Employment

Below is a list of current open positions at RENCI. Ideal candidates should enjoy working with internationally known researchers and with the tools and technologies that comprise an advanced cyberinfrastructure. An interest in multidisciplinary research and in collaborating with researchers, including the development of new proposals, projects and programs, is expected. A Ph.D is required for Senior Research Scientist positions; a master's degree and/or a mix of professional experience and a bachelor's degree is required for software development positions.


Geospatial Data Scientist – 01001720

Renaissance Computing Institute
Geospatial Data Scientist
Position #01001720

Position Summary

The work performed in this position will focus on data storage, dissemination, and analysis (primarily visualization) of ADCIRC-based results, in the context of DHS-funded projects. Primarily (75%), the support/focus will be on a new FEMA-sponsored project (1 yr, plus optional/contingent Y2), for which RENCI is providing cyberinfrastrusture that demonstrates an approach to long-term archival and accessibility of high-value ADCIRC results. The second focus (25%) will be on implementing new approaches for visualization of real-time ADCIRC predictions in a web-based f...

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Position Summary

The work performed in this position will focus on data storage, dissemination, and analysis (primarily visualization) of ADCIRC-based results, in the context of DHS-funded projects. Primarily (75%), the support/focus will be on a new FEMA-sponsored project (1 yr, plus optional/contingent Y2), for which RENCI is providing cyberinfrastrusture that demonstrates an approach to long-term archival and accessibility of high-value ADCIRC results. The second focus (25%) will be on implementing new approaches for visualization of real-time ADCIRC predictions in a web-based framework, supported through the DHS-CRC. Strong geospatial analytical, web development, and database skills are required.

Educational Requirements

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree in earth-related scientific area or related field required; for candidates demonstrating comparable background in earth sciences data or geospatial applications, will accept a relevant undergraduate degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution.

Qualifications and Experience

The position requires at least five years of relevant experience, specifically including:
– Web and database development/deployment with open source applications and tools.
– Prior experience with earth sciences data, netCDF files, large dataset analysis, PostGIS, THREDDS servers
– Web visualization technologies such as terria.js, web GL, etc.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/171652.

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Senior Software Engineer – 20025744

Renaissance Computing Institute
Senior Software Engineer
Position #20025744

Position Summary

We are currently looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Data Science team. The Senior Software Engineer will develop interfaces and components in a continuous deployment context emphasizing DevOps automation and cloud native design principles. We are interested in demonstrated experience delivering high quality, complex systems exhibiting deep familiarity with software design patterns and the principles of microservice architectures. While exposure to the specific tools and protocols is important, we will consider candidates with a strong foundation in ...

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Position Summary

We are currently looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our Data Science team. The Senior Software Engineer will develop interfaces and components in a continuous deployment context emphasizing DevOps automation and cloud native design principles. We are interested in demonstrated experience delivering high quality, complex systems exhibiting deep familiarity with software design patterns and the principles of microservice architectures. While exposure to the specific tools and protocols is important, we will consider candidates with a strong foundation in computer science and a track record of delivering advanced software to develop those competencies.

Educational Requirements

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required; for candidates demonstrating comparable background in academic or research computing management, will accept a relevant undergraduate degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution.

Qualifications and Experience

At least three years of professional software development experience. Programming and development skills in software engineering and design patterns required. Experience with distributed computing, database, and operating systems concepts, design, and implementation. Demonstrated practice of iterative, customer focused software development in a continuous deployment setting involving multiple teams. Capacity for self education, interdisciplinary study and inquiry. Effective oral and written communication skills. Interpersonal communication, human relations and team building skills. Ability to foster and maintain collaborations with local and national researchers, and subject matter experts.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/169044.

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Senior Research DevOps Engineer – 20023507

Renaissance Computing Institute
DevOps Senior Research Software Developer
Position #20023507

Position Summary

This position provides experienced research software development support for RENCI projects that involve local and national collaborations with academic researchers, state agency subject matter experts, and other computer and computational scientists. Principal Functions 60% – DevOps: Perform continuous integration across multiple physical distributed teams. Develop new research software and related techniques for efficient use by internal and external users. 20% – Develop stand-alone research software and web software and interfaces. 10% – Work wit...

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Position Summary

This position provides experienced research software development support for RENCI projects that involve local and national collaborations with academic researchers, state agency subject matter experts, and other computer and computational scientists.

Principal Functions

60% – DevOps: Perform continuous integration across multiple physical distributed teams. Develop new research software and related techniques for efficient use by internal and external users.

20% – Develop stand-alone research software and web software and interfaces.

10% – Work with RENCI management and staff on project requirements.

5% – Solicit feedback from software users on improvements and implementations.

5% – Work with researchers and users of software to explain functionality.

Educational Requirements

Relevant post-Baccalaureate degree required; for candidates demonstrating comparable background in academic or research computing management, will accept a relevant undergraduate degree and 3 or more years of relevant experience in substitution.

Qualifications and Experience

At least five years of professional software development experience. Programming and development skills in Software Engineering, DevOps, Continuous Integration, Jenkins, git, GitHub, Python, Java, Django, Container Technologies such as Docker and Singularity, SQL Server, Linux, Unix Shell Scripts, Tomcat, HTML, JSON, XML, Design Patterns, basic System Admin and Sysops, and Web Services, with Ansible and Kubernetes preferred. Demonstrated ability to perform continuous integration across multiple contributing teams and support group efforts in helping test and package software as easy to deploy solutions. Ability to build collaborative efforts with appropriate departments. Capacity for self-education. Interdisciplinary study and inquiry. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Interpersonal communication, human relations and team building skills. Ability to foster and maintain collaborations with local and national researchers, subject matter experts.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

For more information and to apply, please visit http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/159991.

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