Full Stack Developer (Software Developer 1)

Information Technology Services
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We're looking for someone who

  • Is comfortable with the full software development lifecycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, testing, deployment, and support.
  • Is proficient in modern frontend web development, using standard technologies including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and frameworks like VueJS, React, or similar.
  • Is proficient in building backend/API systems (eg REST or GraphQL), particularly using NodeJS.
  • Has a working knowledge of cloud infrastructure management and Linux system administration.
  • Understands and cares about software engineering best practices ensuring codebases and infrastructure are maintainable, secure, reliable, and performant long-term.
  • Has strong communication skills and the ability to self-direct.


Experience or interest in any of the following areas relevant to our stack is a plus:

  • Languages and frameworks like TypeScript, VueJS, NestJS or similar NodeJS frameworks, and PixiJS or other WebGL/canvas APIs.
  • JavaScript tooling such as Webpack, ESLint, Jest, and Cypress.
  • Relational database systems like MySQL or Postgres.
  • NoSQL database systems like MongoDB and Redis.
  • AWS, including services like EC2, RDS, S3, CodePipeline, ECS/Fargate, Lambda, CloudWatch, Elasticache, and Batch.
  • Infrastructure as Code tools like the AWS CDK, Ansible, and Docker.
  • Continuous integration/continuous deployment and other development automation practices.
  • UI/UX design.
  • Games/game design.
  • Science/scientific research, particularly in biochemistry/biomedicine.


Keep in mind you don't need to satisfy all these requirements - we're looking for someone who can write quality software and learn technologies as you need them.



Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.



  • Current knowledge of latest software and design standards. 
  • Ability to define and solve logical problems for technical applications.
  • Knowledge of and ability to select, adapt, and effectively use a variety of programming methods.
  • Ability to recognize and recommend needed changes in user and/or operations procedures.
  • Basic knowledge of software engineering principles.
  • Strong knowledge of at least one programming language.



  • 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.


May work extended hours, evening and weekends.


  • 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.


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