Research and Development Engineer (Software Developer)
Penn State University
The Visual Analytics Department within the Communications, Information and Navigation Office (CINO) at the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) is looking for a junior to mid-level Software Developer to assume a technical role that provides collaboration with other ARL personnel and sponsors, while providing on-site support to a government facility in Key West, Florida. Responsibilities will include: software development; system integration; operation and maintenance of systems; data integration; technical task execution; and reporting. Experience in the following is required: developing and integrating software applications on different hardware platforms from concept to execution. Experience in the following is preferred: SCI systems and Java programming language. This job will be filled as a level 1, level 2, or level 3, 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 higher , 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. A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Information Science and Technology is highly desired. 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. The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we believe this is central to our success as a Department of Defense designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are part of our workforce. This is a one year, fixed-term appointment.
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