Computer Engineer

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Applied Research Laboratory
Algorithms, Prototyping and Integration Department
Full/Part Time:


The Visualization and Decision Support Division within the Communications, Information and Navigation Office (CINO) of The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State is seeking a talented, experienced and highly motivated Computer Engineer to assist in the development, test and, transition of Java based software systems. This is a temporary position expected to last for 5 months between January and May of 2019. The candidate will work within an agile environment to develop and deliver quality software solutions. As part of the team, the candidate will be responsible for the development of Java based web services including aspects of server, client, and web components. Required experience includes: D3, Cesium, Java, Python, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, relational (PostgreSQL) and non-relational (noSQL) databases and have a solid understanding of data structures and object-oriented design (OOD) concepts. Strong communication and organizational skills are key to working within this team environment. A degree in Computer Science is required. Applicant selected may 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.

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