Software Engineer

Job description

Job location: Worcester


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-02-25
Req: R0000177
JOB TITLE

Software Engineer

LOCATION

Worcester

DEPARTMENT NAME

Computer Science I

DIVISION NAME

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

An Entry-level Software Engineer on the team building the next generation of ASSISTments: a free, web-based intelligent tutoring system and research platform. Used daily by thousands of students, ASSISTments improves education through scientific research.

As a member of the core development team, the Software Engineer works closely with two other full-time engineers and an extended team of undergraduate and graduate students. The Software Engineer specifies, designs, and builds software modules that support currently funded and proposed research, producing reusable components and services that extend ASSISTments’ features.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities:

  • Produces well-designed, testable, efficient, well-documented code
  • Produces design specifications
  • Troubleshoots, debugs and upgrades existing software
  • Verifies and deploys programs and systems
  • Provides end-user assistance as needed
  • Provides backup support for critical software services
  • Contributes to the smooth operation of the ASSISTments lab
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • A keen eye for detail, excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • At ease working in an environment with multiple competing priorities

  • Capable of delivering results with little supervision

  • A thorough understanding of object-oriented design and Java

  • Experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Experience designing interactive applications

  • Proficiency in software engineering tools

Desired Experience:

  • Experience with Spring

  • Developing and debugging web applications using AJAX, Angular, Bootstrap, GWT, JSON,  JQuery, and JSP

  • Experience with REST APIs

  • Experience using Eclipse

  • Experience using Tomcat

  • Experience with relational databases

  • Experience  creating User Interface mockups

FLSA STATUS

United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/31/2019
Application Due: 11/3/2019
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