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TACC-ACI Internships

Do you want to learn how to advance your software development skills in a high performance computing (HPC) environment? Do you have effective communication skills? Do you like working with people? Consider becoming a Software Developer Intern with TACC at UT Austin!

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) designs and operates some of the world's most powerful computing resources. The center's mission is to enable discoveries that advance science and society through the application of advanced computing technologies. TACC's environment includes a comprehensive cyberinfrastructure ecosystem of leading-edge resources in high performance computing (HPC), visualization, data analysis, storage, archive, cloud, data-driven computing, connectivity, tools, APIs, algorithms, consulting, and software. Everyone at TACC strives to be an innovator and explore the boundaries of how we can make the different aspects of information technology used in an important and productive way that impacts science and society.

About the job

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) has a unique 4-month internship program where individuals are trained on the job in the area of software development in the high performance computing environment. Internships will foster a culture of innovation, passion, and fun. Interns will actively collaborate to investigate the latest technologies. Interns will be evaluated on their programming, communication, and teamwork skills. Individuals join project teams that:

  • Write software to interact with HPC resources and services
  • Contribute to the development of web portal applications for researchers
  • Improve and streamline processes
  • Document systems and processes
  • Advocate innovative technological solutions

During the internship, you will develop, deploy, and maintain powerful advanced computing technologies and innovative software solutions that enable researchers to answer complex questions. You will work alongside ACI developers to gain insights, expand your high performance computing skills and make discoveries that change the world.


Required: Associates degree • Training in computer science, coding boot-camp, or similar hands-on instruction in web development • A quick learner • Must be organized and detail-oriented • Must have the ability to work independently and follow directions • Professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal skills
Preferred: Some or all of the following are preferred: Bachelor's degree • Experience with Python/Django, Java, JavaScript, Jupyter, Jenkins, Agave, and REST APIs, QA Testing and/or other programming highly desirable • Ability to isolate/eliminate functional and usability issues

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