Job Description

Requisition Number 06552
Department Name: The Center for Metabolomics
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Research Programmer I
Position Summary:

We seek a software and hardware person who can help develop our website systems that are a critical part of the Center. The individual will benefit both our core functions and be a part of cutting edge research, impacting tens of thousands of online users, and creating new technologies to help the field of metabolism and metabolomics. The right person will be able to put their stamp on and help redesign one the largest systems in the field.
In addition to developing, they will also need to maintain the extensive existing systems and hardware. We host all of our own infrastructure in our own server room within the lab. We are a highly inter-displinary lab and excellent communication skills are required. The candidate will also need to communicate their ideas, issues and future developments with the rest of the internal IT team and to communicate with the non-specialist members of the lab. We often host online and in person events, presenting novel research and new findings, the candidate will be able to gain valuable public speaking in front of hundreds to thousands to people and online viewers.
Specifically the person will be responsible for :
* Work with staff to help develop online tools including the labs main customer information system.
* Help implement high throughput PK studies with collaborators
* Applicant must be used to working on multiple coding projects and have good coding practices for backing up and sharing code in our internal code repository.
* Implement and use a testing suite for automated code testing
* Research and test new technologies to improve online tools across our different instrument platforms.
* Teaching of developed system and newly acquired softwares to users of the core
* Work with core staff to address on-going IT needs and help to automate their workflows
* Maintain infrastructure that supports the core’s websites
* Maintain, monitor and optimize websites and servers built with the following technologies
* Test instrumentation and informatic software
* Perform other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required or assigned.

Location: California
Additional Information:
Physical Requirements:

This position works in a laboratory or vivarium environment. Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, OR an equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.
* If candidates possess a related degree (including an advanced degree), no experience is required, but up to two years experience in software development and research is preferred. A degree in a biological or chemical science may be accepted if applicable to the science developed/performed in the individual lab.
* Candidates without a degree must possess a minimum of two years experience directly related to the science developed/performed in the specific lab, demonstrating strong skills in the associated systems, programs and/or applications required of the position. A combination of lab/benchwork and programming experience may be accepted, depending upon the individual lab.
* Must have a strong understanding of the fundamentals of software application development.
* Basic knowledge of C, C++ and general computer skills dealing with UNIX operating systems and Windows operating systems.
* .NET Environment knowledge is also a plus.
* Experience/skills in Python, PHP, HTML/JavaScript.
* Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with C# guide.

Compensation: $19.58- $24.45 per hour budgeted hiring range.
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Scientific & Technical
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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