Research Software Developer (casual)
Located in one of the world’s great multicultural and multilingual cities, McGill University is internationally recognized for its excellence as a leading institution of higher education and research. For nearly 200 years, through the work of dedicated people, McGill has been breaking ground in diverse fields and contributing solutions to some of the world’s most significant issues. McGillians are proud to be part of a community that is both global and local, inspired by challenge and committed to shaping a better future. McGill received a Gold STARS rating in sustainability, is among Canada’s greenest employers, and is a top Montreal Employer. Grandescunt Aucta Labore. By work, all things increase and grow. Find a sense of purpose. Develop your future. Join us today. Please refer to the How to Apply for a Job (for External Candidates) job aid for instructions on how to apply. If you are an active McGill employee (ie: currently in an active contract or position at McGill University), do not apply through this Career Site. Login to your McGill Workday account and apply to this posting using the Find Jobs report (type Find Jobs in the search bar). The MICA Lab is currently seeking a talented and results-driven Research Software Developer who will work with other team members to help build and improve current back-end applications and processes related to the analysis, interpretation and visualization of neuroimaging data. The developer will work in close collaboration with Dr Boris Bernhardt and other creative team members, and will perform the following duties: Duties and responsibilities: Help design and implement a back-end solution to support preprocessing and visualization of neuroimaging data Develop server-side applications and scripts using Python Liaise with team members to identify new features Collaborate with other team members to integrate front-end features with server-side logic Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs Transform detailed functional specifications into code in accordance with design and programming standards Write well designed, testable, and reusable code for future use Ensure implemented solutions are done using best software development practices, including proper documentation, security features, etc. Perform version control and documentation of workflow processes This position is a contractual position for six (6) months with possibility of renewal. Education/Experience The successful candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or in related disciplines. The candidate must have demonstrated experience with server-side programming and scripting, Python frameworks such as Fastapi or Flask, and relational databases (e.g., Postgre, SQLAlchemy) and application containerization (e.g., Docker). The candidate must have demonstrated superior organizational, planning, priority settings, analyzing and problem-solving skills. The ability to communicate in scientific and nonscientific settings and build cooperative, interactive and effective interpersonal relationships is required. The candidate must be able to work autonomously and as part of a team. We require fluency in both English and French, spoken and written. Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelor's Degree 3 Years Related Experience / Annual Salary: (MPEX Grade 04) $58,470.00 - $73,090.00 - $87,710.00 Hours per Week: 35 (Full time) Supervisor: Associate Professor Position End Date (If applicable): 2023-04-27 Deadline to Apply: 2022-11-11 McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, email@example.com.