Application Developer Senior

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Job location: Med Sch Richards Building

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-02-13
Req: JR00016648
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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.

Posted Job Title

Application Developer Senior

Job Profile Title

Application Developer Senior

Job Description Summary

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.

Job Description

The Senior Application Developer is responsible for the full-stack web application design, development, testing, maintenance and documentation of NodeJS, React, etc. JavaScript/HTML5 applications and databases such as MySQL and MongoDB, produced for the Institute for Biomedical Informatics (IBI) Visualization Laboratory. This position independently develops and implements web application and data visualization strategies, as well as coordinates with other team members including data curation, data analysis and algorithm development to create high quality deliverables. This position also works with investigators and staff in many roles to develop or incorporate programs into the Visualization Laboratory environment. This position requires full stack web programming skills, with high proficiency in the Node.js ecosystem, good understanding of machine learning, data management and analytical skills with R or Python, and strong verbal and written communication skills in English.

This position is contingent upon funding.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and a minimum of three years of full-stack web programming or systems analysis experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Highly competent in JavaScript programming language with Node, Express, React, Webpack, Redux,Flask, D3js
  • Highly competent in database development with MySQL, MongoDB, Neo4j etc.
  • Experience with several programming languages including HTML5, PHP, Java, C, C++, Perl and/or Python
  • Experience with Linux, Windows, Mac OS operating systems
  • Experience with Unit 3D a plus
  • Experience with artificial intelligence or machine learning a plus
  • Experience with information visualization, scientific visualization, or visual analytics a plus
  • Ability to work with a software development team using formal software development methods
  • Ability to work independently and apply critical thinking and sound judgment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members

Working Conditions
Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort
Typically sitting at a desk or table

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$59,703.00 - $168,837.00

Affirmative Action Statement 
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.




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Posted: 2/14/2020
Application Due: 1/18/2021
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