Research Engineer

Job description

Working Title: Research Engineer

Position Type: University Managerial and Professional Staff

Department: Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 03-29-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Virginia's School of Engineering and Applied Science seeks candidates for a Research Engineer who can work on designing and implementing infrastructure that will help scientists containerize, preserve and re-run data and model software. The incumbent will manage and implement projects, which include unified authorization system, a fully automated container management system using in-house code and Docker and distributed storage for authoritative data. The selected candidate will also develop software, document and adhere to SE practices, work with students, postdocs and collaborators, publish and write. Some travel will be required.

Applicants must have a bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field with exceptional competence in software lifecycle from source code to a working deployed instance and superior operating system knowledge credentials. Preference will be given to candidates with a Masters degree with experience working in collaborative teams and knowledge of Python. Qualified applicants must also have solid experience in C/C++, developing Linux tools, drivers, and/or fault tolerant distributed systems, with database technologies ((NoSQL (Neo4J, ElasticSearch), LevelDB, Postgres), building and developing platform and APIs with service-oriented architecture, experience with Git, AWS and sound understanding of version control systems and excited about working in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary science project.

To apply, visit and search for posting number 0622962. Complete a Staff Application online, attach a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references.

Posting will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Jon Goodall [email protected]

With one of the highest graduation rates of minority undergraduate students and one of the highest percentages of women engineering students among public universities, the University of Virginia is fundamentally committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. UVA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We welcome nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities. We also welcome others who would bring additional dimensions of diversity to the university's research and teaching mission. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to work independently as well as a part of a team.
Ability to pay close attention to detail.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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