LEAD COMPUTER SCIENTIST – SR. COMPUTER SCIENTIST – SR. RESEARCH ENGINEER – TRANSPORTATION DATA SYSTEMS

Southwest Research Institute
Published
November 15, 2021
Location
San Antonio, TX
Category
Job Type

Description


Who We Are:

As a non-profit research organization, we are committed to advancing science and applying technology to benefit government, industry, and all of humanity. We are looking for experienced software engineers and leaders to join an exciting career in developing systems to improve the safety and reliability of transportation systems across the country. These systems interface with distributed sensors, cameras, and even vehicles directly to detect accidents and predict traffic, managing the mobility of entire cities and states. As a team member, you will use and learn techniques in distributed computing, big data, cloud computing, analytics, and machine learning to solve these real-world traffic congestion problems to positively impact the quality of day-to-day life through improving mobility and safety.


Objectives of this Role:

  • Serve in a software developer/technical lead role on teams developing software solutions in technology areas such as Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Integrated Corridor Management Systems (ICMS), and Decision Support Systems (DSS).
  • Initiate advanced research and development programs, interact with clients, and make technical presentations.
  • Design and code, often for the most complex solutions and products that meet business requirements on schedule and within budget.
  • Perform advanced programming tasks in a leadership role for the maintenance and enhancement of one or more software systems.
  • Leverage an exceptional understanding of the transportation systems domain and existing frameworks for the success of development projects.


Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and provide guidance to project teams as they undertake tasks working in tandem with the project manager
  • Mentor more junior software engineers in regard to best practices of multiple programming languages with a moderate ability to explain technical concepts in written and verbal forms
  • Perform in all phases of the development lifecycle, including requirements definition, software/systems design, implementation, testing, and integration
  • Establish a high level of code quality by writing unit tests, participating in code reviews, and debugging software modules
  • Implement code that demonstrates an expert understanding of user interface design patterns, object oriented design, refactoring, design patterns, test automation, continuous integration/deployment, networking, concurrency, modeling, and database design


Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelors with a 3.00 GPA in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science or related with directly related industry experience
  • 5+ years: One or more of the following: .NET, C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, WPF, Git, Microsoft SQL Server, Windows, Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, Redis, Elastic Stack, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, Angular, Kafka, AWS, Azure, GCP
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well both individually and as a member of a project team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have an emphasis on software development, systems engineering, experience with object-oriented programming, and technical/project leadership experience
  • A valid/clear driver's license is required


Special Requirements:

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen.

Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas Or Austin, Texas

For more information about this division, visit the Intelligent Systems home page.

For benefits information at our San Antonio location, click here.
For benefits information at all other locations, click here.

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