Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 302696
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All employees in the Research Technologies division of UITS work in a highly collaborative environment which requires of all employees' willingness to cooperate and collaborate with colleagues and clients, openness with information, professional and respectful approaches to collaboration and contention, and compliance with university policies including IU's Intellectual Property policies. Code and documentation developed by staff in relation to or as part of their professional work activities are, unless otherwise designated in advance, considered to be the Intellectual Property of IU, per IU Intellectual Property guidelines. Code and documents are to be stored and maintained within identified shared code and document repositories, shared with other entities within IU, and disclosed to IURTC promptly. All employees are required to uphold and support IU's mission in deed and in spirit -and particularly its activities in research, education, and engagement in the state of Indiana and beyond.
Leads the activities of the IU3D group related to operations of space and object digitization, 3D scan annotation and presentation, and data management and archiving. Leads problem management and escalations, upgrades and maintenance related to IU3D services and supporting infrastructure. Leads efforts in advancing IU3D service applicability.
Performs analyses, evaluation, and testing of new 3D scanning hardware systems and software for processing and analysis for adoption into the IU3D and RT research computing environment.
Monitors hardware/software usage, provides statistics, produces reports, and makes recommendations for strategies. Participates in the evaluation and technical assessment of software to ensure that IU keeps pace with emerging technologies as it pertains to 3D digitization, analysis, and presentation systems.
Working virtually independently, provides high-level expert technical expertise and performs highly complex system development tasks, including systems analysis and programming related to the design, development, implementation and support of workflows for acquiring, processing, presenting, and preserving 3D scans of objects and spaces.
Oversees systems administration including installation of hardware and applications, performance tuning, and system maintenance. Coordinates deployment and provides integration and testing; ensures tight system security; prepare system services, project and service documentation.
Represents IU3D, RT, UITS, and IU at local, regional, and national levels as assigned. Attends conferences and make presentations on IU3D supported research, applications, and workflows. Writes text for RT publications and grants and deliver trainings. Supports research and vendor partnerships as assigned.
Provides advanced analysis and programming related to the design, development, and support of systems.
Consults with stakeholder(s) to define system requirements, problems, and proposals; provides leadership for detailed studies, for presenting detailed requirements/designs to stakeholder(s); obtains agreement and approval for proposed updates/changes.
Conducts advanced systems studies that include feasibility, conceptual design, cost/benefit analysis, and development/implementation planning; may prepare estimates of resource requirements in terms of time, cost, and equipment for systems design, as well as programming.
Prepares conversion and systems implementation plans and schedules; writes specialized routines and modules for application systems and follows through to insure that systems are successfully implemented.
Leads in the documentation of systems analysis and programming efforts (changes, new functionality, issues/problem resolution).
Researches and stays up-to-date on systems analysis and programming best practices, tools, and approaches; disseminates information to team members and junior peers to promote best practices as appropriate.
Collaborates and contributes on committees in sharing and improving systems analysis and programming practices across the university.
May serve as project lead; often provides guidance and support to junior peers.
Bachelor's degree (preferably in computer science or related field)
5 years of systems programming/analysis or related experience
5 years of experience working with advanced visual technologies, including any of: 3D modeling and analysis, 3D visualization, 3D programming, 3D geospatial mapping, or 3D digitization required
2 years of formal project or people leadership experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Possesses a high degree of initiative
Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
Knowledge and skill in the areas of 3D computer graphics, 3D digitization, or computer-aided modeling and design, and the ability to develop robust, repeatable workflows for these technologies
Experience with user interfaces, 3D point clouds, and formal data management
Strong customer service attitude
Ability to serve as spokesperson for UITS' 3D digitization efforts and to interact with people of varying knowledge levels
Ability to work effectively in a highly collaborative research and development environment
Ability to foster and maintain collaborations with internal and external academic researchers through a balanced, service-based approach
Ability to operate effectively in a complex and dynamic environment with the capability of functioning as a project leader
Demonstrates ability to learn new technologies and tools
Demonstrates initiative in evaluating and adopting new technologies
Ability to interact successfully with staff and faculty in extended consultations; demonstrates enthusiasm for new technologies; and delivers excellent outcomes under high pressure and short deadlines
Demonstrates conceptual, analytical, and logical abilities
Organizational and leadership abilities
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Position requires extreme mental concentration, attention to detail, and excellent organizational skills to balance competing demands and priorities in a fast-moving, collegial environment.
The role is required to maintain and interact with computers and frequently move objects weighing up to 50 pounds. This position requires occasional project work on select weekends. There is also a need for occasional travel with the possibility of overnight stay(s).
Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.