Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Carnegie Mellon University's mission is to build a transformative educational experience for students focused on deep disciplinary knowledge; problem solving; leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills; and personal health and well-being. Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science (SCS) is widely recognized as one of the first and the best computer science programs in the world. Our programs train the next generation of innovators to take real-world problems and improve the way people live and work.
The Computational Biology Department (CBD) is one of the seven academic departments of the Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science (SCS). We are seeking a Research Programmer to join our team!
Core responsibilities will include:
- Attends required meetings and participates in various seminars and training classes to maintain or update skills needed.
- Designs and implements software applications and database specifications (often in a team setting) or modifies existing software packages to meet specific research needs. Documents new designs, codes and modifications.
- In consultation with project managers, principal investigators and other researchers, analyzes alternative algorithms, new routines and system changes and suggests program and/or system changes as well as other solutions to problems.
- Maintains existing applications. Corrects systems bugs. Writes system enhancements. Performs table/code maintenance. Tests system upgrades. Maintains/updates system and user documentation.
- Submits weekly work progress reports to supervisor.
- Performs related duties as assigned
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the School of Computer Science. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
You should demonstrate:
- Analytical Skills
- Oral Written and Communication Skills
- Problem-Solving and Reasoning Skills
- Organization and Planning Skills
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field required.
- Minimum of 1 year of experience with database analysis and design.
- Or a combination of education and relevant experience from which comparable knowledge is demonstrated
- Successful Background Check
Are you interested in this exciting opportunity?! Apply today!
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Staff - Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
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