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Harvard University Software Developer ATI in Cambridge, Massachusetts

53451BRAuto req ID:53451BRJob Code:I0757P Applications Professional III Location:USA - MA - Allston Business Title:Software Developer, Assistive Technology InitiativeSub-Unit:------------ Appointment End Date:22-Feb-2023Salary Grade ( :057Time Status:Full-time Union:00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary Additional Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience.

  • 4+ years of programming experience, with one or more of the following: Java, Python, React Native, C#, C, C++, Javascript, Node.js and packages (npm, MongoDB, Express, React, NestJS, Loopback, Nginx), RESTFUL APIs, JSON, & custom data formats,

  • Knowledge of AWS systems (including EC2, S3, CloudFront), GitHub, Bitbucket, Jira Software.

  • Excellent communication, analytical, problem solving, and data analysis skills.

  • Experience with user interface design and data visualization is a plus

Additional Information:

  • This is a 2-year term position.

  • Applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to be considered for this position.

  • The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences does not provide visa sponsorship for administrative and staff positions.

  • Many SEAS employees are eligible for Flexible Work Arrangements, which may be explored during the interview process.

  • The department is currently operating in a modified manner resulting from restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Until the department returns to full operational on-campus status, this position will require a combination of on-site and remote work. The specific on-site hours will be determined throughout the onboarding process, although they may change in the future based on the needs of the department.

Commitment to Diversity

SEAS is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment. Some of our core values include respect for all, serving the greater good, and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

About SEAS

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences serves as the connector and integrator of Harvard’s teaching and research efforts in engineering, applied sciences, and technology. Our core tenets are educating broad-minded students; interdisciplinary research; integration across disciplines; and balancing theory, experimentation and practice to create an unmatched environment for learning and exploration. Through collaboration with researchers from all parts of Harvard, other universities, and industry, we bring discovery and innovation directly to bear on improving human life and society. For more information about us, please visit

Department:SEAS^Research StaffPre-Employment Screening:Education, IdentitySchedule:

Job Function:Information Technology School/Unit:Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences EEO Statement: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, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.Job Summary:

Independently perform complex applications/web development for projects of large to very large size and complexity; typically work as part of a team to implement business solutions. Responsible for all aspects of application development cycle. Code advanced and complex software solutions.

Typical Core Duties:

  • Participate fully in software development life cycle

  • Implement and support technical solutions to deliver business requirements

  • Identify and evaluate opportunities to improve services

  • Contribute ideas to coding best practices and new technologies

  • Draw on relationship and technical skills to act as technical liaison to internal and external clients

  • Abide by and follow the Harvard University IT technical standards, policies and Code of Conduct

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years’ post-secondary education or relevant work experience

Certificates and Licenses:

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office setting

Job-Specific Responsibilities:

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) seeks a talented, creative, and enthusiastic individual to develop web and mobile tools for use in early-stage product development and advanced research. As part of the Assistive Technology Initiative (ATI), the candidate will work with teams within and beyond Harvard to build new tools for biometrics and human performance enhancement that make up the core of multiple emerging startups.

  • Develop applications that run on mobile targets and interact with custom hardware using communication protocols such as BLE.

  • Develop interfaces with custom and SaaS applications for use by multiple ATI project teams.

  • Work in an agile development environment, participate in the application development life cycle, and successfully deliver projects and ongoing enhancements through release management and change management processes using tools such as GitHub.

  • Perform unit testing and review functional test scripts to ensure that appropriate testing occurs to meet all requirements.

  • Ensure that applications have sophisticated scheduling tools, error handling, audit, and monitoring of data jobs and services. Participate in application audits when necessary.

  • Function as a technical lead and mentor peer developers.