• Software Development Engineer II

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


    This Position will provide systems analysis and programming support to the Comprehensive Center for the Advancement of Scientific Strategies (COMPASS).  COMPASS primarily functions as a coordination center for cancer research consortia including responsibilities for data collection, management and dissemination.  This position will work independently and as part of a systems support unit to build, maintain and enhance custom built web applications that collect and manage research data for multi-site studies.


    • Elicit requirements
    • Develop software features and reports to meet user specifications and regulatory compliance
    • Modify existing complex classic ASP and .NET programs
    • Test & debug new and modified software
    • Assist in the design of applications to meet user specifications
    • Create and maintain documentation
    • Assist in creation of application architecture and design for small projects
    • Collaborate with other members of IT staff and end users
    • Trouble-shoot and fix bugs
    • Deliver through all stages of the software development lifecycle
    • Follow software development best practices
    • Participate in code and design reviews
    • Perform other responsibilities as required


    Minimum qualifications:

    • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field desired
    • 2 year professional web application development experience with ASP.NET and classic ASP on MS IIS Server
    • Hands-on programming experience using C#, VB Script, JavaScript, HTML, CCS and .NET Web Service. MS SQL Server
    • Solid knowledge of relational database, programming and implementing SQL Server databases with stored procedures, database functions and ODBC and OLEDB database connectivity methods
    • Strong analytical abilities and problem solving skills
    • UI Development experience
    • Enjoys working in a team environment and has a proven record of positive contributions to the work of the team
    • Demonstrated ability to manage ever-changing priorities and multiple projects simultaneously
    • Ability to work well with a diverse group of people

    Preferred qualifications:

    • SharePoint programming
    • SAS programming
    • Experience coding to meet HIPAA and/or FDA validation requirements
    • Interest in biomedical research

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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