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Posting Details


Posting Number S01874P


Working Title Computer Engineer
Posting Category Staff
Position Number 004731
Assigned Organizational Area Research
FLSA Exempt
Benefit Status Full Benefits
Pay Grade P2
Months Per Year 12
Hours Per Year 2080
If Temporary, Date of Expiration
Proposed Start Date 04/02/2018


Department RAPID - 4425
Advertised Location Dayton, Ohio



This position will be responsible for a combination of technical implementation, technical leadership and business development duties related to developing, maintaining and deploying all aspects of computer systems related to remote sensing and imaging platforms. This may include writing and testing software in high-level languages; writing and testing logic in hardware description languages; developing and testing signal processing algorithms from concept to implementation; and performing systems integration and testing for technology maturation.

Position Summary Information

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree
2. Three years of demonstrated, successful experience developing and deploying software applications using object oriented languages such as C++, Java, or similar
3. Demonstrated, successful experience with modern Integrated Development Environments (IDEs) such as Netbeans, Visual Studio, Eclipse, or similar
4. Due to the nature of this position, U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status is required
5. Eligibility to obtain a United States SECRET clearance (or higher) is required for ongoing employment in this position

Preferred Qualifications

1. Advanced Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
2. Demonstrated, successful experience programming in algorithm-level languages such as Matlab/Simulink, Python or similar
3. Demonstrated, successful experience developing software to communicate and exchange information (e.g. commands, status, data) with hardware devices, sensors, and/or systems
4. Demonstrated, successful experience installing, configuring, and working in Windows and Linux environments
5. Demonstrated, successful experience developing software applications specifically designed for use in multi-platform (e.g. Windows and Linux) environments
6. Demonstrated, successful experience with parallel programming using languages such as OpenCL and/or CUDA
7. Demonstrated, successful experience with source code version control systems such as Git, Subversion, or similar
8. Demonstrated, successful experience with software development practices such as Agile, Scrum, or similar
9. Demonstrated, successful experience developing complex systems-of-systems (SoS) by integrating disparate software and hardware systems from multiple vendors
10. Demonstrated, successful experience developing software that incorporates open, non-proprietary, standards such as STANAG, OMS/UCI, SOSA, or similar
11. Demonstrated, successful experience with sensing modalities including Electro-Optical (EO), Infrared (IR), Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Moving Target Indicator (MTI), Hyperspectral Imaging (HSI), LiDAR, or polarimetric imaging (PI)
12. Demonstrated, successful experience with embedded systems design and programming, including Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS)
13. Demonstrated, successful experience with developing, integrating and maintaining multi-int Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) systems at high levels of technological readiness
14. Demonstrated, successful experience with field experimentation, flight testing, data collection and analysis, to include operating in and around manned and unmanned aircraft
15. Demonstrated, successful experience leading technical teams in solving complex computer engineering problems

Work Hours

Monday – Friday, 9-5

Number of Positions Available 1
Proposed Posting Date 03/02/2018
Application Review Date
Proposed Closing Date
Open until filled? Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Preferred Multicultural Experience

Demonstrated and successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic Marianist work environment.

Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a US citizen or permanent resident and are you eligible to obtain a security clearance?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter