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Software Applications Developer IV

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 30, 2021

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Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
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Full Time
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Job Title
Software Applications Developer IV

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Unmanned Aircraft Systems

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

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Job Description


The general purpose of this position is to provide technical leadership, oversee the deployment and delivery of software and services, conduct research, perform computer programming and advanced development of software applications in Unmanned Aircraft Systems. The primary duties of the job includes software design, development, and maintenance, report documentation preparation of methods and procedures, research presentations, assist in research proposal preparation, and software development supervision. Participates in mentoring, training, and developing of employees.


Research and Development
  • Serves as the lead technical liaison to clients, vendors, and upper management, develops specifications based on input from stakeholders.
  • Establishes standards and processes used to review, program, and analyze software documentation and production results to facilitate problem resolution of applications.
  • Provides technical oversight for the testing of applications and establishes testing standards and procedures to make technical recommendations to upper management.
  • Provides technical guidance for data architecture design.
  • Identify project or system hardware and software requirements.
  • Provide Quality Assurance on all products.

  • Work with Executive Director or Program Manager to determine base scope and requirements of project.
  • Work with personnel to determine tasks needed to perform scope.
  • Documentation of work.
  • Assist in the preparation, presenting and writing of technical papers.
  • Supervise one or more students assisting in software development.

  • Research, document and/or train team members in best practices for software development.
  • Assist with educating and training student programmers.
  • Collaborate with project teams and communicate with sponsors and software/hardware vendors.
  • Technical Support for Lone Star UAS/Staff and products as necessary to define, research and solve issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Eight (8) years of software applications developer experience.
  • Additional education may be used as a substitution for the minimum experience requirement:

    o Bachelors degree and eight (8) years of experience.

    o Masters degree and six (6) years of experience.
  • Excellent written communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills.
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of development alternatives, identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions, troubleshooting various programming languages.
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent customer relationships.
  • Must be willing to travel 20% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Development experience including design, development, testing and debugging of web applications.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL, C#, ASP.Net Core, MVC, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, NodeJs, Java, Python, Agile development methodology.
  • Knowledge of security and performance considerations for web applications.
  • Knowledge of IT architecture, application of systems theory, advanced negotiation skills, enterprise-level operations, multi-team leadership and coordination, advanced project management, advanced vendor relations, advanced business acumen, and change management.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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