Engineering/Physicist Accelerator II, Software Engineer II

East Lansing, MI
Apr 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Posting Number: 5232

Internal Posting Date: 04-05-2017

Internal Closing Date: 04-11-2017

External Closing Date: 04-25-2017

Review of Applications begins on:

Job Title: Engineering/Physicist Accelerator II

Position Title/Rank:

Multiple Position Numbers:

Multiple Position Numbers: No

Major Administrative Unit/College: Facility for Rare Isotope Beams

Primary Department: 10049299 FACILITY FOR RARE ISOTOPE BEAMS

Position Employee Group: Professionals-AP

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Appointment Status:

Employment %: 100

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time

Work Hours: Standard 8-5

Varied Work Hours (if applicable):

Limited Term/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information:

Faculty: Salary Range Support Staff: Pay Minimum Salary Negotiable

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

Pay Grade Level: 12

Position Summary: The Software Engineer will assist in the design, prototyping, development, implementation, maintenance and improvement of high-level applications to support FRIB accelerator construction, commissioning, and operation.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering or Physics; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in physics, computer systems, or computer programming; or an equivalent
combination of education and experience.

Typing Requirements (wpm):

Desired Qualifications: Demonstrated experience with the full life-cycle of software analysis, design, development, and deployment; Experience in programming JavaScript in web browser and/or Node.js environments; Experience with web standards and technologies (HTML/CSS, Bootstrap, jQuery), and RESTful API design; Experience with web service frameworks like Express, Django, J2EE or similar; Experience with database design principles, preferably using MySQL or MongoDB; Familiarity with source code revision control tools, preferably Git; Good understanding of asynchronous design patterns and/or programming; Demonstrable good communication and documentation skills; Proven ability to work well in team environment and experience in object-oriented software development using Java, JavaScript, Python or similar.

Summary of Health Risks and Physical Demands (if applicable):

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document

Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

If flexible appointment, indicate end date of annual flex leave:

If flex, number of months worked per year:

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Union Affiliation: Union

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.


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