The Snyder lab in the Department of Genetics at Stanford University is seeking a Software Developer 1 to execute all programming tasks, including programming, analyzing, designing, developing, implementing, modifying, and maintaining computer programs. Work on systems of small to moderate size and complexity or segments of larger systems.
Assess user needs and requirements.
Design and develop cloud-based applications using container orchestration systems (e.g., Kubernetes).
Maintain and improve existing cloud-based solutions.
Troubleshoot and solve technical cloud-based problems.
Design and implement user and operations training programs.
Document changes in software for end users.
Follow team software development methodology.
Serve as technical resource with respect to surveys and databases.
Contribute to published articles.
Attend meetings with users and handle requirement gathering.
Building and managing online surveys and databases (e.g., REDCap).
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
Strong knowledge of Python programming language.
Strong background in containerization technologies.
Strong background in designing clinical and translational research databases (e.g., REDCap).
Familiarity with container orchestration platforms (e.g., Kubernetes).
Familiarity with major cloud providers: Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure.
Familiarity with bioinformatics workflow management platforms (e.g., Cromwell, Nextflow).
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Current knowledge of latest software and design standards.
Ability to define and solve logical problems for technical applications.
Knowledge of and ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.
Ability to recognize and recommend needed changes in user and/or operations procedures.
Basic knowledge of software engineering principles.
Strong knowledge of at least one programming language.
CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSES:
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally stand/walk, writing by hand.
Rarely use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
May work extended hours, evening and weekends.
WORK STANDARDS (from JDL):
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
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