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High performance Computing Programmer Analyst (Lead Developer)

Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine
New York, New York, United States
November 08, 2018


Roles & Responsibilities:

The Lead Developer of Scientific Computing designs and develops applications, provides supervision and coordination, directs and checks the work of other software developers.

Develop scalable and reliable software

Supervises, assists, directs and checks the work of other developers. Develops a timeline and milestones for software programming projects

Assumes the responsibility for coordinating the activities of software programming with the other groups

Assists management in determining computer systems requirements. Propose system and software designs to meet user requirements

Develop and monitor metrics to assess the quality of the software and production services

Assist with the development of user surveys to actively solicit and respond to user feedback

May perform management functions in the absence of the manager and may act as a project manager/leader

Develop specifications for complex front-end software applications for web services such as a cohort query tool for a data warehouse, a research application portal, and other back end services

Analyze user requirements and envision system features and functionality

Plan, design, implement, troubleshoot and maintain software applications. Set expectations on features and priorities throughout the development life cycle

Complete application development by coordinating requirements, schedules and other activities

Troubleshoot development and production problems across multiple environments and operating platforms

Create documentation for all software

Design and conduct tests for the software. Assess software performance and troubleshoot end-to-end issues

Evaluate approaches and technologies and propose alternatives. Recommend solutions by comparing advantages and disadvantages of custom development and purchase alternatives

Follow best practices for software development

May be involved in providing assistance and training to other programmers

Enhance organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests. Resolve conflicting requirements by proposing alternatives

Update job knowledge by researching new technologies and software products and languages, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations. Keeps abreast of hardware and software developments, including theory and technique


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline

Minimum seven years of experience in programming with increasing administrative and leadership responsibilities, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience

Knowledge and experience in ASP.NET, C#, SQL, and IIS is required

Database administration experience is a strong plus. MS SQL Server or Oracle preferred

MS SSRS experience is a plus

Knowledge and experience in high level languages such as Java, PHP, Javascript and frameworks/libraries such as Vue, Laravel, and JQuery is a strong plus

JBoss/Wildfly and nginx experience is a strong plus. Tomcat and Apache experience is a plus

Must have experience and ability to write complex, clean software

Must be flexible in considering and learning all technology options (tools, methods, programming languages)

The ability to communicate effectively and manage multiple conflicting priorities simultaneously.