Research Software Engineer (Research Engineer 2 or 3)
Oregon Health and Science University
Location: Portland, Oregon
Internal Number: 15535
OHSU is committed to leading the development of next-generation patient care through discoveries made by big data analytics, enabled by values of open access data, open source code, highly collaborative team science, and professional software engineering methodologies.
Function/Duties of Position
This position is for a software engineer in the Computational Biology Program at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU).
Critical to achieving this mission, as a software developer, you will develop large-scale analysis platforms to enable genomic, imaging, and clinical analysis applications. You will be developing and configuring services that are part of a system of distributed workflows and distributed relational and non-relational databases.
For this position, we are looking for engineers that are committed to open-source software and transparent sharing of information, enthusiastic about working in a team that finds quantitative insights in complex data, and an organized self-starter who enjoys creative freedom in solving computational challenges.
Develop and extend analytics and data management applications
Integrate bioinformatics tools into distributed workflows and user applications
Develop tools for extraction, transformation, and load (ETL) of complex clinical and genomic data into distributed non-relational databases
Follow standards for software development, including requirements, design, code, test, quality, configuration and release management processes, and project management
Work with team members to build common code repository and continuous integration processes
Provide documentation and user support allowing computational researchers across campus to access and re-use analysis tools
Required education/experience at the RA 2 level:
Bachelor's degree in relevant field and 3 years of relevant experience
Required education/experience at the RA 3 level:
Bachelor's degree in relevant field and 5 years of relevant experience; OR Master's degree and 3 years of relevant experience
Other necessary qualifications:
Experience in professional software development techniques
Bug and issue tracking systems
Distributed source code management systems
Strong ability to initiate and collaboratively drive projects as a dedicated and passionate member of a diverse non-hierarchical team
Critical thinker, with willingness and ability to learn new subject areas
Ability to effectively translate and convey expertise across domains
Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills, both written and verbal
Collaborative approach to resolving problems
7+ years full-time development experience
Computing experience in a Unix/Linux environment
Experience in a professional, team-oriented software development environment
A passion for developing web services for science applications, including: Distributed workflow execution and data processing, UI design for data exploration and visualization
Hands-on DevOps experience for scientific computing environments
Apply here online. Please be sure to upload a cover letter and CV/resume.
All are welcome
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or firstname.lastname@example.org. As an organization devoted to the health and well-being of people in Oregon and beyond, OHSU requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm