Architects and improves the development of technologies and products for our open-source data commons platforms and ecosystems in alignment with our technology roadmap, leading architectural and engineering initiatives as needed.
Provides hands-on development of models, prototypes, and solutions and associated design documents. Troubleshoots code level problems quickly and efficiently.
Represents the technical team with stakeholders and management to interpret and translate requirements into technical architectural vision and implementation plan, including improvements to stability, scalability, and the performance of products.
Brings technical experience and is gaining expertise in the planning for core product and project architecture and development, working with the team to define task breakdowns, effort estimates, and processes.
Works with the technical leads to provide technical options to be used for decision making across various technical levels. May serves as an engineering mentor for best practices and technical expertise for the engineering teams while becoming an expert in these areas.
Designs new systems, features, and tools. Solves complex problems and identifies opportunities for technical improvement and performance optimization. Reviews and tests code to ensure appropriate standards are met.
Utilizes technical knowledge of existing and emerging technologies, including public cloud offerings from Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.
Performs other related work as needed.
Master's degree or PhD in computer science, mathematics, statistics, engineering or a related quantitative discipline.
5+ years of progressively advanced development experience across the entire software development lifecycle.
1+ years of software architect experience.
Experience with a multi-server, scalable architecture, using micro-services and containers.
Experience gathering and analyzing data to determine detailed requirements and performing complex system analyses.
Hands-on experience working with cloud technologies, distributed big data architectures, large complex data sets, and analytics applications.
Experience leading architectural design and design reviews with software engineering teams.
Experience with professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, agile development, build processes, testing, and operations.
Domain experience in biomedical informatics.
Experience in architecting open-source SaaS platforms.
Demonstrated advanced knowledge and ability to solve problems across multiple technical areas and learn new technologies within reasonable amount of time..
AWS certified solution architect professional; or Google certified cloud architect professional
Ability to build effective relationships, partnerships, and collaborations.
Ability to mentor and coach team members and student staff.
Ability to understand and articulate organizational vision, align goals, and help drive execution.
Ability to drive complex decision making.
Ability to communicate effectively across different working styles and personalities.
Ability to hold yourself accountable for overall performance.
Considered the Subject Matter Expert in multiple functional areas of the main technology, programming languages, and core solutions.
In-depth knowledge in core technical areas, and proficiency with major tools, languages and processes spanning system infrastructure/platform, software development, QA, and deployment.
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