Senior Computer Scientist

Apply now Job Vacancy: 22-SW-02
Work type: MERC
Location: Warner Robins, GA (MERC)
Categories: MERC (Mercer Engineering Research Center)

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Senior Computer Scientist



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Warner Robins, GA

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- Serves as internal resource on structured programming techniques for software systems.
- Leads program design reviews with customer.
- Responsible from the initial concept to hardware design, coding and debugging to meet specifications.
- Performs analysis of algorithms and requirements for computational resources and hardware architecture required.
- Responsible for leading a team to develop systems software features, including the design, implementation and deployment of device drivers, kernel enhancements, and other essential system-level software.
- Demonstrates proficiency in multiple software languages and operating systems.
- Responsible for leading a team to perform analysis, design, software development, and maintenance tasks for highly complex systems.
- Responsible for coaching less experienced computer scientists and ensuring adherence to design and coding standards and practices.
- Demonstrates the ability to mentor and lead less experienced team members.
- Leads the development, test, and integration of code for new or existing software of significant complexity involving multiple teams.
- Remains abreast of all applicable technical advancements and participates in the technical consulting to military and private company customers.
- Validates and develops new mathematical models.
- Applies and adapts theoretical principles to develop new computer software and/or hardware solutions.
- Develops approaches to solve analytical problems and documents methodologies.
- Complies with all Executive Director approved MERC-wide policies and procedures.
- Adheres to approved MERC MSP quality management policies and principles and promotes an attitude of commitment to continuous quality improvement.
- Ensures thorough familiarity and awareness of all MERC core capabilities and remains alert for any opportunities to promote MERC capabilities and interests to customers and potential customers.
- Submits suggestions for new business opportunities or report identified customer problems or 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 Ph.D. degree in a computer science from an ABET accredited institution and 3 years of directly related experience; or a Master’s degree in same and 8 years of directly related experience; or an undergraduate degree in same and 9 years of directly related experience.
- 3 years of technical lead responsibility.
Preferred Qualifications

- 4 years of web application development experience using C#, JavaScript, and jQuery.

- 3 years of SQL development experience.

- Unit test development experience.

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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