Senior Programmer Analyst

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Location
Bingham Farms, Michigan
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Sep 2016
Closes
15 Feb 2017
Ref
TEC00009L
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Jacobs Technology Group (JTG) is looking for a Programmer Analyst to perform software design and development for data acquisition and control applications on projects ranging from small studies to multi-million dollar turn-key supply worldwide. Our projects range across a variety of industries, giving our programmer analysts the opportunity to work on many one-of-a-kind software applications designed to support specific research, testing, and manufacturing facilities. The successful candidate must:

The Jacobs Technology Group (JTG) is looking for a Senior Programmer Analyst to perform software design and development for data acquisition and control applications on projects ranging from small studies to multi-million dollar turn-key supply worldwide. Our projects range across a variety of industries, giving our programmer analysts the opportunity to work on many one-of-a-kind software applications designed to support specific research, testing, and manufacturing facilities. The successful candidate must:
  • Lead teams in order to successfully meet project cost, schedule, scope, and quality objectives
  • Communicate with clients and management regarding status
  • Track team and individual work progress and develop risk mitigation plans
  • Mentor less experienced developers
  • Supporting marketing and sales activities
  • Develop system architectural approaches and designs that lead to best value
  • Perform local software development, integration, and testing
  • Perform integration and testing at customer facilities, both U.S. and international
  • Perform user personnel training
  • Support operational use issue identification and resolution

The successful candidate will be capable of delivering a functional software system from concept through acceptance testing while successfully navigating around project-related obstacles that arise along the way. JTG is renowned for this capability and has the support structure in place to optimize success, but the candidate must bring technical experience, drive, tenacity and excellent communication skills. The technologies employed require experience within the following areas or similar:
  • LabVIEW, embedded controls, FPGA, PXI, or cRIO
  • C# or similar - particularly in the Microsoft Windows .Net environment
  • RDBMS, particularly Microsoft SQL Server
  • Communication networks including Ethernet, reflective memory, CAN, GPIB, USB, RS-232/485
  • Basic knowledge of sensors and instrumentation including strain gauges, thermocouples, pressure systems, etc. a plus
Applicant must have Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or similar with 8 years of experience in software system design, development, and deployment, or a Master of Science in a relevant field with a minimum of 7 years of experience.

Essential Functions

Work Environment
  • Work will mainly be performed inside in office or lab environment. 95%
  • field work may include outside work. 5%
  • Travel will be required to attend customer meetings and perform field work. 10%

Physical Requirements
  • Must maneuver in and around facility equipment while obtaining field measurements and performing equipment troubleshooting. 15%
  • May bring candidate in proximity of extreme temperature variations, rotating equipment, and high noise levels. 5%
  • Will likely be in proximity of electrical and other hazards. Appropriate PPE must be worn and may include eye protection, hearing protection, and arc flash protection. 5%

Equipment and Machines
  • Work with general office equipment (computers, fax, telephones, copiers, etc). 80%
  • Data Acquisition and Control Devices such as A/Ds, measurement systems, PLCs, etc. 50%
  • Handheld equipment such as digital multimeters and ocsilloscopes. 10%

Attendance
  • Occasional overtime required to meet demanding schedules, 15%
  • During field assignments, 2nd or 3rd shift may be necessary, 5%
  • Regular attendance is mandatory to meet schedules, 100%

Other Essential Functions

Must take and pass a pre-employment drug and background check.