Love technology and changing the world? So do we. Which is why "powering discoveries that change the world" is not just our motto, but a primary directive. No matter what team is hiring, you'll be joining an effort to enable breakthrough scientific discoveries across various disciplines, including the most complex global scientific challenges from pandemics to asteroids.

Why Work At TACC?

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) at The University of Texas at Austin is one of the leading academic supercomputing centers in the world, supporting advances in computational research by thousands of researchers and students.

TACC staff help researchers and educators use advanced computing, visualization, and storage technologies effectively, and conduct research and development to make these technologies more powerful, more reliable, and easier to use. TACC staff also educate and train the next generation of researchers, empowering them to make discoveries that advance knowledge and change the world.

TACC supports individuals from all communities by respecting and encouraging mindfulness of diverse viewpoints and experiences. We strive to promote diversity in our recruiting and retention practices and believe inclusivity contributes to the development of excellence in all of our endeavors.

TACC fosters a culture of innovation, passion, and fun by encouraging staff members to actively collaborate to investigate the latest technologies, team up for charities, and celebrate successes together. TACC promotes a healthy workplace by helping employees achieve balance between their personal and professional lives to increase employee engagement, job satisfaction, and overall well-being.

Current Job Opportunities

This position will join the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) as part of the Technical Infrastructure team. The position will provide technical expertise to TACC's advanced computing activities, supporting and enhancing TACC's world class supercomputing resources.

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Position is for a one year assignment which can be renewed on an annual basis up to a total of five years. Previous time in a postdoctoral fellow position (whether paid or unpaid) at the University or at any other university counts towards this time limitation (unless the area or discipline changes).

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This Research Associate for High Performance Computing (HPC) will provide leadership and technical expertise to TACC's HPC research, development, and support initiatives with a strong emphasis on supporting climate/weather/ocean research on HPC resources.

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As part of the Cloud and Interactive Computing group, this position will contribute to the design, implementation and operation of cloud infrastructure and DevOps supporting computational science endeavors. The successful candidate will lead multiple high-profile projects, from requirements gathering and design to production deployment and maintenance.

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The Large Scale Systems group is seeking a candidate with advanced knowledge of storage hardware configuration, parallel filesystem design and operation, and Linux systems administration. Highly desire expertise in Linux-based clusters, high performance computing (HPC) software environments, high-speed interconnects such as InfiniBand, and parallel file systems such as Lustre or BeeGFS. A significant grasp of Linux/Unix shells and scripting languages will also be necessary to perform in this role.

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All applicants must formally apply for a specific position through UT Austin Jobs. For complete job description(s), click on a listing above, and follow instructions to apply for the specific job of interest by using your online resume. For additional information about positions, please contact Sophia Price at

The University of Texas at Austin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and actively seeks women and minority applicants for all positions. Working conditions include exposure to standard office conditions, exposure to electrical and mechanical hazards, repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation, use of manual dexterity, and lifting and moving. All positions are considered security sensitive and will involve a criminal background check and conviction verification conducted on applicant selected. The retirement plan for UT positions is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.