The lead developer will be responsible for designing and building versatile software solutions that can enable staff to manage, store, and sync research data across several commonly-used research applications, and assists in automating routine participant management and engagement processes. The lead developer will also work with scientific teams to design and develop web and/or mobile applications that expand the functionality of existing products and systems. Given these tasks, the developer will create and manage databases, write effective APIs, and build intuitive and appealing front-ends for any applications. The developer will also need to integrate security standards, test constructed software to ensure responsiveness and efficiency, and troubleshoot/debug. Careful and thorough documentation will also be essential, and the candidate may also be asked to train other staff in the use or construction of these solutions.
Education and Experience
Bachelorâ™s degree plus 1-2 yearsâ™ experience or equivalent combination of education and experience working as a full-stack developer or in a similar role.
Experience developing and deploying databases (e.g., MySQL, Amazon DynamoDB) required.
Knowledge of multiple back-end languages (e.g., Python, Java)
Experience developing and deploying databases (e.g., MySQL, Amazon DynamoDB)
Familiarity with web servers (e.g., AWS EC2, Apache)
Basic UI/UX skills
Excellent communication and teamwork skills
Capacity to work independently and strong independent motivation
Possesses a willingness and ability to support a diverse and inclusive campus community
Background check requirements: Criminal and Education
This part-time (18.75 hour per week) fixed term position has an end-date of 7/30/21 and may be extended based on the availability of grant-funding.
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Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies
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Internal Number: REQ167443
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