FAS Research Computing offers a unique environment for its staff to explore new technology, engage with world-class researchers and students, and work in a unique, exciting, cutting-edge Research/HPC environment. Faculty of Arts and Sciences RC provides not only high-performance computing and research support, but also training, engagement, continued learning, and special projects.

FASRC seeks a diverse team of highly-motivated and engaged personnel to make our mission a success and make our team a pleasure to work within. Come join us and enjoy the benefits of working for Harvard University in an exciting and ever-growing research computing group.

Current openings

Front-End Software Developer

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The FAS Research Computing department within Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University is hiring a Front-End Software Developer to help in several software development projects for neuroscience research. These projects cover broad areas in neuroscience, and you will play an essential role in helping facilitate cutting-edge research on the brain.
Reporting to the Manager for Research Software Engineering, the core job duties include:

  • Work in a team of developers and researchers in collaboration with systems professionals.
  • Build deep understanding with specific research activities through regular engagements.
  • Develop a scope of work and timely project plan with regular milestones.
  • Provide regular communications to PI’s/stakeholders with project updates.

This position will focus on well-designed and engaging interactive applications build on top of a suite of scientific applications developed by the group. Ultimately, you should be able to craft a functional and robust user interface for our researchers, ensuring an excellent user experience. Additional duties include preparing documentation and user manuals for software development projects.

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Lead RC Systems Engineer, Security

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Lead the planning of and conduct advanced research computing engineering duties. Develop new RC solutions to keep up with the pace of complex research problems. Develop enhancements of monitoring to maintain the integrity of RC systems. Lead cross-functional technical teams and projects alongside research programs. Lead multiple technical projects simultaneously.

FAS Research Computing is seeking Lead Systems Engineer for Security to design and help maintain various research computing systems to meet the demands of Harvard faculty using sensitive data in their research. This is an individual contributor position that will report to the Manager of Systems Engineering and Operations in FAS Research Computing (FASRC), and will regularly engage with Chief Information Security Officer, Risk Management & Audit Services, and peers at other Schools at Harvard.

This position is primarily responsible for leading the planning of and conduct advanced RC engineering duties, developing new RC solutions to keep up with the pace of complex research problems, developing enhancements of monitoring to maintain the integrity of RC systems, and leading cross-functional technical teams and multiple technical projects simultaneously.

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