Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute is involved in cutting edge transportation research and development. Our software engineers create applications that are relied upon by researchers studying the latest in connected and autonomous vehicle technologies. We're looking for engineers experienced in web and mobile applications to bring fresh ideas and an enthusiasm for taking on new problems as we continue to push these technologies forward. Performance at this level requires developmental experience in a professional position, demonstrated leadership, and a graduate level education (or lesser degree with significant experience). Duties and responsibilities: -Help create reliable, compelling, efficient, and performant applications that can be relied upon in mission-critical research programs. -Work on existing and new user interface functionality and server-side REST APIs. -Work closely with system administrators in a development environment to keep these applications running smoothly. -Manage resources and keep projects in conformity with agreed upon expectations. -Maintain overall efficiency and consistency of work effort. -Work with researchers to develop technology deployment strategies
Directions given and received: -Independently performs most assignments with instructions on global objectives and general results expected. -Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and work is reviewed for application of sound professional judgment. -Supervises/mentors/provides training and coordinates the work of graduate research assistants, staff technicians, faculty engineers, and others who assist in specific assignments. Must have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently with little supervision.
Appointment at the rank of Senior Research Associate will include additional experience in research leadership to include development and execution of programs.
Appointment at the Senior Research Associate Rank: Ph.D. in Electrical or Computer Engineering field with exception for a lesser degree with significant related experience.
Employee Category: Research Faculty
Appointment Type: Restricted
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Percent Employment: Full-time
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.
For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $513 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).
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