The USC Keck School of Medicine - Alzheimer Therapeutic Research Institute (ATRI), located in San Diego, California is an academic institute comprised of an expert panel of scientific collaborators committed to advancing the development of new treatments for Alzheimerâs Disease (AD) through innovative clinical trials.
ATRI is looking for a Programmer Analyst II that will support the Biorepository Lab Information Management System (LIMS) and develop software applications using programming languages to the given design specifications. Duties include but are not limited to:
Follows design specifications to code, test, debug, install, document, and maintain software applications.
Develops new and enhanced functionality for software applications.
Prepares code documentation in support of program development.
Interfaces with users to determine software application objectives, scope, and requirements.
Performs work of moderate complexity and handles most activities under the general supervision of more experienced programming staff.
Provides effective day-to-day configuration, management, and support of the laboratory information management system (LIMS).
Develops methods for LIMS data acquisition, data collection, analysis, and reporting.
1+ years full-stack web development experience including front-end, back-end.
Experience configuring and managing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) LIMS platforms, such as Labvantage, STARLims, or CoreLIMS, preferred.
2+ yearsâ experience and knowledge in laboratory data management principles and procedures.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
Experience with Python preferred.
Experience with Django and the Django security models.
Experience with an RDBMS (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.)
Experience with version control fundamentals (GIT, HG, SVN, etc.)
Experience with test-driven development (TDD) and Continuous Integration
Strong understanding of fundamental web service technologies including XML, SOA, and REST.
Strong software integration experience
Strong understanding of AWS
Good taste with respect to code quality
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Passionate about performance, reliability, and scalability
Bachelorâs degree in software engineering, CS/EE, or any biomedical field with demonstrated experience writing software
Masterâs degree in software engineering, CS/EE, or any biomedical field with demonstrated experience writing software
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined work experience and education as equivalentMinimum Experience: 1 year, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Sound knowledge of programming and documentation procedures, programming methods, program flow charts and operator instructions. Knowledge of one or more appropriate computer languages.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.