MDI Software Developer

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Job Overview

The core functions of the position of MDI Software Developer, will engage in research, development, and implementation of integrated, dynamical environment-economy toolkits that integrate interactions among macro-economics, climate change, mineral scarcity, and biomass distribution. The Software Developer will collaborate with Researchers in the Georgetown Environmental Justice Program to develop visual analytic tools.

Work Interactions

This Software Developer will interact with researchers of the Georgetown Environmental Justice Program, other technical staff, faculty at other universities, and students. This position reports directly to MDI Director Lisa Singh and EJP Director Gaël Giraud. They are responsible for this project.

Work Mode Designation

This position has been designated as Hybrid 3 Days (3 days on campus/2 days telework). Please note that work mode designations are regularly reviewed in order to meet the evolving needs of the University. Such review may necessitate a change to a position’s mode of work designation. Complete details about Georgetown University’s mode of work designations for staff and AAP positions can be found on the Department of Human Resources website: .

Requirements and Qualifications

Undergraduate degree (BSc) in Computer Science.

A minimum of 3 – 5 years of working experience in Computer Science research and/or development.

Strong technical skills

Advanced programming and analytical skills; and knowledge of statistical modeling.

Python skills and front-end development experience. For instance, good knowledge of

*numpy and pandas for data handling

  • matplotlib, plotly and dash for visualization and dashboard
  • stramlit, pyside for data extension, or equivalent libraries

Ability to design and code software independently.

Preferred requirements and qualifications should be listed separately here.

Knowledge in Fortran, in cython.

Google, Amazon or Azure Cloud experience

Programming proficiency in JAVA and PYTHON

Application programming skills

Web development skills, including Javascript, HTML, CSS, PhP

Database administration knowledge, Postgres a plus

Understanding of statistics and statistical programming packages

Sponsored Project Management (if applicable)

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic .


Georgetown University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package that includes medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, retirement savings, tuition assistance, work-life balance benefits, employee discounts and an array of voluntary insurance options. You can learn more about benefits and eligibility on the .

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements:

The Georgetown University community is committed to our public health approach and the important role that vaccines play in contributing to the safety of our University and our broader communities. Georgetown University requires students, faculty, staff and visitors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to have received a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot when eligible, or to have an approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement applies to all faculty and staff, including teleworking employees. Complete details and updates can be found in the .

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