Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana,
Internal Number: 304551
MEDICAL & MOLECULAR GENETICS (IN-MMGE-IUINA)
One of the first human genetics departments in the country, the Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics at IU School of Medicine has a rich history of training geneticists and genetic counselors and providing genetic consultation and counseling services. The department contributes to the understanding of numerous genetic conditions through the integration of basic research in genetic and genomic mechanisms, translational research in disease models, and clinical trials in rare and common genetic diseases.
The Scalable Compute Archive (SCA) builds, delivers, and operates customized full stack web applications integrated with secure data management systems and scientific software application pipelines. We partner with research groups taking on their data management to enable them become better data stewards. For more details about us, please click here.
Department Specific Responsibilities
Improves and maintains existing projects (Vue.js) Works on distributed systems that process large amounts of data.
Works with stakeholders and developers to identify complex system needs including security concerns, resource requirements, needed software and dependencies and implement them in the final system.
Develops unit and integration tests for existing service stacks.
Writes documentation for end users.
Provides experienced analysis and programming related to the design, development, and support of research systems.
Develops and implements well-engineered software that supports and enriches research productivity and reliability; evolves software development and data services with the corresponding research to ensure that modern standards of reproducible code are kept.
Operates, monitors, and maintains the integrity of a broad scope of cyber infrastructure systems (storage, cluster computing, databases, virtual machines, network...)
Provides experienced consultation to researchers in the use of a broad set of state-of-the-art research systems, tools, and software to enable research productivity; partner with researchers to co-create and co-learn relevant computing and data capabilities.
Connects, facilitates, and participates in interactions between researchers and technology providers; provides regular communication to systems and software/data professionals.
Engages and advises a broad set of researchers through support requests and providing advanced understanding (i.e. email, ticketing systems, chats); follow and contribute in establishing best practice documentation, processes and procedures to resolve support requests.
Supports and collaborates with researchers and other key IT and Data Center partners.
Enhances service delivery by learning and having a full understanding of local research computing and data resources.
Works on grant funded projects with a diverse set of stakeholders including cyber infrastructure professionals and faculty members.
Provides experienced analysis and programming related to the design, development, and support of systems.
Consults with stakeholder(s) to define system requirements, problems, and proposals; conducts detailed studies, presents detailed requirements/designs to the stakeholder(s), and obtains agreement and approval for proposed updates/changes.
Prepares conversion and systems implementation plans and schedules; translates system design to detailed program specifications.
Documents systems analysis and programming efforts (changes, new functionality, issue/problem resolution); performs system unit and integration testing and presents final test results to stakeholder(s) and/or leadership.
Researches and stays up-to-date with new standards, tools, and emerging technology and services and makes recommendations for possible short-term, mid-term or long-term integration.
Ensures that all protocols used in the design and programming of systems are up to date and compliant with university policies and standards.
Bachelor's degree preferably in computer science or related field
2 years of systems programming/analysis or related experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Experience with both relational and document databases.
Experience with REST API and token-based authentication.
Experience with Python.
Experience with git workflows.
Excited to deal with interesting challenges. Capable of identifying creative solutions when faced with unfamiliar tasks or unusual error conditions.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
This position is eligible for remote work, subject to change in the future based on university policy and business needs.
Selected candidate will be offered $47,132.80 per year to $68,827.20 per year based upon experience and internal equity within the department.
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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New employees will be provided with information regarding Indiana University's COVID-19 vaccine policy, which includes the opportunity to request an exemption. To learn more, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator.See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.