[Chicago] Job: Nimbus Software Developer Position at University of Chicago

Bill Seitz fluxent at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 04:50:42 CEST 2015

I know someone in the UK who would be good - I don't suppose you'd consider
a remoter (he's worked remote/distributed before, so he'd be used to it)?

On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 3:56 PM, Pierre Riteau <priteau at uchicago.edu> wrote:

> Hello,
> We are seeking a software developer at University of Chicago to be part of
> the Nimbus team. Most of our development is in Python and we use OpenStack
> on various projects.
> To apply please visit
> http://jobopportunities.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=229408
> About us:
> The Nimbus team is a globally recognized pioneer in infrastructure cloud
> computing. We created the first ever open source
> Infrastructure-as-a-Service implementation, and are constantly evolving and
> thriving on the leading edge of cloud services technologies. We work
> closely with scientific application communities to develop innovative
> solutions in cloud computing infrastructures and platforms, with particular
> focus on High Performance Computing and Big Data systems. To facilitate
> cloud computing research on a national scale, we also operate an
> experimental testbed supporting cloud computing research. Our overall
> mission is to develop innovative technical solutions that create new
> opportunities in science. The Nimbus team provides a friendly, collegial
> environment where you will be challenged to help create these
> groundbreaking new cloud technologies.
> About the job:
> In this position you will be making critical contributions to two Nimbus
> projects. First, you will be helping to build and operate the Chameleon
> experimental infrastructure for cloud computing (
> http://www.chameleoncloud.org). Specific tasks will include working with
> OpenStack to provide additional features or find creative solutions to
> problems, help operate the testbed working closely with our system
> administrators, and work with our users. For the second project you will be
> participating in development of infrastructure that elastically adapts to
> service demands of processing dynamic data streams obtained from social and
> sensor networks. Specific tasks will involve working with technologies such
> as Openstack, Hadoop and Pig and adapting them to solve new problems as
> well as original development focused on innovative capabilities.
> Key requirements for the job:
> - Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science or another relevant
> computer related field
> - The more relevant programming experience the better (preferably
> demonstrated via contributions to open source software)
> - Knowledge of Unix/Linux, IaaS cloud systems (OpenStack, AWS),
> virtualization technologies/containers, and other relevant technologies
> - Excellent verbal and written communication skills
> - Ability to prioritize, work both independently and in a team
> environment, and a keen sense of humor
> For more detail and to apply please visit
> http://jobopportunities.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=229408
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