ORI UX/UI Designer/Developer

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ORI UX/UI Designer/Developer
Vice Dean Research Informatics

ORI UX/UI Designer/Developer

The Office of Research Informatics (ORI) is looking to add a talented user experience/user interface
(UX/UI) designer/developer that will work with our existing architects and developers to provide innovative
solutions in support of our medical research faculty. We are a small but growing group working on novel
ideas with the goal of demonstrably impacting human health. While we need expertise in UX/UI, the
candidate must be comfortable pitching in wherever needed.
A working knowledge of most of these technologies and concepts is required:
  • Microservices architecture and RESTful API design concepts
  • Object-oriented and functional programming
  • Knowledge of popular UI frameworks with expertise in several including mobile devices
  • Knowledge of programming methodologies and the ability to discern which to use
  • Knowledge of popular languages with expertise in several
  • Web Technologies - Django, Apache, AJAX, REST, CSS
  • Automated Testing - PyUnit, Cucumber, Rspec, WATIR, Continuous Integration Frameworks
  • Datastores - SQL, NOSQL, Graph, etc.
  • Operating Systems - Linux, Mac OS
Essential tasks/responsibilities:
Application Design and Development (80%)
  • Design UX/UI in conjunction with a small development team and the research community
  • Identify frameworks and tools that are best-suited for the task at hand
  • Develop technical specifications and/or prototypes that satisfy requirements
  • Refactor code wherever possible
  • Research and promote the adoption of automated testing solutions
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with existing application code
  • Assist with in-depth analysis of technical problems, suggest short- term and long-term resolutions.
  • Develop and deploy application features and bug fixes according to technical specifications
  • Write clean, well-factored code
  • Write test cases where applicable
  • Follow established source control and deployment practices to help ensure reliable product releases
  • Contribute to system and user documentation
  • Participate in any of the phases of the software development lifecycle as requested
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein
Application Support (20%)
  • Provide level 2&3 application support
  • Troubleshoot application problems
  • Develop and deploy bug fixes and patches
  • Desired attributes
  • Self motivated
  • Sees the greater picture but acts locally to realize the greater goal
  • Can see how everything relates to the larger architecture
  • Willing to try and fail quickly
  • Understands simplicity over ease
  • Focused on delivering value, solutions
  • Constant learner, quick at picking up new tools
  • Understands how to balance time to delivery, quality, reuse, supportability, scalability,
  • performance and long-term durability
  • Can be self critical
  • Does not have a "not invented here attitude"
  • Adds maturity and experience to the group
Required Training/Skills/Competencies:


Required: Bachelor's degree in a related field, or equivalent combination of education and technical


Required: Seven years of directly related experience

Preferred: Direct experience using object-oriented programming languages, developing web
Applications, and mobile device applications

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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.





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Posted: 5/9/2018
Application Due: 5/23/2018
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