Scientists in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) at Harvard conduct break-through research using the most advanced methods and instrumentation in single-cell sequencing, nanofabrication, neuroimaging, transcriptomics, and astrophysics. FAS Informatics provides a critical interface between this cutting-edge science and modern technology infrastructure like parallel compute systems, petabyte-scale distributed storage, deep-learning tools, and container services hosted in FAS Research Computing's massive compute infrastructure.
Join the FAS Informatics Software Operations team as a research applications developer and you will:
Work closely with other members of the FAS Bioinformatics and Research Computing teams to enable high-throughput data analysis for faculty research.
Work with scientists, facility administrators, and financial staff to gather application requirements and troubleshoot process and software issues in support of a variety of internal efforts like the Center for Nanoscale Systems NNIN project and the Bauer Sequencing Core's 10X sequencing .
Participate in the ongoing improvement of the software development environment, including development of CI / CD pipelines and test code.
Develop and deploy in-house and 3rd party applications to the 60,000 core Odyssey compute cluster and Open Nebula cloud.
Contribute to end user documentation and training.
Contribute to general software training efforts for the Harvard community.
We are committed to cultivating not only the diversity of our faculty, staff, and students but also in developing an inclusive culture that is vibrant, engaging and encouraging of innovation as well as intellectual debate. We believe creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace allows employees from all backgrounds and walks of life to achieve their fullest potential. We also believe an inclusive culture is one that accepts, values and views as strength the difference we all bring to the workplace.
During the current period of COVID-19 related restrictions, this position may start as a remote position, with transition to working onsite in Cambridge, Massachusetts when our campus reopens.
We regret that Harvard does not provide work authorization and/or visa sponsorship for this position.
We invite individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to be a part of our community.
All formal offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
A minimum of a bachelor's degree in computer science and a minimum of 2 years' experience in web/command line application development and design required.
Previous experience in building web-based systems in a laboratory or research environment is strongly preferred.
Familiarity with container solutions and VueJS / Vuetify is ideal.
Must be customer oriented, have strong communication skills - both verbal and written; especially with respect to relaying complex computation information to others.
Ability to interact well with a broad constituency including students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and research staff.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 53682BR
About Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.