The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Engineering Scientist Associate - Geospatial Software Developer

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 18-01-23-01-4205
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

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


Contribute to the Geospatial Laser Applications and Measurements group research tasks and objectives.

Essential Functions

Develop new software and algorithms for remote sensing data production, evaluation and application. Transition existing software to modern code base.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science. Applicant must have expertise in C/C++, Python, Matlab and Unix shell scripting. Proficient with algorithm design and development. Applicant must be comfortable using a command line interface and have practical experience using Git/Gitlab/Github or other modern software version control system. Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information, maintain a professional demeanor, work as a team member without daily supervision and effectively communicate with diverse groups of clients. The applicant must be a U.S. Citizen and will be subject to a government security investigation in order to determine eligibility for access to classified information at the level appropriate to the project requirements of the position.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience with algorithm development for remote sensing data product processing, analysis and applications. Experience with modern C++11/14 development and STL programming. Understanding of best practices of software development such as test-driven development and code reviews. Experience with cross-platform user interface development using QT 5.0+. 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. May work in shared, windowless office space. Possible intrastate/interstate travel.

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