Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Senior Software Engineer (Information Systems Associate III), to join the Information Services Department. This is a regular, full-time, exempt position, and is eligible for benefits
Reporting to the Applications Development manager, the Senior Software Engineer will work closely with the Ocean Observatories Initiative’s Coastal & Global Scale Nodes’ (OOI-CGSN) Software Team to develop and maintain software programs, databases, and websites for use in ocean instrumentation data collection, processing and display. With little supervision, the Senior Software Engineer will work creatively and independently to establish objectives, meet deadlines, and complete difficult assignments by demonstrating full competency in one or more areas of computer and information systems. The Senior Software Engineer will assist substantively in planning technical aspects of projects as well as identifying and developing appropriate techniques and computer solutions for scientific investigation and business systems development.
Bachelor's in a related field with more than five years of experience, or Master's in a related field with several years of relevant experience, or Ph.D. in a related field. In the absence of a formal degree, considerable equivalent work experience is required. Successful candidates will demonstrate the technical skill, motivation, independence, and creativity necessary to complete difficult tasks. Candidates should have a mastery of specialized techniques or ingenuity and creativity in selecting and evaluating approaches to problems. They should have the ability to apply an analytical approach to solutions and to assimilate the details and significance of various analyses, procedures, and tests.
Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to near- sighted vision and the ability to hear and respond to instructions. Other physical tasks include use of hands for basic /fine grasping and manipulation and repetitive motion. Other occupational requirements include talking, traveling, working around others, and with others. Physical duties are subject to change.