APPLICATION DEVELOPER SR
Posting DetailsPosting Details Reference Number 40-30539 Posted Job Title APPLICATION DEVELOPER SR School Name Perelman School of Medicine Org PA-Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Posted to the Web 12/05/2018 Posted Job/Salary Grade D Employment Type Exempt Hours N/A Position Type Full Time Position Schedule 8-5pm Months 12 Position Length Contingent Upon Funding Position End Date University Overview
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.School/Center Overview
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. http://www.med.upenn.edu/Duties
Li-San Wang’s Lab is hiring an application developer to develop cloud-based infrastructure for big genomic data integration and analysis. Duties include (1) software development for cloud-based data management and integration environment, (2) implementation of workflows and algorithms using Python/Spark framework and other modern technologies for big data analysis, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. The application developer will create quality code, modular designs and clean APIs, using external frameworks as needed. The applicant will bring an interest in exploring and integrating new technologies. S/he will work with other developers, analysts, and researchers from the lab or other collaborators to help translate complex algorithms and queries into effective tools and interfaces.Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree and three to five years of combined training and working experience in computer science, bioinformatics, or other related fields or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
Candidates should have proven knowledge of data engineering and big data management/analysis. Hands-on experience in developing big data analysis applications with Apache Spark using PySpark, SQL, RDD and dataframe APIs required. Experience in bioinformatics, genomic analysis and cloud computing optional but strongly preferred.
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