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Job Summary We are looking for a part time programmer to assist in the collaborative project in high-thoughput imaging and data analysis. The applicant will be responsible to produce a file conversion script to encode an incoming text stream of metadata and to write them to a text-based index file in XML format. The output file will be imported into the PerkinElmer Columbus image server to register all metadata and their corresponding images.
Job Duties - To write a file conversion script to organize an incoming text stream of metadata and to encode them in XML format. - To assist in the integration of the script to existing software, and operating system. - To debug the program to fit the output file specification and conversion speed requirement. - To join a regular Skype tele-conference bi-weekly to report the work progress - To answer technical inquiries concerning the script through email or phone call. - At the end of work contract, the programmer will be responsible to provide the source code and the installation instruction. - Other duties assigned.
Basic Qualifications - Undergraduate/Master major in Computer science, Physics or Engineering.
Preferred Qualifications - Knowledge about XML specification is required. - Knowledge about XSLT and Python, and relational database are preferred but not a requirement.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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