The Office of Information Technology (OIT) provides user support and training, classroom technology and media services, application development, systems administration, consultation, Web technology and I.T. project management for the Tufts University School of Medicine, including the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, and the Public Health and Professional Degree Programs. Information technology at the Medical School includes key resources and services that are an indispensable part of administration, teaching, research, and campus life. A key role of OIT is to collaborate with other departments that provide administrative and academic IT services, including the Hirsh Health Sciences Library, Technology for Learning – Health Sciences(TL-HS), University Information Technology (UIT) and affiliated hospitals.
Participates in various projects which involve: analyzing and documenting business processes and user needs; Designs, codes, tests and documents Web based applications, databases and services for the School of Medicine and other organizations supported by OIT.; Creates and manages applications and services to satisfy technical and user requirements and to support the mission and strategic goals of the department, the school and the University. Ensures that best practices in application development are followed, including thorough quality assurance, testing, version control, documentation and release procedures for the applications and databases developed.
Basic Requirements: A BA or BS with 3-5 years of experience. Formal training or exceptional, demonstrated ability in Software Engineering including the analysis, design, and use of Relational Databases and online applications is essential. — Extensive experience designing, developing, and maintaining database driven applications including data modeling and stored procedure development and maintenance. — Microsoft .NET Framework (2.0+) — ASP.NET, C#, VBA, VBScript ,Visual Studio for Applications — Extensive experience in a variety of Web and database technologies, protocols and tools including: Web 2.0, Web Services including Web Services Standards (WSDL, SOAP, REST), CSS, XHTML, XML/XSLT/XPath, SQL, — cross-brower compatibility issues — Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Flash). — Solid understanding of and experience with standard coding methods and established best practices for software quality assurance, application security, version/source control systems, change and configuration management. Some travel to appropriate professional meetings and conferences.