This is a term position, through April 30, 2020, with a strong possibility for renewal.
Principal Software Engineer This posting is a grade 59 and requires a higher level of competence and experience than the requirements listed on Requisition #46648BR, Senior Software Engineer, grade 58 and Requisition #46647BR, Software Engineer grade 57. Only one of these requisitions will be filled. The grade and role will depend on the incumbent's skills and experience and position requirements.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation and complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 059
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
M.S. in computer science or related field is preferred.Three years of full stack development using Java and related technologies. Ideal candidates will have professional experience with end-to-end development (front-end, RESTful web services, database design). Experience working with Agile methodologies (continuous integration, unit testing, SCRUM) is highly desirable. Experience with React, Redux, Hibernate, and Spring is highly desirable. Experience with similar front end technologies like AngularJS and extJS is also valuable. Candidates should be comfortable collaborating with technical leadership, sponsors, and end-users. Prior experience in the development of biomedical informatics applications and scientific software is highly desirable.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 46649BR
About Harvard University Medical School
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.