Research Software Developer I - 112704
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#112704 Research Software Developer IExtended Review Date: Tue 1/25/2022
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The Ideker lab in the UCSD School of Medicine performs biological and bioinformatics research, including machine learning applied to biomedicine. It also supports multiple open-source software projects, some with 10K+ users. This Software Developer position is at an academic lab of roughly 40 people and will be part of a 6-person software development team.
The Research Software Developer I will work under the supervision of the senior members of the software development team on a wide range of projects. Research Software Developer will assist in creating and maintaining software and websites supporting researchers in the Ideker laboratory. Research Software Developer also participates in the production and support of the open-source software projects Cytoscape and NDEx.(www.cytoscape.org, www.ndexbio.org) In this work, they will use multiple technologies (both front-end, back-end, and database), and must successfully acquire skills in new programming languages and environments, packages, and databases as the needs of the lab develop.
In these responsibilities, the Bioinformatics Programmer will apply professional bioinformatics concepts and computational procedures to complete small projects or portions of projects. Works on assignments of limited scope and complexity. Follows standard programming procedures to analyze situations and data from which answers can be readily obtained.
Four (4) years of related experience, education/training, OR Bachelor's degree in biological science, computational / programming, or related.
Knowledge of bioinformatics methods and data structures.
Knowledge of applications programming and web development.
Thorough knowledge of databases.
Strong project management skills.
Knowledge of modern biology and applicable field of research.
Interpersonal skills in order to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.
Basic knowledge of application and data security concepts.
- Experience with web development, building user interfaces, working with REST services, and basic Linux skills.
- Basic knowledge of network and systems biology tools and techniques such as GO and pathway enrichment analysis or queries to find subsets of biological networks. Also including tools related to the Cytoscape application.
- Knowledge of biology or bioinformatics.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
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