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SPORE Software Engineer

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 02/13/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 04/13/2018
Working Title SPORE Software Engineer
Job Classification Systems/Programmer III
Department Name 35212-Med-Otolaryngology
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0136230
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The Head & Neck SPORE is seeking a part- or full-time Software Engineer to support software solutions for management of clinical, pathologic and genomic data in an enterprise healthcare environment. The Software Engineer will assist with day-to-day needs including continual hardware and software upgrades and database maintenance operations. In addition, the Software Engineer will assist in building and maintaining a robust web-based software solution for the processing of large-scale clinical and genomics data.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, database management, developing, deploying and maintaining ASP.NET or JAVA-based web application in a Windows Server environment, user interface development, and managing and using Oracle as a backend database for web applications.

Education Required Master's
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Qualified candidates should hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science. Applicants are expected to have at least intermediate experience with front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript), back-end programming languages (C# or JAVA), and SQL databases. Applicants should have a minimum of two years of experience in web application development for large and complex data in clinical research settings.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents