The Platform for the Accelerated Realization, Analysis, and Discovery of Interface Materials (PARADIM), a National Science Foundation Materials Innovation Platform developing the next generation of electronic and quantum materials, is looking for a full-time software engineer to join the platform’s materials data science team.
The successful candidate must be capable of designing and implementing software solutions related to data acquisition, streaming, processing, and storage, and should have a keen desire to partner with scientists developing a versatile, real-time, streaming data infrastructure to enable discovery and development of novel interface materials that will drive the quantum computing revolution. The ideal candidate will also have technical skills that complement a vision and creativity to find solutions to connecting Big Data from diverse experimental and computational laboratories as well as the rigor and experience to develop high-quality, production software and data pipelines to address these challenges. The ability to travel by car to the campuses of both Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, and the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD, is strongly preferred.
Install, Configure, Maintain and Troubleshoot
With the chief data officer and PARADIM leadership team, implement software solutions related to data acquisition, streaming, processing, and storage, both centrally and at end stations at both PARADIM Institutions (JHU and Cornell).
Work with PARADIM scientists to implement a versatile, real-time, streaming data infrastructure to enable discovery and development of novel interface materials that will drive the quantum computing revolution
Maintain monitoring systems to facilitate quick, proactive responses to routine failures, and to provide comprehensive performance data logging.
Provide general system administration on an as needed basis, including user account management, data access monitoring and controls, etc.
Plan for and deployment of patches and updates to the operating system and application software.
Implement software tools for data analysis and interpretation as needed by the PARADIM platform.
Other Systems tasks as assigned by supervisor
Analysis and Design
With the chief data officer and PARADIM leadership team, design software solutions related to data acquisition, streaming, processing, and storage, both centrally and at end stations at both PARADIM Institutions (JHU and Cornell).
Work with PARADIM scientists to design a versatile, real-time, streaming data infrastructure to enable discovery and development of novel interface materials that will drive the quantum computing revolution
Document systems processes
Participate in the design of back-end and front end systems to implement PARADIMs data vision.
Research and implement new technologies that could be beneficial to PARADIM
Test and vet new technology in support of PARADIM efforts
Work with vendors to procure prototypes and demo units.
Continuously evaluate new tools and technologies for use in PARADIM
Attend department and University-sponsored training to increase knowledge, improve skills, and learn new skills. May substitute University training for supervisor approved commercial job-related course offerings.
Minimum Qualifications –
Five years related experience.
Additional experience can be substituted for education and additional education can be substituted for experience.
30 undergraduate degree credits or 18 graduate degree credits = 1 year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college coursework may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Proficiency in at least one major object-oriented language such as Java, C++, or C#
Working knowledge of SQL and relational database management systems (RDBMS)
Experience with python, git, and github
Experience with pydata packages such as jupyterlab, cython, numpy, tensorflow
Experience working with instrumental data
Experience with Apache Kafka or Confluent Platform
Contributions towards open source software and commitment to open-source development
Strong drive to learn and independently develop new infrastructure that will advance research
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Classified Title: Systems Engineer
Working Title: PARADIM Data Engineer
Starting Salary Range: $69,139 - $95,002; commensurate with experience.
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5:00pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus
Department name: 10001355-Chemistry
Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
Classified Title: Systems Engineer Working Title: PARADIM Data Engineer Role/Level/Range: ATP/04/PE Starting Salary Range: $69,139 - $95,002; commensurate with experience. Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F 8:30 - 5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001355-Chemistry Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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