Senior Remote Sensor Software Developer

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Posted 7 days ago United States $88k - 130k (US Dollars)
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Job Posting Title:Senior Remote Sensor Software DeveloperHiring Department:Applied Research LaboratoriesPosition Open To:All ApplicantsWeekly Scheduled Hours:40FLSA Status:ExemptEarliest Start Date:ImmediatelyPosition Duration:Expected to ContinueLocation:PICKLE RESEARCH CAMPUSJob Description:The Space and Geophysics Laboratory (SGL) delivers multi-platform software suites to government customers for diverse applications, from real-time data-intensive network operations to standalone remote field systems, in both Linux and Windows environments.We are seeking a software developer with a solid understanding of object-oriented design, databases, and data structures. As a member of the team you will be implementing and maintaining object-oriented code for software-defined radio (SDR) receivers for GPS/GNSS.The ideal candidate will have designed and built one or more object-oriented systems, preferably in the context of a real-time application, and have some familiarity with GNSS applications and methods.Job Details:ResponsibilitiesLead a small team of developers in software design and implementation.Maintain system software and configuration.Develop software updates to remote systems.Troubleshoot software issues in remote systems.Design, implement, and test near real-time software to support the following functions: control, data distribution and low-rate baseband processing.Develop system software architectures to perform high-rate, near real-time data distribution/collection.Other related functions as assigned.Required QualificationsBachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, math, physics, or a related field.Three or more years of experience as a C/C++ developer.Demonstrated ability in object-oriented software design and concepts.Demonstrated ability with Linux and open-source software tools for code development, testing, version control, and documentation.Ability to debug software at all stages of development life cycle.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. Regular and punctual attendance. 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.Preferred QualificationsMaster's degree in computer science, engineering, math, physics, or a related field.10+ years of experience as a C/C++ developer.Expert knowledge of object modeling, design patterns, and good code construction practices.Experience with Python, including development of SWIG bindings.Proficiency in software practices for concurrency control, memory management, object persistence, computer networking and messaging, and performance analysis and tuning.Cumulative GPA of 3.0.General NotesAn 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 United States, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations, drug involvement, the likelihood of continuation of such conduct, etc.Please mark "yes" on the application question that asks if additional materials are required. Failure to attach all additional materials listed below may result in a delay in application processing.Visit our website () for additional information about Applied Research Laboratories.Salary Range$88,000-$130,000+/negotiable depending on qualificationsWorking ConditionsStandard office conditionsRepetitive use of a keyboard at a workstationUse of manual dexteritySome weekend, evening and holiday workPossible interstate/intrastate travelRequired MaterialsResume/CV3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisorLetter of interestUnofficial college transcripts.Importantfor applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers:You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure thatALLRequired Materials have been uploaded. Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.Important for Current university employees and contingent workers:As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questionspresented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.Employment Eligibility:Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.Retirement Plan Eligibility: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.Background Checks:A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.Equal Opportunity Employer: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.Pay Transparency:The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.Employment Eligibility Verification:If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form. You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.E-Verify:The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university's company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:E-Verify Poster (English) [PDF]E-Verify Poster (Spanish) [PDF]Right To Work Poster (English) [PDF]Right To Work Poster (Spanish) [PDF]Compliance:Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2020 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.