Application Programmer/Analyst Associate

Michigan, United States
08 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Summary

The Garmire Lab is seeking an applications programmer to implement computational methods according to the needs of the team which includes choosing the best technological options (language, platform, etc.).


Part of the role will be to improve algorithm performances (benchmarking, multi-threading, etc. and graphical methods to visualize high-throughput data, in which methods should be exposed as web-services and be user-friendly. The successful candidate will also be responsible for deploying and maintaining computational packages in order to keep it "bug free" as well as anticipating and troubleshooting problems; Responsibilities also include maintaining technical documentation detailing the mechanics of the implemented packages, the different parameters, user cases, etc. The person in this role will interact with faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to implement and manage computational methods linked to high-throughput data.

Required Qualifications*

Minimum bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college in Computer Science or related field.  At least two (2) years of experience in web development.  Experience writing technical and/or scientific reports and documents. 

Desired Qualifications*

Knowledge of JavaScript (JS) data visualization libs, such as D3.js, Fabric.js, and Three.js. Knowledge of at least two of the following scripting languages: Python, Perl, R, Matlab. Knowledge of Linux environment, including but not limited to, Bash, server monitoring, scale-up, and Jenkins. Knowledge of unit testing and code integration, specifically good knowledge of Git.

Background Screening

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Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.