Job: MN Supercomputing Institute Seeks Software Developer

November 3, 2017

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About the Position

The Minnesota Supercomputing Institute (MSI), located in Minneapolis, MN, is looking for a Systems Software Developer to join our team. MSI supports several thousand users researching topics spanning the physical sciences, engineering, life sciences, medicine, and social sciences. The Systems Software Developer will work collaboratively with the MSI Application Development Solutions (ADS) team and diverse stakeholders to build and maintain software systems in support of MSI‘s mission to provide advanced research computing infrastructure primarily to the University of Minnesota research community.

The MSI ADS team is a small group of highly qualified developers who value:
• clear, testable, and maintainable software solutions
• collaborative development and team ownership of code
• working with stakeholders to understand requirements and devise creative and effective solutions
• excellence in all areas of our work
• professional development and continuous growth through learning

Responsibilities will include:

Systems Programming (65%)
• Create, develop, test, document, and maintain software solutions in a Linux environment, for automation of system tasks or in support of research workflows
• Proactively identify, troubleshoot, and resolve problems with system software to create a more functional, robust, and secure environment
• Manage, maintain, and improve existing software systems in a production environment

Planning and Support (25%)
• Identify requirements and devise solutions in close collaboration with MSI user support, operations staff, and other stakeholders
• Effectively communicate complex technical issues to cross-functional audiences
• Manage time, tasks, and resources with MSI issue-tracking and project management systems
• Actively discover opportunities for collaboration and improvement affecting the ADS team or MSI as a whole
• Positively represent MSI in interactions with peers throughout the University community
• Other duties as assigned.

Professional Development (10%)
• Participate in the University of Minnesota IT community through relevant communities of practice
• Pursue professional growth through training, workshops, and independent study