The Demetris Lab (Starzl Transplant Inst) at the University of Pittsburgh is hiring a Senior Software Developer to be the primary technical lead for a variety of imaging database and quantitative analysis projects using multi-dimensional imagery obtained from histology digitization systems.
This position is responsible for the maintenance and functional enhancement of an existing Java-based 2 tier client/server application. This includes database maintenance, new feature programming, and overall system maintenance and bug fixing. Additional duties will include data cleaning and processing, and data analysis and interpretation using machine learning approaches.
Required experience/knowledge include the following:
+ Masters degree or equivalent 5 – 10+ years of experience in analytical systems design, development and algorithm coding.
+ Experience in complex systems development, multi-threaded application development and ideally some experience in imaging, image data processing, vector graphics or mathematical data modeling using Matlab, R or equivalent.
+ Experience with database or informatics-type projects, or at minimum mid-level experience using integrated client/server systems for distributed data processing
+ Expert level proficiency with multiple higher level languages such as Java, C++, C#
+ Functional working knowledge of the software development lifecycle
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
+ Ability to work independently
+ Ability to multitask, develop priorities, adapt to changing needs
Internal Number: 176325
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