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    Opportunity: Biology Software Developer @ Harvard Medical School -- Boston, MA (US)
    Submitted by Mary Jane Grein; posted on Friday, August 03, 2018


    Will join the core team of the Immgen consortium, a collaborative group whose goal is to elucidate gene expression and its regulation across the immune system. ImmGen is a public resource used by thousands of immunologists worldwide, through a set of interactive data visualization tools. These data browsers use innovative means to visualize complex data, following scientists' thought processes, and we are looking to creatively expand them to new paths to think about biological data. The Biology Software Developer will be responsible for further development and maintenance of these sci viz tools, and for managing the underlying data. Will work in close collaboration with biologists and computational specialists in ImmGen and in the rich environment of Harvard Medical School and collaborating institutions. Responsibilities include Research, scope, develop and optimize web-based visualization software to best present and complex biological data, including SQL, web-service, and user interface layers (including by not limited to Javascript and like web interface tools, with R, MatLab or SQL for underlying data and computation). Coordinate with HMS IT staff for the deployment of database and web servers, and access to high-performance computing as needed. We are looking for a full stack developer, who writes great software and has the experience and range to take full responsibility for projects, harness the available resources, and bring enthusiasm and creativity.


    Basic Qualifications:
    • BS in computer sciences and at least 3 years of experience in web software development. Experience may be considered in place of the education requirement.
    Additional Qualifications:
    • Master's Degree preferred.


    Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
    • Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year
    • Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
    • Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service
    • Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools
    • Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
    • Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complementary health services.
    • Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston


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