Emory University Systems Software Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



724200:SOM: BMI: Admin

Job Description:

The Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI, http://www.actsi.org ), based at Emory University, is looking for a software engineer to join a team that develops advanced and highly usable informatics tools for scientists to conduct biomedical research using data from the electronic health record.

You will design, develop, test and deploy front-end components for Eureka! Clinical (http://eurekaclinical.org), which is an open source project that is developed by ACTSI and deployed at Emory. Your software will help make Emory data accessible to other institutes through the ACT research data network (https://www.act-network.org).

You will collaborate and work with faculty, trainees, clinicians, and IT staff at all of ACTSI’s partner institutions (Emory, Georgia Tech, and Morehouse School of Medicine). Your work on Eureka! Clinical will not only accelerate science at Emory, but it also will accelerate science at over 60 partner institutes.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree.

• A strong interest in tackling challenges in healthcare.

• In depth knowledge of Javascript, CSS, and Angular.

• Experienced in developing data-rich web applications that interact with backend RESTful web services.

• Experienced in unit and integration testing, version control (Git), build systems like Maven and Gulp, and automated deployment technologies such as Ansible.

• Comfortable with using Linux servers.

• Strong willingness to adhere to the security restrictions inherent in environments that have sensitive data (such as patient data).

• Strong communication skills, including with stakeholders and users

JOB DESCRIPTION: As part of a team, develops different components of a software project, implements unit and integration tests for these components, and creates technical documentation for users and developers.

Projects and applications may include Web and Grid services oriented systems; portal environments; client-server based applications; applications that manage, integrate, and analyze large scale databases; applications and middleware infrastructure that provide federated, secure access to multiple applications and databases; knowledge management and integration systems; and systems for high performance databases and analysis applications.

Designs and implements interoperable middleware components, data models, and interfaces for integration of multiple software systems, applications, and databases.

Develops and integrates software for secure and controlled access to application components and databases. Designs and implements graphical user interfaces for components of a software system and for applications. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field and one year of software engineering or related experience. A master's degree in Computer Science or Engineering is preferred. Strong programming skills in Java, C++, object oriented-design, XML, SQL and database development. Experience with web services, grid technologies, distributed computing strongly preferred. Experience with software engineering best practices such as requirements gathering, version control, automated testing, and configuration management is desirable. Strong leadership and communication skills.DATE CREATED/MODIFIED/REVIEWED: 10/14/08 DRS

Operating Unit/Division:

School Of Medicine

Job Title:

Systems Software Engineer

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Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).