Overview

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent research center at the University of Washington. Its mission is to monitor global health conditions and health systems, as well as to evaluate interventions, initiatives, and reforms. It uses cutting-edge techniques to tackle some of the most difficult and most critical questions in global health and find answers that will become the foundation for better policies and, ultimately, better health.

IHME has three outstanding opportunities for a Full Stack Web Developer II to join the Enterprise Data Management team and the Data Visualization team.

The Enterprise Data Management Team is looking for two experienced developers who possesses an in-depth knowledge of web application development to lead development of IHME’s website, healthdata.org and to lead development of the Global Health Data Exchange (GHDx). This position requires a mastery of the hands-on aspects of web interface engineering, an ability to design and build solid front-end architecture and integrate it with a database layer, and the skills to communicate these solutions to other members of the team both verbally and in written documentation.

The Data Visualization Team is looking for an experienced developer who possesses an in-depth knowledge of visualization tool creation from front- and back-end software to lead development of IHME’s complex data visualization tools.”

The main purpose of the Full Stack Web Developer II is to leverage PHP, the Drupal framework, and other technologies to create custom web applications and internal tools, many of which support the workflows of IHME staff.

IHME’s ability to deliver high quality and professional web based tools impact IHME’s (and thus the UW’s) reputation and thus funding streams, the position is critical to promoting IHME effectively as the go-to resource for some of our projects. The high level web based applications are key to the clear representation and ultimate data impact of our highly complex research in the metrical analysis of global health.

For more information or to apply, please visit the online job post: https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/ENG/Candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=200942

About Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent research center at the University of Washington. Its mission is to deliver to the world timely, relevant, and scientifically valid evidence to improve health policy and practice. IHME carries out its mission through a range of projects within different research areas including the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors; Future Health Scenarios; Costs and Cost Effectiveness; Resource Tracking; and Impact Evaluations. Our vision is to provide policymakers, donors, and researchers with the highest-quality quantitative evidence base so all people live long lives in full health.