Staff Software Developer

Apply now Job Vacancy: 22-SW-05
Work type: MERC
Location: Warner Robins, GA (MERC)
Categories: MERC (Mercer Engineering Research Center)

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Staff Software Developer



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Warner Robins, GA

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- Works with other team members in defining and specifying user interface requirements.
- Participates in the analysis of algorithms and requirements for computational resources and hardware architecture required.
- Presents software architectures, design progress, and study results at program meetings.
- Assists in program design reviews with customer.
- Remains abreast of all applicable technical advancements and participates in technical consulting to military and private company customers.
- Participates in the initiation and development of plans and designs along novel lines of approach.
- Interprets and evaluates analytical and experimental data and results of investigations on advanced programs.
- Undertakes technical analysis and coordination, formulates opinions, and acts in a technical advisory capacity.
- Responsible for support and execution of other tasks as assigned by the responsible supervisor.
- 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 Bachelor's degree or a Master’s degree in a relevant software development field (e.g. Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics degrees with a focus on software; Information Technology with a focus on software development, etc.) from an accredited institution.
- Per President Biden’s Executive Order, federal contractors and their employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  Since Mercer is a federal contractor, all Mercer University and MERC employees are required to be fully vaccinated no later than December 8, 2021 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved by the University.  New hires after December 8, 2021, will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination card or receive approval for a medical or religious exemption before their first day of employment.
Preferred Qualifications

- Experience using C#, Python, SQL, and JavaScript.

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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