Position Announcement: Biodiversity Informatics (Yale Peabody Museum)

Fri, 2020-02-07 08:53 -- jvgoodwin

The Division of Informatics at The Yale Peabody Museum is seeking a Biodiversity Informatics Software Developer to join our growing team of developers and scientists at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

Position Focus
Reporting to the Head of Biodiversity Informatics and Data Science of the Yale Peabody Museum, the Biodiversity Informatics Software Developer will assist in the research and development of technologies for the digitization, mobilization, and analysis of information from natural history collections. Focal areas of research include multi-view imaging and analysis (including 3D reconstruction), mass digitization pipelines, retrospective georeferencing, and distributed specimen data annotation and tracking.

Essential Duties
1. Develops programs or systems of small to moderate size and complexity. Modifies existing systems at all levels of difficulty. 2. Provides informational input into decisions concerning the development and delivery of applications, programs and systems. Defines and analyzes requirements to meet the expectations of stakeholders and intended end user needs, scheduled timeline, and budgetary targets. 3. Analyzes, defines and designs new systems and applications. Writes code in support of business solutions. 4. Responsible for the creation, definition, communication, and management of project plans which includes architectural design, technology selection and methodologies to apply. 5. Troubleshoots problems and provide ongoing maintenance and support for applications and systems. 6. Prepares documentation, user manuals and develops formal proposals for new systems and modifications to existing systems. Mentors technical staff and provide training for end users. 7. Contributes in the development of policies or modifications to exiting policies. 8. Applies and keeps current with existing and emerging technologies and methodologies. Provides ongoing input to the establishment of programming standards, procedures, and methodologies. 9. May perform other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
To apply
Details of the position and how to apply can be found at: http://bit.ly/Yale_60122BR
Contact Nelson Rios (nelson.rios@yale.edu) if you have any questions.