Commons API Developer - Software Engineer 3/4/5
Job ID: R0034880 | Software Engineering and Development | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) seeks a talented API Developer to help create the next-generation platform for sharing and analyzing large datasets for biomedical science. iTHRIV's world-class scientists need world-class tools with which they can curate, analyze, discover and re-use data.

The successful incumbent will have the ability to adapt to changing requirements; learn new tools as necessary; collaborate with experts from varying technical areas, employing effective communication in reaching a common understanding of the problem and consensus on the solution; and have exceptional teamwork skills overall.

Job responsibilities include:
  • Developing code to support the iTHRIV Commons.
  • Developing a back-end Python Flask-based API platform for big data management and search.
  • Collaborating with front-end developers to define and deliver necessary back-end APIs.
  • Collaborating with developers and the security team to define and deliver authentication and authorization requirements.
  • Integrating databases (both SQL and NoSQL) and object stores in applications to manage data and metadata.
  • Collaborating in an agile development team.
  • Interacting with the scientific users to create user stories and participate in sprint planning.
  • Conducting programming assignments requiring a broad knowledge of programming procedures and data-processing requirements.
  • Writing maintainable code from specifications, conforming to established methodology and standards.
  • Maintaining code using a version control system like GitHub/GitLab.
  • Writing unit/functional tests.
  • Writing necessary design specifications, as well as application deployment/configuration documentation.

In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

This position provides the flexibility of working remotely.

This is a restricted position; continuation is dependent on funding and satisfactory performance. Priority application review will begin on April 21, 2022. However, the position will remain open until filled.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Software Engineer 3/API Developer:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS, computer engineering or related discipline
  • Experience: At least three years of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Software Engineer 4/API Developer:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS, computer engineering or related discipline.
  • Experience: At least five years of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

Software Engineer 5/API Architect/Developer:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS, computer engineering or related discipline.
  • Experience: At least seven years of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
  • Experience in developing APIs in Python Flask.
  • Experience in integrating ElasticSearch to applications.
  • Experience in integrating S3 object store to applications.


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