Database Developer

Location
Pennsylvania, United States
Posted
25 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
25 Nov 2020
Ref
JR00022434
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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Posted Job Title

Database Developer (Neurodegeneration Genomics Center)

Job Profile Title

Application Developer C

Job Description Summary

The Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center and Li-San Wang's Lab. is hiring a database developer to contribute to neurodegeneration bioinformatics research. The database developer will be responsible for (1) developing databases for managing individual- and project-level phenotypes/genotypes, consents, the status of analysis progress, and related file management; (2) contribute to the development of NIAGADS cloud commons, such as data browser; (3) developing new features and maintaining the NIAGADS genomics database that is a searchable annotation resource; (4) contribute to the development and testing of genomics research software and resources at the center and the lab.

Job Description

The Penn Neurodegeneration Genomics Center and Li-San Wang's lab are hiring a database developer to contribute to neurodegeneration bioinformatics research. The database developer will be responsible for (1) developing databases for managing individual- and project-level phenotypes/genotypes, consents, the status of analysis progress, and related file management; (2) contribute to the development of NIAGADS cloud commons, such as data vrowser; (3) developing new features and maintaining the NIAGADS genomics database that is a searchable annotation resource; (4) contribute to the development and testing of genomics research software and resources at the center and lab.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of two years of programming or systems analysis experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Skills and expertise with relational databases (PostgreSQL/MySQL) and SQL programming required. Familiarity with R, Python, SAS, C/C++, Gen3, or web development preferred.  Skills and experience with SQL databases, integrating web and databases, and/or genomics/genetics data management preferred.

Working Conditions

Office, library, computer room

Physical Effort

Typically sitting at a desk or table

Job Location - City, State

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School

Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range

$50,684.00 - $138,391.00

Affirmative Action Statement 

Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements 

Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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