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Software Engineer

Company: Mathematica Policy Research
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description: Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We collaborate closely with public- and private-sector partners to translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs, refine strategies, and enhance understanding using data science and analytics. Our work yields actionable information to guide decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education, early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment, disability, and international development. Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company's growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength. Read more about our benefits here: https://www.mathematica.org/career-opportunities/benefits-at-a-glance We are seeking aSoftware Engineer to join our Systems & Technology group within the Human Services business unit in the following office locations: Chicago, IL; Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC; Cambridge, MA; Ann Arbor, MI; Oakland, CA; Seattle, WA; Tucson, AZ; Woodlawn, MD; or remote. We are open to candidates with three or more years of experience using a variety of technologies including .NET and SQL Server. You will collaborate with project teams and will be self-driven to learn, push new ideas, and teach others. At Mathematica, we take pride in our commitment to diversity. Building an inclusive culture that draws on the individual strengths of employees from different ethnic backgrounds, cultures, lifestyles, abilities, and experience is key to our success. In this role, you will: Work with a senior programmer on multiple projects at a timeAssist with the design and build-out of web-based applications for Mathematica clients as well as internal usersDesign and build applications with simple user experiencesMaintain and enhance existing software and apply it to new projectsWork with infrastructure staff to support migration to AWSWrite testable software, with a focus on incremental innovationWork with project teams and end users to understand requirements for various projectsConduct and participate in code reviewsDocument, maintain, and support application functionalityWork both independently and on a teamPosition Requirements: Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or other relevant field or equivalent experience3+ years of professional experience as a Software Developer or similar roleKnowledge of at least one of the .NET languages such as C# and Visual Basic .NETProficient with front-end development languages including JavaScript, HTML5 and CSSKnowledgeable with Relational Databases and their schemas3+ years of SQLProvide valid inputs in database architectural discussionsTroubleshoot complex database issues in a timely fashionProvide programmatic guidance and support to team members when neededAbility to work with technical and non-technical staff on various projectsAbility to work on more than one project at a timeBe self-driven to learn, push new ideas, and teach othersStrong communication skillsStrong organizational skills and attention to detailNice-to-have Skills: Working knowledge of JavaScript frameworks and modern web technologies such as Angular 2+, d3.js, Vue/Vuex, React, Redux, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, or other open-source toolsProficiency in a server-side language (Node.js, Python, PHP, C#)Experience in AWS and its various services such as EC2, S3, Lambda, RDS, CloudFormation, DynamoDB, CodeBuild, etc.Secure coding, DevSecOps/CI/CD, 508 compliant codeExperience with modern source, build, and deploy toolsExperience in creating wireframes for prototyping needsClient-facing roles, consulting skills This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of $75,000-$100,000. This position may be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance. Various federal agencies with whom we contract require that staff successfully undergo a background investigation or security clearance as a condition of working on the project. If you are assigned to such a project, you will be required to obtain the requisite security clearance. In accordance with Executive Order 14042 and its implementing guidelines, all Mathematica employees must provide documentation that they have been fully vaccinated or obtain an accommodation through Human Resources by providing documentation from a licensed health care provider that they are unable to be vaccinated against COVID-19 because of a disability (which would include medical conditions) or provide an attestation that they are entitled to an accommodation because of a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume, location preference, and salary expectations. Available Locations:Chicago, IL; Princeton, NJ; Washington, DC; Cambridge, MA; Ann Arbor, MI; Oakland, CA; Seattle, WA; Tucson, AZ; Woodlawn, MD; or Remote #LI-NN1We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Keywords: Mathematica Policy Research, Cambridge , Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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