Back End / Python Application Developer (**REMOTE AVAILABLE**)

Company: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 11.JUN.2021
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Job Summary:Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been chosen by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to be the Data and Resear...

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Job Summary:Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been chosen by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to be the Data and Research Center for the Precision Medicine Initiative "All of Us" Research Program, a landmark study of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors affecting the health of a million or more people. This initiative requires the development and maintenance of web applications and APIs to support participants, health provider staff, and researchers.We are looking for a Back End Application Developer with experience using Python and modern web application frameworks who will work on a data repository and API that is central to the "All of Us" Data and Research Center. All of our applications are continually evolving, requiring flexible software architecture and the ability to rapidly refactor and modernize. The collaborative nature of this project requires excellent communication skills and the ability to understand and refine requirements.Core Skill PreferencesEither:Bachelor's degree in CS (or similar relevant field) and 2 years of web application development experience6 years of web application development experienceExperience with and knowledge of:3+ years Object-oriented programming in production (Java, Python, etc)5+ years working in RDBMS systems (MySQL, Postgres, Oracle, etc.)3+ years working in backend technologiesMVC frameworksREST API architectureOther requirements:Critical thinker and problem-solving skillsTeam playerGood organizational and time-management skillsGreat interpersonal and communication skillsPreferred experienceFlask, SQLAlchemy, and AlembicGoogle Cloud (App Engine, Cloud SQL, Cloud Storage, Datastore, etc.)Git, GitHub pull requests, and continuous integrationDeep understanding of the Python ecosystem and idioms for writing performant and scalable codeUnderstanding of Cloud Computing, Containers, CI/CD, Deployments, preferably on Google Cloud PlatformCan work in fast paced environmentDuties and ResponsibilitiesBe involved and participant in the overall application lifecycleMain focus on DB related worksCollaborate with multidisciplinary team of designers, developers and system administratorsProvide training, help and support to other team membersBuild high-quality reusable codeDevelop functional and sustainable web applications with clean codesTroubleshoot and debugStay up to date with current best practices Optimize performanceFollow new and emerging technologiesAbout the Department:The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical & Translational Research (VICTR) is Vanderbilt's virtual home for clinical and translational research. Supported by Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Office of Research and the NIH-sponsored Clinical and Translational Service Award (CTSA), the mission of the institute is to transform the way ideas and research discoveries make their way from origin to patient care. VICTR functions to help researchers and clinicians do their jobs better by providing tools and support to improve the quality of research, publications, grant writing, and training for future doctors and researchers. For more information, please visit Shift: DaysDiscover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.VUMC Recent Accomplishments:Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments.US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 "most-wired" hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the "100 Great Hospitals in America", in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellowsMagnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievementHuman Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality.Basic QualificationsBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 2 years relevant experiencePhysical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands: "Sedentary" category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.MovementOccasional :Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.Occasional :Walking: Moving about on foot.Occasional :Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to anotherOccasional :Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.Occasional :Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back musclesOccasional :Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.Frequent :Sitting: Remaining in seated positionFrequent :Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.Frequent :Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.Frequent :Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.SensoryContinuous :Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.Continuous :Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory informationContinuous :Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.Continuous :Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.*INDNCL*NHCN*CA

 
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