We are looking for a senior Research Application Developer to join the Wharton Research and Analytics team. Working closely with Wharton faculty and PhD students, you will be responsible for the development, monitoring, and maintenance of software solutions in support of business research. Specifically, you will build research applications across a broad array of research methods including behavioral experiments, data modeling, simulations, and the collection and analysis of both structured and unstructured data. You will manage your own projects working closely with the rest of the Research Programming team. Responsibilities include providing support, occasionally after business hours. You must ensure adherence to technical, quality assurance, data integrity, and security standards. From time to time, you might also be required to hire and manage external development resources on a project-by-project basis.
This position requires a devotion to teamwork, an eagerness to learn about different domains, and a passion for software development. We welcome applicants with programming experience in any language.
As this is a senior-level position, you will be responsible for project management, client communications, technical writing and applying best practices in various software development methodologies. You should be experienced with: version-control, automated testing, code reuse, code refactoring, and programming frameworks. You will be responsible for coordinating your own projects, creating documentation, leveraging appropriate programming frameworks and for making sure there are automated tests for your work.
Internal Number: 45275
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