We also believe in a fantastic work environment, awesome work-life balance, killer technology, and empowering our people to grow as professionals and people. Working at COS means that you’ll be surrounded by colleagues who are constantly striving to improve science and the tools that support it. We set high expectations for ourselves and are always trying to stay out in front of software and research trends. We are committed to quality design and architecture, an agile methodology, and contributing to the open-source community. Sound like you? Join us!
COS is committed to building a research culture inclusive of all contributors and their skilled contributions. Please view the COS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement for details regarding how we maximize opportunity in our staffing, collaborative partnerships, and in the greater research community in order to advance research and technology.
The Senior-level Backend and Database Software Engineer develops, modifies and maintains complex open source software applications, focusing on configuration, optimization, and support of the database and data infrastructure. This is a collaborative role across the Engineering, Research, and Product teams, to ensure successful design, development, and delivery of technological solutions to meet organizational priorities relating to data science and analytics. This role collaborates across the engineering and product teams, as well as external users and stakeholders to ensure successful design, development, and delivery of technology solutions to meet organizational priorities. This role is responsible for supporting and implementing technology direction, assisting management and other senior technical leaders create strategic roadmaps, and executing priorities to meet objectives. The Sr. SWE is equipped to be accountable for technical seniority in the organization because of demonstrated ability to lead software projects and mentor staff members and expertise in design and coding activities with other staff members, and proven ownership of cross-team shared infrastructure.
Please apply by submitting a resume here. Questions about the position and COS are welcome and can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note, in order to be considered for this position you must be authorized to work in the United States and have a U.S. address and bank account. Remote workers must be located within the U.S.
COS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also strongly encourage applications from members of groups underrepresented in science and technology industries.
COS supports a distributed work environment that includes both onsite at our office in Charlottesville, VA, and offsite employees along with flexible working schedules and a variety of work interactions among teams. We aim to bridge the physical and digital workplace, so that we can be inclusive and dynamic and support a diverse team that is contributing to our globally situated mission.
COS has developed a variety of software tools and workflows based on our free Open Science Framework to help researchers manage and archive their research, privately or publicly. We work with a great technology stack and the latest tools.
COS helps connect and build open science communities of researchers, their affiliated institutions, their funders, and the publishers of research outcomes.
COS supports and conducts research on scientific practices. Our team members are thought leaders on open science and our tools serve as critical research platforms.