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Web Framework and Content Manager Developer


Apply now Job no: 505678
Position Type: Staff
Location: Portland, ME Campus
Categories: Regional Campuses

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern’s comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:

The primary functions of this role are to conceptualize, design, develop and maintain database-driven websites and content management systems for multiple research projects at Northeastern University. The secondary roles include basic interaction with Unix-based/cloud platforms and other duties as required by the projects supported by the National Institutes of Health and research foundations.

Responsibilities:

The position is expected to support research environment and information infrastructure for the Center for Critical Assessment of Genome Interpretation (NIH award: U24 HG007346) and Global.health (a COVID-19 big data initiative funded by Google.Org and the Rockefeller Foundation). This job operates in a professional academic environment and includes standard use of office equipment such as computers and phones.

Qualifications:

Education: BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering or an equivalent field.

Skills: Multi-year experience as a Python developer, with prior work developing content management systems, expertise in at least one popular Python web framework (e.g., Django), comfort with front-end languages/libraries (e.g., JavaScript, React/Redux, Sass, D3, and HTML/CSS); understanding and working experience with databases, cloud computing, and virtual machines. Alternatively, expertise with in commonly used for non-Python web frameworks (e.g., Drupal or Ruby on Rails) is acceptable. Understanding of model-to-data computing technologies (container platforms) is a benefit. Ability to prioritize and manage up to three concurrent projects.

Salary Grade:

 12

Additional Information:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

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