Research and Development Engineer (Software Engineer)

Penn State University

Campus/Location:
University Park Campus
Date Announced:
09/13/2017
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
74457
Level/Salary Band:
  • 01 – L – Exempt
  • 02 – M – Exempt
Work Unit:
Applied Research Laboratory
Department:
Extreme Computing and Platforms
Full/Part Time:
Full–Time

Description

The Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (AIS) Division of the Communications, Information and Navigation Office is looking for a highly motivated, self-starting Software Engineer who desires to work in a growing area encompassing a variety of research and technology disciplines. AIS supports a number of research areas and programs in autonomous vehicles, acoustics, artificial intelligence, machine learning, signal/image processing, high performance/embedded computing, cybersecurity, UI/UX and Test and Evaluation that provide a unique opportunity for the applicant. This job will be filled as a level 1, or level 2, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineering or Science discipline (Professional Engineer license accepted in lieu of Bachelor's degree), or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 1. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Experience with artificial intelligence, machine learning, signal/image processing, high-performance computing, systems engineering, cybersecurity and Test and Evaluation are highly desired. Experience with programming languages and development environments is required. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation. You must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Employment with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. This is a one-year, fixed-term renewable appointment.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088