Staff Software Engineer

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Work type: MERC
Location: Warner Robins, GA (MERC)
Categories: MERC (Mercer Engineering Research Center)

Position Title

Staff Software Engineer

Department

MERC

Work Location

Warner Robins, GA

Job Type

Professional; Exempt

Job Category

MERC

Responsibilities

- Responsible for assisting in the design and performing assigned detailed engineering efforts in the assigned discipline under the guidance of an engineer, including but not limited to the following tasks:

- Analysis of existing technology applications, processes, and products, taking into consideration costs, life cycle considerations, reliability, maintainability, productivity, and long-term support.

- Performing intensive technology research & evaluation of a broad array of alternative solutions to improve existing implementations. 

- Defining and implementing advanced technological implementations and evaluations to provide risk reduction & determine production feasibility of improved and alternate technological implementations.

- Designing, implementing, and achieving operational status of advanced technological and engineering approaches to satisfy customer needs.

- Responsible for participation in detailed cross functional engineering communication, design, evaluation, and implementations achieving novel and unique functionality and capability through multi-disciplined engineering applications through:

- Participation in multidiscipline design teams and process action team efforts. o Preparing and presenting design alternatives to a multidiscipline review peer group.

- Preparing and implementing designs that apply multidiscipline solutions achieving breakthrough performance and unique technological applications.

- Responsible for assisting in providing technical interface with present and perspective customers through the following activities:

- Diagnosing existing and perspective customer needs and opportunities through informal and formal interaction to understand present operations and limitations and customer priorities and needs. 

- Preparing and presenting detailed technical presentations, using information gathered both directly and indirectly, to provide customer insight into technological capabilities that could significantly improve operations.

- Ensuring strong technical communication and understanding through use of terms, design illustrations, and operating paradigms common to the customer experience.

- Provides detailed technical information to lead engineer to allow tracking of cost, schedule, and technical risk assessments at all stages of implementation.

- Ensures familiarity with all MERC core capabilities and with current and potential customer base.

- During all customer contacts, remains alert for any potential problems or opportunities that could possibly lead to additional business for any MERC core capability area.

- Reports all perceived or identified MERC business opportunities to the Director of Acquisition Strategy through a Chief Engineer.

Required Qualifications

- U.S. Citizenship is required.

- Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Security Clearance.

- A Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or Computer Science from an ABET accredited institution. 

Benefits of Working at MERC
MERC is a non-profit applied research operating unit of Mercer University, a private university founded in 1833. Established in 1987 in Warner Robins, GA, MERC employs more than 200 engineers, scientists, professors, and support staff, who provide sustainable research solutions to government agencies, the Department of Defense, and commercial customers around the world.
 
Warner Robins and the middle GA area are located 90 miles south of Atlanta and within easy driving distance of both the beach and mountains. The area is known for its Southern-style music, food, and restaurants and has a rich cultural and art presence, along with excellent health care and schools.
 
MERC offers a generous benefits package including health and dental insurance, retirement, tuition reimbursement, vacation/sick leave accrual, and holiday pay. 
Pay Rate

Commensurate with experience

Pay Basis

Biweekly

EEO Statement

AA/EEO/Veteran/Disability

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

All faculty and staff, excluding student employees, on-call staff and adjunct faculty teaching online only, are required to have the COVID-19 vaccine or an approved medical or religious exemption by the University. New hires will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption by the University before their first day of employment.

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