Full Stack Engineer - Human-Computer Interaction Institute, SCS
Job posting number: #7083432
Posted: August 19, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionCarnegie Mellon University’s mission is to build a transformative educational experience for students focused on deep disciplinary knowledge; problem solving; leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills; and personal health and well-being. Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science (SCS) is widely recognized as one of the first and the best computer science programs in the world. Our programs train the next generation of innovators to take real-world problems and improve the way people live and work.
The Personalized Learning ^2 (PL^2) project is addressing the opportunity gap for marginalized students through personalized mentoring and tutoring with artificial intelligence learning software. We are looking for Fullstack Engineer candidates to join the group and help us create the next phase of the PL^2 app, used by mentors and their students. Candidates should have a strong technical background in a field with applications in HCI (computer science, information science, learning sciences). Greater focus will be placed on project portfolios than qualifications.
Applicants should include a brief cover letter, a URL of recent projects, and resume.
Core responsibilities will include:
Collaborating with Product Management, Design, and Research to build features in support of the product strategy.
Building product features end-to-end: through conception, exploration, iteration, and maintenance.
Documenting new designs, code and modifications.
Maintaining existing applications.
Supporting business user questions/issues regarding applications and/or systems issues and availability.
Participating in QA efforts as needed.
Attending required meetings and participating in various seminars and training classes to maintain or update skills as needed.
Maintaining regular communication between all team members and partners on an assigned project regarding status and progress.
Flexibility, excellence, and passion are vital qualities within the School of Computer Science. Inclusion, collaboration and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who is able to effectively interact with a varied population of internal and external partners at a high level of integrity. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems required.
Passion for UI and supporting learning science.
Ability to thrive in a fast paced, ambiguous environment with a high degree of autonomy.
Successful background check