Develops, tests, debugs, and maintains new and existing application software.
Defines and documents project requirements.
Provides overall technical leadership in design, architecture, and implementation of software solutions.
Evaluates new technologies and software products to determine feasibility and desirability of incorporating their capabilities within research projects.
May manage staff.
Designs 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.
Acts as a technical consultant and resource for faculty research, teaching, and/or administrative projects.
Performs other related work as needed.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Proficient with shell scripting and command line (Linux/Unix).
Working knowledge developing, designing, deploying, documenting, and supporting applications.
Skillful with version control systems (e.g. Git) and CI/CD pipeline.
Expertise with one or more programming languages such as Python, PHP, and Java.
Extensive knowledge of relational and non-relational (NoSQL) databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc.
Background with infrastructure deployment using Docker, Kubernetes, Rancher, etc.
Track record of delivering within an Agile/Scrum software development platform.
Accomplished with one or more Content Management System (CMS) and web frameworks based on Python (e.g. Django, Flask, Wagtail, etc.) or PHP (e.g. Drupal, WordPress, etc.).
Proficient in micro services, web services, and RESTful API development.
Knowledge of cloud services (e.g. AWS, Google, Azure, etc.).
Strong knowledge of web base security including Identification and Access Management, LDAP, OAuth, Shibboleth Integration, multi-factor Authentication and Authorization, or Single Sign-on.
Understand and translate researchers' scientific goals into computational requirements.
Work well with faculty and researchers.
Identify and gain expertise in appropriate new technologies and/or software tools.
Function as part of an interactive team while demonstrating self-initiative to achieve project's goals and Research Computing Center's mission.
Strong analytical skills and problem solving ability.
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