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Perform work developing software for a variety of automated vehicle, data processing, and data acquisition projects. Independently evaluates, selects and applies software design principles, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making adaptations and modifications. Assignments have project objectives and require the investigation of a variety of variables. Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position or equivalent graduate level educations. Performs work developing GUI software, scripts, and operating system configurations. Independently works developing GUI software, scripts, and operating system configurations in support of data collection.
Works as part of a design team to enhance VTTI's core data collection software and automated vehicle software.. Assist in system deployments and the configuration of data collection software as needed. Performs work that involves developing innovative and creative solutions to complex software challenges with the goal of advancing the field of data collection and transportation safety. Iteratively acts in concert with the research team to define project goals and technical specifications; to create/refine project plans and milestones; and to integrate these goals, specifications, and timeline to achieve the overall objective.
Directions given and received: Independently performs most assignments with instructions on global objectives and general results expected. Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment. May supervise/mentor/provide training and coordinate the work of graduate research assistants, technicians, and others who assist in specific assignments.
-M.S. degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or comparable with exception for a lesser degree with significant related experience. -Proficient in C/C++, preferably with gcc and Visual Studio -Proficient with the GNU/LINUX OS -Must have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently with little supervision. -Strong writing and organizational skills
-Experience with GitLab a Plus
Employee Category: Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
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