The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Engineering Scientist - Senior Software Engineering Associate

Hiring department Applied Research Lab
Monthly salary $6,250 - $8,541+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 12-10-19-01-4204
Job Status Deleted
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin - J. J. Pickle Research Campus (North Austin)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Note: The following additional materials are also required for consideration: Transcripts. Work references should be former employers. Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information


Assist in the Research and Development efforts of the Signal and Information Sciences Laboratory by directing and participating in design, implementation, testing, and evaluation of data management applications to support DoD modeling and simulation activities.

Essential Functions

Design, develop, test and integrate software and data structures to meet requirements of sponsored research projects. Test software developed by non-ARL:UT project personnel. Communicate with project team members and supervisors for timely implementation of project requirements. Develop requirements, design, test documentation. Contribute to research publications and software documentation. Prepare and deliver presentations of project updates. Technical direction of student employees.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in computer/software engineering, computer science, or other applied sciences. Three years demonstrated ability: developing software in Java/HTML/JavaScript/XML; conceptual data modeling/metadata development/business process/workflow analysis (entity-relationship modeling/UML/RDF/OWL/XSD/BPEL/model-driven development); systems integration/interoperability/migration/transition of legacy business processes/software solutions; service-oriented architecture design/implementation of Java server-based applications and both thin/thick-client interfaces; and Industry/US Government systems lifecycle/systems engineering processes/architecture framework/design specifications. Strong technical writing skills. Ability/desire to take on a technical leadership role/work as a member of distributed development team without daily supervision. Ability to work independently, with sensitive/confidential information. Regular/punctual attendance. US Citizen. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in a required area and five/more years experience in software development for data engineering/process analysis/interoperability. 5 years experience: Developing software in Java/C++; distributed data/web services technologies (Spring, ActiveMQ/RabbitMQ/OMG/DDS/ETL/JAXB/WSDL); User interface development/information visualization (OWF). 3 years experience: developing rules/reasoning based solutions for decision support/course of action analysis/system design validation; documenting/evaluating software architectures, estimating level-of-effort metrics, presenting designs; generating M/S data for military training/test/evaluation/analysis/planning systems. Knowledge of:Ontology development/alignment/semantic web technologies/modeling/knowledge representation; Development of military (HLA/DIS/TENA) distributed models/simulations; defense related data standards (Ucore/C2Core/DDMS/MSC-DMS/GFM DI XML/NFDD/SEDRIS EDCS/GML/TSPI/Sensor standards/geospatial standards). Coursework or development of distributed knowledge, information fusion, or data fusion applications. Coursework, work experience, or research in discrete event simulation. Cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Some weekend, evening and holiday work. Frequent use of manuals and books. Work in shared, windowless office space. Some intrastate/interstate travel.

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