Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Application Developer for the Center of Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation. The Application Developer will be responsible for the entire development life cycle of web-based applications including system design, coding, testing, and documentation. This position is expected to work on projects with complex applications including significant development/implementation of new technology, design, analysis, web development, and data management. The projects involved are related to RBDH O&M dashboard funded by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and CITADEL – A Hazard Mitigation Planning and Disaster Preparedness Collaboratory in New Jersey funded by FEMA/New Jersey Office of Emergency Management. Both projects aim to significantly reduce the risk of flooding to New Jersey communities through advanced geospatial mapping, flood modeling, and risk communication.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Creates web-based platforms to integrate large geospatial data sets with flood models, to create multi-mode visualizations in mission critical scenarios.
Able to propose solutions to new and complex problems, manage team members and give advice on the latest web technology to members and groups within the center.
Staying informed on the latest advances in web technology, computer visualization algorithms, and hardware.
Integrate and adapt the systems according to the advances.
Give demonstrations and presentations to different stakeholders.
Teach, train and guide colleagues and end-users.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Master's Degree in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
A minimum of two years of IT experience with web development and mobile development for 3D visualization of big geospatial data sets such as point cloud and flood simulation outputs.
Apple Mac Pro M2 Laptop.
Custom-assembled lab server with Nvidia GPU. Ubuntu Server 20.04.
Custom-assembled lab data server with 100TB storage. Ubuntu Server 20.04.
Amazon Web Services EC2 Instances. Ubuntu Server 20.04.
Amazon Web Services S3.
Microsoft Visual Studio Code.
MS SQL Server.
Amazon Web Services S3.
AWS based Flood Early Warning systems (potential 100 users).
AWS based Flood Risk Visualization Portal (potential 200 users).
Flood Risk Mobile App (potential 200 users).
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Travel within the U.S. to sponsors, stakeholders, and client sites will be necessary to attend meetings.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.