University of Texas at San Antonio


Research Software Developer II- Temporary

Computer Science

Full Time

San Antonio, United States

Posted 19 weeks ago

About the Job

Salary - $75000 - $75000/Year

Location: San Antonio, TX
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job ID: 8025
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Org Marketing Statement
The University of Texas at San Antonio is a Hispanic Serving University specializing in cyber, health, fundamental futures, and social-economic development. With more than 34,000 students, it is the largest university in the San Antonio metropolitan region. UTSA advances knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. The university embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development and the commercialization of intellectual property-for Texas, the nation and the world. Learn more online, on UTSA Today or on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube or LinkedIn.

UTSA, situated in a global city that has been a crossroads of peoples and cultures for centuries, values diversity and inclusion in all aspects of university life. As an institution expressly founded to advance the education of Mexican Americans and other underserved communities, our university is committed to ending generations of discrimination and inequity. UTSA, a premier public research university, fosters academic excellence through a community of dialogue, discovery and innovation that embraces the uniqueness of each voice.

Posting End Date
Applications will be accepted through 11:59 PM CDT on 07/31/2022. At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may close once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received.

Salary Range: $75,000/Annualized, commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.

Hours per Week
40 hours per week.

Required Application Materials
  • Resume is required.
  • Cover Letter is preferred.

Essential Functions
Function: Provide technical skills needed to design, program, deploy, test and maintain advanced research software.

Scope: Responsible with assisting with the design, development, testing, maintenance and deployment of research software.

  • Maintain and extend the software for an NSF funded project.
  • Conduct research and development activities in the area of load-balancing/distribution on cloud-computing platforms.
  • Containerize applications using Docker and Singularity.
  • Support cloud-bursting of applications from an HPC system.
  • Contribute to developing documentation and scientific manuscripts.
  • Engage with the community in increasing the adoption of the developed software through trainings, presentations and webinars.
  • Conduct software testing.
  • Reply to the questions posted on the project's forums and over emails.
  • Complies with all State and University policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related fields.
  • One-year software development experience with complex projects.
  • Strong software design and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills and enthusiasm to learn about new technologies to deliver on the projects.
  • Ability to work independently under established deadlines and as part of a team.
  • Strong foundation in algorithm design.
  • Intermediate- to expert-level skills in Java/JavaEE, Python, and relational databases.
  • Intermediate-level skills in Linux, Docker, Docker-Compose, and Kubernetes.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related fields.
  • Two or more years of software development experience with complex projects.

Working Conditions
This position will be primarily located:

Remote: Primarily works from a remote location and rarely needs to be on campus. Travel and parking, expenses are the employee's responsibility. Applicants must be adaptable and open to working in both environments.

Additional Information
  • This position is Temporary, Grant-funded position through 8/31/2022, and contingent upon funding this position may be extended for two years without being re-posted at the discretion of the hiring department.
  • UTSA is a tobacco free campus.
  • This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.
  • Applicants selected must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States by time of hire.

EO/AA Statement
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, it is the policy of The University of Texas at San Antonio to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetic information, and veteran status. The University is committed to the Affirmative Action Program in compliance with all government requirements to ensure nondiscrimination. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. UTSA campuses are accessible to persons with disabilities.

Posted 19 weeks ago

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