Junior Software Developer - Java

Organization
The Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Job Location
384 Victoria Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Australia
Salary
$80000
Benefits

This position is offered as a 2 year fixed term appointment with additional NFP tax saving benefits + 10% superannuation

 

Job Description

We are now seeking a Junior Software Developer to join The Kinghorn Centre for Clinical Genomics based in Darlinghurst. This position is required to work on a project that focuses on the development of the next generation patient archive. It will provide integrated analytics services for phenotype and genotype knowledge acquisition and discovery; as well as new clinical interfaces and knowledge bases.

The Junior Software Developer will work alongside our clinical and scientific staff to design and develop the data infrastructure supporting our translational genomics applications and to enable the next big breakthrough in Genomics-driven personalised medicine. Specific tasks will include but not be limited to:

Design and implement stable and reliable data management backend
Develop approaches for the collection and reduction of scientific data
Develop APIs to interact with the underlying data
Analyse and interrogate large data sets
Design and build optimised querying plans to solve complex analytics problems

The successful candidate will possess the following key skills and attributes:

Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or related field
Proficient programming skills in Java with the ability to work comfortably in a Linux environment
Experience in developing Web REST APIs
Experience with dependency management and revision control software such as Maven and Git
Hands on exposure to MongoDB, OrientDB, Neo4J, or the like is desirable
Experience with Spring MVC or Spring Boot
A strong eye for detail and a proactive attitude in suggesting and implementing improvements
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Effective time management and task prioritization skills

Requirements

The successful candidate will possess the following key skills and attributes:

Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or related field
Proficient programming skills in Java with the ability to work comfortably in a Linux environment
Experience in developing Web REST APIs
Experience with dependency management and revision control software such as Maven and Git
Hands on exposure to MongoDB, OrientDB, Neo4J, or the like is desirable
Experience with Spring MVC or Spring Boot
A strong eye for detail and a proactive attitude in suggesting and implementing improvements
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to work independently and as a team member
Effective time management and task prioritization skills

How to Apply

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted via Garvan’s careers website:http://www.garvan.applynow.net.au/jobs/

Closing Date: This role will remain open until filled.

Eligibility to work in Australia

Unfortunately, this position is not eligible for visa sponsorship by the Garvan. Only applicants with current, unrestricted working rights in Australia can be considered for this role.

About Our Organization

The Garvan Institute of Medical Research, renowned for innovation and excellence, is building its next generation data analysis infrastructure to unlock the secrets of the genome and ultimately transform health care. Garvan’s genome factory sequences 150 Human Genomes every 3 days (18,000 genomes per year), and at over 100 Gigabytes per genome we annually generate more than 1.5 Petabytes of raw data that needs to be analysed by data scientists.

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