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The Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS) in the Survey Research Center (SRC) at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research (ISR) is seeking an Applications Programmer/Analyst Associate. The successful candidate will bring hands-on technical expertise and experience to a fast-paced technical team.
IRIS is an IRB-approved data repository that collects, integrates, warehouses, and makes available both restricted and publicly available data on the social and economic impact of academic research and training. It is part of the Innovation, Networks, and Knowledge (INK) program at the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at the University of Michigan. ISR is the world’s largest academic social science survey and research organization and conducts some of the most widely-cite and influential social science research in the world. Its work is supported through institutional membership dues and research grants.
IRIS ingests member university administrative data related to research awards and student academic data into a highly protected data enclave environment and makes linkages to Census Bureau data and other datasets, allowing IRIS to then generate reports demonstrating the career trajectory of research staff, vendor spending, as well as other measures of impact. In addition, IRIS makes these combined datasets available for research purposes, allowing approved investigators to access de-identified data in a virtual data enclave. See iris.isr.umich.edu for more information.
- Conceptualize, design, and develop new/existing web products and reports inways that incorporate interactivity, customizable features and retain a high level of quality.
- Analyze complex programming challenges, as well as conceptualize solutions, while meeting production timelines and goals.
- Provide continuity and support of existing applications via design, coding and deployment.
- Serve as back-up to Lead Developer in managing IRIS portal, troubleshooting and deployment activities.
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field AND 1-2 years of analysis/programming (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Ability to learn new programming languages as needed
Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects to deadline
Proficient communication skills, both verbal and written
Collaborates well in a team environment
Effective organization and management of multiple priorities in a complex environment
Careful attention to detail
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as a successful team member
Masters’ degree in a relevant field and/or 3+ years of equivalent experience
Experience with REACT and d3
Experience with C# and ASP.NET.
Experience with Python and SQL.
The Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to maintain the excellence of the university, and to ground our research in varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
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The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.