Job Summary The Computation Health Informatics Program seeks an individual to work on our multidisciplinary team of data scientists, medical doctors, and developers. Our team studies large and disparate datasets from the domains of biology, healthcare, and social media. The goal of our efforts is to transform healthcare and research to usher in a new age of individualized data-driven medicine. For this project, we are working with several data registries to create an "Information Commons" where researchers can go to browse and analyze data. We seek a developer to help us in the maintenance and enhancement of an open-source research API known as the PIC-SURE API and the integration of this API with other applications in our research infrastructure like JupyterHub, etc. The incumbent will play a role in clarifying requirements, participating in architectural discussions, proposing and implementing solutions, and reporting on their progress to the team.
The Senior Fullstack Web Developer shall be responsible for:
Developing, implementing, and testing software solutions. and deploying software solutions. 70%
Infrastructure management and development (5%)
Creating proposals for solutions and researching existing options (5%)
Requirements gathering and end user interaction (5%).
Attending team meetings. Creating status reports and presentations (5%)
Drawing on relationship and technical skills to act as technical liaison to internal and external clients (5%).
Contributing to development and maintenance of best practices for new and existing technologies (5%).
In order to qualify you must have:
A minimum Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 4 years relevant work experience in a Software Engineering role, or 7 years relevant work experience in a Software Engineering role.
Professional experience with one or more of (Node.Js, Python, R)
Some experience interfacing with various data storage and indexing solutions like MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, SQL Server or others.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ideal candidate will be able to explain technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
Self-motivated and highly detail-oriented.
Strong technical/systems design and development skills.
Strong problem solving, testing, and debugging skills.
Solid understanding of implementation best practices and appropriate use of design patterns.
A solution-focused attitude and ability to apply their skills to multiple projects at a time.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.