Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:
Education/Training: BS in Computer Science, Information Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent with eight (8) years of applicable experience, MS in Computer Science, Information Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent with five (5) years of applicable experience, or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Science, or equivalent with two (2) years of applicable experience or equivalent combination of training and experiences.
Experience: Two (2) years of experience developing software systems, with specific experience or substantial knowledge of the following areas: full life-cycle development from conceptual design to deployment; system integration; the creation of mission-critical information storage and retrieval systems; use of source code control, configuration managements, and artifact tracking tools; apply sound software engineering practices to system design and development (e.g., systematic approach to system specification, architecture, design, development and documentation of code, configuration management, inspections and testing, packaging and deployment); be expert in Java/JEE at an enterprise level; have significant experience Perl, Python or other dynamic languages; possess excellent technical problem-solving skills; develop, document, and explain technical decisions; be strongly self-motivated to tackle challenging problems; learn quickly and have a history of producing creative and innovative solutions; prioritize work effectively; interact effectively with technical and non-technical audiences via both written and verbal communications; collaborate and work effect; timely within a closely coordinated team environment; maintain composure while dealing with difficult people; recognize and deal appropriately with confidential and sensitive information; handle shifting priorities; meet inflexible deadlines; possess mentoring/training skills.
Skills/Abilities: Must possess: Ability to manage heavy workload and effectively manage priorities; Strong problem solving skills; Excellent oral and written communications skills; Ability to work both independently and with teams; Ability to effectively manage multiple projects; Ability to elicit technical requirements from management and staff.
Physical Mobility: Primarily sedentary, long periods of sitting, some bending, stretching and lifting up to several reams of paper. Ability to travel to various locations within the SEI and CMU community, customer sites, conferences, and offsite meetings with some frequency.
Environmental Conditions: Normal office conditions; however close contact with CRT for prolonged periods of time. Also occasional work in machine room (loud and extreme office temperatures 55F-90F).
Mental: Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; ability to prioritize tasks; strong learning capability; ability to assist users of varying competency; ability to interact effectively with vendors, managers, and technical staff. Good technical problem-solving skills; strong information organization skills; good oral and written communication skills. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Other: Candidate must pass a background investigation and obtain a United States DoD Top Secret Clearance and must be a U.S. citizen.
To Apply: Please visit our website www.sei.cmu.edu/careers and apply to job #100066. Carnegie Mellon is an EEO/AA employer.