Software Applications Developer I

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Job Title
Software Applications Developer I

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

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Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

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Job Description

Job Description:

  • The Software Developer I performs routine software development support functions under direction.

  • Develop, modify, debug, test, and maintain programs.
  • Assist in the development of written proposals involving software systems in the UAS field.
  • Assist with maintaining computer systems and applications availability by monitoring, identifying, diagnosing, and backing up as needed to ensure ongoing operational availability.
  • Manage, update and maintain security of server-based applications.
  • Confer with clients and/or staff to define application requirements.
  • Demonstrate solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Ensure databases, applications, and procedures are up-to-date and documentation is current.
  • Provide technical assistance and training to users.
  • Resolve problems by reviewing and analyzing software documentation and production outputs to identify causes, solutions, and make appropriate referrals.
  • Update job knowledge by studying manuals, development tools, programming techniques and technologies; by maintaining personal networks and participating in the organization.
  • Protect operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Continuously improve operations by conducting systems analysis and recommending changes.
  • Support outside operations in the field, requiring set up and tear down of equipment with manual lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Occasional travel required; not to exceed 10%.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or applicable field or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two (2) years of experience to include one (1) year of related experience with one or more of the following programming languages/technologies:
    • Java, Python, C#, NodeJs
    • Web (REST, Html, JavaScript, CSS, ASP.Net Core, VueJs)
    • Database (SQL)
    • Docker, ActiveMQ
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Solid understanding of Git and related source control principles.
  • Analytical thinking and attention to detail.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs and occasionally work outside in field operations.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:
  • Two (2) years of related experience in software development field.
  • Familiar with programming on single board computers and microcontrollers.
  • Familiar with serial interfaces, electrical engineering and hardware.
  • Intermediate knowledge of troubleshooting, client relations, formulating and contributing ideas.
  • Knowledge of SPA frameworks (React, VueJS, Angular) and CesiumJs.
  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration, how to utilize and configure.

  • Due to federal law on deemed export controls, it is not possible to petition for an H1B work authorization. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, temporary resident, refugee or asylee.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

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Job No:
Posted: 10/5/2020
Application Due: 10/22/2020
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