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Position: Senior Application Developer
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Department: Positive Psychology Center
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Duties: Responsible for delivering code in either Python, Java, R, Javascript, PHP or C++ and assuring its quality (efficiency, readability, and accuracy) to facilitate research. Design and create the necessary algorithms to facilitate research, including either: text and data analysis code or web and mobile app code for acquiring data and disseminating results. Examine and maintain data in MySQL or NoSQL style databases. Work closely with Psychology researchers on the team to identify technical and algorithmic needs to support research at the World Well-Being project. Perform technical literature reviews, including identifying relevant papers in computer science and writing accessible summaries for the team
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar technical field is required. At least 3-5 years of programming experience: Python, Java, C++, or very well-skilled in javascript, PHP, or jQuery. Basic experience: MySQL and Linux. Experience not required but preferred in: Hadoop/MapReduce, advanced natural language processing, machine learning, apps for psychology, text analysis. Able to work independently with little supervision with high quality output
   
Text: Reference Number 02-26312 Posted Job Title SR APPLICATION DEVELOPER School Name School of Arts and Sciences Org Positive Psychology Center Posted to the Web 07/13/2017 Posted Job/Salary Grade D Employment Type Exempt Hours 35.00 Position Type Full Time Position Schedule 9am-5pm Months 12 Position Length Contingent Upon Funding Position End Date University Overview The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning. Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play. The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more. School/Center Overview The School of Arts and Sciences forms the foundation of the scholarly excellence that has established Penn as one of the world’s leading research universities. We teach students across all 12 Penn schools, and our academic departments span the reach from anthropology and biology to sociology and South Asian studies. http://www.sas.upenn.edu/ Duties This work is with the World Well-Being Project ( WWBP ), a collaboration between computer scientists and psychologists pioneering techniques for measuring physical and psychological well-being based on language in social media. WWBP uses machine learning techniques applied to the language of large social media datasets to predict and characterize psychological and health variables at the individual and community levels. More about the project can be found at wwbp.org. Responsible for delivering code in either Python, Java, R, Javascript, PHP or C++ and assuring its quality (efficiency, readability, and accuracy) to facilitate research. Design and create the necessary algorithms to facilitate research, including either: (a) text and data analysis code or (b) web and mobile app code for acquiring data and disseminating results. Examine and maintain data in MySQL or NoSQL style databases. Work closely with Psychology researchers on the team to identify technical and algorithmic needs to support research at the World Well-Being project. Perform technical literature reviews, including identifying relevant papers in computer science and writing accessible summaries for the team. Negotiate with vendors regarding hardware requirements of the project, liaising with Penn IT staff. *Perform additional duties as assigned. Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or similar technical field is required (Master’s degree preferred). At least 3-5 years of programming experience: Python, Java, C++, or very well-skilled in javascript, PHP , or jQuery. Basic experience: MySQL and Linux. Experience not required but preferred in: Hadoop/MapReduce, advanced natural language processing, machine learning, apps for psychology, text analysis. Able to work independently with little supervision with high quality output. Able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Able to supervise novice or student programmers. Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class. Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job. Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/29730
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