Application Developer (Vanderbilt Imaging Science)
This is a full-time role with Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) within the Vanderbilt Institute of Imaging Science. The institute is seeking a professional Applications Developer to provide programming and/or engineering support within the context of imaging data in the Center for Human Imaging at Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging Science. As an applications developer some involvement would include the development and maintenance of online resources for data access, improving interfaces between data acquired and data received in the Center for Human Imaging. As an application developer on this team you will facilitate common management, productivity, and quality assurance tasks for imaging (human) and associated data sets. You will implement and document defined research products; you will be involved in single or multi-project, multi-task programming and/or engineering in support of department's projects (3D medical imaging oriented) with direction from faculty and research staff.
Coding experience (Python, Java, C, C++), Strong technical writing background, Familiarity with system administration, Linux, server processes, backup, and SQL strongly preferred- additionally, imaging oriented technologies, (3D oriented - MRI, CAT, Ultra-Sound, etc.) preferred, and any exposure to Xnat technology preferred.
· Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years relevant experience
· DayShift/Exempt Position
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TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES: APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT (INTERMEDIATE): - Demonstrates proficiency of programming and other development tasks independently and without support from others for moderate to difficult applications. Has conducted all of the tasks and activities required to complete the applications development phase and participated in the process of fully implementing the system. Able to successfully debug complex routines. In terms of structured programming, has used structured code to produce modules of straightforward logic. APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES (NOVICE): - Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate knowledge of applications development standards and procedures in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Is attentive to existing applications development standards and procedures, and may recommend improvements to existing applications development standards and procedures within the work area. APPLICATIONS SYSTEM DESIGN - (NOVICE): - Demonstrates the ability to conduct systems design tasks in a team environment or independently to build or enhance a simple system. Has conducted the basic phases of systems design including preparing design and file specifications, preparing testing, conversion, and implementation plans, designing system architecture and process flows, and preparing program requirements and specifications. Creatively generates multiple potential solutions. In terms of structured systems design, if applicable, has participated in the structured design of one or more conventional, relatively uncomplicated data processing systems as a member of a project team. Is familiar with standard methods for functional decomposition. Has participated in structured design walk-throughs. APPLICATIONS SYSTEM ANALYSIS (FUNDAMENTAL AWARENESS): - Has some training in or light exposure to basic systems analysis tasks. Participated in one or more systems analysis tasks such as: collection of documents, user interviews, file analysis, process flow charting, functional process modeling, data modeling, feasibility, prototyping, and evaluating existing systems. Able to analyze information and verify its completeness. If applicable, has knowledge of the concepts of structured functional specifications, modularity and partitioning.