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The primary work assignment would be as a software developer for Government projects serving the Justice, Public Safety, Health, and DOD communities. Projects focus on secure sharing of information between state, local, and federal agency information systems, focusing on standards development, API development, system integration, and information sharing systems and tools. Each agency we work with is autonomous and has a unique architecture and legacy infrastructure. GTRI serves as the principal architect and integrator and provides technical guidance to numerous agencies and contractors.

The ideal candidate would have a BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field and would like to work in a cutting-edge research software development environment. Strong written, verbal and presentation skills and the ability to work well in a team environment are necessary. A candidate should also be capable of working independently and effectively with minimal supervision for up to 10 days.

Job Duties

  • Develop software on an Agile development team;
  • Perform demonstrations/presentations for work produced
  • Participate in code reviews;
  • Work independently to solve problems;
  • Participate in continuous integration/deployment process.

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist I

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.

Research Engineer/Scientist II

  • A Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelors degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Java, Groovy, Scala, Ruby, Python, or other modern programming languages
  • Developing APIs, RESTful services, microservices
  • Experience leading developers and managing work backlogs
  • API Gateways, ESBs (MuleSoft, Apigee)
  • Web Service standards (REST, OpenAPI, RAML, SOAP, WSDL)
  • Web development frameworks (Spring, Grails, Rails, Django)
  • Software Development Practices
  • Agile, Scrum, unit testing, version control, continuous integration, code reviews
  • Web Service development tools (Postman, Swagger)
  • Virtualization and container software (Docker, Vagrant, Kubernetes, Rancher, Amazon Web Services)
  • JSON, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Health Information data formats, FHIR, CDA, OMOP, HL7
  • OpenID, OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML
  • Databases (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL)
  • Linux and bash

Preferred Qualifications

  • REST Service standards and tools (REST, OpenAPI, Postman, Swagger)
  • Web development/service frameworks (Amazon Web Services, Spring, Grails)
  • Cloud Native, Virtualization, and container software (Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon EKS, AWS Lambda, Vagrant)

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance.

Benefits at GTRI

Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link: https://hr.gatech.edu/benefits

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institutes mission of solving the worlds most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.


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