â‹Develops, tests, and debugs new and existing scientific application software.
Collaborates directly with faculty, researchers, users and RCC colleagues.
Defines and documents project requirements.
Assists with the design, architecture and implementation of software solutions.
Works on a variety of projects, with faculty campus-wide.
Evaluates new technologies and software products to determine feasibility and desirability of incorporating their capabilities within research projects.
Supports and maintains existing applications. Works with web developers and responds to requests from users.
Investigates, analyzes and resolves day-to-day technical problems using standard procedures.
Utilizes 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.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Masterâ™s degree in computer science or related field.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:Â Â Â Â
Minimum five years experience in software development.
Proficient with shell scripting and command line (Linux/Unix).
Expertise in Python.
Skillful developing, designing, deploying and supporting applications.
Extensive knowledge of relational and non-relational (NoSQL) databases such as MySQL, PostreSQL, MongoDB, and Cassandra.
Track record of delivering within an Agile/Scrum software development platform.
Accomplished with one or more high- level programming language such as C or C++
Proficient in micro services, web services, and RESTful API development.
Background with REST, AJAX, SOAP, JSON and XML.
Working knowledge with version control systems (e.g. git).
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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