Research Associate - Scientific Data Application Developer

Rutgers University

United States

October 21, 2021

Description

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Research Associate - Scientific Data Application Developer

Department Proteomics Salary Commensurate With Experience Posting Summary

RCSB PDB is looking for a highly motivated, scientific developer with domain experience in structural biology or bioinformatics or related fields. The candidate should have experience working with Python, document databases (e.g. MongoDB), search and data access tools (e.g., ElasticSearch and GraphQL).

Responsibilities for this position will include:

  • Design, development and deployment of modern data applications.
  • Analysis, refactoring and adaptation of legacy code to conform to new architecture designs.
  • Debugging, testing, troubleshooting.
  • Posting Number 21FA1062 Posting Open Date 09/15/2021 Posting Close Date

    Minimum Education and Experience

    PhD or Masters degree in Computer Science, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, or a related discipline, or a comparable combination of education and experience developing modern scientific data applications.

    Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • The candidate should have experience working with Python, document databases (e.g. MongoDB), search and data access tools (e.g., ElasticSearch and GraphQL).
  • Scientific background in any of the following areas would be considered a major plus: Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Genomics.
  • Experience working with large and complex scientific datasets would also be considered a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Equipment Utilized

    Workstation/laptop

    Physical Demands and Work Environment

    Onsite in academic and collaborative working environment

    Overview

    RCSB PDB is looking for a highly motivated, scientific developer with domain experience in structural biology or bioinformatics or related fields. The candidate should be interested in structural biological data and enjoy engaging with other developers and scientists in a collaborative team environment.

    The work at RCSB PDB focuses on data analysis, integration, and transformation, and the presentation and visualization of data using complex interactive graphical user interfaces. An important aspect is to provide users with the ability to search and explore the PDB data archive. Solutions are implemented using a wide range of components developed and maintained in- house, in addition to third-party tools, libraries, frameworks and technologies. The candidate should be comfortable working in a fast-changing environment, and able to demonstrate an ability to think creatively, generate new ideas, and implement solutions. The candidate should also show an eagerness and willingness to learn new skills and technologies.

    RCSB PDB is a friendly and collaborative working environment with excellent professional development opportunities. At Rutgers, this academic position offers New Jersey state benefits and a faculty-level salary.

    Statement

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    Quick Link to Posting https: // jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/142101 Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick) Location Details

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Documents (4)
  • Resume/CV