The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

Engineering Scientist Associate - R and D Software Developer

Hiring department Applied Research Lab
Monthly salary $5,400 - $6,500+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM
Posting number 17-12-01-01-4205
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: 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

Research and development of signal processing algorithms for sonar and underwater acoustics including algorithm implementation, verification, and performance analysis.

Essential Functions

Research and development of signal and detection processing algorithms. Analysis of high frequency sonar data. Algorithm implementation and verification in real and non-real configurations. Documentation and presentation of work performed.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in electrical or computer engineering or computer science. Strong analytical and problem solving capability. Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure. Ability to work independently, and effectively as a member of a diverse team. Demonstrated ability to use signal and statistical processing software. Familiarity with computer hardware and software. US Citizen: 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

Bachelor's or Master's degree in electrical or computer engineering/science with one or more years of related experience. Experience with developing, implementing and testing signal processing algorithms. Experience with statistical data analysis. Strong Matlab programming skills and knowledge of general acoustics. Experience working in Linux and/or UNIX environments. Some experience in C and/or C++ programming. Cumulative GPA 3.0 or above.

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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