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Join the HJF Team!
The Henry M. Jackson Foundation (hjf.org) is looking for a Software Developer to join the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command’s Biotechnology High Performance Computing Software Applications Institute (bhsai.org) located in Frederick, Maryland. HJF provides scientific, technical, and programmatic support services to the BHSAI.
The BHSAI mission is to develop computational solutions to accelerate the research and development of militarily relevant medical products for Force Health Protection. The Institute collaborates with life scientists within and outside the Department of Defense (DoD) to develop and integrate computational biology and medical informatics applications into research programs focused on improving the medical protection and care of our military personnel. The close computational-experimental interactions provide the foundation for the successful execution of our mission.
The software developer will create and maintain a wide variety of software solutions to support life science research areas. Because the work and technologies involved vary from project to project, we look for candidates with expertise and interests in a broad range of areas, including the following: systems programming, web and mobile app development, writing scientific code for parallel processing and developing visualization solutions for complex scientific data. We need versatile candidates who are willing to work on diverse exciting projects, proactive about exploring and adopting latest software technologies, and enthusiastic about solving problems across full-stack.
The minimum requirements for the software developer position are as follows:
The following are desired skills and experiences:
Minimum Education/Training Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related discipline.
Minimum Experience: 0 to 2 years of hands on experience in professional or open source software development in one or more of the following areas: web-based applications using Java Platform, Android/iOS applications, and graphical user interfaces
Work Environment: Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Director of Human Resources
Other: Foreign nationals (OPT, H1B, permanent residents) and U.S. citizens are encouraged to apply. A background requirement is that the employee must have lived in the U.S. three out of the last five years. This position is located in Frederick, Maryland.
HJF is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Any qualifications to be considered as equivalents, in lieu of stated minimums, require the prior approval of the Chief Human Resources Officer.