You are a senior full stack web developer (python/node/react) who wants
to build open-source cloud-based solutions for a science data portal.
(in the longer run) to build cloud-hybrid integrated solutions for data management and processing.
to contribute to science and healthcare,
to work in a small team of developers and scientists utilizing modern technologies and following best practises,
to learn from more experienced developers, and mentor junior developers.
to take courses at the Harvard Extension school at very reasonable costs (up to you)
to enjoy other excellent benefits Harvard University has to offer
We are the 4D Nucleome (4DN) Data Coordination and Integration Center (DCIC) at the Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI), Harvard Medical School (HMS).
HMS: Excellent benefits, outstanding opportunities for learning, great resources, name recognition
DBMI: a vibrant community of scientists and developers whose goal is to advance the boundaries of knowledge. For our developers, the department is like an incubator.
DCIC: This is us; a small team building the core data management and analysis framework of 4DN, making sure that the data from the network will be accessible to scientists around the world. The working environment provides the best features of a startup: fast pace, flexibility, flat hierarchies.
4DN: An exciting NIH initiative to understand the structure of the cell nucleus and its implications for cancer.
Technologies we use:
AWS (lambdas, step functions, and all the other cool stuff)
Git / JIRA
Travis / Selenium / Codacy
Docker / CWL
This is a grant-funded position for 2 years with likelihood of renewal.
Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or related field and 5 years' related experience.
Experience in developing, testing, and deploying web-based applications.
Experience with python web frameworks (preferably Pyramid / Pylons).
Experience with version control systems and team software development (preferably Git).
Cloud computing architectures (preferably with Amazon Web Services).
Previous experience working in an academic environment
Ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.
Experience working with large amounts of Data and building Data pipelines
Ability to work independently, manage own time and learn quickly.
Ability to define and solve logical problems for highly technical applications.
Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical clients.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. T...he University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.