IT Programmer 1
86773 Consortium for Advanced Science and Engineering
About the Unit
The Programmer will design, develop, test, and document software for bioinformatics projects which include a variety of different bioinformatics based applications. Develop and test new software based on design specifications developed in collaboration with other universities, labs and organizations. Play a key role in redesigning and implementing the web-interface and back-end for MG-RAST.
NOTE: This position is grant funded through June 30, 2019 with possibility of renewal.
- Tasks include the development and maintenance of novel components of MG-RAST system.
- Knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures of software development
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to use analytical and quantitative skills and diagnostic techniques to resolve problems
- Ability to manage complex technical details
- Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical staff
- Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
- 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
- Ability to work on a flexible schedule which will include occasional late night and/or weekend hours
Education, Experience, and Certifications:
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or another relevant computer related field required
- Advanced degree in mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering, or a related field preferred
- Dual degree or concentration in system design preferred
- 2-5 years experience in the design and implementation of bioinformatics tools and applications required
- Minimum of two years experience with software development preferred
- At least one year experience working in biological applications preferred
Required Technical Knowledge or Skills (optional)
- Python, go-lang, perl, shell language skills
- Eamiliarity with Linux, kubernetes, containers
- Github experience
- “Cloud” development experience
- Experience with testing frameworks (Travis-CI, Jenkins)
- Databases (SQL/no-SQL), including but not limited to MySQL, Cassandra, SOLR, ES,
- Experience with RESTful APIs
- Resume, Cover Letter, and Reference list
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application
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