Software Developer, Department of Computer Science - Georgetown Colleger

Washington D.C.
Mar 23, 2017
Aug 15, 2017
Full Time
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Software Developer, Department of Computer Science - Georgetown College

The Software Developer assists the Principal Investigator with interdisciplinary research supported by the MDI with programming, data analysis, and research support.  Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Engages in interdisciplinary research related to using Twitter and other open source data sets to advance both methodologies and computer science knowledge.
  • Develops algorithms and software that will support this research - and ultimately assist other social scientists on campus.
  • Interacts with researchers in the Computer Science department, at MDI, and across the Georgetown campus.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Qualified in programming, software development, engineering and writing
  • Advanced programming and analytic skills
  • Strong technical skills and the ability to understand social science research

Preferred qualifications

  • Master's degree in Computer Science
  • Programming proficiency in JAVA, PYTHON, and C++
  • Understanding of basic statistics
  • At least 1 year of working experience in Computer Science research and/or development

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