Department: MED-Preventive Medicine Salary/Grade: ITS/80
Participates as technical expert in design, development, coding, testing, and/or debugging of major new software and/or significant enhancements to existing software which may include applications over multiple platforms. Guides and advises junior staff. Manages complex projects independently and assists in estimating and planning for future development work. Performs complex system integration tasks.
Provides application development leadership for new and existing software applications.
Partners with user in designing features for technology.
Provides recommendation on how to enhance system for future growth.
Advises/recommends project and activities as related to system/architectural direction and strategy.
Develops and implements procedures for data security, management and compliance
Creates and maintains code documentation.
Creates ad hoc administrative reports.
Delivers system presentations and overviews.
Evaluates feature/upgrade/change requests and recommends action.
Researches new technologies to enhance current system.
Provides technical leadership on projects.
Acts as subject matter expert (SME) in appropriate technologies and business domain.
Designs, codes, tests, debugs and documents all phases of applications development.
Codes software applications adhering to designs supporting internal business requirements or external user.
Troubleshoots complex, difficult issues.
Designs databases and data structures.
Provides recommendations on how to enhance system to meet full business requirements.
Determines project feasibility and how to integrate with current system.
Provides work direction to team members.
Supervises staff such as team members, subordinates, contractors, vendors, students, etc.
Coaches and mentors staff.
Manages projects ensuring timelines and deliverables are met and meet expectations.
Provides input to staff assignments.
Provides input to performance evaluations for junior team members.
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.
4 years relevant experience required.
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Programming Languages and Frameworks
Four year education or equivalent experience in computer science and/or software programming
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
We are looking for a passionate Software Engineer to design, develop and install software solutions. The role will be to facilitate software design and deployment for a research lab bridging the fields of computer science and healthcare.
Designing, developing and deploying cloud technology solutions
Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility
Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
Document and maintain software functionality
Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems
Proven work experience as a Software Engineer or Software Developer
Experience designing cloud technology solutions
Strong understanding of git and github
Understanding on Linux and Bash
Strong understanding and production experience working with Docker container environments
Knowledge of databases, SQL and NoSQL
Restful API development experience
Ability to write clean documentation
BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field
Machine Learning / Data Science knowledge
3D Printing experience
Experience developing and deploying web applications (Flask)
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