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Based in the Hariri Institute for Computing, the Software & Application Innovation Lab (SAIL) is a collaborative partner for Boston University faculty and researchers that engages in a variety of activities to encourage, enable, support, and execute research efforts involving technical, data-driven, computational, and software engineering aspects or components. The individual in this position will lead, plan and build software in an agile software development environment. Work as part of a software team to design, develop and deploy software within set deadlines. Oversee contributions by other software engineers and interns. Identify software development standards and maintain those standards across the team. Communicate and coordinate with a variety of stakeholders within the research community.

Required Skills

Minimum Qualifications

-BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field. In lieu of degree, four or more years of relevant experience.

-Three to five years of academic or professional experience.

-Significant experience with contemporary programming languages.

-Experience with modern relational database technologies, NoSQL, and MapReduce/Hadoop.

-Exposure to APIs and other web services within integrated applications.

-Hands-on experience with cloud services.

-Knowledge of Linux/Unix systems.

-Exceptional ability and motivation to learn fast and solve problems.

-A passion to impact science and society, and strong desire to work independently in a fast-paced dynamic environment where you have significant responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

-MA/MS degree in Computer Science or related technical field.

-Advanced or graduate-level coursework in data science, databases, web development, and related topics.

-Knowledge of continuous integration/deployment, unit testing, analytics, and other project management workflows and technologies.

-Experience working in an interdisciplinary environment or communicating with non-technical collaborators.

-Experience mentoring junior software engineers and interns.

-Extensive experience with written and oral communication in an academic environment with both technical and non-technical stakeholders, including experience drafting project plans for research proposals and technology descriptions for academic publications.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular




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Posted: 11/19/2020
Application Due: 2/17/2021
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