Petit Manan Lighthouse, off the Maine coast


Jackson Laboratory

Posted 2011-03-07.

Software Engineer III

The Jackson Laboratory has a position available for a Software
Engineer III, reporting to the Manager of Applications Development in
the Laboratory's IT department.  The successful candidate will have
significant application programming experience and will develop
applications to meet the dynamic needs of various groups at the Lab.
The candidate will be required to work with multiple languages and
technologies and may need to learn new technologies as new challenges
are presented.

The position will focus in two areas: data warehouse development and
web application development.  The candidate must have an understanding
of data warehousing and business intelligence concepts, such as the
ETL development process, star and snow flake schemas, OLAP Cubes and
database design principles.  For web application development, the
candidate will have experience with technologies such as .NET, Java,
Perl, AJAX, JavaScript, and Web Application Frameworks. Other highly
desirable skills include: familiarity or experience with ERP systems
namely Microsoft Dynamic AX and/or Lawson; familiarity with Microsoft
Visual Studio, C/C++; Java Enterprise Development.

This position requires strong analytical skills, excellent
interpersonal skills and the ability to work within a software
development team. The candidate will interact with business personnel,
other software engineers and systems analysts to develop
specifications for solutions that will ultimately be implemented by
the candidate or other software engineers. The successful candidate
will be detail- oriented, possess excellent oral and written
communication skills, and be experienced with software development
life cycle processes that include formal documentation, testing, and
software configuration management.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a BS degree in
computer science or a related technical degree and at least five years
of work experience in the technologies described above.  Eight years
or more of experience is preferred.  Interested individuals should
apply on-line at, refer to job requisition #2625.