Current Job Opportunities

OIT is always hiring new talent to support staff movement and new and growing IT needs at Princeton. With major IT projects underway to modernize the University's network infrastructure, automate processes, optimize software delivery, and continually improve IT services, we always find ourselves in need of more helping hands on our teams. We are currently looking for team members for the following roles: 


Director, Research Engagement

In this role, you provide the leadership and oversight to ensure engagement with academic researchers and staff reflects service excellence, efficiency, and operational effectiveness. (#2019-11353)

The job is ideal for someone who:

  • Has deep technical knowledge and proven judgement and integrity to lead their team in providing high-level support
  • Strives for high performance and establishes and maintains effective customer relationships
  • Feels a strong commitment to service, teamwork, and collaboration

Skills you bring to the table:

  • Strong experience administering high performance computing and data systems and/or programming research code
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
  • Excellent organizational, technical, planning, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Management experience to lead a diverse group of technical professionals

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Network Installer Assistant (temporary)

In this role, you support technicians and business administration personnel in accomplishing tasks related to a multi-year network modernization project at Princeton University. (#2019-11295)

The job is ideal for someone who:

  • Wants to be a part of a cutting-edge network modernization project
  • Is looking to gain experience working with state-of-the-art network technologies and best practices
  • Enjoys physically active work

Skills you bring to the table:

  • Mechanical skills and the ability to operate power drills and saws
  • A strong work ethic and desire to contribute to the larger team

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Identity Infrastructure Associate

In this role, you assist the Identity and Access Management (IAM) team in securing, installing, testing, and operating software and systems that support the University. You partner with IT colleagues and academic departments to deliver robust and scalable solutions to meet campus needs. (#2019-11266)

The job is ideal for someone who:

  • Easily builds relationships with individuals to integrate software solutions into Princeton's single sign-on services across campus
  • Enjoys learning new skills and technologies to perform operational procedures and system configurations

Skills you bring to the table:

  • Experience using and maintaining Windows and/or Linux systems
  • Curious, enthusiastic, and creative approach to work
  • Strong communication skills

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Lead PeopleSoft Developer/Analyst

In this role, you serve as the PeopleSoft Campus Solutions module subject matter expert. You analyze campus customer needs and develop customizations and bolt-on solutions. Your responsibilities also include PeopleSoft testing, maintenance, and customer support. (#2019-11198)

The job is ideal for someone who:

  • Is an expert in PeopleSoft technology, enjoys researching new features, and making recommendations on adoption to enhance current processes
  • Enjoys analyzing customer needs and developing custom solutions, interfaces, and reports

Skills you bring to the table:

  • In-depth knowledge of PeopleSoft architecture, Application Designer, SQR, and SQL
  • Experience working with HTML5, CSS, XML, and JavaScript
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to partner with customers having varied levels of technical proficiency

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Lead DevOps Engineer

In this role, you lead the adoption of container technologies across campus. You leverage a variety of technologies to develop containerized solutions for systems and partner with systems administrators to implement development and deployment processes for containerized applications. (#2019-11195)

The job is ideal for someone who:

  • Wants to develop containerized solutions to support enterprise applications and systems both on-premises and in the cloud
  • Excels at defining, implementing, and consulting on best practices surrounding the use and security of containerized technologies and applications

Skills you bring to the table:

  • Strong application development and operations experience, specifically supporting IT infrastructure such as servers, storage, and networking
  • Experience architecting and designing infrastructure to support containerized applications
  • Knowledge of hosting containers on-premises and in cloud services, such as AWS, GCP, and Azure

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Digital Media, AV and Technical Support Specialist

In this role, you support the technology needs of the Visual Arts program's faculty, students, and staff. You provide assistance and guidance with digital camera and film technologies, and media software such as Adobe Creative Cloud and Avid ProTools. You also research and recommend new equipment to support the needs of the program. (#2019-11138)

The job is ideal for someone who:

  • Excels at providing detailed instruction and guidance on digital photography and film equipment
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment, working with a variety of technology systems and support
  • Enjoys researching new digital media and AV technology and equipment

Skills you bring to the table:

  • Experience supporting user needs related to photography, sound, and film equipment and tools
  • Superior computer and software skills and the ability to learn new systems quickly
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills

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Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives and Administration

As a leader in the Research Computing department, you advise the Associate CIO on strategic and operational infrastructure plans. You help ensure departmental efficiency and effectiveness by overseeing administrative operations, project planning processes, and service management practices. You also collaborate with leaders across the Office of Information Technology (OIT) to enhance services. (#2019-11128)

The job is ideal for someone who:

  • Thrives in a leadership role and successfully manages administrative operations, projects, and services
  • Wants to contribute to developing the department vision
  • Easily builds strong working relationships with individuals and IT teams

Skills you bring to the table:

  • Project management experience supporting technology implementations
  • Excellent analytics skills and the ability to assess a problem, understand the interests of stakeholders, and successfully negotiate a solution
  • Ability to work effectively at all levels of an organization and unite others towards a common goal
  • An understanding of the academic environment and the ability to work with faculty and academic researchers

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Performance Tuning Analyst

As a Performance Tuning Analyst, you enable and advance computational research. As part of this work, you optimize active research software through performance tuning. In addition to improving upon existing research computing codes, you partner with academic research groups and research software engineers to develop new research computing codes. (#2019-11125)

The job is ideal for someone who:

  • Excels at parallelizing, debugging, porting, benchmarking, and tuning existing code to improve performance
  • Enjoys partnering with individuals and teams of researchers to develop research computing codes
  • Stays abreast of new and existing high-performance computing hardware

Skills you bring to the table:

  • Experience developing scientific software
  • Strong programming skills in languages used in high-performance computing applications, such as C/C++, FORTRAN, and Python

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A/V Engineer-Technical Specialist

As a specialist in the A/V field, you design integrated A/V system solutions for more than 200 teaching and learning spaces across campus. As part of this work, you create the technical drawings and documentation that support the implementation of these solutions. In addition to new installations, you also support and help maintain the existing A/V infrastructure. (#2019-11037)

The job is ideal for someone who:

  • Enjoys developing new strategies for solving complex A/V connectivity and equipment challenges
  • Excels at translating A/V solutions into infrastructure drawings and documentation
  • Easily builds strong working relationships with individuals and IT teams

Skills you bring to the table:

  • Experience engineering A/V system solutions
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD and/or VidCAD and the ability to read and notate schematics, signal flow diagrams, and construction drawings 
  • In-depth knowledge of a variety of A/V multimedia systems and equipment
  • Prior experience providing field consultation on A/V systems in higher education

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Don't see the right listing for you now? Providing technology to this 'city' that is Princeton University calls for a broad range of information technology and administrative talent representing more than 31 job categories. Check back again soon, as new positions are opening regularly.

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  • Help Desk and Desktop Support
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  • Infrastructure Engineering and Support
  • Inventory Control
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  • IT Leadership
  • Network Engineering
  • Organizational Administration and Operations
  • Process Improvement
  • Project Management
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  • Storage Engineering and Support
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