The following position reporting to Von Welch, Associate Director, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research, is being posted externally. If interested, you must apply online at
Refer to job number #7457.

Senior Systems Analyst Programmer, Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research - PA3IT

Description and Responsibilities:

Develops and implements quality and security software standards and measurements in the new Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR)-led Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructure (CTSC) funded by the National Science Foundation. Establishes service quality goals through research of metrics to be utilized by national and international scientific communities to improve their cybersecurity and creates policies and procedures for monitoring and improving software quality. Provides expert technical knowledge to evaluate software; creates policies and procedures for monitoring and improving software quality; and develops, tests, and implements solutions to mitigate vulnerabilities and problems while meeting the highest standards of software assurance. Responsible for developing best practices and evaluating emerging technologies and systems; provides detailed documentation and technical reports; publishes peer-reviewed articles for dissemination; and gives presentations at national workshops and conferences.

REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in computer science or other related technology area and two years experience working with information technology software.

Experience working in a Unix/Linux environment; experience in one or more programming languages such as C, Python, PERL, Ruby, Bash; and understanding of cybersecurity concepts (risk analysis, intrusion detection, etc.). Excellent oral and written communication skills; good interpersonal skills; and ability to collaborate and work as part of a team.

Preferred: Understanding of national computational science initiatives such as XSEDE, Open Science Grid, iPlant, OOI and CyberGIS, or distributed computing.

Other: The Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR) is a leader in improving the art and practice of cybersecurity for computational science, working with national and international computational science communities in a range of disciplines (physics, chemistry, astronomy, biology, etc.) and with leading edge high-performance and distributed computing projects.

Indiana University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment institution.