Details for Caltech now hiring IT Support

Updated

Caltech now hiring IT Support Specialist (Owens Valley, CA) The Owens Valley Radio Observatory is a world class facility operated by Caltech for research in radio astronomy. Capabilities extend from 20 MHz up to millimeter-wave frequencies, and observations extend from our sun out to the early universe. With an extensive computer network for telescope control, data collection, and analysis, we have an opening for an IT Support Specialist. This unique opportunity is ideal for a candidate with broad skills and interests in maintaining Linux systems, the site network, and supporting users. The network connects Linux servers and workstations, Windows workstations and laptops, and LAN-based test equipment. The successful applicant will work with engineers and scientists on site, and IT staff on campus, to maintain operating systems, computer hardware, and file servers. Additional tasks will include maintaining backups and websites, and assisting users with Windows and Linux IT issues. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to participate in the design and development of high-performance network architectures to handle high-speed real-time data acquisition. For more information and to apply: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf03/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CALTECH&cws=37&rid=5936 Lead Project Engineer The Project Engineer will be in charge of the design and construction of the most advanced imaging radio telescope in the world. The Project Engineer is responsible for the technical definition and documentation of DSA-2000 systems. They will coordinate technical documents for all subsystems of the project, verify interface requirements between sub-systems and maintain documentation of the overall architecture of the project. They will track technical risk, critical path issues and specification changes for the project, coordinating closely with the project manager and PI team. They will manage technical information for procurements, tracking delivery times and delays with the project manager. The successful applicant will closely coordinate with the current DSA-2000 Project Engineer during a 6-month transitional period. Further details about the project can be found at the following sources: The Astro2020 Decadal White Paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.07648 The project website: https://www.deepsynoptic.org/ The Radio Camera Initiative: https://www.radiocamera.io/ The selected applicant will be based at the Owens Valley Radio Observatory (OVRO), a world class facility operated by Caltech for research in radio astronomy, located near Bishop in central California. They will join a team of skilled scientists and engineers who manage a range of facilities operating from meter- to millimeter wavelengths, with observations extending from nearby exoplanets to the early universe. The successful candidate will coordinate closely with scientists and engineers at Caltech and DSA-2000 partner institutes to ensure the successful technical implementation of the DSA-2000 software. For more information and to apply: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf03/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CALTECH&cws=37&rid=6268 Trades Support Assistant Fabrication/trades support staff will assist with the assembly of the OVRO Long Wave Array antennas. The selected applicant will be based at the Owens Valley Radio Observatory (OVRO), a world class facility operated by Caltech for research in radio astronomy, located near Bishop in central California. Responsibilities include but are not limited to assembling of antenna reflectors from kit of parts and assisting with placement of antennas on Tee. For more information and to apply: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf03/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CALTECH&cws=37&rid=6080 Lead Project Manager This person together with the project PI team will be responsible for developing and executing the design, construction, and operation of the most advanced imaging radio telescope in the world. The Project Manager for the DSA-2000 will supervise execution of the project scope, schedule, and budget. They will manage the project contingency and risk register and will coordinate mitigating actions with the PI team. They will maintain best practices for project management across the project, coordinating closely with the PI team, the Project Engineer, the broader DSA-2000 team, funding agencies and local authorities for the project site. Further details about the project can be found at the following sources: The Astro2020 Decadal White Paper: https://arxiv.org/abs/1907.07648 The project website: https://www.deepsynoptic.org/ The Radio Camera Initiative: https://www.radiocamera.io/ The selected applicant will be based at the Owens Valley Radio Observatory (OVRO), a world class facility operated by Caltech for research in radio astronomy, located near Bishop in central California. They will join a team of skilled scientists and engineers who manage a range of facilities operating from meter- to millimeter wavelengths, with observations extending from nearby exoplanets to the early universe. The successful applicant will coordinate closely with scientists and engineers at Caltech and DSA-2000 partner institutes to ensure the successful implementation of the DSA-2000 project. The Observatory is in the Eastern Sierra, which affords an excellent environment for outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing, and skiing. Email inquiries in regard to the application process may be sent to gh@astro.caltech.edu. For more information and to apply: https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf03/ats/careers/v2/viewRequisition?org=CALTECH&cws=37&rid=6270

Categories