SEAS is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Please note: This is a 6 month term appointment position, with the possibility of renewal.
Commitment to Diversity
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Many SEAS employees are eligible for Flexible Work Arrangements, which may be explored during the interview process.
The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences serves as the connector and integrator of Harvard's teaching and research efforts in engineering, applied sciences, and technology. Our core tenets are: educating broad-minded students; interdisciplinary research; integration across disciplines; and balancing theory, experimentation and practice to create an unmatched environment for learning and exploration. Through collaboration with researchers from all parts of Harvard, other universities, and industry, we bring discovery and innovation directly to bear on improving human life and society. For more information about us, please visit www.seas.harvard.edu.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's degree, or at least four years of experience in the field of computer science preferred
Experience with machine learning and/or statistical modeling in research settings.
Must have experience with:
Designing systems for scientific research users or data analysts designing databases
One or more frameworks for web development (e.g. Django, Flask, Express.js, Rails)
Familiarity with cloud computing deployment (e.g. AWS, Google Compute Engine, Azure)
Knowledge of Docker and/or Kubernetes for cloud deployment
Experience with a large data store with many user accounts, for example, a repository for scientific data, or a curated collection of datasets for machine learning
Experience with metadata descriptions of datasets
Experience collaboratively integrating systems with tools built by other teams
Experience with encrypted storage and encryption in transit
Some knowledge of statistical computing in some language (e.g. Python, R, Julia, Scala, etc.)
Familiarity with a research environment
Understanding of the workflow of applied quantitative scholars, and/or data scientists
Ability to work effectively in a small team and with remote collaborators
Experience with Git/GitHub for version control and collaboration
Demonstrated team performance skills, service mindset approach, and the ability to act as a trusted advisor
Knowledge of information technology applications, processes, software and equipment
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 52114BR
About Harvard University John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.