Software Engineer, Department of Biomedical Informatics (BMI)

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
School Of Medicine
SOM: BMI: Admin
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Information Technology
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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  • Provides software development support including the identification and generation of software specifications and the designing, development, implementation and revision of software applications to meet business needs.
  • Supports software applications and associated operating systems.
  • Reviews software specifications, systems, models and coding using analytical and investigative methods and techniques to ensure required specifications meet system needs.
  • Participates in software testing and subsequent modifications.
  • Writes and edits reports to provide recommendations, conclusions and other data.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, math, engineering or a related field and one year of related experience in programming and software systems or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Knowledge of software development in a research institution context preferred.


  • Demonstrates high-performance computing experience on both local and cloud (GCP, AWS, and/or Azure) environments in a research setting.
  • This role requires command-line, shell scripting, Python programming, and web development proficiency and benefits from MATLAB programming, machine learning and statistical programming, database experience, and scientific computing experience.
  • Demonstrates expertise in designing, developing, and maintaining software, databases, and interfaces.
  • Collaborates and communicates with internal and external research and engineering team members and supports the organization and timely progress of their efforts.
  • Provides direct technical support and helps guide, implement, and maintain further improvements to software, databases, and interfaces and works with the entire team to diagnose and fix related issues.
  • Documents code and data, develops and maintains websites, contributes to research articles, and responds to external queries via email, the web, and through managed lists.
  • May assist in grant and other funding applications, as necessary and appropriate.
  • Demonstrates ability to function as part of a team as well as to function independently under supervision.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future.  Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

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