The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Research Engineering/ Scientist Associate III - Software Engineer

Hiring department TACC
Monthly salary $5,541+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 16-09-08-01-4209
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 List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


The software engineer position will be responsible for development of web application projects in the Advanced Computing Interfaces area of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC).

Essential Functions

Gain familiarity with TACC, assigned projects, project leadership and the development team. Develop familiarity with the code base and attend development and planning meetings. Take development tasks and commit code, with test coverage. Contribute new features/fixes to the project(s). Split time developing and contributing to 2-3 projects. Propose, plan, schedule, coordinate and complete detailed phases of development projects. Research technologies and ideas for their applicability to projects. Assume responsibility for acceptance or rejection of results achieved. Engage as part of a team involved in the design, development, and deployment of highly available web portal, science gateways, and software as a service capabilities. Contribute to funded research projects enabling access to world class computing, visualization and data resources at TACC. Support the TACC mission of engaging the advancement of science and research with advanced computing interfaces.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Master's degree in computer science, information science, mathematics, or a computational science or engineering discipline and two years of related experience or bachelor's degree and four years of experience in software development. Demonstrated success working with a small team of developers (3-5 persons) to develop, test, deploy, and maintain a large-scale web application. Demonstrated understand of web application architectures. Familiarity with one or more programming languages and web application frameworks. Knowledge of development best practices such as version control, testing, prototyping. Ability and willingness to learn new skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience programming in Python and JavaScript. Experience with Python web frameworks such as Django, Flask. Experience using JavaScript frameworks such as Angular.js or Backbone.js. Experience using REST APIs. Experience with MySQL databases.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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