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Hyde Park Campus

2010019 BSD - Center for Personalized Therapeutics

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Job Summary:

This position is for a systems developer who has knowledge of database and internet enabled technologies. Ideal candidate would have experience in database design, data entry and reporting application development.


  • Design and implement secure systems for sensitive human subjects that are participating in clinical studies.
  • Acquire, store, and process biomedical datasets, to be used on personalized medicine research.

  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Concepts along with good database design skills required.
  • Good html design and layout concepts with focus on cross browser compatibility required.
  • Effective Communication skills and ability to work with minimum supervision required.
  • Familiar with Version Control systems like SVN required.
  • Exposure to fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of software development required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Problem solving skills required.
  • Ability to use standard software development applications and tools required.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload to meet critical project milestones and deadlines required.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment required.
  • Attention to detail required.
  • Confidentiality related to sensitive University matters such as, strategic initiatives, trade secrets, quiet periods, and scientific discoveries yet to be put in the public domain required.
  • Ability to work on a flexible schedule which will include occasional late night and/or weekend hours required.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills required.
  • Good understanding of Design Patterns preferred.
  • Familiarity with Unit Testing tools and frameworks like NUnit preferred.
  • Understanding of biomedical terminologies preferred.
  • Previous experience on biomedical research preferred.

Additional Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Biomedical Sciences or correlate areas required.
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred.
  • Dual degree or concentration in system design preferred.
  • Microsoft developer certifications preferred.
  • Experience in designing and developing secure large scale web applications using Microsoft.Net Framework preferred.
  • Experience developing systems for genetic applications or pharmacogenomic implementation programs preferred.
  • Experience using markup languages such as HTML, JSON, and XML preferred.
  • Experience using programming languages such as C#, Java, Perl, PHP, and JavaScript preferred.
  • SQL Server, ASP.NET MVC, and AngularJS experience preferred.
  • Experience in designing and developing secure large scale web applications using Microsoft.Net Framework preferred.

Experience in developing web applications using some of the following (or equivalent) technologies preferred:
  • ASP.Net 4.0
  • ASP MVC 4
  • C# 4.0
  • SQL Server 2008R2
  • AngularJS
  • Web Services
  • AJAX
  • JSON
  • Java Script
  • HTML

Required Documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualifications

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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Job No:
Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 1/8/2019
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