The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Engineering Scientist Associate - Software Design Engineering Associate

Hiring department Applied Research Lab
Monthly salary $5,666 - $6,500+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-09-18-01-4205
Job Status Open
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

An agency designated by the federal government handles the investigation as to the requirement for eligibility for access to classified information. Factors considered during this investigation include but are not limited to allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations, drug involvement, the likelihood of continuation of such conduct, etc.

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: College transcripts.References must be former employers. Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information

Purpose

Design, develop, test, document, and maintain production and R and D software used in data collection, signal processing, mapping, and navigation.

Essential Functions

Design and develop software applications in a Windows environment. Maintain and test new and legacy code. Create supporting documentation for software and systems Participate in data collection exercises, data management and analysis.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer and information science or other applied sciences. Demonstrated ability to define and document complex software applications using object oriented data structures and to follow coding and testing standards. 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. Evidence of skills in the following areas: working with new technologies, being highly organized, planning and coordinating multiple tasks, effective time management, attention to detail, effective problem solving skills, using excellent judgment, working independently with sensitive and confidential information, maintaining a professional demeanor, working as a team member without daily supervision, effectively communicating with diverse groups of clients, working under pressure, accepting supervision and demonstrating regular/punctual attendance.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's degree in computer science preferred. Two or more years of application development in a Windows environment. Experience with Visual Studio, testing, version control, and documenting development of software. Demonstrated knowledge in some of the following: C Sharp, JavaScript, C/C++, Java, web application development, version control systems, defect tracking systems, unit testing. Prior work experience in professional or research oriented software development. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills.

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. May work in shared, windowless office space. Possible intrastate/interstate travel.

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