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This position will direct the development and dissemination of XNAT, the leading open source biomedical imaging informatics platform. XNAT is used by leading research institutions and companies around the world to enable discovery across the biomedical spectrum. XNAT has enabled key innovations in Alzheimer’s disease, breast cancer, stroke, traumatic brain injury, brain tumors, heart disease, and developmental disorders. The XNAT development team is a diverse group of engineers, scientists, informaticists, and clinical researchers committed to improving human health through advanced technology. Learn more about XNAT at www.xnat.org.
You will work closely with the lab director to establish the ongoing vision and technical plan for the project. You will then lead all aspects of its development. Thus, you must have deep technical expertise, likely having architected a software platform of similar complexity and scope, and substantial management skills. Your ability to motivate the technical team -- extracting productivity, efficiency, and joy in equal doses, as well as outstanding abilities in handling clients and partners, whose expectations you will expertly manage and always exceed.
Thefore, you will provide overall outstanding strategic leadership and management in planning, directing and controlling applications development to meet out established business requirements.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates performance of Architecture/Applications Development staff.
Develops and plans new application systems and maintains and enhances existing systems including proposal preparation, cost/benefit analysis, design programming and implementation activities.
Overseen the development of a large-scale enterprise application.
Demonstrated total competency as a full-stack Java web application developer (7+ years experience).
Designed, documented, and overseen the implementation of detailed project plans
Managed projects on budget and on deadline.
Implemented and enforced a software development methodology across your team.
Shown ability to lead and mentor other developers.
Interfaced comfortably with all stakeholders in the projects you’ve directed, including funders, executives, clients, and developers.
Presented your technology at workshops, hackathons, conferences, and other public forums as a product evangelist.
Developed a keen eye for user interface and user experience.
Reviews changing technology and needs, recommends changes to hardware/software to ensure operational capability.
Equivalent of Bachelor’s Degree in computer science with 7-10 years of programming and analysis experience including supervisory experience.
Strong project management and supervision skills.
Experience writing white papers.
Experience with system level design and implementation.
Experience overseeing open source software development.
Experience working in both commercial and academic settings.
Experience in medical imaging, clinical research, biomedical informatics, and/or other biomedical research.
Experience in devops and SaaS oper.
The Neuroinformatics Research Group is a cross-disciplinary science and engineering lab directed by Dr. Daniel Marcus in the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine. The lab has its hands in just about all of the advanced imaging on campus, with a focus on building big data systems and advanced analytic methods. We operate the school’s Center for High Performance Computing, we direct the Human Connectome Project’s analytics program, and we oversee dozens of clinical studies across the spectrum of biomedical research. We are prolific collaborators across academia and industry. We’re open source adherents and advocates for open science and open data. Learn more at http://nrg.wustl.edu.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Radiology - Rad Sciences. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
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Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.