The ideal candidate will contribute to the development of custom software to support scientific analysis and data management needs of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC). The GLBRC is a multi-institutional grant with diverse needs for custom software to catalog, share, and analyze data. The candidate will be a critical member of the GLBRC development team, working in a collaborative cross-institution environment, to produce high caliber software. They will independently communicate with researchers, design solutions and bring new ideas to the team while staying current in the fields of software development and data management. They will be responsible for ongoing maintenance and updates to existing custom software and analysis applications including user support and training. They will assist with the installation and maintenance of systems infrastructure. They will provide IT support to GLBRC offices and labs.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related information technology field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an information technology area related to the duties to be performed; such a significant experience with one or more programming languages, experience with CSS and HTML, experience with SQL and one or more relational databases, and experience with Linux operating systems; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with enterprise IT support
Experience with Ruby on Rails
Experience with automated testing
Required Application Materials
Description of End Date
This is an off dated position funded for one year from the date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal.
Bidding eligibility ends on 3/12/2019 at 11:55 PM
Internal Number: 563379
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