University of Pennsylvania SENIOR APPLICATION DEVELOPER in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Reference Number 07-28627
Posted Job Title SENIOR APPLICATION DEVELOPER
School Name Wharton School
Org Behavior Change for Good
Posted to the Web 05/01/2018
Posted Job/Salary Grade D
Employment Type Exempt
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule Monday-Friday, 9-5
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.
Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.
The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
The World’s First Business SchoolJOSEPH WHARTON, FOUNDERIn 1881, American entrepreneur and industrialist Joseph Wharton established the world’s first collegiate school of business at the University of Pennsylvania.Wharton’s pioneering vision was to produce graduates who would become ‘pillars of the state, whether in private or in public life.’ The Wharton School maintains a long tradition of educating visionary business leaders in academia, business, government, and not-for-profit organizations.Today, Wharton has expanded the scope of this vision to become the most comprehensive source of business knowledge in the world – with over 225 faculty members, 95,000 alumni, 5,000 students across 10 academic departments, 20 research centers, and more than 9,000 executive education participants annually. https://www.wharton.upenn.edu/
Led by Penn professors Angela Duckworth and Katherine Milkman, the Behavior Change for Good Initiative unites leaders in the social sciences, medicine, computer science, and neuroscience, making this the greatest interdisciplinary effort in history to change behavior for good. The Initiative is developing an interactive digital platform to improve daily decisions about health, education, and savings. This position will be responsible for the development, monitoring and on-going maintenance of this research platform. These responsibilities include: Performing technical and functional analysis of information, processing and management systems; designing systems and identifying interrelationships among systems; preparing detailed specifications from which programs or processes are developed. Working with data sets, performing data analytics. Developing or modifying procedures to solve complex problems, taking into consideration computer equipment capacity and limitations. The software engineer will be responsible for program design, development, testing, debugging, maintenance and documentation; maintaining full knowledge of all phases of systems development methodology and strategies. The software engineer will also be responsible for monitoring and administering applications during scheduled experiments. Ensure adherence to departmental technical, quality assurance and security standards. Determines functional requirements for client business processes and may organize, plan and manage projects. This is a grant-funded position.
Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Quick Link http://jobs.hr.upenn.edu/postings/36602
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