Senior Research Software Developer

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number HMAE1446
Advertised Title Senior Research Software Developer
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 015851
Category Staff (Hourly/Monthly)
Department College of Engineering
Minimum Position Qualifications

Master’s degree in related area and two years related experience. Relevant experience may substitute for required education.

Special Conditions

This is a readvertisement.
Knowledgeable in GIS with at least two years of experience.

Work Schedule

Monday- Friday
8:00am- 4:30pm

Posting Date 02/22/2018
Closing Date 02/28/2018
Open Until Screening Begins No
Hiring Range $75,000- $85,000 per year
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Additional Working Conditions
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted online at
Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application to be considered for a position. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and reference list after completing your application, if required by the system. Required work experience is based on full time hours. Part time work experience will be prorated as listed.
Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No
Positions Supervised
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledgeable of open source solutions.
Knowledgeable of hardware and software recommendations based on systems analysis.
Knowledgeable of cloud environments.

Additional Position Information

Job Duties

The duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed in this position and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of the requirements of this job.

Duties & Responsibilities

Develops large and complex system projects and prototype implementations by participating in and overseeing the design, coding, testing, debugging and documentation activities of project staff. Special emphasis will be on using third party open-source solutions as well as ESRI products. Establishes project plans and schedules and monitors progress, providing status reports as required.

Duties & Responsibilities

Conducts detailed systems analysis to define system scope, objectives and implementation approach. Entails attending research meetings and collaboratively working with research staff, faculty, and students.

Duties & Responsibilities

Develops system definition, architecture and detailed needs analysis including hardware and software recommendations based on system analysis and establishes and implements user training programs, tutorials and other materials necessary to present and support research results. Maintains operation of CAESER production applications.

Duties & Responsibilities

Maintains versioning, code repositories, and releases of grant-developed software to prevent past research from being lost or becoming obsolete due to hardware/software changes.

Duties & Responsibilities

Contributes text to project reports and technical papers.

Duties & Responsibilities

Assists in developing foreign research opportunities.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibile for technical presentations and system demonstrations (preparation, setup, and delivery) at conferences and funder events.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsible for new developments and technologies by reading journals and other pertinent publications.

Duties & Responsibilities

Develop opportunities to engage with and manage "big data’ within a cloud environment.

Duties & Responsibilities

Other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your software development work experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Unofficial Transcript