing their education; numerous team members have subsequently pursued graduate degrees.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Designs, develops, tests, debugs, and troubleshoots software and applications to support information technology business operations.
45% Reviews application design specifications, codes new applications, and makes enhancements to existing applications
15% Tests and debugs programs, and prepares systems test data
10% Prepares program documentation and training requirements
5% Develops or modifies technical specifications for moderately-complex projects using disciplined software development practices
5% Prepares detailed system design specifications for system integration and upgrades
5% Maintains and troubleshoots applications, systems, or websites
5% Implements data structure and systems performance strategies
10% Provides technical assistance on the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of the HTCondor Software Suite to stakeholders and the community.
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Associate's Degree

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

- Experience writing software with either Python or C/C++ (required)
- Comfortable in a Linux command-line environment (required)
- Demonstrated strong development and debugging abilities in C or C++ (preferred)

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.