Current Openings

Programmer Analyst

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research currently has an opening for a Programmer Analyst who will work as part of the Research Systems team.

Primary job responsibilities include designing and developing custom Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) using test driven development and continuous integration principles; development and maintenance of applications for storing, tracking, and visualizing laboratory orders and data; developing, testing, and deploying modules updates per feature prioritization; implementing fixes and improvements based on end user requests; and working with the agile/scrum team to develop and deliver software in timely manner.  The current LIMS system has 30 individual modules with common Symfony/EXTJS framework.  

In addition to excellent communications skills and the ability to function in a team-oriented environment, the successful candidate will have experience with a Version Control System, Agile/Scrum development, and a PHP framework.

Minimum requirements include an undergraduate degree in computer science or equivalent discipline; prior experience with Object Oriented PHP5, Javascript and any related frameworks, relational database design and development (My SQL, etc.), a working knowledge of HTML5/CSS, and excellent time management skills.  Those with prior experience in Symfony, EXTJS and PHPUnit are highly encouraged to apply.

Application Instructions: To apply, please submit (1) a current resume and (2) at least two letters of recommendation to careers@stowers.org or to Administration Department, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, 1000 E 50th Street, Kansas City, MO 64110.