[Ieee_vis_open_positions] biology software developer opening at Harvard Med School

David Laidlaw dhl at cs.brown.edu
Mon Jul 23 23:48:34 CEST 2018

Biology Software Developer

Harvard Medical School


Job Code

383857 Software Engineer

Duties & Responsibilities

Will join the core team of the Immgen consortium, a collaborative group
whose goal is to elucidate gene expression and its regulation across the
immune system. ImmGen is a public resource used by thousands of
immunologists worldwide, through a set of interactive data visualization
tools. These data browsers use innovative means to visualize complex data,
following scientists’ thought processes, and we are looking to creatively
expand them to new paths to think about biological data. The Biology
Software Developer will be responsible for further development and
maintenance of these sci viz tools, and for managing the underlying data.
Will work in close collaboration with biologists and computational
specialists in ImmGen and in the rich environment of Harvard Medical School
and collaborating institutions. Responsibilities include Research, scope,
develop and optimize web-based visualization software to best present and
complex biological data, including SQL, web-service, and user interface
layers (including by not limited to Javascript and like web interface
tools, with R, MatLab or SQL for underlying data and computation).
Coordinate with HMS IT staff for the deployment of database and web
servers, and access to high-performance computing as needed. We are looking
for a full stack developer, who writes great software and has the
experience and range to take full responsibility for projects, harness the
available resources, and bring enthusiasm and creativity.

Basic Qualifications

BS in computer sciences and at least 3 years of experience in web software
development. Experience may be considered in place of the education

Additional Qualifications

Master's Degree preferred.

Additional Information

*Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:*

*Time Off:** 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick
days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.*

*Medical/Dental/Vision:** We offer a variety of excellent medical plans,
dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.*

*Retirement:** University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3
years of service.*

*Tuition Assistance Program:** Competitive tuition assistance program, $40
per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through
participating Harvard grad schools.*

*Transportation:** Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as
additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.*

*Wellness options**: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no
cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and
complementary health services.*

*Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many
discounts throughout metro Boston.*

Full info at https://jobs.brassring.com/1033/asp/tg/cim_jobdetail.asp?

David Laidlaw, Professor, Brown Computer Science
Box 1910, Providence, RI 02912, CIT 521, +1-401-354-2819
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