#104927 Applications Programmer

San Diego, CA, USA
Jun 26, 2020
Jul 26, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
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#104927 Applications Programmer

Filing Deadline: Thu 7/2/2020

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The mission of the newly founded academic unit, Halicioglu Data Science Institute (HDSI) is to advance the scientific foundations for this exciting new field, and to support education and training of students who will be the new leaders in this area. Digital data have emerged as central to addressing critical societal needs and enhancing the quality of life in the coming decades. Data science touches virtually all aspects of life on our planet. At the campus level, UC San Diego already has tremendous strength in this area, ranging across all segments of the university.

For this reason, the Institute has been established as an independent unit that works collaboratively with schools, divisions, departments, centers, and faculty and students across the entire campus. The Institute is directed by two Co-Directors, who report to an Oversight Committee chaired by the Chancellor. The Institute will be the administrative home for the newly established undergraduate B.S. major and minor with over 600 undergraduates in Data Science, and will work with departments and the Academic Senate to create additional graduate and degree programs in data science. The institute will support collaborations between researchers across campus and will also provide critical resources to support innovation in data science.

The Applications Programmer will be developing Open Source Signal Processing Platform (OSP) that will equip clinical researchers with tools to conduct psychophysical investigations beyond what is possible today, leading to discoveries for improving healthcare. OSP is built on emerging technologies, including Smartphone chipsets Internet of Things (IoT). Work with the PI, co-PIs, and students to refactor and re-architect the (i) OS functions, (ii) Algorithm libraries, (iii) embedded web server backend and front end, and (iV) reference designs. Applies advanced software concepts and objectives to medium to large projects of broad scope and complexity. Regularly resolves highly complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Selects tools, methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to obtain results.


+ Highly advanced skills associated with software specification, design, modification, implementation and deployment of large-scale scope.

+ Proven ability to understand functional needs and how systems can support those needs. Ability to develop conversion and system implementation plans.

+ Advanced experience with identification and use of code libraries and open-source forums.

+ Demonstrated experience developing and executing complex test plans.

+ Proficient Web services, backend (databases), frontend (graphical user interfaces).


+ A background check is required.

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