Yeshiva University: Software Developer, Bronx, NY

Yeshiva University


Software Developer
Bronx, NY

Company Description:
Yeshiva University, ranked in the top tier of universities nationally, offers rewarding and challenging employment opportunities to qualified candidates in a wide range of disciplines. Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education and psychology. The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation and full vesting in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year.

Job Description:
The Research Informatics Core (RIC), part of Information Technology Services at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is seeking a Software Developer to lead the development of software and database applications for a variety of biomedical research projects. This will include direct responsibility for development and supervision of junior developers, along with interaction with biomedical researchers in needs assessment, documentation, and participation in overall project planning.  He or she will provide leadership in assessing third-party software tools for adoption and in integration of such software into the overall information architecture of RIC. The selected candidate will also assist the Scientific Director in structured vocabulary (ontology) development for standardized medical and biological database development.

Responsibilities:

  • Document use cases and application requirements for external and in-house software projects, in support of clinical and translational research, biospecimen management, and standardized vocabulary development.
  • Take ownership of specific new and ongoing development projects, and have primary responsibility for bringing those projects to completion.
  • Supervise junior staff working on development projects.
  • Evaluate and lead efforts to adopt commercial and other externally developed software applications. Provide technical assessments and make recommendations regarding open source and commercial products.
  • Create action plans for, and leads efforts towards software adoption or development in concert with Research Informatics Core leadership.
  • Lead efforts to integrate database and software tools within the Core to provide consistently interoperable systems.

Requirements:

  • An advanced degree (Master’s or PhD) in Biology or Information Science is required.
  • Degrees in both fields or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required, including 3+ years experience in developing databases and software applications.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing biomedical informatics solutions is highly preferred. 

To apply online, please click here.

An equal opportunity employer, m/f/d/v.

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