Software engineer position at  Emory University (Atlanta, Georgia, USA)

The Emory University Center for Comprehensive Informatics ( is seeking an innovative software engineer to design, implement, and productize an extreme large data base for analytical medical imaging – an innovative high performance medical imaging GIS system for biomedical research and healthcare. We focus on next-generation open source software systems that enable scientists, engineers, clinicians and healthcare administrators to synthesize and explore information from heterogeneous, distributed, and large biomedical datasets in novel ways for discovery and decision-making.

The development of the system is driven by the requirements of leading edge scientific projects, the needs of Emory Healthcare, and Federal Government’s efforts in health information management. This position offers tremendous growth and career opportunity for someone who enjoys taking on challenging technical problems and applying intellect and software development skills in a fast paced environment. Your work will become widely known through adoption of our system, collaborative participation in large scale projects and community-driven open source software efforts, and through publications and presentations. We collaborate with external research groups in the development of the system and high-end computing projects and are positioned to draw upon the first rate technical and scientific resources available at Emory and Georgia Tech. More senior candidates will be expected to have excellent technical leadership and interpersonal communication skills including the ability to translate and communicate technical issues to a non-technical audience.


You should have a master's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field. You must have expert programming skills in object oriented-design and Java. Experience on designing and implementing efficient database systems is strongly desired. Experience with software engineering practices such as requirements gathering, version control, testing practices, and configuration management is preferred. Other desirable skills include XML technologies, C/C++,  MapReduce, web service and Web application development, and technical writing.

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