1. Develops programs or systems of small to moderate size and complexity. Modifies existing systems at all levels of difficulty. 2. Provides informational input into decisions concerning the development and delivery of applications, programs and systems. Defines and analyzes requirements to meet the expectations of stakeholders and intended end user needs, scheduled timeline, and budgetary targets. 3. Analyzes, defines and designs new systems and applications. Writes code in support of business solutions. 4. Responsible for the creation, definition, communication, and management of project plans which includes architectural design, technology selection and methodologies to apply. 5. Troubleshoots problems and provide ongoing maintenance and support for applications and systems. 6. Prepares documentation, user manuals and develops formal proposals for new systems and modifications to existing systems. Mentors technical staff and provide training for end users. 7. Contributes in the development of policies or modifications to exiting policies. 8. Applies and keeps current with existing and emerging technologies and methodologies. Provides ongoing input to the establishment of programming standards, procedures, and methodologies. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Master's degree in a field related to biodiversity informatics such as computer science, information and data science, geography, biological sciences or museum studies. Five or more years of professional experience developing scalable software applications across server, web and desktop environments.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Master's degree in a field related to biodiversity informatics such as computer science, information and data science, geography, biological sciences or museum studies. Five or more years of professional experience developing scalable software applications across server, web and desktop environments.
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability developing and interfacing with relational databases including PostgreSQL, SQLite and Microsoft SQL Server.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Biodiversity Informatics Software Engineer, YPM
Required Skill/ability 1: Working knowledge of biodiversity informatics best practices and data standards, of 2D and 3D digitization technologies including photogrammetric and structured-light imaging, and Geographic Information Systems, tools and web frameworks including Quantum GIS and Open Layers.
Required Skill/ability 4: Familiarity with 3D graphics APIs (e.g. OpenGL & DirectX).
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Internal Number: 62460BR
About Yale University
Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.