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University of Washington is looking for a CYCLOTRON DEVELOPMENT OPERATIONS ENGINEER 

If you are using a screen reader and experience any difficulty accessing our web pages, please call 206-543-2544 or email and we will be happy to assist you. Cyclotron Development Operations Engineer Cyclotron Development Operations Engineer Req #: 228055 Department: RADIATION ONCOLOGY Job Location: UW Medical Center – Montlake Posting Date: 11/03/2023 Closing Info: Open Until Filled Salary: $8,000 – $11,120 per month Other Compensation: Shift: First Shift Benefits: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem-solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. POSITION PURPOSE The primary function of this position is to organize system management and provide system updates for control system hardware and software critical to the operations at the UW Medical Cyclotron Facility (UWMCF). UWMCF resides within the UW Medical Center and centers around a multi-particle/variable energy cyclotron, supporting various clinical, research, and commercial programs. Duties include control system and ancillary system programming and scripting, network security analysis and troubleshooting, hardware and software specification and procurement, and other related activities as needed. This is an advanced level position for a system programmer/administrator professional. This position independently evaluates, selects and applies standardized scientific or engineering procedures and techniques; assignments usually have clear and specified objectives and require the investigation of a number of variables; manages dozens of systems within the network. The incumbent relies on experience and knowledge, and exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices in making adaptations and modifications. Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position, or equivalent graduate level education. The University of Washington has the only operating fast neutron therapy facility, the only US facility able to produce the novel therapeutic isotope 211-At for clinical trials, and the only regional facility able to provide medium energy protons and fast neutrons for radiation effects testing. This position is absolutely critical to supporting all of these programs. These programs are key to multimillions in grant funding at UW and FHCRC and directly affect UWMC patient care. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Systems Programming and Administration (100%): Independently plan, schedule, and perform facility computing hardware and software upgrades to avoid obsolesce and keep facility secure. Manage programming of control system software platforms including Linux, EPICS, Dicom. Install and modify software packages into systems to assist engineering and research staff. Investigate novel software packages and platforms that assist research programs and engineering projects. Manage multiple devices within the network Analyze technical debt and update/replace as necessary. Manage control consoles and displays Guide engineering and research staff, regarding system administration and programming activities to ensure that correct and industry standard procedures are followed; provides direction to assure completion of technical tasks and projects. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, mathematics, or related field PLUS 3 years’ experience in a related area OR Equivalent education/experience Knows and effectively uses the fundamental and advanced concepts, practices and procedures of system programming and administration; continues development of technical expertise and knowledge through experience and application to keep facility systems secure and hedge against obsolesce. Network hardware configuration LINUX OS and network security Programming languages: C (and build systems autoconf, automake, make), Python (and python2 for compatibility), LISP DICOM Database: postgresql libvirt, virtualization, lxc containers IP routing and namespaces, bridges Netfilter (nftables) Linux kernel internals, dkms, modules rebuilding Version control with git and svn DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS * Familiarity with tls and certificates, libssl, gnutls Kerberos SSO and 2FA X- and Wayland desktops Rust, go Configuration management with e.g. ansible, puppet, chef. Application Process: The application process may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your “My Jobs” page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed. Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or . Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under

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