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2020-044-EGR: UI Software Engineer
DirectorateEngineering & Support Solutions
LocationWright-Patterson AFB, OH
  
Riverside Research has an immediate opening at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio for a UI Software Engineer.

The UI Software Engineer will be part of a team of geographically distributed UI developers in improving the usability and capabilities of the UI for a computational physics tool developed by the US Government.

Built using web technologies (HTML5, WebGL, Google Protocol Buffers, etc.), the UI supports the construction and attribution of computer aided design (CAD) geometries, manages simulation execution, and displays post-processing visualizations. Primarily deployed to the desktop while interfacing with a C++ backend server, the tool is positioned for future deployment over the web. Candidates will ideally have experience in both types of deployment.

All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. citizenship.

Job Responsibilities:
•Collaborate with the team to design and implement new features in the user interface and backend
•Interface with expert users to understand their requirements
•Apply User Experience (UX) best-practices to improve the usability of the software
•Develop UI software using HTML and JavaScript and its language extensions
•Develop server/backend software as a hybrid of C++ and Python
•Review similar applications and identify best practices that can be utilized in the product
•Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
• Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field
• Experience in UI/UX software Web development using such tools as JavaScript, Angular, Node, Restful APIs, or similar.
• Experience with compiled languages, such as C++, C, Java, C#, or similar
• Development experience on Windows and Linux systems including development of shell scripts
• Experience with revision control systems and managing requirements within an issue tracking system

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience combining web client and server backend components into a single thick client application using tools such as Chromium Embedded Framework, Electron.js, or similar
• Experience with full stack development, design, and review
• Experience with 3D rendering libraries such as X3D, three.js, WebGL, OpenGL, or similar
• Experience working in projects comprising >100,000 source lines of code
• Familiarity with CAD systems like AutoCAD, SolidWorks, etc
• Experience developing with interpreted languages and numerical libraries such as Python and numpy
• Ability to produce data visualizations in scripted plotting tools such as matplotlib

Riverside Research strives to be one of America’s premier providers of independent, trusted technical and scientific expertise. As we continue to add experienced, technically astute staff, we are looking for highly motivated, talented team members that can help our DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) customers continue delivery of world class programs. As a not-for-profit, technology-oriented Defense Company, we believe service to customers and support of our staff is our mission. Our goal is to serve as a destination company by providing an industry-leading, positive, and rewarding employee experience for all who join us. We aspire to be a valued partner to our customers and to earn their trust through our unwavering commitment to achieve timely, innovative, cost-effective and mission-focused solutions.

All positions at Riverside Research are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.
  
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