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WSRI Senior Software Engineer - (REVISED)

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Faculty Rank or Job Title WSRI Senior Software Engineer - (REVISED)
Job Category: Administrative (exempt/non-exempt)
Department Wright State Research Institute
Equity & Inclusion No.: 17P074
Position FTE


Minimum Annual or Hourly Rate $120,000.00
Salary Band: UC S07
Job Summary/Basic Function:

Responsible to leading software development and architecture for AFRL RPA (Remotely Piloted Aircraft) autonomous systems. Perform C#/C++ and .NET programming on projects related to the UAV/RPA ground control stations and associated simulation capabilities. Additionally will support the configuration control and maintenance of the MTEC computer and software systems.

Minimum Qualifications

M.S. in Computer Science and 10 years of related experience.
5 yrs experience with Visual Studio .NET software development in C/C++/C#.
5 yrs experience in an Agile Software development process including being a Scrum Master.
Ability to get a TS clearance.
Must be a US Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

TS/SCI Clearance.
Experience leading software development for autonomous systems or RPAs.
Experience with C4 systems.

Essential Functions and percent of time:

20%- Lead developer for C#/C++ and .NET programming on projects related to RPA ground control stations and associated simulation capabilities. Provide support and guidance to software development team.

20% – Perform software development efforts for RPA autonomous algorithms.

20%Develop program plans and lead team development efforts for the above projects

20% Prepare the software user manuals and prepare and present project status reports

20% – Configure & maintain the Vigilant Spirit – Mobile Test & Evaluation Center (VS-MTEC} computer and software systems.

Essential Functions and percent of time (cont'd):
Non-Essential Functions and percent of time:
Working Conditions

Periodic international travel.

Special Contract terms and conditions of employment apply. Length of contract is one year, renewable, contingent upon funding.

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Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Date 04/14/2017
First Consideration Date:
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes

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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. References