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    This position is located at the National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory in West Lafayette, Indiana.

    The IT Specialist position will provide database, geographic information systems and application software development support for NSERL research projects. The incumbent also provides general computer support to the NSERL and the Location Office in addition to the Livestock Behavior Research Unit and Crop Production and Pest Control Research Unit.

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    • Schedules, monitors and verifies the integrity of servers and/or desktop backups and restores files as needed.
    • Provides computer support for PCs and Macs, including troubleshooting hardware and software.
    • Configures, maintains and troubleshoots the following related to IT systems and infrastructure: Windows servers; switches; firewalls for LAN/WAN connectivity; Linux servers; and software tools.
    • Assists staff with software development, databases and GIS analysis.
    • Works with customers to document and resolve data issues.
    • Serve as liaison between ARS personnel and Purdue University Information Technology staff.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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