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Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. jobs
Maryland (MD), FREDERICK
Job Code:  661060
Employer:  Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.
Category:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Full Time

Location
Country:  United States
State:  Maryland (MD)
City:  FREDERICK
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09/11/2018

Description
Description:
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Advanced Biomedical Computing Sciences (ABCS), part of the Biomedical Informatics and Data Science (BIDS), provides scientific computing, modeling, imaging, and bioinformatics support, engages in scientific consultation and collaboration, and offers training to NCI and NIH scientists and staff. The Data Solutions and Systems Biology (DSSB) group in ABCS strives to streamline and provide innovative solutions for the NCI/NIH community to access and use biological information collected across different sources and formats. Integrating diverse data sources to streamline project requests and analysis workflows, enable disease agnostic access and analysis, variant impact annotation, identifier conversions across species, and merging clinical and research data enabling translation from basic to the goal of precision medicine.


KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES


- Coordinating with QA resources and techniques, ensure that the delivered software is stable and defect-free
- Designs and develops software applications. Performs documentation, coding, debugging, testing and troubleshooting throughout the application development lifecycle process
- Work independently and with management to define requirements, tasks and timelines
- Act as a technical expert and authority on production-grade software modules and techniques
- Document approaches and mechanisms clearly and comprehensively
- Research and proof cutting edge methods for user interaction and data presentation
- Develop and maintain program code in adherence with established coding standards
- Develop and enhance UI designs and architectures
- Performs unit testing
- Report project status regularly to management
- Manage and maintain code repository
- Monitor application day-to-day performance and perform program tuning as needed

Qualifications:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:


- Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Computer Science, Math or Biomedical Science or a related field from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education). Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency.
- In addition to the educational requirements, a minimum of 6 years of experience in managing and supporting complex scientific applications
- Experience designing, developing and delivering dynamic web systems; HTML/HTML5, PHP, Python (or equivalent server-side language), MySQL, MVC, CSS, OOP, JavaScript
- Demonstrated web page design programming experience using a combination of HTML, HTML5, CSS, Java, Ajax and JavaScript
- Ability to identify and resolve cross browser and cross platform compatibility/connectivity issues
- Experience with MySQL and/or other relational database management systems
- Solid Understanding of OOP (Object-Oriented Programming), the model/view/controller (MVC) pattern of application programming
- Experience in ALM, and using and administering VCS such as git, TFS or SVN.
- Able to create and reuse modular code, and identify candidates for encapsulation, modularization and reuse by analyzing existing artifacts
- Experience with Quality assurance concepts such as Unit Testing, System Testing, Section 508 Accessibility and system usability
- Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new technologies according to the changing needs of the project and organization
- Ability to self-direct with little or abstract day-to-day instruction
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a clearance

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:


- 8 years of experience in managing and supporting complex scientific applications
- Full-stack capability (Presentation, Application/BLL, Backend experience)
- Experience in implementation of workflows management systems
- Experience in project planning and project life cycle methodology
- Systems administration experience, including
- Computer organization / performance tuning experience
- Deployment tools, continuous integration
- DBA Experience - Database maintenance, deployments
EXPECTED COMPETENCIES


- Self-starter motivated toward success
- Understanding of full SDLC and experience with an Agile development lifecycle
- Analytical, comparative and critical thinking skills - especially, ability to review existing artifacts for suitability and identify potential improvements to legacy and new software
- Demonstrated ability to learn and apply new technologies according to the changing needs of the project and organization
- Ability to self-direct with little or abstract day-to-day instruction
- Leadership characteristics - Able to mentor and direct more junior developers on technical issues

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

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