Architecture and Design - leads the definition and documentation of requirements, architecture and design of secure, scalable, asynchronous, data access services, based on deep knowledge of principles of API design, asynchronous processes, service deployment and delivering highly available services.
Support and Documentation - works in close collaboration with the Globus front line support and professional services teams, and directly with end users, to provide technical support services; sometimes serving as the point of escalation for complex issues; responsible for ensuring standard operating procedures and protocols are maintained and documented.
Team Coordination and Professional Development - maintains a working knowledge of relevant software technologies being developed and/or used in scientific and commercial communities; contributes to team coordination and development activities, including project planning, project reporting, and recruitment.
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.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field.
5+ years of relevant programming experience developing, implementing, debugging, and maintaining applications with Python.
Professional experience in software engineering and delivering large scale systems.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Programming experience developing, implementing, debugging, and maintaining applications with Python.
Strong understanding of generalized architecture patterns and service oriented architecture.
Proficient in SQL databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite).
Experience with NoSQL databases (e.g., DynamoDB, MongoDB, Cassandra).
Experience with event streaming (Pub/Sub) (e.g., Kinesis, Kafka).
Proficiency with implementing RESTful API services.
Familiarity with Linux system programming (process execution and management).
Development, deployment and operation of SaaS and PaaS systems.
Use of Amazon Web Services (e.g., IAM, boto3, S3, ECS, Cloud Formation, Step Functions, Lambda).
Python web framework (e.g., FastAPI or Flask).
Work with containers (e.g., Docker, ECS, Singularity).
Experience with unit testing and continuous integration tools (e.g., pytest, GitHub Actions) and shell scripting (e.g., bash).
Familiarity with web security technologies (e.g., OAuth2, SAML, OpenID Connect and PKI).
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent organizational skills and constant attention to detail.
Work both independently and as a team member.
Receptive to feedback, willing to learn and embrace continuous improvement.
Mastery of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of software development.
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.
Occasional evening or weekend hours.
Remote work options are available for this position, with occasional attendance required at in-person meetings.
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