Participates as technical expert in design, development, coding, testing, and/or debugging of major new software and/or significant enhancements to existing software which may include applications over multiple platforms. Guides and advises junior staff. Manages complex projects independently and assists in estimating and planning for future development work. Performs complex system integration tasks.
Implement, maintain, support and provide continued development of Clinical Research Office (CRO) clinical trials database (NOTIS), an Oracle-based web accessible database used by the CRO and affiliated institutions. Develop application services and interfaces to work with enterprise level systems. Work independently to implement software projects in an academic environment. Integrate data standards including data elements reporting and operational data with transactional data and provide traceability and auditing for that data flowing through the application. Mentor junior developers on good software practices and data integration skills.
Provides application development leadership for new and existing software applications.
Partners with user in designing features for technology.
Provides recommendation on how to enhance system for future growth.
Advises/recommends project and activities as related to system/architectural direction and strategy.
Develops and implements procedures for data security, management and compliance
Creates and maintains code documentation.
Creates ad hoc administrative reports.
Delivers system presentations and overviews.
Evaluates feature/upgrade/change requests and recommends action.
Researches new technologies to enhance current system.
Provides technical leadership on projects.
Acts as subject matter expert (SME) in appropriate technologies and business domain.
Designs, codes, tests, debugs and documents all phases of applications development.
Codes software applications adhering to designs supporting internal business requirements or external user.
Troubleshoots complex, difficult issues.
Designs databases and data structures.
Provides recommendations on how to enhance system to meet full business requirements.
Determines project feasibility and how to integrate with current system.
Provides work direction to team members.
Supervises staff such as team members, subordinates, contractors, vendors, students, etc.
Coaches and mentors staff.
Manages projects ensuring timelines and deliverables are met and meet expectations.
Provides input to staff assignments.
Provides input to performance evaluations for junior team members.
Other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
4 years relevant experience required.
5 years’ experience in a position including database or web to database informatics programming in biomedical, technology or academic environment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 34514
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.