Job ID: 41011
Job Location: School of Medicine
Job Category: Information Technology Services
Date Posted: Dec 15, 2010
The Stanford Center for Biomedical Informatics Research, a division
within the Stanford University School of Medicine, is looking for a
senior-level software engineer to help design and develop extensions
to a large Web-based ontology editing system. The system uses Java
and GWT as its main technologies. The system is the customization of
the Protege ontology development environment for the use by the
World Health Organization in collaborative development of ICD-11.
The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is published by
WHO and is used worldwide for morbidity and mortality statistics,
reimbursement systems, and automated decision support in medicine.
This is a full-time position, fixed-term through 12/31/11 pending
additional grant funding.
Candidate will have at least an undergraduate degree in computer
science or a related discipline. Successful candidates will have at
least six years of experience developing high performance
applications in Java and three years of experience developing web
Experience maintaining and developing complex Java-based systems is
required. Knowledge of GWT programming is required.
Experience with JDBC is preferred. Experience fixing performance
problems and memory leaks is preferred. Experience with knowledge
bases or the Semantic Web is highly desirable but not required.
Experience working in an interdisciplinary environment is also
highly desirable. Experience collaborating with multiple
organizations in different parts of the country is highly desirable.
Experience developing collaborative platforms is highly desirable.
Experience developing social-networking tools is a plus.