Application Developer

Camden, NJ

Company Description

Founded in 1953, the Coriell Institute for Medical Research is an independent, not-for-profit research organization dedicated to understanding human genetic diseases and providing the highest quality genetic resources.

 In addition to research programs in stem cell biology, genetic diversity, and human genetic diseases, Coriell operates the world's largest repositories of human cells for use in research. Much of the technology for the culture, storage, and characterization of human cells was developed at Coriell. The Institute offers an excellent environment, laboratory facilities, and generous benefits package.

Job Description

We are seeking a skilled Application Developer to help maintain and extend the IT systems in support of one of our largest Government contracts.  Primary responsibilities will be to assist in the implementation of a new Lab Information Management System (LIMS) and the tasks related to the data migration of the existing collection. The ideal candidate will have some experience with lab related information systems. Going forward, the Applications Developer will be part of the technical team responsible for new custom development as well as integration with a Business Process Management (BPM) product.  Candidate will report to the Director of Applications Development.


The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience, as well as 3+ years experience with  Java development (certification is a plus).  Additionally, this individual will have experience with J2EE/JEE/Servlets/JSPs/JSTL; 3+ years experience with Microsoft SQL Server; Stored procedures/Transact-SQL; SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS); 3+ years experience with Web development; HTML/CSS; JavaScript; and JavaScript libraries (JQuery).   We are looking for a an individual who has good collaboration skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Desired Skills

  • Knowledgeable of Web Services
  • Skilled with using XML
  • XML Schema (XSD)
  • XML Stylesheets (XSLT)
  • Experience with ETL tools
  • Exposure to or experience working with LabVantage/ Sapphire
  • Experience with Sybase EAServer (Jaguar)
  • Some work with Spring and Hibernate
  • Sustainable development practices that ensure the longevity and scalability of applications while minimizing ongoing maintenance costs
  • Thorough systems documentation and knowledge sharing among the team
  • High customer/end-user satisfaction
  • Rich client interfaces that ensure user-friendly software
  • Correct balance between traditional and iterative agile software development techniques
  • Strict adherence to accepted security standards and best practices
  • Robust code control and change control procedures
  • Testing excellence that ensures high quality software

Additional Information

We offer a relaxed academic environment and believe strongly in work/life balance.  At Coriell Information Technology is a vital component of our cutting edge science initiatives in genomics research. 

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.