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Associate Research Solutions Engineer

Purdue University

Location360 W State St, West Lafayette, IN 47906+ Leaflet | OpenStreetMap contributorsBenefitsPulled from the full job descriptionDental insuranceHealth insurancePaid time offVision insurance

Job Summary

The Associate Research Software Engineer, Visualization will provide direct technical support for users of virtual and augmented reality, data visualization, and media creation. Support is provided by developing interactive applications, helping users interact with applications, operational policies and procedures, commercial software, new technologies, algorithms, and material for documentation and training. This position will work collaboratively with other Research Computing staff and campus researchers as well as external industry partners to implement new technologies. This position will also provide technical guidance and mentorship to student employees.

Purdue Universitys Rosen Center for Advanced Computing is committed to promoting and advancing all forms of diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEIA) to create an environment and culture where the uniqueness of individuals is celebrated and persons from all backgrounds can thrive.

The Rosen Center for Advanced Computing (RCAC) provides access to leading-edge computational and data storage systems as well as expertise in a broad range of high-performance computing activities. To fulfill our mission, we

provide advanced computational resources and services to support Purdue faculty and staff researchers
evaluate, deploy, and support hardware and software for large-scale scientific computing
promote the effective use of our research computing systems and application software through training and education, consultation, and documentation
contribute to the discovery process through algorithm design and development of effective computing techniques

RCACs Envision Center leverages cutting-edge technologies to prove immersive interactive 3D visualizations for both research and instruction which can be deployed to mobile devices, web, and VR head mounted displays.

What We’re Looking For:

Education and Experience

Bachelors degree in computer graphics technology, engineering, computer science, or closely related field
Some experience in any of the following required:

Experience providing technical support to others
Experience with VR/AR development, simulation development, 3D asset creation, VR/AR tracking, and display systems
Experience in art asset creation and integration into graphics pipeline

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered
Experience with the following applications preferred: Unity/Unreal, Adobe CC, and C# and/or C++ programming

Skills needed:

Knowledge related to virtual and augmented reality, both scientific and geospatial data visualization, and media creation
Knowledge of game design/game production pipeline
Foundational knowledge of a wide range of hardware, scientific programming languages, scripting languages, commercial and public domain software packages, operating systems, and tools
Ability to work as part of a diverse team
Ability to communicate orally and in writing


Ability to present training and prepare documentation

Additional Information:

All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue
Purdue University will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Exempt (Not Eligible for Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial Benefit Package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days

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