Senior Software Engineer

Apply now Job Vacancy: 20-SW-04
Work type: MERC
Location: Warner Robins, GA (MERC)
Categories: MERC (Mercer Engineering Research Center)

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Senior Software Engineer



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Warner Robins, GA

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Leads or performs advanced software engineering research and development in the solution of complex problems on programs of broad scope.

Required Qualifications

- Requires a Ph.D. in Software Engineering or a related area (e.g. Computer Science, Information Technologies, Data Processing, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics) form an accredited college or university and three years related experience; or a Master’s degree in same and six years related experience; or an undergraduate degree in same and nine years related experience; or no degree and 12 years related experience.

- Additional requirements may be added as appropriate and as specified in the specific Personnel Requisition Form.

- Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET Clearance.

- Must be a US citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

- Develops software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; following the software development lifecycle.

 - Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code. 

- Prepares and installs solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.

- Determines operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions.

- Improves operations by conducting systems analysis; recommending changes in policies and procedures.

- Updates job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

- Protects operations by keeping information confidential.

- Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.

- Accomplishes engineering and organization mission by completing related results as needed. Supports and develops software engineers by providing advice, coaching and educational opportunities.

- Analyzing Information, Software Design, Software Documentation, Software Testing, Teamwork, General Programming Skills, Software Development Fundamentals, Software Development Process, Software Requirements, Software Architecture, Coaching.

Does this position require travel for University business in a rental car or University owned vehicle?


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Commensurate with experience

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