Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
RESEARCH SOFTWARE ENGINEER , Media Lab-Laboratory for Social Machines (LSM) , to support LSM's mission to understand and design human networks through the creation of new digital technologies with applications in pro-social media and learning. Will undertake software development, data management, and data-analysis projects. Responsibilities will include identifying and initiating key projects in fulfillment of LSM's mission; collaborating with research staff to set direction and scope projects; independently designing and developing methods and building core software systems; serving as lead for multimember projects; mentoring researchers and junior engineers on industry best practices and production level software development methods; participating in and leading effective product-engineering development practices; directing and guiding workflows to ensure effective continuous deployment of research; and productionizing, maintaining, and troubleshooting software in support of projects.
This is a one year appointment with possibility of extension based on the course of research and funding.
Internal Number: 18711
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