Requisition ID: P01484866
Department: Information Sciences Institute
Employment Type: Full-Time
Location: Arlington Virginia
The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.
The Information Sciences Institute (ISI), part of the world-renowned Viterbi School of Engineering at USC, is home to nearly 250 researchers in a variety of fields, including intelligent systems and artificial intelligence, who carry out world-class research in a collaborative, academic environment. ISI scientists have the opportunity to spend the majority of their time doing the research they love. Projects are critically accelerated by research programmers and Ph.D. and M.S. students. USC operates one of the world's largest academic high-performance computing clusters. ISI has two research campuses: one in Marina Del Rey, CA and one in Arlington, VA.
This position is located in Arlington, VA.
ISI is looking for highly talented, motivated researchers and engineers to lead and impact state-of-the-art research and development in the area of big data processing and high performance computing. The desired candidate will have a PhD or MS in Computer Sciences with at least 5 years of experience in high-performance-computing and near-real-time processing. Extensive knowledge of modern big-data programming and information retrieval techniques is needed for processing x-ray images in a near-real-time environment. The prospective candidate must also be capable of developing an intuitive human-machine-interface for prospective users who need to access the data. Knowledge of state-of-the-art software engineering practices, and proficiency in current programming languages (C, C++, CUDA, Hapoop, etc.), as well as web-based programming will be an asset. Good writing and oral skills for composing technical reports, and preparing and giving presentations are important. Also, the prospective candidate must be self-motivated, able to set goals, and able to work with minimal supervision. Eligibility for a security clearance is desirable. The prospective candidate must be able to satisfy International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR) requirements.
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Master’s degree Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Knowledge of research processes and computer science.