Engineering Scientist Associate - Software Engineering Associate

University of Texas at Austin Austin, TX

Hiring department Applied Research Lab

Monthly salary $5,400 - $6,500+ depending on qualifications

Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 500PM

Posting number 16-03-23-01-4205

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 3

General Notes

None provided

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: Trancripts. 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


Research and development of data analysis software applications for sonar and underwater acoustics including algorithm design, implementation, verification, and performance assessment.

Essential Functions

Designing, implementing, testing and integration of advanced signal processing and data analysis software applications to support the development of high-frequency tactical sonar systems. Document and present work performed.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering. Strong analytical and problem solving capability. Demonstrated ability of programming in the C/C++ programming languages. Thorough understanding of object-oriented programming concepts, data structures/design patterns/algorithm performance analysis. Possess basic understanding of Linux operating systems and administration. U.S. 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. Applicant must have a dynamic skill set, willing to work with new technologies, be highly organized and capable of planning and coordinating multiple tasks and managing their time. The position will require attention to detail, effective problem solving skills and excellent judgment. Ability to work independently with sensitive and confidential information, maintain a professional demeanor, work as a team member without daily supervision and effectively communicate with diverse groups of clients. Able to work under pressure and accept supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering. Demonstrated technical proficiency in one or more areas of GIS software development, database-driven geographic analysis, development of geospatial visualization software, implementation of applications that combine data and functionality from more than one source of geospatial data. Experience with automated scientific models for processing scientific data. Experience developing multi-threaded, multi-machine computational software applications. Experience with open-source build tools and procedures in the Linux environment. At least 2 years experience programming in the C/C++ programming languages. Cumulative GPA of 3.0.

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. Frequent use of manuals and books. Work in shared, windowless office space. Some intrastate/interstate travel.

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