Engineering Scientist Associate - Software Development Associate

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Engineering Scientist Associate - Software Development Associate Hiring department Applied Research Lab Monthly salary $5,666 - $6,500+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM Posting number 18-09-12-01-4205 Job Status Open 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: Transcripts.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 Purpose Research and development of real-time processing software applications for sonar and underwater acoustics including algorithm design, implementation, verification, and performance analysis.

Essential Functions Designing, implementing, testing and verifying real-time software for sonar applications. Integration of software components with tactical sonar systems. Building, testing, and installing software for tactical sonar systems in a real acoustic environment at the Lake Travis Test Station and offsite contractor locations. Document and present work performed.

Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, or Computer Science. Demonstrated ability using objected oriented programming languages. Strong analytical and problem solving background. Must have a thorough understanding of object-oriented programming concepts, data structures, and algorithm performance analysis. Experience with Unix/Linux operating systems and basic administration. 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. Evidence of skills in the following areas: working with new technologies, being highly organized, planning and coordinating multiple tasks, effective time management, attention to detail, effective problem solving skills, using excellent judgment, working independently with sensitive and 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 and demonstrating regular/punctual attendance.

Preferred Qualifications At least two years experience with C/C++ programming and with scripting languages such as bash or python. Experience developing scientific software applications. Experience with open-source build tools and revision control in the Unix/Linux environment. Familiarity with computer network design and configurations using TCP/IP over Ethernet. Experience installing Linux operating systems and basic network configuration. GUI design experience. Cumulative GPA of 3.0 with at least a 3.2 in relevant coursework.

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. May work in shared, windowless office space. Possible intrastate/interstate travel.

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal.

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