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Harvard University Senior Full-Stack Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

52626BRAuto req ID:52626BRJob Code:I0758P Applications Professional IV Location:USA - MA - Boston Business Title:Senior Full-Stack EngineerSub-Unit:------------ Salary Grade:058Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Additional Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science

  • Cloud computing architectures (preferably with Amazon Web Services).

  • Experience in developing, testing, and deploying web-based applications.

  • Strong Python development skills.

  • Experience with web frameworks (preferably node.js stack).

  • Experience with version control systems and team software development (preferably Git).

  • Previous experience working in an academic environment.

  • Knowledge of information technology applications, processes, software and equipment

  • Highly specialized knowledge of a specific technology

  • Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor

Department:Biomedical InformaticsPre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentitySchedule:​35 hrs. per week | Monday - Friday | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Job Function:Information Technology School/Unit:Harvard Medical School EEO Statement: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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job Summary:Plan and conduct comprehensive applications/web development for complex projects; typically work as part of a team to implement complex business solutions. Perform expert coding: design, develop code at an expert level, and manage development projects, teams, programs. May manage multiple projects simultaneously.Typical Core Duties:

  • Participate fully in software development life cycle

  • Research, design, and implement technical solutions to deliver business requirements

  • Identify opportunities to improve and simplify applications portfolio and implement related enhancements

  • Contribute to creation and maturing of software development best practices and new technologies

  • Draw on relationship and technical skills to act as technical liaison to internal and external clients and to mentor junior staff

  • Abide by and follow the Harvard University IT technical standards, policies and Code of Conduct

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years' post-secondary education and/or relevant work experience

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Completion of Harvard IT Academy specified foundational courses (or external equivalent) preferred

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office setting

Job-Specific Responsibilities:

You are a Sr. full stack web developer (node/JS/python) who wants:

  • to build open-source cloud-based solutions for a science data portal,

  • to contribute to science and healthcare,

  • to work in a small team of developers and scientists utilizing state of the art big data technologies and following best practices,

  • to lead the systems analysis, design, development, and implementation of new web applications,

  • 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 Single Cell RNA Platform Team 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.

  • Single Cell RNA Platform Team: This is us; a small team building the core data management and analysis framework for the single cell Core at Harvard Medical School, making sure that the data from the core will be accessible to scientists in HMS and around the world. The working environment provides the best features of a startup: fast pace, flexibility, flat hierarchies with the stability and benefit of an exciting academic center.

Technologies we use

  • node.js

  • React

  • JavaScript

  • WebGL

  • AWS

  • RESTful API

  • Python

  • Git / JIRA

  • Travis

  • Docker