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Deep brain stimulation
BrainStimulator is a set of networks that are used in SCIRun to perform simulations of brain stimulation such as transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) and magnetic transcranial stimulation (TMS).
Developing software tools for science has always been a central vision of the SCI Institute.
Details
Open Date 03/30/2022
Requisition Number PRN29958B
Job Title Software Developer
Working Title Software Developer
Job Grade F
FLSA Code Computer Employee
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary  
VP Area President
Department 00810 - Scient Comp & Imag Instit-Oper
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range Up to 85000
Close Date  
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Summary
● Designing and developing distributed applications in support of research projects.
● Independently develop user interfaces, APIs, microservices, and components with state-of-the-art technologies.
● Develop, build, test and deploy high-quality and documented code.
● Implement scalable services with a focus on performance, availability, reliability, and consistency.
● Participate actively in a collaborative work environment, with local and remote partners, to turn requirements into optimal solutions on a large scale.
● Develop clean and effective code that includes automatic tests
● Contribute actively to team discussions on architectural design and solutions by continuously looking for improvements.
Responsibilities
Responsibilities:
● Designing and developing distributed applications in support of research projects.
● Independently develop user interfaces, APIs, microservices, and components with state-of-the-art technologies.
● Develop, build, test and deploy high-quality and documented code.
● Implement scalable services with a focus on performance, availability, reliability, and consistency.
● Participate actively in a collaborative work environment, with local and remote partners, to turn requirements into optimal solutions on a large scale.
● Develop clean and effective code that includes automatic tests
● Contribute actively to team discussions on architectural design and solutions by continuously looking for improvements.

Benefits
● Health, dental, and wellness coverage https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/health\_wellness.php
● Automatic and immediately vested 14.2% employer contribution (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/retire\_401aPlan.php) to personal retirement account (401a)
● Free public transportation pass (https://commuterservices.utah.edu/uta/) (Utah Transit Authority)
● Tuition reduction for employee and family members (https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/tuition.php)

This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency and 3-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area. 
 
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Minimum qualifications
● Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.
● 4+ years of experience in one or multi programming languages (preference: Python, C++, Go)
● Confident, solution-oriented, result-oriented, independent working style with great critical thinking.
● Independent and reliable team player.
● Strong technical problem-solving skills
● Knowledge of best practices of “Software Development Life Cycle” (SDLC)

Good to have qualifications
● Passion for high-performant services, high availability, reliability, and consistency.
● Knowledge of web services, load balancing, elastic computing, microservices, and RESTful API
● Knowledge of commercial Cloud vendors (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Azure, etc.)
● Knowledge of best practices of ”Continuous Integration and Deployment” (CI/CD)
● Knowledge of virtualization and orchestration for managing containerized workloads (Docker, Singularity, and Kubernetes)
● Knowledge of different storage options (POSIX file system, cloud object storage, distributed file system)
● Experience with network protocols, latency problems
● Experience with Analysis Ready Cloud Optimized (ARCO) file format
Preferences  
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary  
Additional Information
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. 


The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both. 


To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:


Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

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801-581-8365

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Online reports may be submitted at
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To inquire about this posting, email:
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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.


This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a related Bachelor's degree or equivalency? (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education)
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How many years of related work experience do you have?
    • less than 1 year
    • 1-3 years
    • 3-5 years
    • 5+ years

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Appropriate discharge document (such as a DD-214 – Member Copy 4) – Veteran Only – Call 801.581.2169
  3. Addendum to the University of Utah - Veteran Only - Call 801.581.2169 after submission