Genetic Database Developer

Baylor College of Medicine
Job Location: 
Houston, TX

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(a), 403(b), tuition assistance, and more

Job Description: 

The Human Genome Sequencing Center at Baylor College of Medicine seeks an enthusiastic individual to work in a rapidly evolving research lab to create world-class software. This new member will work with researchers to create unique and impactful applications that will further the understanding of genetic diseases. In addition, the member shall have the responsibility of writing JQuery/HTML5 web applications that display data utilized by clinicians and patients.

Responsibilities include:
*Work with technical leads to understand, develop and implement use cases.
*Troubleshoot existing use cases, and communicate with users about future enhancements.
*Train user base.
*Participate in requirements clarification, design, development and creation of unit tests.
*Develop a domain rich, research database.

Technology environment: java, google web toolkit, hibernate, moab, JQuery, mySQL/Oracle, perl, python, tomcat, archiva, maven, svn, RESTful services.


Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related programming field.

Minimum Job Experience Required: Three years of experience in scientific programming. Ability to program one of the following: Java, Ruby, Javascript, or an Object oriented language. Understanding of an agile development methodology.

Desired Skills:
* 5+ years of building Java web applications and services, working withrelevant tools (IDEs, ant, junit, etc.).
*Understanding of MVC architectures.
*Experience with relational databases (both transactional and non-transactional), database architecture.
*Ability to be a generalist/"jack of all trades."
*Willingness to learn and be a team player.
*An interest in genetic diseases.
*Good interpersonal skills and experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
*Excellent communication skills.

Contact Information: 

Please apply directly to 222688JC at

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

About Our Organization: 

Human Genome Sequencing Center (HGSC) at Baylor College of Medicine. The HGSC, founded in 1996, is a world leader in genomics. The fundamental interests of the HGSC are in advancing biology and genetics by improved genome technologies. One of three large-scale sequencing centers funded by the National Institutes of Health, the HGSC's location at the heart of the Texas Medical Center provides a unique opportunity to apply the cutting edge of genome technologies in science and medicine.