Help translate high level requirements into well-architected and well-tested design and implementation.
Lead a team of software engineers and provide technical guidance and leadership for the team to follow best practices and deliver quality software timely.
Review pull requests and provide constructive feedback to ensure and improve quality of code.
Collaborate with, support, and help the team members to grow and realize their full potential, and make the right decisions collectively.
Help triage critical issues and defects during testing and in production and address them rapidly.
Leads in the development of new systems, features, and tools. Solves complex problems and identifies opportunities for technical improvement and performance optimization. Reviews and tests code to ensure appropriate standards are met.
Utilizes in-depth technical knowledge of existing and emerging technologies, including public cloud offerings from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.
Acts as a technical consultant and resource for faculty research, teaching, and/or administrative projects.
Leads or coordinates teams or projects for activities relating to software support and/or development.
Performs other related work as needed.
Masterâ™s or PhD in mathematics, computer science, engineering, or a related field.
2+ years of frontend design and development experience, with proficiency in modern web UI technology stacks.
Experience with full development life cycle and Agile process required, including creating design specifications and other technical documentation.
In-depth knowledge with microservice architecture, design patterns, cloud platforms (AWS/GCP), RESTful API, and web services.
Experience leading dev teams and educating/mentoring fellow developers.
Unix/Linux programming or system administration experience.
Experience with CI/CD and version control tools (e.g. Jenkins, Travis, git).
Experience with modern database and data analytics technologies (Postgres, MySQL, NoSQL, Elasticsearch, Spark, Hadoop, etc.).
Experience with or contribution to open source projects.
Ability to lead the development team to plan, execute and deliver to meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
Ability and willingness to acquire new programming languages, statistical and computational methods, and background in research area.
Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to various teams including non-technical staff.Â
Knowledge of software development best practices.
Confidentiality related to sensitive matters such as strategic initiatives, trade secrets, quiet periods, and scientific discoveries yet to be put in the public domain.
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