Department: MED-Preventive Medicine Salary/Grade: ITS/78
Develops, codes, tests, and debugs new software or enhancements to existing software. Typically works with senior staff, but may coordinate smaller or less complex projects independently. Designs and implements basic technical solutions ensuring that business needs and requirements are met. Performs basic system integration tasks. Provides estimation for assigned tasks.
Participates in the development of new goals and strategies based on interactions with primary user.
Develops plans for software deployment on heterogeneous systems.
Collaborates with user to develop work flow and best practices.
Partners with user in designing features for technology.
Creates and maintains code documentation.
Grants system access to new user.
Evaluates feature/upgrade/change requests and recommends action.
Participates in interview process for new hires.
Identifies database and software performance issues, and makes adjustments.
Develops and maintains software infrastructure, via patches, bundles, releases and maintenance packs.
Prioritizes tasks within project.
Meets with business analyst/stakeholder to determine requirements.
Completes day-to-day product engineering tasks, contributing to the definition of relevant best practices in the areas of mobile development, deployment, testing (unit and systems), and iterative refinement.
Writes maintainable code with extensive test coverage, working in a professional software engineering environment (with source control, dev/stage/prod release cycle, continuous deployment).
Stays up to date on the latest industry standard implementation details regarding relevant technologies.
Completes assigned tasks while ensuring quality, security and compliance requirements are met.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as computer science, information technology, or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
2 years relevant experience required.
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Infrastructure (extends across applications):
NoSQL (MongoDB, CouchDB)
Programming Languages and Frameworks:
Collaboration and teamwork
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Experience with Android SDK
Experience with Java and Kotlin
Proven working experience in Android app development
Experience working with remote data via REST and JSON
Experience with third-party libraries and APIs
Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle.
Good knowledge of MVC/MVVM/MVP patterns.
Strong knowledge of relational databases and ability to write performant queries using SQL
Familiar with Coroutin/Rxjava, Retrofit and other libraries
Experience writing unit, integration, and UI automated tests.
Understand use of GRADLE and MAVEN in context of package management and application production
3 years of Android development experience
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Published at least one original Android app
Experience building and maintaining iOS and/or web applications
Experience in pixel perfect UI design implementation
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 40004
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.