The University of Texas at Dallas


Lead Software Developer - Charisma

Computer Science

Full Time

Dallas, US

Posted 18 weeks ago

About the Job

Salary - $95000 - $102500/Year

Posting Number: S04269P

Department: CBH BPI

Salary Range: $95,000 - $102,500

Pay Basis: Monthly

Position Status: Regular full-time

Location: Dallas

Job Description:
Let's build a better world with technology that can empower the next generation of thinkers and doers. We are looking for a game developer who can lead our Charisma platform.

The Charisma platform provides a virtual environment to practice and measure dynamic social interactions and related cognitive competencies.

This is a hands-on technical position that creates complex integrated software and application solutions for a variety of research and business objectives. The candidate will bring an extensive background of coding, proven track record of product delivery, and an aptitude for leading team members to publish apply cutting- edge technologies at scale. This position requires collaboration with SMEs, product owners, technical program managers, and partner teams, necessitating a comfort-level with ambiguity and a desire to create, iterate and improve. The Lead Software Developer will need to have a diverse and flexible skill set and be able to develop for a wide array of technology platforms and frameworks including mobile, web, Internet of Things (IoT), wearables, and embedded devices. They will have experience or the ability to build complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers. The Software Developer will apply their knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and security and operations.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, business or related field.
  • Six (6) years of relevant experience working as part of a professional application team.
  • Three (3) years of web application experience
  • Equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience may be considered.

Preferred Education and Experience:
* Experience with Unreal Engine, AWS GameLift, React and webrtc

* Experience in building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems

* Full-stack development experience using Javascript/TypeScript, additional programming languages are a plus

* Node.js and related ecosystem (preference for Express experience)

* Experience using front-end technologies such as React, Angular, or Vue (preference for React experience)

* Experience using GraphQL and RESTful web API principles.

* Experience with RDMS and NoSQL databases and when to use each.

* Experience with Cloud computing platforms especially AWS

Important Message:

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

2) UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its programs and activities, including in admission and enrollment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the Director of Institutional Equity at or the Title IX Coordinator at, or call 972-883-5331.

Posted 18 weeks ago

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