Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Job opening at Duke University: Software developer with research focus


Under the direction of the Chair of the Department of Radiology at Duke University and an international research group, the Software Engineer is responsible for developing and maintaining a research platform used to study visual perception. This research project utilizes eye trackers to capture gaze paths as the Radiologists search through medical image data sets. Your role involves rapid software development; as such you should be comfortable with swiftly assembling software on short iterations without formal requirements.

Tasks and Activities:

  • Rapid software development to support research activities without formal requirements.
  • Analyze design and architectural issues, and adjust existing system design and procedures to solve problems in a dynamic environment.
  • Solving a wide range of problems ranging from user interface design to more complex architectural design without supervision.
  • Readily accept responsibility and demonstrate ability to work independently.
  • Responsible for designing, developing, implementing, testing and maintaining software.
  • Regularly communicate project progress, issues, and risks to project manager.
  • Organizing datacollection with human subjects using eye tracking devices and the developed software platform.
Qualifications:

Required:
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience in the development, implementation and maintenance of an information system.
  • Aptitude to learn and understand change in software development process, procedures and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated experience with scientific methodology, academic writing and basic statistical analysis.
  • 5+ years of software development experience in object-orient programming technologies.
  • 2+ years of experience with Microsoft .Net C# and Windows Presentation Foundation.
  • Detailed technical knowledge and experience in use of data structures and network programming using TCP/IP and UDP.
Desired:
  • Experience with eye track systems or other forms of video-based tracking systems.
  • Experience from software engineering in a research setting.
  • Experience with the DICOM Medical Image format and visualization.
  • Experience designing or implementing algorithms for data analysis and image processing.
Education
MS+ in Computer Science or equivalent

Please visit this page to apply for the opening.

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