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Joyce Gabrielle
Systems Programmer (Python/PostgreSQL)

We are looking for an experienced systems programmer to write Python  
scripts that will aid the lead sysadmin with ongoing maintenance and  
system monitoring. As a member of this team, you will be supporting a  
multi-site application used by academic medical researchers throughout  
North America.

Qualifications Required:

* Strong written communication
* Three or more years of Python programming experience
* Three or more years of UN*X (ideally, FreeBSD) system administration  
* Experience with regression tests and thinking through failure points  
in software
* Experience with bug tracking and revision control (e.g., Subversion  
and Trac)

Qualifications Desired (from most to least preferred):

* One or more years of PostgreSQL database configuration experience
* Experience with remote development practices
* Solid understanding of security practices (we deal with personal  
health information and biomedical research data)
* Understanding of disaster recovery planning and recovery procedures
* Experience dealing with remote development groups (over IRC)
* Experience with biomedical research
* Familiarity with virtualization software (one growth opportunity we  
envision for this role involves virtualization of the application)

The admin team works remotely throughout the U.S., so the ideal  
candidate would have the opportunity to telecommute as well. In this  
position, you would have the opportunity to work with an experienced  
and dedicated development team. Compensation is commensurate with  
experience. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to: [hidden email]

About our Company:

Prometheus Research, LLC, builds, delivers, and supports informatics  
systems and tools that enable dynamic scientific collaboration. The  
company's software portfolio is built upon core open source projects,  
many developed in-house by prominent OSS contributors, and in  
conjunction with the Python programming language and the PostgreSQL  
relational database.

We value integrity, curiosity, and determination.  We are looking for  
exceptionally talented, bright individuals who want to be part of a  
remarkable team.  We offer an informal work environment, flexible work  
schedules, and competitive compensation packages.

We are dedicated to learning and to professional growth. The hierarchy  
is relatively flat, and responsibilities quickly increase to match  
abilities.  We are engaged in our work, and we expect it to bring high  
value to our clients and have a major affect on the practice of  

Our main offices are located in downtown New Haven, CT, near Yale  
University, restaurants and shopping. Strong public transportation  
includes local bus service and regional commuter and Amtrak rail lines  
that reach New York, NY and Boston, MA.

Prometheus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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