Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Senior Software Engineer (Remote) in Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Information Services Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for full benefits. The selected candidate has the option of working remote.
Reporting to the Senior Manager of Applications Development, the Senior Software Engineer will work closely with our Scientists and Researchers to maximize the potential of their creative and innovative research projects. This individual will leverage deep technical application development expertise in support of multiple scientific endeavors. This individual is responsible for development of software that follow SDLC standards and best practices, as well as application training, mentoring and overseeing the work of more junior developers.
The internal working title for this position could be Information Systems Associate III. The final level of the position will be determined commensurate with the selected candidate's level of education & experience.
The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to:
Working with scientific research departments to meet the needs of scientists, researchers and engineers. May also work on various G&A programming projects.
Work with databases and big data to support research objectives
Ability to leverage technical ability on demand
Write software to perform statistical analysis of research being conducted throughout the scientific departments
Utilize expert programming capabilities for experimental data numerical analysis, data mining, machine learning, and other technical work
Use your knowledge of industry best practices to create and maintain scalable software
Ability to “own” projects and deliver within set timelines and due dates
Research solutions and provide innovation and creativity to solving outstanding issues
Ability to multi-task, and show initiative and flexibility
Provide quality output to meet project criteria
A Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Bioinformatics
A minimum of 8-10 years programming experience including:
Python (libraries include Pandas, SciKit, NumPy, etc.)
GIT version Control
Package creation and deployment
Automated testing and delivery
Database administration and development
Linux based operating systems
Experience with Docker virtualization environments
This person will be dedicated to working on BCO-DMO tasks. In addition to the Senior Software engineer tasks as outlined above this person will need to have the following qualifications:
Web Data Representation
EC2 & S3
ECR & Fargate
Infrastructure as code (Terraform)
Database and Data Management
Knowledge Graph databases
Machine Learning basics
Automated data ingestion techniques
A Master’s Degree or Ph.D.
Parallel Programming experience in an HPC environment including GPU, is a plus
Machine learning experience a plus
Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to, visual abilities to include depth perception, ability to see peripherally, ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus, ability to distinguish basic colors. Ability to hear and respond to instructions. Ability to work with and around others as well as alone. Other physical tasks include occasional standing/walking; manual dexterity and mobility, use of hands for basic/fine grasping/manipulation, and repetitive motion (keyboard and mouse). Physical duties are subject to change.
Job ID: 2021-1448
External Company URL: https://www.whoi.edu/
Street: 266 Woods Hole Rd