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Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong knowledge of Python (including Pandas and NumPy) [see dlatk.wwbp.org for actual code base]
  • Basic knowledge of software engineering principles.
    ◦ Proficient in SQL
    ◦ Proficient in Git and version control
    ◦ Proficient in Linux shell (e.g. bash)
  • Ability to define and solve logical problems for technical applications.
    ◦ Understanding of statistics / linear algebra / quantitative research methods
  • 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. 
Preferred Education and Experience
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or similar discipline
  • Demonstrated experience with:
    ◦ Python
    ◦ R and/or statistical computing
    ◦ Web-service APIs
    ◦ Natural Language Processing
    ◦ Machine Learning, Deep Learning (PyTorch or TensorFlow)
    ◦ Hadoop, Spark or other cluster implementations
Desired values and interests:
  • Interest in research questions
  • Self-motivated problem- and puzzle-solving
  • Interest in writing of publications (conference publications)
  • Team spirit
  • Previous industry or research programming experience 

  • 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
* - The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.

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.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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, https://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Job Code: 4821
Grade: I
Exemption: Exempt

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