Posting Details

Posting Details

Reference Number 40-24919
School Name Perelman School of Medicine
Org PS-Neuropsychiatry
Posted to the Web 06/26/2017
Posted Job/Salary Grade C
Employment Type Exempt
Hours 40.00
Position Type Full Time
Position Schedule Mon-Fri, 9-5
Months 12
Position Length Contingent Upon Funding
Position End Date
University Overview

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.

School/Center Overview

The Brain Behavior Lab (BBL) at Penn Medicine and the Lifespan Brain Institute (LiBI) at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Penn Medicine are devoted to the study of brain and behavior using innovative clinical, cognitive and neuroimaging techniques and the application of bioinformatics resources. The bioinformatics team provides tools enabling data collection and management including analytics and computational support to investigators at Penn and at CHOP and to collaborators around the world. The Database developer/DBA will be part of this growing bioinformatics team and play a role in the analysis, design, implementation, and support of applications involving study and data management. The position requires expertise in database design and development with core Java knowledge to understand and manage existing applications of our database. Responsibilities include further development – custom enhancements for applications and tools and redesign of database and related applications to better serve the needs of end users. S/He will also be responsible for constructing data solutions for easy, efficient and reliable data accessibility. The position requires a candidate competent in all aspects of application development, work independently, multi-task in a fast-paced environment while producing robust data management solutions and be eager to learn and embrace change.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline and at least 2 years experience in building and supporting applications systems or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Additional years of experience strongly preferred.
    * Knowledge of Oracle database and development tools (PL/SQL, SQL Plus, Forms, Reports, JDeveloper, Java, Framework, and JSP)
    * Demonstrated experience with Unix/Linux environment including shell scripting
    * Experience with version control software (Mercurial, Git).
    * Familiarity with Grant Management Systems (OnCore, Velos) preferred
    * Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team-based environment and to communicate well with IT and non-IT staff
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.
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  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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  2. * What is your highest level of education completed?
    • Less than high school education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Vocational or Technical School
    • Associate's Degree or Two Year College
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PHD/MD/JD or equivalent doctoral degree
  3. * How many years of experience do you have related to this position?
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    • 1 to 2 Years
    • 2 to 3 Years
    • 3 to 5 Years
    • 5 to 7 Years
    • 7 to 10 Years
    • Over 10 Years
  4. * Do you have knowledge of Oracle database and development tools (PL/SQL, SQL Plus, Forms, Reports, JDeveloper, Java, Framework, and JSP)?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have demonstrated experience with Unix/Linux environment including shell scripting; experience with version control software (Mercurial, Git)?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have a familiarity with Grant Management Systems (OnCore, Velos) preferred; strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team-based environment and to communicate well with IT and non-IT staff?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter