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Software / Visualization Engineer

DESCRIPTION The Operations Research Department within the Undersea Systems Office (USO) at The Applied Research Laboratory at Penn State (ARL) is seeking a Software/Visualization Engineer with a desire to apply skills to real-world analytical problems in research and development through system assessment and tool development. The successful candidate will have expertise in tool/technologies/architectures that support visualization of data in both 2-D and 3-D. Responsibilities include: develop and maintain software baseline for tool development - GIS tool/technologies (ESRI, ARCGIS, Quantum GIS, Cesium, OGC) and 3-D Gaming (Unity); maintain proper version control of software deliverables; communicate consistently and effectively (both oral and written) with peers, management, and stakeholders; work in all phases of the development lifecycle, designing software architectures, developing software applications. This job will be filled as a level 1, level 2, or level 3, depending upon the successful candidate's competencies, education, and experience. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineering or Science discipline (Professional Engineer license accepted in lieu of Bachelor's degree) or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience for a level 1. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science or Math/Statistics is preferred. A Master's Degree preferred. Preferred experience includes: interfacing with databases, physical simulation development, coding for computational efficiency in optimization or Monte-Carlo simulation problems and Human-Machine Interface (HMI) design. Previous military experience, especially with undersea systems is beneficial. Experience with the following is required: scientific programming for modeling and problem solving (e.g. MATLAB, Mathematica, R, Python, C/C++, C#, Java or similar languages); familiar with Atlassian products (JIRA, BITBUCKET, Confluence); user interface development GIS tool/technologies (ESRI ARCGIS, Quantum GIS, Cesium, OGC); 3-D Gaming (Unity). Candidates will be subject to a government security investigation. You must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Employment with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. These are one year, fixed-term renewable appointments. 83620
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