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The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this job is: 06-16-2021
Dept Marketing Statement Comprising diverse researchers from a variety of disciplines across academic divisions, the UC Santa Cruz Genomics Institute leads UC Santa Cruz's efforts to unlock the world's genomic data and accelerate breakthroughs in health and evolutionary biology. The Genomics Institute involves approximately 90 personnel, participating in projects supported by funds from the federal and state governments, private gifts and foundations; in addition the GI provides funding support for approximately 50 additional personnel for GI related projects. Our platforms, technologies, and scientists unite global communities to create and deploy data-driven, life-saving treatments and innovative environmental and conservation efforts, while addressing the most fundamental societal and policy questions.
The California Department of Public Health Pathogen Genomics team at the GI uses the latest sequence analysis and visualization technologies to facilitate outbreak investigation and surveillance and research for public health responses. If you are excited to work in a fast-paced, startup-like environment within an institution of higher education in beautiful Santa Cruz, California, we encourage you to apply.
Applies professional programming concepts for small to medium-sized projects or portions of larger projects. Resolves a variety of programming design and implementation issues. Works on programming assignments of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors. Projects include improving analysis tools in a cloud collaboration environment and implementing tools for streamlining the process of pairing PHI/PII metadata with genome sequence information for co-visualization. Develops methods for geographic/genetic co-visualization using the google maps API. Maintains security of the data on the clients' networks. Customizes tools to the specifics of secure databases.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: Salary Range: $26.50 - $36.35/hour. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: This position is eligible for Full benefits
Schedule Information: Full-time, Fixed Percentage of Time: 100% Average Hours Per Week: 40 Days of the Week: Mon-Fri Shift Includes: Day
Employee Classification: This is a Career appointment
Plans, designs, develops, modifies, debugs and evaluates moderately complex software for co-visualization of phylogenomic data with geographic data from secure sources. Analyzes existing software or works to formulate logic for bioinformatics analysis pipelines in a cloud environment.
Understands policies and follows procedures in accordance with Security Plan.
Executes test plans. Develops conversion and system implementation plans and regularly creates and executes unit tests. Employs source code control techniques. Assists with successful configuration management.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Knowledge of secure software development.
Intermediate skills associated with the design, development, modification and deployment of software, including object-oriented programming concepts.
Knowledge of other IT related areas.
Demonstrated software repository skills.
Experience with common programming (C++, Python) tools.
Demonstrated ability to follow software specifications.
Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Demonstrated problem-solving skills.
Ability to be self-motivated and work independently.
Ability to work as an effective team member.
Ability to learn effectively.
Ability to meet deadlines.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Per the Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act (CANRA), this position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter. The selected candidate will be required to report known or suspected child abuse or neglect as defined by CANRA and will be required to sign a Statement Acknowledging Requirement to Report Child Abuse prior to commencing employment. CANRA Penal Codes, and related definitions, requirements, and responsibilities may be obtained here.
Safety Statement All UCSC employees must know and follow job safety procedures, attend required health and safety training, proactively promote safety at work, and promptly report actual and potential accidents and injuries.
EEO/AA The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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