Sep 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary As part of our GlyGen project (a data warehouse system for glycomics related data) the software developer will work on the implementation of the graphical user interface of our integrated web database. The main task will be the implementation of user friendly and intuitive interfaces using biological information provided by RESTful web service. To this end the software developer will work closely with the backend developers and other frontend developers on the definition of web services and their data formats. For the development of user friendly interfaces the developer will use recent web technologies and adapt user feedback to improve the interface and usability. This will require skills in current webpage technologies such as HTML5, CSS, Java script and knowledge in modern java script libraries and frameworks. As part of a five-year project, the milestone for year one will be the implementation of a working but graphically simple prototype of the webpages. In the following years, this prototype will be improved with more advanced display option based on user specifications. As part of a team, the developer will work closely with other software developers on the same project, requiring strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team. The developer will also assist in the configuration, maintenance and use of a JIRA project management system. Minimum Qualifications SEE IT MATRIX