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Scientific Programmer

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Position Information

Position Title Scientific Programmer
Classification Title Scientific Programmer
Posting Number R1700218
Employer Research Foundation
Appointment Type
Position Type
Appointment Term
Salary Grade E.7
Strategic Strength

Posting Detail Information

Position Summary

The Center for Computational Research (CCR) at the University at Buffalo (UB) invites applications for a Scientific Programmer. The ideal candidate will be a full stack developer, comfortable working in a Linux/Unix environment with both front and back-end technologies including JavaScript, HTML5, PHP, Python, and various data warehousing technologies.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science with an emphasis on programming, or in a scientific or engineering discipline with extensive experience with software engineering is preferred. However, a combined education and experience equivalency will be considered. A demonstrated proficiency in software engineering with strong experience in software development is required. Very strong programming skills using languages such as C, C++, PHP, JavaScript, Python, Perl, SQL, and shell-scripting in the Unix/Linux computing environment are required. Excellent oral and written communication skills are required, and familiarity in Unix/Linux systems administration is desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience building interactive web-based portals, developing REST APIs, and data warehousing is highly desirable. Experience in processing and analyzing large data sets of data using relational and non-relational technologies is also desirable.

Physical Demands
Salary Range $50,000 - $95,000
Work Hours
FTE 1.00
Campus Downtown Campus
Special Instructions to Applicants
Close DateExternal Closing Date 10/15/2018
Open Until Filled No

Contact Information

Contact's Name Thomas Furlani, Ph.D.,
Contact's Title Director
Contact's Email furlani@buffalo.edu
Contact's Phone 716-881-8939

Posting Dates

Posted 10/16/2017
Deadline for internal applicants
Deadline for external applicants Open Until Filled
Date to be filled

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. CV/Resume
Optional Documents