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Senior Scientific Programmer

Senior Scientific Programmer – Immediate Availability

Have you ever thought that you’d like to write code to model something awesome? Like rockets? Aircraft? Explosions? Advanced battery performance? That’s what we do at Illinois Rocstar! Producing tools, interfaces, and systems to run on the most advanced high performance computing platforms in the world, we are all about making High Performance Computational Science and Engineering better and easier to use. To learn more about us and our current open-source projects, see:

The Job
We’re looking for a leader. In this permanent, full-time position, you’ll be working alongside a great team of computationally-savvy engineers and scientists using our custom agile development process and environment. You’ll be involved in multiple projects; you won’t be bored as there’s always something new to work on. Everyone on the team works the entire process: planning, programming, testing, documenting, and deploying. We’re looking for someone to help lead the big picture. This position focuses the most attention on the programming and project management aspects of the process.


Ideal candidates will


Benefits, etc.
We offer a competitive salary + benefits package, including 401K with company matching, vacation, holidays, subsidized health insurance, and performance bonuses. Salary commensurate with experience and skill set as applies to the position. Illinois Rocstar is located in the University of Illinois Research Park, home to a wide variety of high-tech startups and multiple Fortune 500 research organizations. The tech environment is amazing (http://www.yourewelcomecu.com/); Champaign is one of the best small cities that you’ll ever find to live in (http://www.visitchampaigncounty.org/), and it’s only a short drive to Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis. Come join us as a Rocstar!

To Apply
To apply, please include your cover letter and resume, including reference to github code or websites you’ve built.
Email to: careers@illinoisrocstar.com.