Job description

JOB NO.: 95955-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Computer Science

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 95955-AS

Working Title: Researcher


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 15, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's in Computer Science or related field required. Master's degree preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required experience, includes at least 4 of the below list:
1. C++ and have successfully released software developed collaboratively.
2. Performance profiling/measurement tools.
3. Software packaging systems such as RPMs.
4. Source code repositories such as git.
5. Software testing frameworks.
6. Linux containers.

In addition, must have good oral/written communication skills.

Preferred experience:

Must have the ability to adapt to a variety of programming languages and environments.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

Our project is part of the U.S. Department of Energy Exascale Computing Program (ECP), developing software for the next generation of supercomputers. As part of our work on the DOE ECP, we are leading the effort to package and release software development tools. Our group will coordinate the packaging, testing, and release of our tools and tools from several peer projects, producing the Software Development Tools Software Distribution Kit (SDK).

In addition, this position includes some software development activities on our Dyninst binary code analysis and instrumentation tools. Our Dyninst tools are used in research and commercial products around the world, including being an integral part of Red Hat's SystemTap tool. This is a chance to join a team that develops new ideas and techniques in binary code analysis and modification, and produces release-quality software to support academia, government and industry.

Additional Information:


Lance Potter
[email protected]
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

How to Apply: Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process.

For questions on the position, contact: Lance Potter, [email protected] and (608) 263-6759.

An applicant may be hired in to Assistant Researcher, Associate Researcher or Researcher title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Sep 12 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 10 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 9/13/2018
Application Due: 11/8/2018
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