The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Engineering Scientist Associate - Software Engineering Associate

Hiring department Applied Research Lab
Monthly salary $5,666 - $6,500+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 700AM to 600PM
Posting number 18-04-06-02-4205
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: Transcript. 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


Design, develop, test, document, and maintain production and R and D software in support of on-going research in the development of sonar tactical decision aids and acoustic sensor performance prediction modeling for use by the US Navy.

Essential Functions

Writing sonar tactical decision aid and sensor performance prediction software as part of a software team. Testing sonar tactical decision aid and sensor performance prediction software as part of a project team. Integrating sonar tactical decision aid and sensor performance predication software as part of a project team. Designing sonar tactical decision aid and sensor performance prediction software as part of a project team. Travel to contractor facilities for system integration and testing. Documenting sonar tactical decision aid sensor performance prediction software as part of a project team.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Working with third party software and in a Linux environment. Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer and/or information science or other applied sciences. Demonstrated ability to define/document complex, interrelated software applications using object oriented data structures and to follow coding/testing standards. Demonstrated experience developing software using Java in a UNIX/Linux environment. Demonstrated ability to develop GUIs using Java Swing. Evidence of skills in the following areas: working with new technologies, being highly organized, engineering solutions with complex/rigorous technical requirements, planning/coordinating multiple tasks, effective time management, attention to detail, effective problem solving skills, using excellent judgment, working independently with sensitive/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. 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Two or more years of application development and deployment using Java in a Linux environment. Demonstrated experience in Python. Two or more years developing GUIs using Java Swing. Demonstrated knowledge in any of the following: Java Beans, Maven, C/C++, message-oriented middleware, shell scripting, version control systems, JNI , UML, XML, and defect tracking systems. Prior work experience in professional or research oriented software development. Masters Degree in Computer Science or related field. Demonstrated experience in Linux Systems Administration. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal communication skills. Security+ certification. 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. Frequent use of manuals and books. Work in shared, windowless office space. Some intrastate/interstate travel.

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