We are looking for a Python developer to join Dr. J. Michael Cherrys group in the Department of Genetics at Stanford University.
We build and maintain cutting edge web portals for the scientific community, including SGD, the Saccharomyces Genome Database (http://www.yeastgenome.org) and the ClinGen Portal (http://clinicalgenome.org/).
This is an excellent opportunity available for a motivated and experienced Software Developer to help build and maintain the submission site and web portal for the ENCODE Data Coordination Center. (http://www.encodeproject.org)
Complies with and supports University and government health & safety regulations & policies.
You will be responsible for extending and maintaining the functionality of our metadata database and web applications supporting ENCODE users and consortium members. You will execute programming tasks and analysis work typically on systems of moderate size and complexity or segments of larger systems. You will be expected to contribute to all phases of a project, including programming, analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, modifying, and maintaining computer programs. Systems may cover more than one function or portions of larger functions.
Four-year college degree in Computer Science, Informatics, Engineering or related field and five years experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
The candidate must have proven ability in creating and maintaining complex web applications or similar database back ends.
Experience with JSON, HTML/XML required.
Substantial Experience with server-side technologies including relational databases (Oracle, MySQL or PostgreSQL), RESTful services and MVC design patterns.
Experience with application-level Python programming.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with modern source code version control systems (git) is a must.
Experience with modern web frameworks (especially Pyramid and ReactJS)
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Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.