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Software engineers at the Software & Application Innovation Lab (SAIL) contribute to a variety of cutting-edge computational and data-driven research efforts while developing their skills in the latest technologies within a professional software engineering environment. The projects undertaken by SAIL software engineers have tangible and direct impacts on academic research, public service, and industry partners in healthcare, finance, and technology.
All team members at SAIL are engaged in identifying efforts and shaping the long-term vision of our research agenda. In addition to working with other professional software engineers, you have the opportunity to collaborate with researchers at Boston University and beyond who are nationally respected as leaders in their corresponding areas of research. Additionally, you can develop new skills in almost every project, tackle diverse challenges in a flexible work environment, and mentor software engineer interns.
SAIL is housed within the Hariri Institute for Computing, which catalyzes, enables, and supports interdisciplinary research efforts across Boston University. Our team consists of ten full-time staff members and 10-15 interns each semester.
Software Engineer, Full-Stack
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As a full-stack software engineer, you will work within an agile team defining and building prototypes and production-quality open source libraries, applications, systems, and databases in domains such as digital health, data science, synthetic biology, biomedical engineering, neuroscience, and others. Opportunities for full-stack development work outside of these domains will also be available.
Software Engineer, Cybersecurity
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As a cybersecurity expert, you will work within an agile team building prototypes and production-quality open source libraries, applications, and systems that provide stronger security benefits in domains such as trustworthy distributed computing and secure multi-party computation, software-defined networking/clouds, and systems security at the OS, firmware, and hardware layers. Opportunities for full-stack development work outside of these domains will also be available.
This position is contingent upon the availability of grant funding.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.