The Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist) is responsible for the provision and support of all information technology and related computing systems in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science. These responsibilities include management of computing environments and supporting infrastructure, enabling and improving outcomes for administrative, teaching, and research computing in the School.
This role will be part of the Research Support Group and will directly support researchers in their use of software and software systems. This position works directly with leading researchers and through their inquisitive workings will make substantive contributions to their research programs. Skills required include software project management (git, CI/CD) and proficiency with at least one modern scientific programming language (Python, Scala, C++, R). Individuals will work in a flexible environment bringing their creativity and problem-solving abilities to help support a variety of scientific problems from data visualization and analysis to low-level GPU computing, machine learning with TensorFlow and PyTorch and coding to take advantage of the strengths of various computing architectures deployed in the School.
Systems and Applications Management
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