Research Software Developer (Research Software Engineer - Machine Learning)
Indiana University

Bloomington, Indiana

Posted in Education and Training

Job Info



Department Information

Indiana University's Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center (CNS) is looking for a full-time software developer to design, develop, test, and configure software systems and machine learning systems. Your contributions will directly impact the advancement of visualizations, datasets, tools, and services in the study of scholarly, social, biomedical, and other networks. You will be engaged in scholarly research and development (R&D) related to computer vision and machine learning for CNS operations. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. Bloomington is a college town well known for its great work-life balance.

Job Summary

  • Provides analysis and programming related to the design, development, and support of research systems.
  • Develops and implements well-engineered software that supports and enriches research productivity and reliability.
  • Operates, monitors, and maintains the integrity of a broad scope of CI systems (storage, cluster computing, databases, virtual machines, network).
  • Consults with researchers in the use of a broad set of state-of-the-art research systems, tools, and software to enable research productivity; partners with researchers to co-create and co-learn relevant computing and data capabilities.
  • Connects and facilitates interactions between researchers and technology providers; provides regular communications to the systems and software/data professionals.
  • Engages and advises a broad set of researchers through support requests (i.e. email, ticketing systems, chats); follows best-practices for documentation, processes, and procedures to remediate support requests.
  • Supports researchers and other key IT (e.g. network and security) and Data Center partners.
  • Works on grant funded projects with a diverse set of stakeholders including CI professionals and faculty members.



  • Bachelor's degree (preferably in computer science or a related field.)

  • Some experience in systems programming / analysis.
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

  • Proficient communication skills.
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.

Working Conditions / Demands

This position requires the ability to communicate effectively and to operate computers and other related technical equipment. The role is required to maintain and interact with computers and frequently move objects weighing up to 50 pounds. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Core

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Information Technology

Job Family: Software/App Design, Dev & Eng

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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