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Employment

FAS Research Computing offers a unique environment for its staff to explore new technology, engage with world-class researchers and students, and work in a unique, exciting, cutting-edge Research/HPC environment. Faculty of Arts and Sciences RC provides not only high-performance computing and research support, but also training, engagement, continued learning, and special projects.

FASRC seeks a diverse team of highly-motivated and engaged personnel to make our mission a success and make our team a pleasure to work within. Come join us and enjoy the benefits of working for Harvard University in an exciting and ever-growing research computing group.


Current openings

 

Senior Research Software Engineer (Data Engineer)

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Harvard University is hiring a Senior Research Software Engineer to support the data engineering needs of Professor Francesca Dominici's group at the Harvard School of Public Health, which coalescing data from various governmental and non-governmental sources including high-resolution air pollution exposure data, census data, and health data from Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance companies. Projects would include engaging with researchers to develop and implement statistical and machine learning methods to estimate the causal effects of environmental exposures on health in the presence of high dimensional data. This position works within a team of Research Software Engineers and Systems Engineers and reports to the Associate Director of Research Software Engineering. This position is key in the development and implementation of system and data services that can be used to efficiently query data at a variety of spatial and temporal resolutions to meet the needs of a large and diverse network of collaborators.

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Senior Research Software Engineer (R Software Developer)

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FAS Research Computing is looking for a Senior Research Software Engineer (R Software Developer) to help with refactoring two R packages (developed by researchers) to meet the following,

  • Standard Code Design
  • Object-Oriented Design
  • Standard Input/Output
  • Source Control Management
  • Unit Testing
  • Optimization of built-in statistical/numerical libraries 
  • Containerization (Docker, Singularity)
  • Cloud-readiness
  • Porting to Python 3.X
  • Documentation

This position works within a team of Research Software Engineers and researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and reports to the Associate Director of Research Software Engineering. Please send an email to mohammadi_shad@harvard.edu if you interested and want to learn more.

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