Scientific Computing Professional
The Scientific Computing Professional is a specialized,
professional position. This position will
demonstrate education and/or experience in a scientific
discipline such as GIS (Geographic
Information Systems), Bioinformatics, Genomics, Biochemistry,
Statistics, etc. as well as
education and/or experience in information technology
development or support.
The work of a Scientific Computing Professional will vary
according to the
nature of the employing organization and the level of
associated with the position posting.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs computer programming, data analysis and/or software
with the mission and goals of the unit.
Serves as a systems administrator: maintains existing systems
future enhancements. May oversee grid and cluster computing
Formulates and/or analyzes project proposals, identifies
omissions and errors in
requirements and conducts feasibility studies; recommends
optimum approach and
develops plans for approved projects. Advises on alternatives
and on implications of new
or revised projects.
Documents, designs, codes and tests models and/or applications;
designs and carries out
Effectively manages time and resources to meet deadlines;
solicits feedback for improvement of future services or
Understands and utilizes scientific methodologies.
Adapts to changes in science and/or technology.
Develops or assists in the development and writing of grant
Provides training; develops and/or delivers presentations;
creates reports and other
digital or print-based media or graphics.
Maintains knowledge of state-of-the-art technology, equipment
Interacts with units such as Environmental Safety, etc. to
ensure compliance with laws
Provides technical support for LAN (Local Area Network) as well
as desktop hardware and
Administers specialized scientific and/or computing facilities.
Participates in the overall management and administration of the
Oversees performance management and staff development
opportunities for those they
Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.