Leads, participates in the evaluation, definition and documentation of requirements and architecture and design of complex systems based on knowledge of relevant software technologies being developed and/or used in commercial and scientific communities.
Prototypes, develops, tests, code reviews, documents, deploys and maintains high-quality software, including extensions to configuration management system and/or IoT fleet management software interfaces, command-line interfaces, and other client applications.
Engages proactively with other team members, both within the functional area and in other areas to design, develop and deliver quality products. Participates in team coordination and development activities, including project planning, project reporting, and recruitment.
Maintains a working knowledge of relevant software technologies.
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.
Education:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or related field.
Experience:Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Relevant programming experience developing, implementing, debugging, and maintaining applications with Python.
Background in building web applications and APIs that power them.
An interest in and experience writing software to support data-driven applications and research.
Technical knowledge skills
Distributed version control system (e.g., Git).
Strong Linux, shell scripting and security tools (e.g. bash, iptables).
Background with containers and infrastructure (e.g. Docker, Docker-compose).
Configuration Management Systems (e.g., SaltStack, Ansible, Puppet).
Observability Tools (e.g., Grafana/InfluxDB)
Agile (e.g. Scrum) development processes.
Cloud Computing (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud).
Unit and integration testing tools (e.g. pytest, TravisCI).
HTTP servers (e.g. Apache, NGINX).
Experience contributing to an open source project.
Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent problem-solving skills.
Comfortable using standard software development applications and tools.
Ability to prioritize and manage workload to meet critical project milestones and deadlines.
Confidentiality related to sensitive University matters such as, strategic initiatives, trade secrets, quiet periods, and scientific discoveries yet to be put in the public domain.
Experience with full software design life cycle.
Effectively articulate technical concepts, challenges, and solutions, and engage proactively with team members.
Experience managing project requirements using Agile methods.
Cloud infrastructure certifications.
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