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Software Engineer I

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

As a member of the Development team, Software Engineer I's work with Product Designers and Researchers, within a product development team to create and write software solutions that respond directly to the operations and business requirements. A Software Engineer I is developing professional and technical expertise in a wide range of technical areas. A Software Engineer I is expected to be able to resolve routine issues and problems (both existing software products, and new products being developed), implement unit and integration tests, deploy applications, to deliver quality solutions to the business. Our Software Engineer I candidate will also be successful providing third tier technical support to help maintain proper functionality of business systems.

 

The Software Engineer reports to a Product Manager, IT.

 

Responsibilities

Designs/codes applications following specifications using the appropriate tools.

Maintains and modifies existing applications on their own as well as under direction from senior staff members.

Performs maintenance programming, as needed, for existing products.

Assumes responsibility for ongoing client architecture for products

Develop technical, analytical, and agile competencies.

Participate in process improvement initiatives.

Troubleshooting functional issues and responding to 'voice-of-the-customer' problems needing solving.

Excellent skills in supporting customers through problem resolution.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related area or equivalent education or work experience, OR can convince us you don't need one for this position

Have 2+ years of development experience

Have 1+ years of experience developing code that imports and exports data from an application using formats such as plain text, JSON, and XML

Working knowledge of NET Framework and programming in C#, and JavaScript

Experience in development of ASP.NET MVC in a multi-tier architecture, HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, or a demonstrable working understanding of at least one modern web framework

Expertise in SQL Server database design and SQL development, or a demonstrable working understanding of Relational datastores

Experience implementing unit tests and working with testing tools

Knowledge and experience in development using object-oriented programming

Expertise in Visual Studio IDE tools and Azure DevOps

Knowledge of Azure environment

Ability to effectively interact with non-technical management and business stakeholders

Bachelor's degree in computer science, business administration, industrial engineering or a related field of study. Equivalent experience via related work in project or product management and application leadership will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments. Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies.

Proven initiative and organizational skills to prioritize complex tasks, projects, and workflow, and use independent judgment to make decisions regarding operations and deadlines

Excellent analytical and technical skills

Exposure to Agile software development life cycle process and concepts such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Test-Driven Development

 

Key Metrics

Ability to deliver on product roadmap in a frequent and iterative fashion

Ability to communicate ideas, strategies, risks and issues effectively

Demonstrated aptitude for learning new technologies.

 

Impact On The Jackson Laboratory

Is team-accountable and drives team to Mentorship objectives

Strengthens IT at both individual and team levels

Improves business outcomes for The Jackson Laboratory's strategic initiatives

 

About JAX:

The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

 

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 626508

Posted On: Oct 21, 2021

Updated On: Oct 21, 2021