Research Software Developer, C2SMART Center

Posting Number 2022-10036
Posted Date 1 week ago(7/29/2022 2:05 PM)
Location : Location
NYU Tandon School of Engineering
NYU Tandon School of Engineering (PE1001)
Compensation Grade
Band 52

Position Summary

The Research Software Developer provides software and systems engineering support and solutions to NYU researchers managing the various database and technological needs of the C2SMART Center. Develop and maintain the Center’s database and network infrastructure that is relied upon for C2SMART’s project and research activity. Support Center faculty, research staff, and students towards implementing and maintaining these systems. This position will work closely with C2SMART Center researchers to assist in collecting their computational requirements and implementing appropriate solutions. Collaborates with NYU IT teams to provide the input needed to align the operation and configuration of the recent infrastructure investments with the needs of C2SMART.  This is a 1 year fixed term position.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree degree in computer engineering, computer science, or a related field.

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree in computer engineering, computer science, or a related field.

Required Experience:
3+ years student or professional experience in full-stack development, database management, software development for research, development and maintenance of complex, web-based databases, and/or development of data management tools, and on-line communication tools for research information acquisition.

Preferred Experience:
1-3 years of experience training and monitoring staff or students involved in development in terms of best practices in software documentation, version control, security, etc.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Expert knowledge of AWS and cloud-based data solutions, relational databases (such as Oracle, MySQL), NoSQL and Open Source technologies (such as Hadoop, Parquet, MongoDB, etc.). Working knowledge of data visualization tools and frameworks such as D3, jQery, and web development and associated languages and libraries (PHP, CSS, HTML, Javascript). Demonstrated history of employing version control in development along with rigorous documentation of network and processes is required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Familiarity or interest in emerging technologies and research-oriented problem solving, and a willingness to work in a research-oriented role different from a typical software development environment. A strong team-oriented attitude with the ability to establish work priorities.

Additional Information

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