Student Software Developer

Do you have a passion for developing the next great web-based application or learning about the distributed systems in practice? Are you looking for an interesting, challenging on-campus student job where you will learn new technologies and real-world professional technical experience while having a direct impact on scientists world-wide?
CyVerse is a fast-paced, NSF-funded project whose mission is to develop an advanced cyberinfrastructure for the life sciences community. The CyVerse Core Services Team is looking for undergraduate full-time student software development interns during the 2017 summer to contribute to CyVerse's cyberinfrastructure and cloud services. There may be an opportunity to continue the paid internship into the regular academic year.
Successful candidates are highly motivated, are willing to learn new technologies, have excellent time management skills, and have some prior software development and programming experience. If available, a portfolio or examples of prior projects would be appreciated.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities for the student software developer include:
  • Design, develop, or enhance scripts, software, or web applications according to a schedule and to specifications
  • Installing and configuring of open‐source software
  • Writing documentation, including specifications, requirements, use cases and design documents
  • Evaluating and contributing to open source software
  • Providing technical support
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks, work with minimal supervision, and have the motivation to follow through with tasks
  • Must have an excellent (positive) attitude, passion for technology, and willingness to work with other members on the team and end-users
  • Ideally, should have some level of relevant experience, skills, or technical understanding required for the specific position, such as HTML5, CSS, Python, Javascript frameworks, and/or Linux Systems programming or administration

Hourly rate will depend on experience.

If you are interested in the position, please send your resume and cover letter to Edwin Skidmore, edwin@cyverse.org.