Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 231724-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Engineering, Information Systems/Technology

Position Summary:

The Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies is seeking a software developer to help build and enhance the mobile applications we use for our research studies. The Center is a mission-driven organization directed by Dr. David Gustafson focused on research using technology, organizational, and behavioral change projects to improve health and quality of life for individuals and families facing chronic or life-threatening illnesses. Our current projects focus on substance-misuse recovery support, helping substance abuse treatment agencies, and improving the quality of life for older adults.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Experience developing mobile applications with Cordova, Cordova plugins, and Ionic stongly preferred.
- Experience using Gitlab and scripting deployment pipelines using Bash stongly preferred.
- Experience with PHP, MySQL, Angular, and Python for data analysis stongly preferred.
- Experience working in an academic research center stongly preferred.
- Experience working with HTML, CSS, and Javascript/Typescript preferred.
- Be self-motivated and able to work independently with limited supervision.
- Able to produce functional prototypes from mockups and ideas that may not be complete.
- Able to communicate technical concepts to non-technical people.
- Strong attention to detail and possess good documentation skills.
- Committed to practicing Clean Code principles.
- Motivated by a desire for continuous learning and finding creative ways to solve problems and improve your work.
- Passionate about helping others and using technology to improve people's lives.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $46,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit resume, cover letter, and three professional references. A code sample from a Cordova plugin on github, with documentation, and reference to an approved app is also required.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Mar 2 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Mar 16 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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