[Ieee_vis_open_positions] Senior Software Engineer/Research Analyst Staff Position available at CNS, IU

Katy Borner katy at indiana.edu
Thu Aug 29 15:54:00 CEST 2013

Dear all,
please share the below with interested candidates.
Thank you,

      9116 - Senior Software Engineer/Research Analyst, Department of
      Library and Information Science, School of Informatics and
      Computing (PA3IT)

Job Summary: Involved in the specification, design, implementation, 
testing, deployment, and documentation of diverse industry-strength 
Cyberinfrastructures and tools that are used by 100,000 of users around 
the globe, international researcher networking sites such as VIVO, and 
online interactive maps that broadcast developments in science and 
technology to a large, general audience.

Directs the software development process at Cyberinfrastructure for 
Network Science Center (http://cns.iu.edu), which entails gathering 
requirements, designing, and developing functionality to best serve the 
diverse stakeholders. Performs research and programming for current and 
future externally funded research projects; and communicates with 
stakeholders and other external members of the scientific community to 
determine the direction of tool and online web portal development, and 
to participate in outreach to the greater scientific community. Directs 
the work of junior staff in conjunction with the Sr. System 
Architect/Project Manager and participate in training of new developers; 
and is involved in standards development for coding and project management.

Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure 
that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and 
cover letter required.

*REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in computer science, information science, 
human-computer interaction or related discipline, two years of 
professional experience in software development, familiarity with Java, 
experience with web development, and experience with at least one source 
control system, such as Git or Subversion (SVN).*

Preferred: Master's Degree in computer science or other relevant field; 
three or more years of professional software development experience; 
experience creating data visualizations programmatically; experience 
with agile development processes such as Extreme Programming or Scrum; 
knowledge of Java design patterns such as MVC; knowledge of data mining 
techniques and tool; and experience working in a research environment.

Other: The Cyberinfrastructure for Network Science Center at Indiana 
University, Bloomington employs a full-time development team. We use a 
Kanban-based development process, and are open to experiments and 
improvements. Some projects are collaborative, others are more 
independent. Flexibility in scheduling can be accommodated, including 
later work hours or 4 day work weeks (at ten hours a day). We value 
honesty, friendliness, courage, and collaboration. Indiana University 
Bloomington is a major public research university with 1,700 faculty and 
38,000 students. The beautiful campus, situated in one of the top ten 
"best college towns" in the U.S., hosts 110 research centers and 
institutes, as well as a wide array of distinguished academic 
departments and schools. Indiana University is an equal 
opportunity/affirmative action employer and offers a full range of 
benefits, including paid vacation and holidays, generous retirement 
contributions, and free or reduced tuition on classes taken while on staff.

To apply, visit http://jobs.iu.edu, search for Job Number 9116, and 
submit your cover letter and resume.

Katy Borner
Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science
Director, CI for Network Science Center, http://cns.iu.edu
Curator, Mapping Science exhibit, http://scimaps.org

ILS, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University
Wells Library 021, 1320 E. Tenth Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Phone: (812) 855-3256  Fax: -6166

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