INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH & CONSULTANCY CENTRE OFFICE OF THE DEAN(R&D) INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY,BOMBAY.
Circular No. 113/2018
RECRUITMENT FOR PROJECT
Applications are invited from the citizens of India for filling up the following temporary
for the sponsored project
Computer Science & Engineering
of this Institute. The
temporary initially for a period of
and tenable only for the duration of the project. The requisite qualification & experience etc. are given below:
Project Code, Project Title & Funding Agency
RD/0118-DONTA04-002 :"Spons/CS/KC-2/2018Title: BodhiTree: A Platform for Improving Learning Outcomes using Online Interactive Courses and Assessed Labs"
About the project: Bodhitree is an e-learning platform developed entirely at IIT Bombay. It supports interactive lecture videos with in-video questions, objective and descriptive quizzes, and includes an interface for developing and auto-grading of programming assignments. Bodhitree allows instructors to selectively assemble a course of their own using resources from existing courses, thereby supporting a blended (local+remote) model of online courses.
Position & Salary
Sr. Project Software Engineer (1 Post
) Consolidated salary Rs.50000 - 70000 + Rs.6000.00/- Out Of Campus Allowance (if applicable) p.m.
PhD BTech/BE/MA/MSc/MCA/MBA or equivalent degree with minimum 6 years relevant experience MTech/ME/MS/MDes or equivalent degree with minimum 4 years relevant experience
Desirable Skills: Ideal candidates should have skill and experience in the technologies used in Bodhitree (mentioned earlier), or in any equivalent Web application development. They should be good programmers, and should have experience in developing code for large codebases. A good understanding of server-side design of multi-tiered Web application architectures, especially in terms of performance and scalability is a plus. Candidate should have a good sense of what makes a user-friendly Web interface, and should be enthusiastic in implementing such interfaces. Familiarity with processes for change management in code a plus. Candidate should have good communication skills in English; he/she should have the leadership skills to manage a small team of (largely inexperienced) developers, and the interaction skills to be the layer between faculty supervisors and inexperienced developers.
The responsibilities in this job include but are not limited to:
1.Software Development related to adding new features to either enhance the user experience, or to add sophisticated new functionality to Bodhitree. This includes designing and implementing reasonably intuitive user interfaces for students, instructors and administrators
2.Proposing and implementing new functionality
3.Designing maintainable and robust code that supports proposed feature enhancements
4.Improving quality and organization of existing code
5.Enhancing the scalability and performance of the existing code
6.Thorough testing and debugging of existing code
7.Documentation of the code
8.Guiding a small team of software developers (team lead)
The appointment is for time bound project and the candidate is required to work mainly for the successful completion of the
. The selection committee may offer lower or higher designation and lower or higher salary depending upon the experience and performance of the candidate in the interview.
Candidate possessing the requisite qualification and experience should apply online at
on or before
21st October, 2018
Call letters will be sent through e-mail to the candidates shortlisted for interview and will also be displayed on IRCC website. Candidates called for interview will be
required to attend at their own expenses.
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