Back-end Developer / Programmer for our SRI department

The Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) is a cutting-edge institute addressing global public health challenges through research, translation into policy and education. ISGlobal has a broad portfolio in communicable and non-communicable diseases including environmental and climate determinants, and applies a multidisciplinary scientific approach ranging from the molecular to the population level. Research is organized in three main areas, Malaria and other Infectious Diseases, Child and Maternal Health, and Urban Health, Climate & Non-Communicable Diseases. ISGlobal is accredited with the Severo Ochoa distinction, a seal of excellence of the Spanish Science Ministry.

What we are looking for
ISGlobal is seeking a Back-end developer to provide support and maintenance of internal web applications development, mainly the institutional intranet, and also provide technical support and maintenance with the corporate website and other internal Web Apps.
Additionally, this technical developer will assist with other related tasks, such as technical support for reported web application IT issues, documentation of tools and services provided.

Experience with Development platforms: Ruby on Rails, Javascript (JQuery), HTML, CSS, SASS.
Experience with GIT Version Control System
Experience with Relational DataBases Management (MySQL, MariaDB, SQLServer, PostgreSQL, others,)
Experience with management of Linux OS (CentOS, Ubuntu, RedHat..)
Experience with docker container and images management
Intermediate level of English (written and spoken)

It will be valued
Experience with other programming languages: PHP, Python
Knowledge with CMS Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla, LifeRay management
Knowledge of REST (JSON) and SOAP protocols
Knowledge of computer networks
Knowledge of NGinx with Puma webserver
Knowledge of Google Apps (administrator profile)
Knowledge and experience of technical support with SAP-BO (customer incidents, Add-Ons updates, etc.)
Experience or Knowledge with Business Intelligence tools (ETL tools and Data Analytics)

Good treatment and relationship with people, professional communicative, self-taught and willing to work as a team.
Empathic with the ability to work with professionals from very different cultures, mindsets and ways of working.
Ability to: Recognize and resolve system-related problems; communicate technical and complex information both in oral and written form; effectively plan, organize and prioritize work assignments; coordinate multiple projects concurrently and work with minimum guidance and direction.
Proven expertise in providing assistance (technical or otherwise)

Key responsibilities
Create and optimize a secure website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
Provide ongoing technical support for one or more websites.
Maintain communication with team members and supervisors regarding website state
Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
Perform routine site audits as well as ongoing maintenance as needed
Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
Create and maintain software documentation
Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities

Starting date: Immediate
Contract: full time
How to apply
Applicants must fill in the request form and include the following code reference position: Back-end_Developer_Programmer_Feb24, attach the CV and a Cover Letter. Each attached document must be named with the candidate name and surname.

The receipt of applications will be open until 04/03/2024.

Applications will be accepted until 17.00 CET of the closing date.

Only the applications submitted through the request form will be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The interviews could be placed during the reception candidatures period.

Selection Process
The selection process is designed in two phases:
Interview phase of a technical nature, with the team that requires the incorporation. To assess the person's skills and CV.

Meeting with HR with the finalist(s) to finish assessing the profile and discuss contractual and institutional issues.
If needed, any technical test could be passed. A Psychological Competency Evaluation Test will be required for the structural or transversal positions.
In accordance with the OTM-R principles, a gender-balanced recruitment panel is formed for every vacancy at the beginning of the process. After reviewing the content of the applications, the panel will start the interviews, with at least one technical and one administrative interview. A profile questionnaire as well as a technical exercise may be required during the process.