Programmer/Analyst (Project)

Research Foundation for SUNY   Albany, NY   Full-time     Information Services / Technology (IT)
Posted on July 8, 2024
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Programmer/Analyst (Project)

“Employment is with The Research Foundation for The State University of New York, a private, nonprofit, educational corporation that administers sponsored program activity for the University at Albany.”

Description of Duties (This is a brief summary of the hiring department and the duties of the role):

We are seeking a skilled and dynamic Lead Systems Analyst to join our research team. The ideal candidate will have a solid educational background in computer sciences or computer engineering, coupled with exceptional programming skills across various platforms and languages. They should possess expertise in Linux, compiling processes, and navigating High-Performance Computing (HPC) environments. Additionally, experience in developing digital dashboards and services is highly desirable, along with a preference for familiarity with cloud computing services. The successful candidate will be capable of working both independently and collaboratively, with excellent written and oral communication skills. The position will contribute to the Coastal Urban Environments Research Group led by Prof. González-Cruz.

Minimum Qualifications (Both measurable and soft skill requirements):

  • BS or MS degree in computer sciences, computer engineering, or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, C/C++, and others as needed.
  • Strong understanding of Linux systems, including compiling processes and navigating HPC environments.
  • Experience with HPC clusters with a preference with the SLURM scheduler.
  • Experience in developing digital dashboards and services.
  • Experience with cloud computing services preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical abilities.

The following minimum qualifications must be listed on every job post per ODI:

  • Applicants must demonstrate an ability to develop inclusive and equitable relationships within our diverse campus community.
  • Applicants must demonstrate an ability to support diversity, equity, access, inclusion, and belonging, relative to their role.

Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, along with a letter of application. To apply, go to

Priority Review of applications will begin on 6/14/2024. This position will remain open until filled.

Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three-year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report (“Clery Report”):

As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, The Research Foundation for SUNY will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy-related conditions, reproductive health decisions, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, familial status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, prior arrest or conviction record, genetic characteristics/genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, military status or service, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected under federal, state or local law.

The Research Foundation for The State University of New York exceptional benefits, such as healthcare, dental, vision, retirement plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition waiver program through SUNY, life insurance and long-term disability insurance. The University at Albany offers a variety of performing arts, world class libraries, and competitive sporting events.

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