Department: MED-Preventive Medicine Salary/Grade: ITS/76
Completes maintenance on existing software products. Assists in developing code, tests and debugging new software or making enhancements to existing software. Writes programs according to specifications from senior staff. Perform basic system integration tasks.
Collaborates with user to develop workflow and best practices.
Assists in all stages of the project development, starting from the initial planning stages.
Responds to inquiries via phone, online, in-person, etc.
Creates and maintains software/process/support documentation.
Routes more complex requests for features/upgrades/changes to appropriate senior staff/management.
Participates in team/project meetings.
Identifies database and software performance issues and makes adjustments.
Assists with design, development, and maintenance.
Builds, tests and debugs software.
Writes programs according to specifications from senior staff.
Codes software applications adhering to designs that support internal business requirements or external user.
Competes tier 3 troubleshooting.
Prioritizes assigned tasks.
Opens help tickets with vendors.
Performs code review and code checking
Development of software tools and programs
Expert in Python and other programming languages
Excellent communication skills, and code documentation
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as computer science, information technology, or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
Please see requirements:
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Programming Languages and Frameworks
Four-year education or equivalent experience in computer science and/or software programming
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
We are looking for a passionate Software Engineer to design, develop and install software solutions. The role will be to facilitate software design and deployment for a research lab bridging the fields of computer science and healthcare.
Designing, developing, and deploying cloud technology solutions
Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility
Integrate software components into a fully functional software system
Document and maintain software functionality
Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems
Proven work experience as a Software Engineer or Software Developer
Experience designing cloud technology solutions
Strong understanding of git and github
Understanding on Linux and Bash
Strong understanding and production experience working with Docker container environments
Knowledge of databases, SQL and NoSQL
Restful API development experience
Ability to write clean documentation
BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant field
Machine Learning / Data Science knowledge
3D Printing experience
Experience developing and deploying web applications (Flask)
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 40372
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.