Working at TACC means being part of a dynamic and challenging environment, where talented individuals can pursue their interests, engage their imaginations, and work at the forefront of computational research. Working with us also means living in Austin, an exceptional city that thrives on innovation, culture, and creativity. Investigate current opportunities below.

Data Science Specialist

Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate I (Exempt) - Data Science Specialist (17-06-27-01-4211)
The Life Sciences Computing group supports a community of thousands of biologists and biomedical researchers worldwide who are working to understand the principles and mechanisms of life, feed a growing world population, and prevent or treat diseases and disabilities. The position will help envision, design, create, and support innovative technical approaches to applying big data applications and machine learning algorithms to research questions in areas ranging from epidemiology to drug design to neuroscience (and more).

Python Developer

Engineering Scientist - Python Developer (17-05-15-02-4204)
As part of the Cloud and Interactive Computing group, this position will contribute to the design, implementation and operation of cloud native applications and infrastructure supporting computational science endeavors.

Java Web Developer

Research Engineering / Scientist Associate III - Java Web Developer (17-05-15-02-4205)
Contributes to the design and operation of the Agave Platform, an API-driven, web-based technology platform delivering Science-as-a-Service to the open science community.

QA Engineer

Engineering Scientist Associate - Research Software Engineer QA (17-05-15-03-4205)
This position joins a growing team of research scientists and developers in the Advanced Computing Interfaces area of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC). This position will contribute to the design and operation of the Agave Platform, an API-driven, web-based technology platform delivering Science-as-a-Service.

Software Engineer

Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate III - Software Engineer (16-09-08-01-4209)
Be part of the exciting and ground-breaking development of web application projects within the Advanced Computing Interfaces area of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC).


Software Developer Trainee (4-month internship)

Software Developer Trainee
This position is for a professional 4-month internship with the Texas Advanced Computing Center's (TACC) Web and Mobile Applications team. Our mission is to use web technologies to help advance science through our diverse set of software development projects. Interns will work on software development tasks and gain experience in both front-, middle-, and back-end tiers.

Application Information

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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.