Software Developer III/IV - Biocomplexity
Job location: BIOCOMPLEXITY CENTER
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-21
The University of Virginia's Biocomplexity Institute is looking for a Software Developer III/IV (commensurate with experience) to develop code, deploy, run, and maintain software supporting a variety of research projects.
The Biocomplexity Institute and Initiative at the University of Virginia integrates scientific research – from genetic sequencing to policy analysis – to tackle the complex task of understanding massively interacting systems and predict solutions to issues impacting human health, well-being, and habitat. We collaborate across many disciplines to discover connections between health, information networks, security and infrastructure.
The foundation of our methodology lies in information biology; the synthesis of mathematics, computation, informatics, and biology. We approach complex problem solving by assembling teams of experts in a variety of fields to work together to create solutions that challenge the very fields in which the teams operate.
Developers will collaborate with researchers and other programmers to develop software applications, analyze large datasets and develop, execute, and maintain research software.
The UVA Biocomplexity Institute is located in the UVA Research Park at 995 Research Park Boulevard, Charlottesville, VA.
Software Developer III
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or related discipline and at least 3 years of experience working as a developer is required. (Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree):
Software Developer IV
A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering or related discipline and at least 5 years of experience working as a developer is required. (Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree):
The successful applicant will have experience working with large dataset analysis tools and GNU+Linux sys admin tools is required. Additional required experience includes the following:
- Developing applications in programming languages such as C, Python
- Knowledge of Shell scripting utilizing tools such as BASH
- Experience developing database applications utilizing tools such as SQL
- Experience with data analysis tools such as Pandas, PySpark, Dask
- Understanding of Socket programming tools such as TCP/IP, Unix domain socket
**Please Note** If selected to move forward with an interview; the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate facility with shell scripting and the tools and languages listed above. **
This is an Exempt level, benefited position. This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.
Read more about the project you would be involved in here: https://www.darpa.mil/program/computational-simulation-of-online-social-behavior
Anticipated Hiring Range: $70,000 - $110,000 commensurate with education and experience
Process for External Applicants: Please apply through Workday, and search for ‘R0009009'. Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).
Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” and search for ‘Software Developer III/IV - Biocomplexity.’ Complete an application online and attach a cover letter, CV/resume, and contact information for three references (name, email address, telephone number, and address).
The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification. (FSAKA)
Questions related to the application process may be directed to Lauren Jackson, IT Recruiter at email@example.com
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.