SERC Software Engineer

Job Description

The Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC) seeks a highly organized, detail oriented and talented senior level software engineer to design, modify, develop, write and implement software programming applications within a research & development environment. Requires a bachelor's degree in a related area and 6-8 years of experience or a master's degree in a related area and 4-6 years of experience. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.

Skills: The acceptable candidate will have experience and proficiency in the following areas:
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a research & development environment with others to achieve goals
  • Develop software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle
  • Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
  • Understanding of distributed software systems and frameworks is a plus
  • Prepare and install solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards and programming
  • Update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Provide information by collecting, analyzing and summarizing development and service issues
  • Accomplish engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed
  • Support and develop software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities
  • Collaborate with team to brainstorm and create new products
  • Understand business needs and know how to create the tools to manage them
  • Understanding of OOA/OOP/OOD concepts
  • Understanding of Symantec Web Technologies and Ontologies is a plus
  • Knowledge of various programming languages including C, C++ Python, Java, JavaScript
  • Knowledge of JQuery, ASP.NET, AJAX, PHP, HTML, CSS, JSON, XML, Git and SVN is a plus
  • Knowledge of database design and implementation including SQL, MySQL
  • Ability to design and implement Web based GUIs is a plus
  • Knowledge of computer architecture, hardware and assembly of new systems is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to create and meet schedules and deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively or independently and write reports

Software System Operations SERC (JM)
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