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● Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Other Relevant Education and Experience May Include:
● An advanced degree in the social sciences, computer science, humanities, or a related area is highly desirable.
● Relevant experience may include work in one or more of the following domains: information visualization; statistical and textual analysis; natural language processing; event modeling; large dataset management and transformation; digital content creation, storage, and discovery; geospatial analysis; high performance computing environments; or network analysis.
● Experience working closely with faculty in an academic setting to create products that are acknowledged successes, and excellent verbal and written communication skills, are strongly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Required):
● Expertise in designing, developing, testing, and deploying applications.
● Proficiency with application design and data modeling.
● Ability to define and solve logical problems for highly technical applications.
● Strong communication skills with both technical and non-technical clients.
● Ability to lead activities on structured team development projects.
● Ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.
● Knowledge of application domain (that is, the use of technology in support of social science and/or humanities scholarship).

Other Relevant Knowledge, Skills and Abilities May Include:
● Experience with software languages and modern stacks (e.g., R, STATA, SPSS, or other statistical packages; Python, Javascript, Ruby on Rails, PHP.). Experience with relational databases (e.g., PostgreSQL, MySQL); and with Linked Data technologies is preferred.
● Familiarity with version control systems (git) and code repositories (GitHub).
● Experience developing dynamic and interactive media, and/or interactive scholarly works for multiple devices with experience implementing best practices for responsive design and accessibility is a plus.
● Familiarity with agile software development practices.

Physical Requirements:
● Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
● Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
● Occasionally stand/walk, writing by hand.
● Rarely use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.

Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Working Conditions:
● May work extended hours, evening and weekends.

Work Standards:
● Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
● Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
● Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Code: 4822
Job Grade: J

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