The Schatz Lab in the Biology at Johns Hopkins University is looking for ambitious individual for the AnVIL project. The Analysis, Visualization, & Informatics Lab-space (AnVIL) is a secure cloud-based software ecosystem for genomic data analysis (http://anvilproject.org). The AnVIL Team is distributed at sites throughout the country, with the Leadership managed out of JHU under program director Dr. Michael Schatz and supported by several other faculty and researchers at JHU and at collaborating institutions. The scalability and access of AnVIL will be utilized in teaching environments to train the next generation of scientists to have an understanding of accessible, reproducible, and transparent genomic data science techniques. We are seeking a Jr. Project Manager(Programmer Analyst) who will work closely with the AnVIL Project Director and Project Manager to will provide direction and communication on technical development and project progress to federal funding agencies and research laboratories.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide technical oversight over AnVIL Project Development by directing teams developing scalable software built using Google Cloud Platform, Terra, Kubernetes, and open source software stacks.
Provide technical oversight on system interoperability, data management, user management, and workflow execution.
Represent the AnVIL Project within and outside the institution on behalf of the Project Directors, including attending meetings and preparing follow-up reports.
Contribute to the assessment of emerging funding opportunities, weighing costs, benefits, and strategic fit. Work with outside parties and project members to garner additional funding for the project and related projects.
Ensure individuals are appropriately communicating with in and across teams located at geographically distant institutes to accomplish project milestones.
Understand the goals, leadership, and development strategies of the AnVIL working groups to provide support and/or resources to help accomplish AnVIL Project goals and communicate to leadership on progress and barriers.
Schedule, prepare, lead, and follow up on working group meetings to ensure working groups are progressing towards working group goals. Will require working closely with the working group chair(s) to understand the short- and long-term goals.
Actively communicate with other AnVIL project managers at different sites to ensure tasks can be effectively accomplished through collaborative cross-site efforts.
Contribute towards planning of software development and outreach/training to help set AnVIL Project goals with Leadership.
Perform analysis and contribute to scientific manuscripts describing the operation of the AnVIL and related platforms.
Contribute to the design, messaging, and maintenance of the AnVIL Project Portal (http://anvilproject.org) to ensure AnVIL is appropriately represented on the public facing Portal.
Contribute to social media messaging and announcements relating to the AnVIL Project.
Attend conferences and meetings to represent AnVIL outreach activities.
Present and/or lead training sessions at conferences and meetings.
Collaborate and communicate with members of other NIH ICs to identify collaborative projects.
Work with similar NIH funded cloud-based analysis ecosystems on shared outreach and training goals.
Contribute to development, refinement, and maintenance of training materials demonstrating token genomic data analysis strategies.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's degree required.
One year of related work experience with computer systems and applications.
Additional education may substitute for experience. Additional experience may be substituted for education.
Bachelor's degree in biology, bioinformatics, computer science or a related field.
Fluency in the R or Python programming language required.
Experience with web-development (e.g. HTML, CSS) and/or compiled languages such as Java desirable.
Previous experience working with AnVIL and/or tools for analysis of genomic data a significant plus.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to utilize computer applications to design and develop reports and other specialized correspondence and communications; proficiency in Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Microsoft Office software.
Ability to use Github and understanding of Markdown.
Familiarity with cloud computing on Google Cloud Platform.
Familiarity with bioinformatics analysis, R/Bioconductor and Galaxy.
Ability to work collaboratively with JHU leadership, faculty, staff, administrative support offices, partners and leadership and international collaborators/visitors and with the external funding agencies.
Ability to oversee diverse and successful teams.
Outstanding intellectual capability, problem solving skills, and ability to learn complex content quickly and apply it to project management responsibilities.
Strong leader, self-starter, flexible, able to work independently and in teams, and able to take multiple priorities and translate them into project completion through expert planning.
Exemplary organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to manage and complete complex projects.
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience.
Additional related experience may substitute for the required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.
Classified Title: Programmer Analyst
Working Title: Jr. Project Manager Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC Starting Salary Range: $50,700 - $69,780 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5:00 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Biology Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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