Software Systems Engineer

Hoboken, NJ
Sep 15, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description

  • Support the Chief Software Engineer, Chief Technical Officer and the Executive Director of the Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC)
  • Initiate and deliver technology evaluations and recommendations
  • Design and oversee implementation of SERC end-to-end integrated systems
  • Maintain working relationships with Stevens IT department
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of SERC's technologies and architectures
  • Develop and enforce best practices for master data management and integration of SERC endeavors.
  • Design and Develop quality software deliverables
  • Deliver requisite program documentation including technical program charters, schedules requirements, specifications, design documents and testing strategies
  • Understanding, implementation and management of SERC technical matters (internal technical activities, technical management of design and development teams, infrastructure, planning, designing, implementation and architectural processes)
  • Technical management of multiple and simultaneous software development project teams from concept through product deliverables
  • Direct SERC subordinate engineering employees through SERC technical initiatives and development projects
  • Ability to create project schedules and to complete projects based on agreed upon schedules
  • Technical project management including project creation, architecture, interviewing, hiring, technical & administrative supervision and training of SERC Engineering employees.
  • Project coordination, implementation, networking and technical management of the SERC Computing Cluster
  • Manage technical efforts in software design and development projects
  • Plan and maintain all technical aspects of the Stevens CCSE Lab
  • Provide periodic technical status and reports to the SERC Chief Software Engineer, Chief Technical Officer and the Executive Director.


  • Bachelor's degree in systems, electrical, computer or computer science / software engineering with at least 7 years' experience required; advanced degree is an advantage.
  • Prior experience with demonstrated results in a research and/or a design & development environment
  • Ability to architect and design object oriented reusable software and systems
  • Working knowledge of systems and software engineering with the ability to produce innovative results oriented ideas, solutions and designs in support of SERC strategic initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage technical staff and interface successfully with other university business functions
  • Project management, budget analysis and cost containment
  • Ability to create design diagrams and documentation

Ideal Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in systems, electrical, computer or software engineering
  • In depth understanding and experience with complex systems related to software, hardware and systems engineering
  • Working knowledge of networking and computer engineering
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex ideas to less technical persons and to develop successful working relationships with team members
  • Superb time management skills
  • Ability to coordinate a large number of complex tasks and reprioritize as needed
  • Ability to maximize the effectiveness of people, processes and systems
  • Ability to lead technical efforts and communications
  • Programming experience with C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Python, SQL, UML, UNIX, Linux, Matlab, node.js, D3.js, HTML and other Web based programming languages
  • Knowledge of High Performance Computing (HPC) systems
  • Highly self-motivated individual with results oriented perspective
  • Initiative and intellectual curiosity

  • This position requires access to information that may be subject to export control requirements. Successful candidates must be qualified for such access without an export control license. As a result, US citizenship or LPR (Lawful Permanent Residence) is required.

SERC Operations/Finance
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