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UTemp - Temporary Research Engineering Scientist Asst Software Trainee

Hiring department Temporary Services
Hourly salary $21.00
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-09-07-01-9989
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-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

Assignment is non-benefits eligible. Resume must reflect skills and experience related to this temporary assignment. The projected end date for this assignment is 01/18/2018. Only selected applicants will be contacted. No phone calls or emails please. This assignment is located at the JJ Pickle Research Campus. Several positions available.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Additional Information


Our mission is to use web technologies to help advance science through our diverse set of software development projects. This is a temporary assignment, in which individuals will work on software development tasks and gain experience in the area of software development including both front, middle and backend tiers.

Essential Functions

Selected candidates will work in a tight-knit team environment with a cohort of trainees; completing work on the development and maintenance of full stack web projects; participate in software development discussions and code reviews; collaborate with peers on technical design, work estimates and feature implementation. This position provides the opportunity to strengthen development skills, produce production-quality software products, work with a team of developers, and learn about the software development and deployment process. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Exercise features in the front-, middle- and back-end tiers (Light development tasks) Develop test cases Test, debug, maintain the high quality of our software Communicate quality issues to management and development team.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Associates degree. Training in computer science, coding boot-camp, or similar hands on instruction in web development A quick learner. Must be organized and detail-oriented. Must have the ability to work independently and follow directions. Professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal skills. Regular and punctual attendance.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors degree. Experience with Python/Django, Java, JavaScript, Jupyter, Jenkins, Agave, and REST APIs, QA Testing and/or other programming highly desirable. Ability to isolate/eliminate functional and usability issues

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Attire: Business casual.

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