Architecture and Design - leads the definition and documentation of requirements, architecture and design of secure, scalable, asynchronous, data access services, based on knowledge of principles of API design, asynchronous processes, service deployment and delivering highly available services.Â
Software Development - develops, tests, documents, deploys and maintains high-quality software on a cloud-based platform, including REST interfaces, command-line interfaces, and socket-based services; works with other service and client development teams to integrate and design cross-service features. Leads code and design reviews, and mentors other junior engineers to ensure high quality service delivery.
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; documents standard operating procedures and protocols.
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 university degree in related field.
Five or more 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).
ImplementÂ REST 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, EC2, Cloud Formation).
Working knowledge of network protocols and socket level programming.
Experience with unit testing and continuous integration tools (e.g. pytest, Jenkins) and shell scripting (e.g., bash).
Familiarity with web security technologies (e.g. OAuth2, SAML, OpenID Connect and PKI).
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Excellent organizational skills and constant attention to detail.
Effectively prioritize, triage, and manage competing priorities and deadlines.
Manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines.
Work in a collaborative team environment.
Work both independently and as a team member.
Work discreetly with sensitive and confidential data.
Occasional evening or weekend hours.
Remote position option with occasional in-person meeting attendance.
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