Senior Software Engineer Ingenuity Systems
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Senior Software Engineer ? req 120154
Ingenuity is a group of creative, energetic people helping life science researchers understand the biological mechanisms that cause human disease. Ingenuity?s industry-leading technology platform was built by our team of interdisciplinary, entrepreneurial researchers, scientists and engineers that are passionate about improving human health through the intelligent use of semantic technologies. We have used this technology to develop the industry-leading analytic platform for pathway analysis and systems biology research, and are now expanding to develop new solutions for the life sciences and healthcare markets. We are passionate about our users, our products, our technology, and our vision, and are looking for intelligent, talented and entrepreneurial developers who are eager to join our world-class team. Ingenuity is a professional work environment, valuing work life balance. We guarantee a response within 4 working days.
This challenging position will require a self-starter who can effectively work on multiple projects simultaneously, meet aggressive deadlines, and thrives in a dynamic environment. You will work closely with other software engineers, usability engineers, biologists, quality assurance engineers, marketers, and customers.
In this position you will work on maintaining a rich suite of software for knowledge acquisition, knowledge modeling, knowledge consistency, and knowledge workflow. You will work with the team in building the next generation of highly modernized flexible suite of the software and extending its capabilities.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Design and implement the Ingenuity development (knowledge) platform and distributed web applications using J2EE, Spring Framework, XML, Web Services, JMS, Servlets, JSP, and Hibernate
Design and implement Knowledge-Base persistence, Knowledge-Base server crash recovery, integration with external databases and other data sources, Knowledge-Base version management, logging and querying of Knowledge-Base concepts and edits, resolving concept references across Component Knowledge-Bases, etc.
Design and implement easy-to-use, high-performance, high-quality, hosted and enterprise web-applications
Design and implement development platform and complex applications with limited or no direct supervision
This challenging position will require a self-starter who can effectively work on multiple projects simultaneously, meet aggressive deadlines, and who thrives in a dynamic environment. You can expect a high-profile position on a great team with many challenges and rewards
Flexible and works well as part of a fast-paced interdisciplinary product development team
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Strong object-oriented analysis and design skills
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Proficient with physical and logical database design
Understands advanced relational database concepts
Good communication and personal skills: ability to interact and work well with members of other functional groups in a project team and a strong sense of project ownership
Knowledge of Scrum and XP methodologies
Apt learner of any new software technologies and can research a variety of third party solutions which might fit problems on hand
Visual design skills for web page design and layout a plus
Knowledge of database theory
Strong background in data structures and algorithms
4+ years experience in OO analysis, design, and implementation.
2+ years experience with at least one relational database management system
Experience in interfacing with databases from Java (Hibernate / Java Persistence API, etc.)
4+ years experience in industry-standard software development methodologies, e.g. use case-driven and test-driven iterative software
development methodologies (RUP, XP)
2+ years experience in XML technologies (Xerces, Xalan, XSLT, Xpath) and concepts (DOM & SAX)
4+ years experience in debugging, code-reviewing, code-refactoring, performance tuning
4+ years experience with a variety of OSs such as Windows, Solaris and Linux
Experience developing Web Services and REST-based communication interfaces a plus.
Specific familiarity with JUnit, JMock, Fitnesse is a plus.
Specific familiarity with JQuery is a plus
B.S. in Computer Science
Masters or Ph.D. in Computer Science
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