The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Engineering Scientist Associate - Software Engineering and Development 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 18-03-27-01-4205
Job Status Closed
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 professional.Employers, colleagues, instructors. Instructions for submission of these materials will be provided at the time the online application has been completed.

Additional Information


Design, develop, and maintain software used for the collection, processing, distribution, and analysis of satellite navigation signals.

Essential Functions

Works as part of a team to provide detailed designs for software. Performs implementation from detailed design. Designs and implements bug fixes. Performs unit, regression, and integration testing as appropriate.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer and information science or other applied sciences. Understanding of data structures, memory management, object-oriented design, and software debugging through academic, professional or personal experience. 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. 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

While not required, any subset of the following qualifications would be useful in this position. Unless stated otherwise, experience can be professional, academic, or personal. Experience in C++, Java, Perl, Bash, Python, User interface design, Unix/Linux, HDF5, IBM WebSphere MQ/other middleware products, revision control, and Kanban or other Agile methodologies. Previous or current eligibility for access to classified information. Additional related coursework. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 with a 3.5 in major coursework.

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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