[Taxacom] Peabody Museum, Yale University: Position available
nico.cellinese at yale.edu
Mon Dec 11 09:01:18 CST 2006
A new position is available at the Peabody Museum, Yale University,
in our vibrant informatics team.
Analyst Programmer II
Requisition #: CCRM59321
Duration: FIXED until CONTINUATION POSSIBLE
Fixed Duration: 18 months from date of hire
Schedule/shift: Full Time - 37.5 HRS; Weekdays 8:30am - 5:00pm
General Purpose: Work as programmer reporting to the Associate
Director, Biodiversity Informatics Program at the Yale Peabody Museum
in a multidisciplinary, collaborative team developing and integrating
tools for grant funded information systems. This individual will
develop and deploy cross-platform web applications for managing
biodiversity information, including molecular and descriptive data
about biological species.
Participate in decision making and make recommendations to the
Associate Director on multiple research projects development and
Interact on a daily basis with internal and external project
collaborators (e.g., Faculty, post-docs, graduate students,
researchers) to promote the goals of our informatics research
throughout the research community.
Analyze, develop and deploy user-friendly web applications involving
a high degree of interoperability with external applications and
backend databases, with primary responsibility for writing and
Integrate third party APIs, including XML based web services such as
those offered by GenBank, MorphBank, GBIF, and georeferencing
Participate in the analysis, planning and design of new
functionality, including analysis of user, functional, and technical
requirements; XML schema development and ongoing evaluations of
project software development, making recommendations to the Project
Director and collaborators.
Provide systems support and service for project servers and
workstations including administering and managing all network
hardware and software components, system diagnostics and
troubleshooting including analysis of ongoing performance and system/
Work well in team environment and collaborate with staff on various
projects, including administrators from other areas of Yale.
Develop documentation on methods and usage for electronic publication.
Share knowledge with project team, collaborators, and the museum
community through discussion, documentation, and participation in
Experience and Training
Bachelor's degree in computer science and three years experience; or
equivalent combination of education and experience.
Solid foundation and hands-on experience with web application
development (JSP, PHP, XML) and two or more programming languages.
Experience in SQL, PostgreSQL, and/or MySQL.
PREFERRED: Master's degree and demonstrated ability to develop and
manage web applications and database backends. Knowledge of Java,
Ajax, Axis, Soap, Perl, Python, C, Unix, and Linux operating systems.
Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated understanding of working in an educational or research
Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment including those
with cross-organizational boundaries.
Interact with internal contacts such as faculty, staff and students,
and external contacts such as vendors, consultants and product
Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills.
Excellent written, verbal and project management skills.
Ability to work independently and in multidisciplinary teams with
flexible and changing assignments.
Please, apply on line at: http://www.yale.edu/hronline/placement/ext/
If you require information about this position, feel free to contact
Dr. Nico Cellinese at nico.cellinese at yale.edu; 203-432-3537.
Nico Cellinese, Ph.D.
Peabody Museum of Natural History
170 Whitney Avenue
P.O. Box 208118
New Haven, CT 06520-8118, U.S.A.
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