TEES Research Engineer II

Updated: about 3 hours ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

TEES Research Engineer II

Agency

Texas A&M Engineering

Department

Texas Center For Applied Technology

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

The TEES Research Engineer II position involves the design and development of custom software solutions (mobile and/or desktop applications, web services, APIs, etc.) to meet customer requirements of the Computing and Information Technology Division (CITD). Specific technical activities include evaluating project requirements to determine the best solution for a problem, designing, implementing, testing, and debugging applications in various programming languages, developing associated software documentation, perform software support and maintenance as needed, and other related duties as assigned. Candidates must be able to work independently as well as part of a team, and write clean, elegant code that maximizes functionality and efficiency. Those who are self-motivated, curious, adaptive, and exercise independent thought and judgment are the primary candidates for this opportunity. Candidates should have a desire to stay abreast of changes in technology as it relates to their work, and must be able to evaluate and identify new technologies to support projects. Candidates should be able to interface with customers to define product requirements and provide technology support as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test, support, and document software written in various programming languages. (60%)

  • Research and integrate various hardware and software components, client-server software architectures, and other 3rd party products with our internally developed solutions. The individual will integrate all of these varying elements into a single seamless product. (20%)

  • Interface with customers to determine software requirements and support the software throughout its lifecycle. (10%)

  • Other duties as assigned. (10%)

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Science or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Education:

  • Master of Science degree in Computer Science (or related field), or an accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science (or related field) with an equivalent combination of relevant training and experience. 

Required Experience:

  • Two years of related experience.

Preferred Experience/Knowledge:

  • Object-oriented programming (C++, Java, Objective-C, Swift, etc.)

  • Web development (HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, AJAX, jQuery, Node.js, Angular.js, React, Symfony, Backbone, etc.)

  • Web service development/interfacing (REST, SOAP, WSDL, etc.)

  • Third-party software framework integration (Eclipse RCP/RAP, Apache Hadoop, Kubernetes, commercial cloud computing services, etc.)

  • Database design (SQL, NoSQL, etc.)

  • Software development process tools (Jira, Jenkins, etc.)

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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